Posted: Thursday, February 8, 2018 12:19 PM
Based inToledo, Ohio,Libbey Inc.is one of the largest glass tableware manufacturers in the world.Libbey operates manufacturing plants in the U.S.,Mexico,China,Portugalandthe Netherlands. In existence since 1818, the company supplies tabletop products to retail, foodservice and business:to:business customers in over 100 countries. Additional information is available at libbey.
Due to continued growth, Libbey is actively seeking a Demand Planning Manager to join our Supply Chain team. The Demand Planning Manager has overall responsibility for the quality of the demand planning process, and the quality of resultant numbers. This person will manage key forecasting and demand planning processes in conjunction with Commercial, Marketing, Finance and other related functions within Supply Chain, ensuring delivery of financial targets by minimizing inaccuracy and bias. This is a leadership role, requiring the ability to multi:task, remain highly organized and thrive in a deadline:driven environment.
Developing and employing best in class platforms, processes and methodologies, the position is responsible for alignment of Libbeys business plans and SKU level demand signals. This includes high level planning through our Sales and Operations Planning processes, as well as detail planning in the form of SKU level unit forecasts. The successful candidate will have a high attention to detail, be committed to follow through and have a creative, analytical and resourceful mindset.
:Lead, coach, mentor and develop your team members
:Utilize statistical forecasting applications to analyze and recalibrate the SKU forecasts used in the planning and execution of product supply, to effectively serve our customer base
:Partner with Sales, Marketing, and Supply Planning, to manage forecasted demand at SKU and facility level
:Collaborate with our Commercial functions to identify continuous improvement opportunities and resolve root causes to forecast variances
:Update appropriate performance metrics
:Collaborate, lead and facilitate the demand segment of the Sales and Operations Planning process
:Maintain necessary inputs to the monthly Sales and Operations Planning models and process
:Manage and facilitate cross functional discussions to validate and ensure data integrity
:Prepare monthly presentation material
:Generate and maintain all supporting reports and analyses
:Provide direction in best methodology for optimal data platforms and mining techniques
:Provide assistance in compiling forecast details for annual business budgets and long range planning
Requirements and Qualifications:
:Minimum 3:5 years of supply chain operations experience
:Minimum of 1:3 years proven leadership experience in a related business function
:Bachelors Degree, or demonstrated successful equivalent experience
:APICS and/or IBF certification preferred
:Solid understanding and knowledge of supply chain best practices in demand, supply and inventory methodologies
:Strong working knowledge of ERP systems within the supply chain functions
:Ability to work and communicate collaboratively and effectively with others : solid written and verbal communication skills
:Proven high level of proficiency in Microsoft Office (Outlook, Word, Excel, and Power:Point).
:Solid SQL data:mining expertise, and the acumen to assist and recommend future data/forecasting platforms, as needed
:Ability to provide guidance and direction, as needed, to the other members of the team
:A bias for customer service and action
:Ability to make decisions based on sound judgment and business rationale
:Occasional travel will be required
Libbey Inc. is an equal opportunity employer and gives consideration for employment to qualified applicants without regard to race, color, creed, age, religion, sex, national origin, citizenship, genetic information, sexual o
• Location: Toledo
• Post ID: 58246377 toledo