Sales & Operations Planning Supervisor/Manager

The S&OP Supervisor, under the direction Director of Supply Chain, will execute the S&OP process for the Malteurop North America. He/She will set of monthly decision-making processes to balance demand and supply, to integrate demand planning, financial planning and operational planning, and to link high level strategic plans with day-to-day operations. He/She is responsible for leading analytics and reporting activities through the Sales & Operations Planning process. The role will be responsible for identifying and understanding data from various streams, developing robust storage and producing reports and metrics. The S&OP Supervisor is responsible for working cross-functionally and creates a collaborative process focusing on improving business performance and properly aligning supply levels with demand levels. The role will work closely with Sales, Customer Service, Transportation, Procurement and Operations. The role is also responsible for establishing/reporting related business metrics and acting as a key contributor to procurement and sales plans. He/She has the ability to collaborate knowledgeably with the different departments and interpret information from many sources (customer forecasts, inventory, working capital, plant capacities, etc.) is essential.;

Essentials Duties and Responsibilities: include the following (other duties may be assigned):1.Lead S&OP process through collaboration with Sales, Customer Service, Transportation, Procurement and Operations. 2.Engage with Sales and Customer Service to evaluate forecasts vs. actual sales (volume, trends and mix).3.Evaluate the best supply plan between the different plants in order to reduce the cost of sales and operations, recommending improvements to procedures, contracts and agreements.4.Implement forecast accuracy measurement and reporting to drive improvements with key stakeholders.5.Ensure alignment to demand and supply planning process.6.Prepare an effective sales and operations planning process in order to improve company’s visibility across their enterprise with the objective of improving all resources utilization and minimize unnecessary buildups of inventory.7.Identify gaps and opportunities to the plan between current plans and financial commitments, derive possible gap closing initiatives and highlight the risks and opportunities.8.Recommend and maintain optimal inventory levels at various stages in the supply chain in order to achieve customer satisfaction levels as well as mitigate costs.9.Prepare the long term production, procurement and transportation plans to support inventory optimization through a flawless business execution;

Safety:•Provides assistance in support of the safety strategy to reduce work related injuries.•Promotes a safe working environment.•Performs all job functions in a safe manner and maintains safety awareness.•Reports known accidents, injuries and unsafe practices or conditions to safety manager.;

JOB QUALIFICATIONS REQUIRED:•Bachelor’s Degree: Business Administration /Finance or related fields. A Master’s Degree is preferred.•Minimum of 5 years of experience in demand planning or supply chain; preferably in the food processing industry•Experience working with multiple levels of the functional organization to coordinate the synchronization of supply and demand.•Ability to lead by collaboration, influence people, and communicate well across multiple organizational functions. •Experience working with S&OP, SAP or ERP based planning and forecasting systems.•Deep understanding of the requirements of manufacturing, logistics, marketing, sales and finance. •Ability to work with S&OP tools to recognize and interpret historical demand and forecasts •Proven track record of developing and implementing process improvements.•Strong conflict resolution and problem solving skills.•Proficient computer skills including Word, Excel and PowerPoint; •Advanced Excel skills (including pivot tables and VBA Programming) are required along with excellent written and oral communication and interpersonal skills.•APICS or equivalent trade certification is preferred.•Able to travel up to 10% to other Company locations.

Malteurop North America, is one of the leading malt producers in the world with headquarters in Milwaukee, Wisconsin, has malting facilities located in Milwaukee, Great Falls, Montana, Winona, Minnesota and Winnipeg, Manitoba, Canada. Malteurop requires successful completion of a pre-employment drug screen and background check.Qualified candidates are encouraged to email their cover letter and resume.Malteurop is an Equal Opportunity Employer

We offer a competitive benefit package, including medical, dental and prescription drug coverage, life insurance, short-term and long-term disability insurance, education reimbursement, fitness reimbursement, pet insurance and 401(k) with company match.