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Demand & Supply Chain Planning Manager (Hybrid/ Remote)

Company: Olympus
Location: Westborough
Posted on: November 25, 2022

Job Description:


Are you looking for a company that cares about people's lives and health, including yours? At Olympus, we help make people's lives healthier, safer and more fulfilling, every day.

Let's inspire healthier lives, together.

Job Description

The Demand and Supply Chain Planning Manager will manage demand and supply network planning process. The successful candidate is expected to have excellent planning expertise, communication skills and is able to lead and work well in cross-functional teams. The DSCP Manager will be responsible for ensuring an optimal inventory level to provide high service level to customers. They will work with marketing, regional planning, finance and manufacturing departments to develop demand/supply plan and lead S&OP discussions.

Job Duties

* Review statistical forecast and collaborate with regional marketing and finance to update forecast based on market intelligence and product life cycle. Incorporate market event forecast not reflected in historical sales.

* Understand new product forecast drivers. Ensure that key drivers and product cannibalization is incorporated in forecast.

* Drive budgeting process by identifying drivers and reconciling discrepancies between actuals, S&OP plans and Budget.

* Perform analyses of trend data and adjust safety stocks as required consistent with established safety stock policy.

* Place replenishment orders with manufacturing/suppliers to achieve inventory target at regional Distribution Center.

* Ensure high customer service level by projecting potential supply shortages and expedite delivery with manufacturing/suppliers to avoid backorder. Develop & track recovery plans.

* Communicate supply issues and recovery to key internal stakeholders. Allocate inventory to downstream distribute centers as needed.

* Verify Net Requirements changes with downstream demand planners. Reconcile imbalances between mid/long range Global Net Requirements and production capacity to ensure product supply. Drive resolution if supply is insufficient.

* Change Management - Develop strategy, segregate and allocate inventory versions to mitigate global supply risk and ensure compliance to respective countries' regulatory approval and implementation timeline for changes such as design change, process change etc.

* Develop global launch supply strategy in partnership with global launch team and downstream supply chain. Drive launch decisions such as market prioritization as needed.

* Work with upstream launch team to ensure that new product master data is setup and product released on time to support downstream distribution centers launch timeline.

* Drive Rationalization exercise.

* Lead global demand review, supply review and portions of S&OP meeting discussions.

* Drive efficiency for SC group by optimizing system setup, business processes and group reporting. Ensure SOPs and training are in place.

* Lead, manage and develop a high performing team (People Manager).

Job Requirements


* Bachelor's degree in Business/Finance/Economics or Engineering with focus on Supply Chain, Masters or APICs certification preferred.

* Minimum of 10 Years' experience in demand/supply network planning and 3-5 years as people manager.

* Travel 10%


* Expert in Demand/Supply Planning and inventory management.

* Hands on experience in utilizing ERP systems, statistical forecasting software.

* MedTech or Medical Device, Healthcare or Pharma Industry experience a plus.

* Excellent Excel Skills.

* Good PowerPoint, database and ERP Reporting system skills.

* Strong interpersonal skills.

* Ability to lead, influence and work with others in cross functional environment.

* Good Written and verbal communication.

* Detail oriented

We realize work isn't just a job to you.

It's a big part of your life, but not the only part. That's why we offer competitive salaries, a robust 401(k) program, annual bonus program and comprehensive medical benefits, as well as tuition reimbursement, flexible schedules, parental and adoption leave, on-site services and Colleague Affinity Networks - so you can be ready for where life can take you.

Olympus requires all new hires to be "fully vaccinated" against COVID-19, as defined by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), on or before their first day of work. Individuals who have been offered employment who have a disability, medical condition, or sincerely-held religious belief that prevents them from being vaccinated against COVID-19 are required to request and be granted a reasonable accommodation prior to their first day of work.

Olympus is passionate about the solutions it creates for the medical, life sciences, and industrial equipment industries, as well as cameras and audio products. For more than 100 years, Olympus has focused on making people's lives healthier, safer and more fulfilling by helping detect, prevent, and treat disease, furthering scientific research, ensuring public safety, and capturing images of the world.

Olympus Corporation of the Americas, a wholly owned subsidiary of Olympus Corporation, is headquartered in Center Valley, Pennsylvania, USA, and employs more than 5,500 employees throughout locations in North and South America. For more information, visit www.olympusamerica.com.

Olympus---True to You. True to Society. True to LIFE.

It is the policy of Olympus to extend equal employment and advancement opportunity to all applicants and employees without regard to race, color, national origin (including language use restrictions), citizenship status, religious creed (including dress and grooming practices), age, sex (including pregnancy, childbirth, breastfeeding, medical conditions related to pregnancy, childbirth and/or breastfeeding), gender, gender identity and expression, sexual orientation, marital status, disability (physical or mental) and/or a medical condition, genetic information, ancestry, veteran status or service in the uniformed services, and any other characteristic protected by applicable federal, state or local law.

Posting Notes: -- United States (US) -- Massachusetts (US-MA) -- Westborough --

Keywords: Olympus, Worcester , Demand & Supply Chain Planning Manager (Hybrid/ Remote), Executive , Westborough, Massachusetts

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