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Posted January 14th

Planning Manager

Steamboat Springs, CO

Honey

Employer

Honey Stinger

Industry

Promotions and Events and Supplier

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Posted January 14th

Planning Manager

Steamboat Springs, CO

Function

Supply Chain/Logistics

Experience

Mid-Level

Type

Full Time

About The Position
The Planning Manager will be responsible for driving the Strategic Planning & Forecasting Process.
Overview:
The Planning Manager will be responsible for driving the Strategic Planning & Forecasting Process. This role will manage monthly, cross functional planning sessions to ensure sales, service and inventory goals are aligned and achieved. The candidate should possess excellent communication and problem-solving skills with an ability to influence others and execute projects in a timely and effective manner.

Supervisory Responsibilities: 
  • Hire, train and supervise Honey Stinger’s Planning Team 
  • Conduct timely and constructive performance evaluations Duties/Responsibilities: 
  • Drive the strategic planning process for Honey Stinger. 
  • Develop effective forecasting models based on business intelligence, demand patterns and forecast information from sales, marketing, finance and other sources 
  • Lead analyst(s) to align demand plan to supply plan and inventory requirements 
  • Provide financially driven risk assessments and mitigation activities 
  • Propose and implement solutions to improve planning accuracy and bias (demand, supply, inventory) 
  • Set and achieve key inventory metrics 
  • Drive and manage continuous improvement of monthly Sales & Operations planning (S&OP) meetings 
  • Monitor and report on important changes in sales, forecasts, budgets, and business strategies 
  • Conduct monthly forecast & inventory maintenance 
  • Address supply & demand related issues in a timely and effective manner 
  • Leverage technology and systems to drive efficient and effective reporting and processes 
  • Manage special projects driving operational efficiency, speed to market and risk management 
  • Perform other necessary job functions as assigned by the Senior Director of Operations 
Required Skills/Abilities: 
  • Advanced Excel skills and proficient in Word, Outlook & PowerPoint 
  • Excellent analytical and problem-solving skills with strong attention to detail 
  • Demonstrated success in hiring, training, managing and mentoring 
  • Excellent interpersonal, organizational and communication skills as well as acts with a sense of urgency 
  • Ability to identify opportunities to improve efficiency and implement procedures and systems as deemed appropriate 
  • Excellent time management skills with the ability to work within given deadlines 
  • Ability to lead, coach and develop team to improve performance and achieve professional goals 
Education/Experience: 
  • Bachelor’s degree in Business, Mathematics, Supply Chain or other relevant fields 
  • Minimum of 5 years in a Planning & Management role 
  • Experience working within an Integrated Business Planning (IBP) or S&OP environment. 
  • Solid understanding of inventory management practices, procedures and tools. 
  • NetSuite experience is preferred but not required 
  • Knowledge of Advanced Mathematical & Forecasting policies 
  • Experience managing projects and achieving deadlines 
Location
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