Analyze, maintain, participate and own systems for setting safety stock. This includes maintaining the process, validating data, identifying data issues, and working directly with functional parts of Moen that have related process requirements. Establish standard methodologies for evaluating requests for safety stock changes by others. Provide Subject Matter Expert analysis and follow up on requests. Track and maintain various safety stock fields such as coverage profiles, manual safety stock, and safety time.
Perform inventory “What-If” modeling in Logility’s Voyager Inventory Optimization software to determine inventory impacts related to changes in the supply chain.
Analyze and provide linkage between demand signals and work center capacities by conducting aggregate evaluations of the work output of the master schedulers, the forecast changes passed from demand management, and the load changes at individual work centers. Identify data issues, timing issues, and provide expert analysis. Establish standard processes and ensure consistency in supporting decision making.
Implement new complex supply chain initiatives related to inventory and capacity as needed. This may include creating project plans, facilitating functional buy-in across Moen, providing detailed data validation and testing, creating functional training documentation, training, and offering user support to functional groups as responsibilities are handed off in the organization.
Analyze service performance, inventory levels and premium costs required to deliver Quantity-On-Time improvements to target stock levels. Make recommendations to improve inventory performance and work with the appropriate functional managers and teams to ensure metrics are achieved.
Plan / Deliver
Directly support monthly Rough Cut Capacity Process (RCCP) and Sales and Operations Planning (S&OP) process by creating capacity analysis reports. Support global inventory health management across various value streams in the U.S., China, Canada, and Mexico.
Monitor and maintain accurate data in SAP
Support continued integration of other business units into corporate supply chain processes
Perform other responsibilities, which may include but are not limited to, material master governance over key fields that impact supply chain processes, inventory forecasting to support S&OP process, as well as supporting new products, productivity projects, and other product changes to smoothly transition to the new product and minimize obsolete material. Work with project teams as necessary to execute the planned transition on time.
Utilize Voyager and SAP to optimize inventory targets
Develop and automate reports from QlikView and SAP to support robust processes, troubleshoot problems and develop solutions.
Continuously model excess inventory to determine and eliminate root causes
Provide analytical support for life cycle modeling including new product introduction and End of Life
Utilize various tools to gather and analyze trends for the purpose of adjusting supply plan activities.
Train cross-functional teams in multiple plants, including Asia, in process enhancements. Create robust and detailed training materials.
Bachelor’s Degree is required. A degree in Engineering, Supply Chain Operations or a related field is preferred.
Minimum of 5 years of experience in supply chain management, including experience in multi-echelon inventory optimization, with at least two years in a manufacturing environment
Ability to monitor, measure compliance and influence others.
Competent understanding of engineering, manufacturing, sourcing, finance, supply chain principles and demand/supply planning.
Requires skill in data consolidation, analysis and presentation tools such as Microsoft Access, Microsoft Excel, SAS JMP as well as detailed knowledge of MRP and pull systems. Knowledge of Logility Voyager Inventory Optimization software preferred.
Demonstrated strong analytical capability as well as experience in process design/redesign and problem solving is required.
Strong verbal and written communication skills and the ability to establish cross functional relationships.