Director, Supply Chain Planning

The Supply Chain Planning (SCP) Director provides SCP leadership across all Sensata businesses, is responsible for the ongoing development of all SCP team members and the continuous improvement and standardization of SCP processes. The SCP Director leads the holistic development and implementation of tailored supply chain strategies that align to customer segmentation. The SCP Director will drive Sales and Operations Planning process improvement across all product families. This is a highly visible position with global interaction with all levels of the supported business and manufacturing site leadership teams.
Lead a team of employees to achieve established supply chain performance goals. Coach, direct and develop team members to achieve these goals
Drive ongoing improvement of the monthly Sales and Operations Planning processes to achieve a profitable end to end supply response accounting for trade-offs
Lead the establishment of processes to determine appropriate Finished Good (FG) equipment capacity buffer targets and ensure processes exist to sense potential capacity gaps at appropriate levels of detail
Lead the implementation of Multi-Echelon Inventory Strategies to efficiently achieve customer segment service level goals
Develop manufacturing models (MTO, ATO, MTS) and corresponding inventory strategies specific to the business that satisfy requirements for inventory, operations costs, lead time to customers and delivery targets
Monitor performance of inventory policies
Ensure Oracle parameters are optimized for demand signal integrity
Ensure effective allocation process exist to manage global allocation in situations where demand significantly exceeds supply
Drive the development and standardization of Master Planning processes with internal capacity and supplier constraints in order to efficiently meet on time delivery goals and inventory goals
Develop and track supply chain performance measurements to provide feedback on execution, identify improvement opportunities and drive change
Implement supply chain improvement projects that deliver process improvement for the entire Supply Chain Management function
Travel up to 15% may be required to other Sensata sites
Engineering degree preferred, BS in Supply Chain, Finance or similar required; MBA is preferred
10 - 15 years related experience
Experience linking key supply chain performance measures with financial results
Strong analytical problem solving skills
Demonstrated ability to accept new ideas, engage in creative, innovative and systemic thinking to develop unique, differentiated solutions to complex problems
Ability to listen, influence others, manage change and effectively motivate through open communication
Excellent verbal and written English communication skills
Ability to prioritize critical issues and display the initiative and flexibility in dealing with them
Experience in Program and Project Management
Understanding of an ERP system; Oracle experience is preferred.
Experience with global projects and leading global teams is preferred
APICS and Lean certification preferred
Our employees are the reason we have been successful in the past and the reason we will be successful in the future. Employees' skills, talents and work ethic have defined the business and will shape our collective future.
Our Vision is to be:
A world leader and early innovator in mission-critical sensors and electrical protection
Satisfying the world's growing need for safety, energy efficiency and a clean environment
A partner, employer, and neighbor of choice
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