Senior Integrated Business Planning (IBP/S&OP) Manager in Kalamazoo, MI at Stryker Corporation

Date Posted: 11/16/2019

Job Snapshot

Job Description

Who we want-

*Effective communicators. People who can interpret information clearly and accurately to concisely communicate results and recommendations to stakeholders, senior management, and their teams.

*Network builders. Managers who build connections with other teams and divisions and coordinate cross-functional collaboration.

*Insightful advisors. Managers who lead strategy development and provide guidance to teams.

*Goal-oriented orchestrators. People who can effectively coordinate and focus the work of skilled employees toward an important goal, prioritizing to the right activities that lead to success.

What you will do-

The Senior Integrated Business Planning (IBP) Manager is responsible for building culture, processes and systems that enable the execution of the IBP process within one or more Global Business Units.  This requires acting as an influential change agent between the Selling Division leaders and the Global Operations leaders to advance culturally to proactively manage our global business to the benefit of our customers and financials.

  • Develop relationships with key Managers, Directors and Vice Presidents in both the Selling Divisions (Sales/Marketing/Finance/Distribution) & the Global Operations plant network.

  • Understand the global product strategies for each Global Business Unit.

  • Lead Global IBP Team (Including: engagement, training & development, and setting/reviewing annual objectives)

  • Recommend improvements to Global IBP process

  • Ensure monthly analysis and reports are included in the monthly IBP cadence to show leaders the sales, financial and supply trends and risks. This will involve analyzing Net Requirements from the demand planning teams and handing them off to the Supply Planning organization to enable effective capacity planning.  A monthly analytics packet shall be created and utilized to create accountability for the commercial and supply teams.

  • Drive consensus between cross-functional groups and leaders.

  • Coordinate the monthly IBP cycle including timeliness of the demand and supply plan submissions and critical meetings such as Net Requirements Meetings and pre-IBP working meetings and well as IBP meetings.

  • Manage development, consolidation and communication of global Net Requirements plans.

  • Facilitate safety stock strategy decisions and report inventory trends and opportunities for DII and E&O reduction.

  • Conduct periodic Global Business Unit IBP status reviews with all assigned selling divisions. To include presenting on key metrics to divisional executives and will include evaluation of the IBP process with the assigned GBU(s) and metric performance to target.

  • Provide budget estimations and execute to budget.

What you need-

Required Qualifications:

  • A minimum of a Bachelor's degree in Supply Chain management or related
  • 7+ years applicable experience (combined experience within supply chain, planning, S&OP and IBP is preferred)
  • Hands on work experience with demand/inventory planning in manufacturing environment 
  • Prior experience in managing by influence across multiple teams/groups across an organization
  • Must have understanding of end to end supply chain interactions and interdependencies
  • Must have knowledge of demand management/forecasting tools, forecasting processes in sales, marketing operations, finance, manufacturing and supply chain issues
  • Background in process improvements, product launches, production or demand planning
  • International experience or experience working with plants and sales organizations located globally
  • Strong negotiation & management by influence skills with the ability to drive results through a global matrix structure
  • Excellent Communication and presentation skills with prior experience presenting to all levels of the organization.
  • Ability for decisions making, to work under time pressure, and capacity to make good judgment on special situations.
  • Must be challenged by a team-based environment which places high degree of emphasis on accountability for customer service level, inventory management, cost reduction and quality compliance.

Preferred Qualifications:

  • MBA or a Master’s in Supply Chain Management or related discipline
  • Experience in the medical industry
  • At least 2 years of supervisory/people management experience ideal
  • Prior experience with demand planning tools such as Oracle Demantra, SAP, Demand Solutions or SteelWedge
  • APICS certification (or related)

Work From Home: Not available

Travel Percentage: Up to 25%

Stryker Corporation is an equal opportunity employer. Qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, ethnicity, color, religion, sex, gender identity, sexual orientation, national origin, disability, or protected veteran status. Stryker is an EO employer – M/F/Veteran/Disability.

Stryker Corporation will not discharge or in any other manner discriminate against employees or applicants because they have inquired about, discussed, or disclosed their own pay or the pay of another employee or applicant. However, employees who have access to the compensation information of other employees or applicants as a part of their essential job functions cannot disclose the pay of other employees or applicants to individuals who do not otherwise have access to compensation information, unless the disclosure is (a) in response to a formal complaint or charge, (b) in furtherance of an investigation, proceeding, hearing, or action, including an investigation conducted by the employer, or (c) consistent with the contractor’s legal duty to furnish information.

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