- Leadership role
- Change management and strategic focus
- Future career growth in NZ and overseas
A world-class international FMCG business with operations across the globe. With an impressive portfolio of products, year-on-year growth and a proven ability to adapt, grow and innovate, they are deservedly recognised as an Employer of Choice.
You will join a talented Supply Chain team committed to personal and professional growth and achieving the highest standards of S&OP, Supply Chain Management and Customer Delivery.
You will join the business at a critical time and will be required to use your impressive change management, leadership and continuous improvement skills to achieve a world-class S&OP and supply chain management for the NZ business.
The opportunity – S&OP Manager
Reporting to the Head of Supply Chain you will take ownership of S&OP and play a key role in driving Continuous Improvement and taking the company on the journey to S&OP and Best Practice Supply Chain Management.
- Manage and coordinate sales demand with supply and production inputs to ensure a robust S&OP plan is formulated and executed
- Develop, present and measure a rolling sales forecasting programme for the sales divisions.
- Enable better decision making, production optimisation and customer service levels through accurate and timely forecasting
- Full ownership of the end-to-end S&OP process across a multi-site national manufacturing network
- Change management and execution of the S&OP process
- Lead a team of Supply, Production and Demand Planners
- Drive improvements in demand planning, S&OP, systems, processes and procedures in conjunction with the Group S&OP Manager
Your collaborative style will enable you to partner with key internal and external stakeholders to provide guidance and direction and champion a robust S&OP process.
What’s in it for you
Ideally tertiary qualified you will be passionate and driven to achieve successful commercial and operational outcomes. You will be a confident and energetic self-starter with a keen eye for detail and accuracy.
You will have a genuine desire to add value to the business and will enjoy a hands-on role as you collaborate with multiple teams and stakeholders across the organisation, maintaining strong cultural awareness and sensitivity as you do so.
You will have a dedicated team-focus and be able to nurture, coach and champion demand planning and S&OP effectively. Solutions-driven and a competent problem solver, decision-making will be one of your key strengths and your ability to influence diverse stakeholders will be second to none.
You will be provided with the tools and support to thrive in your position and be given the opportunity to develop and progress your career in the business. The company has a proven track record in developing their people and future opportunities to progress your career are very real.
There is a definite opportunity to come in and mark your mark, racking up achievements in building & developing S&OP, improving supply chain performance and playing a key role in taking the company on a journey to Best Practice S&OP and (latterly) IBP. You can expect the opportunity to take on further responsibility and to progress your career.
If this opportunity is of interest, please submit your CV by following the link below. If you would like to find out more please contact Wayne Fry on 021 656 502 or firstname.lastname@example.org for a confidential discussion
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