Master Planning Manager

Title: Master Planning Manager

Reports To:   Supply Chain Director

Direct Reports: Inventory Analyst (direct line), Production Planners of all biz segments (functional line)


Drive S&OP Process in alignment with Sales, Manufacturing (all Mills), Finance, Leadership Team

Head Master Planning Team for tactical supply decisions (i.e. CS-Mgrs, OMC-Mgr., Operations Coordinator, GSMs)

Coordinate tactical supply issues between Sales - Manufacturing – Supply Chain

Own RCCP process in alignment with Operations Coordinator and Mills

Own Master plan. Basis for priority setting with GSM, CSR and Operation Coordinator to improve capacity utilization and Customer Service improvement.

Translate Master Plan priorities to CSR and Production Planning indicated actions.

Super user for SAP and BDE

Drive corporate BDE integration and be important member of potential BDE successor system development

Inventory Management: provide inventory status reports and run inventory reduction programs for raw materials, WIP and finished goods

Run and follow up on aged inventory program with Sales and Leadership Team

Supports mills on general planning related issues, budget process, grade optimization programs, other bottle necks


Inventory Management and inventory turns performance,

S&OP Plan compliance

RCCP Plan accuracy

Master- and Production Planning accuracy


Reports by solid line to the Director Supply Chain, who provides general business direction; prioritization of work versus business unit objectives; and support for cross-functional issues that may be escalated from time to time.

Works collaboratively with Finance, Operations, NPD and Sales

Skills Required:

influence, team building, integrity, communication, interpersonal skills

Problem solving, collaboration, financial acumen

Project management, analytical skills

Experience in production planning, demand planning, inventory management

Proven experience in SAP, BDE, Corporate Planner, Microsoft Office tools

Experience in Sales & Operational Planning process

Experience Required:

Ten years biz experience in production and -planning, demand planning, experienced in systems, fluent biz English

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