Director – Supply Planning
Posted on 3/21/2024
SharkNinja

1,001-5,000 employees

Vacuum & kitchen appliances
Company Overview
At SharkNinja, their purpose is to positively impact people's lives every day in every home around the world. They work very hard to provide their consumers with high quality, exciting 5-star products that make life easier.
Consumer Goods

Company Stage

N/A

Total Funding

$558.6M

Founded

1994

Headquarters

Needham, Massachusetts

Growth & Insights
Headcount

6 month growth

9%

1 year growth

25%

2 year growth

41%
Locations
Needham, MA, USA
Experience Level
Entry
Junior
Mid
Senior
Expert
Desired Skills
Management
Business Strategy
Data Analysis
CategoriesNew
Operations & Logistics
Inventory Management
Production Planning & Scheduling
Supply Chain Management
Requirements
  • Bachelors degree in Business preferred or equivalent work experience
  • Minimum 10 years of Global Supply Planning experience; broader supply chain experience a plus
  • 5+ years of demonstrated progressive leadership experience
  • Experience leading a team of direct reports
  • Strong working knowledge of industry trends and best practices in planning
  • Demonstrated understanding and application of supply planning and inventory management industry best practices, as well as working knowledge of S&OP and participation and support of Supply Reviews
  • Exposure and understanding of global supply chain dynamics, tradeoffs, and considerations
  • Strong business and financial acumen with a proactive, solutions-oriented approach to risk management
  • Strong process orientation and track record of reducing costs, while enabling strong service. Experience collaborating with and influencing partners to accomplish short and long term business goals
  • Track record of communicating globally and working effectively cross functionally
  • English fluency required. Other languages helpful
  • CPG background preferred
  • Certification in Planning or Supply Chain Management (e.g. APICS or CSCP) strongly preferred
  • Travel Required (Domestic & International) - up to 20%
  • Flexible work schedule to accommodate virtual meetings with other regions
Responsibilities
  • Lead a team to ensure on time and in full product delivery for both retail and direct to consumer channels, based on the demand plan
  • Own development and execution of the inventory strategy for assigned portfolio of products, ensuring that excess and obsolete inventory is minimized, and inventory parameters are updated according to cross-functional inputs
  • Own the capacity plan for assigned portfolio and provide recommendations for investment as appropriate
  • Leverage industry best practices specific to capacity planning, supply planning and inventory management. Use thought leadership to anticipate future needs and changes that may be required
  • For assigned portfolio, maintain inventory parameter assignment, translating inputs from Demand Planning and Portfolio management into a network supply plan, and collaborating with cross functional partners to ensure the plan is managed according to constraints and targets are aligned with the business strategy
  • Partner with peers and leadership to drive continuous improvement in processes and overall performance. Use technology, dashboards and analytics to ensure strategic objectives for assigned portfolio are met