Supply Planning Manager

Supply Planning Manager Job Description Template

Our company is looking for a Supply Planning Manager to join our team.


  • Collaborate with various business stakeholders across the organization to gather relevant data;
  • Manage budget reporting and executing necessary actions to ensure alignment with forecasts;
  • Forecast monthly inventory balances providing variance analysis vs. prior months and recommendations to get back to targets;
  • Manage transfer of inventory to match demand at multiple distribution centers within budget;
  • RM safety stock tool;
  • Capacity Planning capability- standardizes, smoother, and iterate more easily/faster;
  • Drive culture of fiscal responsibility by gaining consensus and alignment between Financial projections process and Supply Planning process;
  • Assist in development and deployment of capabilities FGS Safety Stock Management;
  • Support Product Life Cycle Management and Merger &Acquisition integration;
  • Challenge viability of new launches by review of Marketing Brief and the Logistics Launch Data sheet in order to avoid creation of excess;
  • Support CTG commitments and project pipeline (e.g., NPI/PLCM Execution);
  • Work with Division to determine safety stock levels;
  • Manage monthly planning cycle – ensure the quality of demand and orders passed to plant and affiliates;
  • Evolve and improve Demand and Supply Execution meeting through partnership with commercial to drive a more balanced discussion;
  • Inventory/E&O projection Capability.


  • Extensive knowledge in concepts of Supply Chain and Inventory Planning;
  • Enthusiastic, optimistic, and outgoing;
  • Extremely analytical with strong attention to detail and follow-through skills;
  • Ability to multi-task and time manage independently; ability to adapt to a fast-paced and dynamic environment;
  • Prior performance in leading a team, successfully driving increased capabilities and performance of the team;
  • Advanced MS Excel and PowerPoint;
  • Self-starter with strong problem-solving abilities.