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Senior Manager, Supply Planning

Company: Carrier
Location: Athens
Posted on: July 8, 2024

Job Description:

United States of America
CAG01: CTD-Athens, GA 700 Olympic Drive, Athens, GA, 30601 USA
Carrier is the leading global provider of healthy, safe and sustainable building and cold chain solutions with a world-class, diverse workforce with business segments covering HVAC, refrigeration, and fire and security. We make modern life possible by delivering safer, smarter and more sustainable services that make a difference to people and our planet while revolutionizing industry trends. This is why we come to work every day. Join us and we can make a difference together.

About this role

The Senior Manager, Supply Planning is responsible for Supply Planning activities for the North America Truck Trailer business segment of Carrier's Refrigeration Business Unit. The Senior Manager is responsible for long term supply plans that support demand requirements and are aligned to financial plans. You will implement and maintain a SIOP supply planning process to optimize lead time, service and inventory levels. You will implement medium and long-term supply chain strategies and networks that address capacity issues, continuity of supply, and inventory in support of business growth.

This position can be located in Athens, GA or Palm Beach Gardens, FL.

Key Responsibilities

  • Oversees long term supply planning activities including supply and demand balancing and long-term capacity planning.
  • Work closely with Demand and Supply Chain teams to translate and validate demand plans in a 3 to18 month horizon as part of an input to the monthly Executive SIOP while optimizing customer delivery and inventory levels
  • Identify key data needs, metrics, inputs that will help drive the correct business decisions in the overall SIOP process. Understand and communicate plan changes, risks and overall process performance
  • Spearhead monthly supply planning meeting with manufacturing locations and materials teams to ensure the supply plans are in line with the demand plan. Facilitate decisions around materials, equipment, labor and all other resources needed to support demand over the SIOP planning horizon
  • Collaborate with Sales, Demand Planning, Material Managers and Production Planning group to generate recommendations to solve capacity issues and support long term sales demand
  • Measure, analyze and report key SIOP supply metrics, while monitoring adherence to key performance indicators (KPIs)
  • Manage long-term rough-cut capacity views with scenario planning, being able to identify constraints and escalate exceptions for business consideration with the suggestion of possible scenarios and solutions.
  • Identify, resolve and escalate supply chain risks including but not limited to, production disruptions and inventory shortages
  • Provide regular updates on supply status, risks and opportunities to all key internal partners
  • Lead Inventory Management Process for designated BU. Collaborate with sites and business units to drive DIOH targets
  • Manage inventory of new and phase out products with key business partners via product life cycle management process
  • Play a key role to E&O inventory reviews, root cause analysis and develop action plans to reduce excess inventory

    • Feasibility of the SIOP supply plan
    • Identified Gaps/risks to the committed supply plan (family level) and scenarios to resolve
    • Facilitation of monthly regional Supply SIOP Reviews
    • Ensures full alignment of Demand/Supply/Financial Plans
    • Customer on-time delivery
    • Days on hand inventory improvement

      Organizational Impact
      • Establishes and implements strategies with significant impact on the achievement of results.
      • Focus is on long-term supply planning to balance demand and supply plans, which may require substantial development of new processes, standards, or operational plans to achieve strategies.

        Problem Solving & Complexity
        • Extensively analyzes supply gaps, constraints, unbalances, to seek understanding of the underlying issue and root cause of the problem.
        • Responsible for improving upon entire processes or systems, leveraging on personal past experiences and in-depth understanding of best practices in the marketplace that may improve the competitive position of the organization.
        • Provide guidance and leadership to implement changes, which may be transformational and have broad impact on the achievement of results for the organization.

          Communication & Influence
          • Communicates with parties within own business unit/region, including leadership levels (financial, operations leaders, P&L owner, etc.)
          • Works to influence others or may negotiate with internal and external parties to accept concepts, practices and approaches of the work area.
          • Requires ability to communicate with senior executive leadership regarding matters of strategic importance to the organization. May conduct briefings to senior leaders both within and outside of the job function.
          • Represent the "face" of the organization to the public within area of expertise. Requires the ability to influence the strategic vision of the organization.

            Required Qualifications
            • Bachelor's degree
            • 7+ years of experience in Supply Chain (SIOP, Forecasting, Demand Planning, Supply Planning, Inventory Planning, Materials Management, Master Planning, or Scheduling)

              Preferred Qualifications
              • Bachelor's degree in Business Supply Chain, Industrial Engineering, Logistics, or Operations
              • MBA or master's degree in business, Engineering, Supply Chain Management, or Finance
              • Strong Working knowledge of S&OE and S&OP with implementation experience
              • Ability to build cross-functional relationships through strong communication and interpersonal skills.
              • Experience with inventory optimization.
              • Experience using and/or implementing advanced tools and system for planning and inventory management.
              • Advanced capability in Microsoft Excel and PowerPoint
              • Experience with MTO/CTO business requirements



                Carrier is An Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability or veteran status, age or any other federally protected class.

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Keywords: Carrier, Athens , Senior Manager, Supply Planning, Executive , Athens, Georgia

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