Global Crop Protection Planning Business Process Optimization Manager

Global Supply and Demand Planning Systems Lead for St. Louis, MO to study & propose optimization opportunities for planning & supply chain processes & systems for the Crop Protection business; interface with functional owners to collect data & map current systems and processes; analyze data & benchmark against industry best practices and available frameworks (SCOR, APICS); identify process inputs & constraints, including lead time, capacity, production plan selection & production variable costs; develop safety stock, demand management & other mathematical & simulation models for optimization; formulate metrics for evaluating current systems & quantifying benefits of proposed changes; ensure processes are aligned with business needs; present recommendations to management; support integrated business planning (IBP) & supply and demand planning; collaborate with cross-functional teams to drive implementation & continuous improvement initiatives.
Requires Bachelors in Supply Chain Management or closely-related field & 2 yrs global supply chain exp. performing supply network planning; optimizing supply shipment routing through direct shipments to point-of-demand; increasing inventory utilization; engaging in material processing scheduling & prioritization; reviewing timeliness of product shipments based on current demand; reviewing forecasts to analyze supply gaps; adhering to trade & compliance regulations; implementing continuous improvement initiatives using SCOR framework & APICS principles; using Oracle & SAP ERP and MS Office for reporting and analysis; performing user acceptance testing; interfacing with IT & functional owners to establish requirements; acting as a subject matter expert during IBP & ERP system implementation; working with Steelwedge IBP software; using IBM Blueworks Live for process mapping & development of persona centric ecosystems; and participating in project management for cross-functional & global projects with a budget over $1 million USD. Must also have APICS CPIM, CSCP or CFPIM certification.Advertisement