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Supply Planning Team Lead

Location: Metamora
Posted on: September 24, 2022

Job Description:


The Supply Planning Team Leader is accountable for effective leadership of a team of planners and buyers performing daily operations. This role is accountable for balancing supply and demand for all plant locations in a business unit to ensure material is available to service customer demand and inventory targets are met. This position works closely with the Supply Planning Team Leaders in other business units, Plant Leaders, Operations Leaders and Procurement Specialists to manage raw material and finished good inventory targets and levels. This position partners with the Customer Fulfillment and Commercial organizations to ensure near term production achieves overarching business objectives. This position supports the Division Supply Chain Leader in all supply chain accountabilities.

Reports to : Division Supply Chain Leader

Span of Control : Regional planners and/or buyers


Materials Requirements Planning

  • Maintain strong connection to plant operations, functional supply chain, and commercial organizations to ensure execution is aligned with business strategy
  • Own Insulation material review process (MRP), maintaining toolset functionality, making modifications as supply or demand changes, as well as identifying opportunities to enhance the current platform
  • Ensure demand, supply, and inventory data integrity within MRP and drive corrective actions to address any disparities
  • Utilizing the latest internal and external demand forecasts, disseminate S&OP supply plan into an actionable strategy
  • Execute plant-SKU level STO plan, providing insights and recommendation actions to business where the budget isn't achieved Inventory Management
    • Analyze forecast and sales data to validate inventory targets by plant on a quarterly basis, ensuring adequate inventory is available to service demand and ensure customer satisfaction.
    • Identify potential supply or production risks and develop mitigation strategies that are discussed at business leadership level
    • Work with the commercial and plant teams to resolve inventory/supply issues, leading discussions on Supply options such as STOing product between plants, utilizing plant overtime, shifting customer orders to alternative facilities, including the total delivered cost implications of those options.
    • Drive action on SMOI materials and blocked stock monthly to ensure working capital risk is identified and resolved Technology
      • Ability to assess tooling and reporting needs based on evolving business conditions
      • Advocate for transformational toolsets such as, IBP DP/SP/IO
      • Strong appetite for automation or use of advanced software such as analysis for office, power BI etc. Lead and Develop Talent
        • Create an inclusive environment where all are developed through effective performance management and talent evaluation
        • Emphasis on self and team development - developing actionable plans that include opportunities for presentation and formal communication, project management, productivity, external perspective, peer benchmarking, expanded skills and capabilities
        • Succession planning for Supply Planning Leader Role and key individual contributor roles in team JOB REQUIREMENTS

          • Bachelor's degree in Supply Chain preferred or related operational discipline
          • APICS Certification or equivalent Supply Chain Professional Certification desired EXPERIENCE :
            • Minimum 3- 5 years in Supply Chain, Operations, Customer Service or related field.
            • Advanced knowledge of SAP and appropriate analytical tools such as Excel, Power BI etc.
            • Project management
            • Leading change and challenging status quo
            • Demonstrated coaching and mentoring
            • Managing daily operations in a matrix environment
            • Translation of strategy into actions
            • Support directly to or adjacent with manufacturing operations KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS & ABILITIES :
              • Ability to effectively work independently and with a team
              • Able to attract, build, develop, and retain top talent
              • Leads from the customer point of view, balancing cost and service
              • Effectively analyze data and act, applying analytics to make decisions
              • Building Trust/Operating with Integrity
              • Cross Functional Teamwork
              • Continuous Process Improvement Mind Set
              • Lean/Six Sigma acumen for continuous improvement
              • Effective communicator to various levels of organization
              • Proficient in MS Office, including Excel, Word, Access, and PowerPoint, SAP 6.0 and BI Preferred
              • Leadership presence with behavior consistent to OC Values
              • Inspires and energizes others
              • Develops people and engages self and others in learning
              • Thinks strategically
              • Generates ideas and innovation
              • Competitive and sets high standards
              • Collaborative and fosters teamwork
              • Demonstrated leadership capabilities for growth About Owens Corning

                Owens Corning is a global building and construction materials leader committed to building a sustainable future through material innovation. Our three integrated businesses - Composites, Insulation, and Roofing - provide durable, sustainable, energy-efficient solutions that leverage our unique material science, manufacturing, and market knowledge to help our customers win and grow. We are global in scope, human in scale with approximately 20,000 employees in 33 countries dedicated to generating value for our customers and shareholders, and making a difference in the communities where we work and live. Founded in 1938 and based in Toledo, Ohio, USA, Owens Corning posted 2021 sales of $8.5 billion. For more information, visit .

                Owens Corning is an equal opportunity employer.

Keywords: OWENS CORNING, Toledo , Supply Planning Team Lead, Other , Metamora, Ohio

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