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Global Strategic S&OP / IBP Director (m/f)

 …Achieve the Extraordinary


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Daniel Gierke



Sep 30th, 2020

Driven by the passion for finding unusual solutions and unique results with outstanding innovations in technology our client has become a major world-renowned manufacturer and supplier of smart systems and eco-friendly solutions. The company held production facilities, R&D sites, service offices and point of sales with presence in 40 countries all over the world. As a leading provider of products and solutions and focused on quality and innovation, the group offers a complete portfolio of fully integrated systems, machines and services. To strengthen the global business operations in production, supply chain and procurement in its every day tasks and future strategic projects we have been retained to find an experienced

Global Strategic S&OP / IBP Director (m/f)

In this very strategic oriented role you’ll define, promote and deploy Sales and Operations Planning S&OP best practices within the global organisation and lead the transformation of processes from S&OP to IBP Integrated Business Planning in strong cooperation with internal finance leaders. Major tasks are preparation, monitoring and animation divisional executive S&OP for the assigned division as well as to clarify, assess and support the implementation of local pre-S&OP, all S&OP sub processes, supply planning and demand planning. Furthermore you’ll Integrate S&OP activities in budget processes and will integrate finance team with S&OP key tasks and drive alignment about objectives, input and output of S&OP sub-processes with demand planning and supply planning owners. You’ll also define user requirements and support the development of Information Technology tools related to forecasting activities (SO99/DCH/ SAP/Other ERPs) and related reporting, In addition you’ll reports to operation leaders about forecasting, key trends and will be part of quarterly inventory review with group and division executives. As an expert you’ll train and coach internal decision-makers about S&OP matters, support on-going improvement projects as active project team member (e.g. BI/BW business intelligence, business warehousing projects) and furthermore promote HSE best practices. In this position you’ll report directly to the Global Head SCM.

For this strategic function on director level we are looking for a high-skilled specialist and a self-driven doer with presence and an international spirit added by hands-on mentality, methodical approach and the ability to prioritize and manage work to critical project timelines in a fast-paced environment. In addition to your analytical and conceptual skills you are known as well organised, detail-oriented and pro-active with strong interpersonal communication and evangelist skills. You think strategically, act independently and combine innovation with service-mentality to both clients and internal stakeholders all over the world. We expect a university degree, strong lean methodology and a proven track record of at least 10 years strategic S&OP expertise and experience in transforming S&OP to IBP. You have strong problem solving skills and are able to communicate in English; any other language like German would be an advantage.

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Looking forward to hearing from you.

Your B.U.T. Executive Services Team

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