Edgewell Personal Care Milford , CT 06466
We are a global team of 6,000 visionaries, doers, and makers. Our portfolio of over 25 brands touches lives in more than 50 countries. Together, we reimagine good mornings and endless summers, beauty and bonding, confidence and determination.
The Sales and Operation Planning (S&OP) Lead will own the implementation of a best-in-class S&OP process and provide oversight for sub-processes owned by the Brand & Supply Chain teams. Key job duties include ownership and overall responsibility of the S&OP Cycle, facilitating the S&OP executive meetings, facilitating and monitoring S&OP sub-processes (demand review and consensus, supply review, etc.) and interacting with the COO, CFO, Brand Managers, Finance and Supply Chain leaders.
S&OP owner and has overall responsibility for the S&OP cycle, manage S&OP team, and drive collaboration across Supply Chain, Marketing, Sales, and Finance
Lead monthly S&OP process with key inputs, tool and content development, scenario modeling, and facilitation/support
Ensure the S&OP Process support the annual ABP and Strategic Planning processes
Drive decision making around optimization and scenario analysis results to the functional team
Scope, deploy, and ultimately own monthly demand/supply planning cadence with customer service, supply chain, and local and international operations/fulfillment
Develop and maintain sales, operations, and supply chain balanced consistent scorecard / KPIs across brands and regions to support the S&OP process and drive continue operational improvement across the organization
Proactively monitor business performance and execution; recommend solutions and course correction tactics as needed; develop reporting mechanisms and key indicators to clearly communicate demand and supply planning performance
Creates and manages processes to streamline workflow, adapts to continuous changes, prioritizes tasks, and stays ahead of the planning process, including review and approving any system requests and continuous improvements for S&OP enterprise planning solutions
Work with key business partners across functions to ensure appropriate support levels
Manage research on external market trends and enhancements around planning, customer and supplier collaboration
Lead and oversee five direct reports (four Category leaders+ S&OP Systems leader)
Required Education, Skills and Experience
12-15 years sales and operation planning including manufacturing, supply chain, sales and marketing and S&OP process
5+ year implementing and managing end-to-end Sales & Operations planning process
Industry experience in a related field either Beauty, Consumer Goods, or Retail
Experience with supply chain and planning systems (specifically regarding planning, order management, allocations, and fulfillment) and advanced planning systems (JDA, Kinaxis, etc.)
Experience in Microsoft office suite software including Excel and PowerPoint
Proven problem-solving skills and strong communication and collaborative skills
Bachelor's degree in relevant discipline required; Master's degree preferred
Desirable Education, Skills and Experience
(Provide desirable skills, experiences and education)
Anticipates evolving circumstances and advocates for change by role modeling adaptability and flexibility. Role models appropriate actions to work through setbacks and fosters an environment where others can openly admit mistakes.
Enables an effective, ongoing flow of information to allow to continuous sharing of knowledge to deliver superior business unit/function results. Motivates teams across the organization to work together to establish a common ground and mutually-beneficial outcomes across a wide range of stakeholder interests.
Creating & Innovating
Acts as an advocate for new ideas by challenging conventional thinking, encouraging experimentation and strategic risk-taking; accepts failure as a necessary part of innovation. Anticipates future needs and identifies gaps and opportunities to develop creative solutions that deliver business results.
Focusing on Customers
Stays current on external trends and leverages understanding of key business/customer drivers to deliver solutions to meet their needs. Takes a holistic approach to soliciting feedback and proactively identifies and closes gaps to deliver an optimal end-to-end customer experience.
Executes decisions with a sense of purpose and urgency, and takes ownership by willingly making tough (unpopular) decisions that are in the best interests of the business to address strategic priorities. Considers problems from diverse perspectives, and leads the development of solutions to resolve complex problems.
Optimizing Talent Management and Building Organizational Capabilities
Level: Leader Shaping
Assesses talent resource needs based on team's skills and capabilities; assesses retention risks and applies innovative practices to retain key talent. Evaluates talent capability gaps for the business unit/function to develop an appropriate talent development strategy to meet future business needs.
Considers emerging business models, growth opportunities, and takes calculated risks when generating a plan or strategy that align with the business unit/function's visions. Translates the business unit/function's vision into clear, specific, and achievable objective, making it tangible for individuals and teams.
Moving the Organization Forward
Evaluates new information against business priorities, adapts or determines the organization's course of action to execute against plans. Serves as a role model for stepping up, and takes bold actions when critical or challenging situations arise to consistently move the organization forward.
Environmental, Health and Safety Responsibilities (if applicable)
Be aware of and follow the Environmental Policy and EH&S work instructions/procedures that apply to the job.
Perform every job safely, for the benefit of self, co-workers, contractors, and for the protection of facilities. This includes the use of required personal protective equipment and use of safety equipment as well as safe work practices.
Immediately report every job-related injury or illness, regardless of severity, to a supervisor.
Assist in investigating incidents as directed by your supervisor.
Take necessary actions to correct or stop any unsafe conditions or practices.
Actively participate in safety meetings and training.
Review Material Data Sheet instructions before working with any chemical product.
Quality Assurance Responsibilities (If applicable)
Colleagues are responsible for their own quality and that of colleagues within their span of control.
Colleagues are responsible to follow all established Quality procedures and instructions.
Notify supervision for corrective action if and when defects are found and/or parts/processes do not conform to specifications.
(Highlight any key internal or external relationships)
(Note any specific requirements around travel, work hours, etc.)
Edgewell is an equal opportunity employer, and we prohibit discrimination based on age, color, disability, marital or parental status, national origin, race, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, veteran status or any other legally protected status in accordance with applicable federal, state and local laws.