Auto req ID: 1490
Title: Sales and Operations Planning Lead
Job Function: Sales
Company: Harley-Davidson Motor Company
Full or Part-Time: Full Time
We are paving more roads to Harley-Davidson by developing exhilarating new products, creating broader access to our iconic brand, and building a stronger dealer network. We can't do it without the best and brightest. Step one of this strategic acceleration is adding talent who can blow the doors wide open with innovation and creativity while staying true to the Harley-Davidson brand and legacy. We are focused on the next 115 years. Are you in?
The Harley-Davidson Motor Company Corporate Headquarters in Milwaukee, WI is the site where the first H-D factory - a wooden shed - was built in 1903 in the backyard of the William C. Davidson family home. Join our team as a Sales and Operations Planning Lead.
The Sales and Operations Planning Lead role is responsible for providing leadership using an influential leadership style with US Product Sales focused on general merchandise. This position will lead teams through the coordination and development of the integrated US retail and wholesale forecasts with relevant stakeholders to maximize revenue growth in the US. It will also interface with cross functional areas of the company to help grow the GM business.
Develop retail sales, wholesale shipments, dealer inventory and pricing insights
Identify risks, issues, and opportunities to the S&OP plan as well as where to make adjustments throughout the year
Coordinate with internal stakeholders (pricing, CIA, DPIM) to validate insights, risks and issues with data (objective)
Develop promotion, pricing and placement mitigation plans with internal stakeholders to address risks and issues to the S&OP plan
Knowledge and understanding of fundamental concepts, processes, and procedures of current inventory management and supply chain management best practices to perform various analysis and operational activities surrounding forecasting, inventory planning, and replenishment
Indirectly lead the CIM team to ensure dealer inventory availability to deliver the short-term retail plan and Lead CI activity for the CIM team
Bachelor's Degree Preferred
Typically requires a minimum of 8 years of related experience
Demonstrated experience in supply chain management of forecasting leadership with project management, meeting facilitation and business process development experience
Advanced Excel and PowerPoint skills
Proficient in data analysis and ability to analyze data on a problem-to-solution level and make appropriate recommendations
Ability to produce quality materials within tight timeframes and simultaneously manage several projects
Experience with change management
Motorcycle, Parts & Accessories, General Merchandise and Licensed Product knowledge
At Harley-Davidson it is not just about the degree you have or what you know. You must also exhibit and demonstrate our valued behaviors in everything you do:
Value Individuality and Diversity
We offer an inclusive compensation package for all full-time salaried employees including, but not limited to, annual bonus programs, health insurance benefits, a 401k program, onsite fitness centers and employee stores, employee discounts on products and accessories, and more. We believe that employees do their best work when they are free to be themselves. This means our dress code is relaxed, and all types of work styles are welcomed.
Applicants must be currently authorized to work in the United States.
Direct Reports: No
Travel Required: 0 - 10%
Visa Sponsorship: This position is not eligible for visa sponsorship
Relocation: This position is eligible for domestic relocation assistance (within posted country)