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Supply Chain Supervisor - Building Products - Buffalo Grove, IL

Job Description


Who designs your future? You do.  Are you looking for a career where you can showcase your technical aptitude and passion for problem solving to ensure your customers can work in a comfortable, safe, and energy-efficient environment? Then look to Siemens!  Our Smart Buildings help to create efficient, safe, responsive and responsible environments – and so, we are creating perfect places. We’re looking to empower people wanting to tackle the challenges facing society and who want to make real what matters most. Think this is you?

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Our Culture:  
At Siemens, we live and foster an ownership culture, in which every employee takes personal responsibility for our company's success. We trust and empower our leaders to act as owners, direct their teams, and innovate to succeed. We communicate openly and honestly to learn from our failures and celebrate our successes. We recognize individual and team achievements frequently. We invest in our team members, offering a wide variety of internal and external development opportunities.

Position Overview:

This position will lead the system transformation of demand and supply planning to the next generation Siemens BP strategic solution that will enable advanced planning and digitalization of supply chain planning.

The Supply Chain Supervisor will be responsible to drive continuous improvement of the Siemens Building Products (BP) supply chain planning processes to understand, plan and define demand and supply, ensure continuous supply aligned with demand, and balance service, cash (inventory), cost and capacity.  This position will direct responsibility for the integration of the Demand Planning and Finished Good Planning.

The Supply Chain Supervisor will lead a small team of supply chain analysts that monitor statistical unit forecasts while also creating assumption-based unit forecasts to support the monthly IBP process and manage the replenishment processes of finished good materials purchased from outside of Siemens locations.  Escalation of any supply chain issues impacting customer service and other core KPIs will be expected.

 

Responsibilities

  • Supervise supply chain analysts that create & maintain product portfolio/family level and aggregated overall business demand plans (volume) for next rolling 18 months.
  • Lead in monthly Integrated Business Planning (IBP) meetings to understand macro/micro drivers that could impact the demand plan in units for the short or long term and drive alignment to the overall business revenue plan in dollars
  • Work across the organization for product allocation in collaboration with product management, procurement and order management along with proactive communication across the organization
  • Ensure product availability, delivery capability and reliability (customer/supply) for best in class service to customers through monitoring and adjusting to demand
  • Supervise supply chain analysts for international internal mfg. sites and external suppliers to assure optimized replenishment of BP finished goods. 
  • Continuously optimize inventory towards customer requirements and inventory turns through advanced planning methods, proposals for scrapping and other improvements within the operational supply chain
  • Own and drive continuous improvement projects supporting improvement in defined KPI’s, including delivery capability, forecast Bias, MAPE, and inventory turnover. 
  • Resolves complex delivery, quality or other related problems with purchases and vendor invoices
  • Participate on global taskforce teams where accurate and timely data analysis will be required.

 

Required Knowledge/Skills, Education, and Experience

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Statistics, Supply Chain / Logistics, Business Administration or related discipline
  • 3+ years’ experience in demand / supply planning
  • Experience with an Advanced Planning/Decision Support Systems such as: SAP APO, SAP IBP, Oracle Demantra, JDA Demand, JDA Enterprise Planning, Kinaxis, etc.
  • Expert Analytical Skills
  • Expert Excel skills (formulas, pivots, charts, etc…)
  • Superior decision making and problem-solving skills
  • Ability to work well under pressure and meet deadlines
  • Excellent communications skills, both written and verbal
  • Must be able to collaborate across functional areas that include Strategic Procurement, Manufacturing, Engineering, Product Management, Quality and Logistics Distribution.
  • Can easily adapt to changing duties and responsibilities
  • Possess skills to influence people in their opinions, attitude or judgments to generalize, evaluate and make decisions in stressful situations.
  • Desired working knowledge of Continuous Improvement techniques and Lean Manufacturing
  • Experience working across a matrixed global organization

 

Preferred Knowledge/Skills, Education, and Experience

  • Master’s Degree in Business, Statistics of Supply Chain
  • Certification by APICS as a CPIM or CSCP, IBF as a CPF, or S&OP Certified Professional
  • Experience with SAP

Applicants must be legally authorized for employment in the United States without need for current or future employer-sponsored work authorization


Individual must possess a valid Driver's license in good standing.
Individual must be at least 21 years of age in order to participate in the required Siemens vehicle plan.

Benefits:

  • Competitive salary based on qualifications
  • Health, dental, and vision plans with options
  • Matching 401(k)
  • Competitive paid time off plan, holidays, and floating holidays
  • Paid parental leave
  • Company cell phone and laptop
  • Extensive product training and professional career development
  • Education and tuition reimbursement programs available
  • Overtime, on-call pay, and company uniform and vehicle for eligible positions

 

Equal Employment Opportunity Statement
Siemens is an Equal Opportunity and Affirmative Action Employer encouraging diversity in the workplace. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to their race, color, creed, religion, national origin, citizenship status, ancestry, sex, age, physical or mental disability unrelated to ability, marital status, family responsibilities, pregnancy, genetic information, sexual orientation, gender expression, gender identity, transgender, sex stereotyping, order of protection status, protected veteran or military status, or an unfavorable discharge from military service, and other categories protected by federal, state or local law.

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Organization: Smart Infrastructure

Company: Siemens Industry, Inc.

Experience Level: Experienced Professional

Job Type: Full-time



Equal Employment Opportunity Statement
Siemens is an Equal Opportunity and Affirmative Action Employer encouraging diversity in the workplace. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to their race, color, creed, religion, national origin, citizenship status, ancestry, sex, age, physical or mental disability unrelated to ability, marital status, family responsibilities, pregnancy, genetic information, sexual orientation, gender expression, gender identity, transgender, sex stereotyping, order of protection status, protected veteran or military status, or an unfavorable discharge from military service, and other categories protected by federal, state or local law.

EEO is the Law
Applicants and employees are protected under Federal law from discrimination. To learn more, Click here.

Pay Transparency Non-Discrimination Provision
Siemens follows Executive Order 11246, including the Pay Transparency Nondiscrimination Provision. To learn more, Click here.

California Privacy Notice
California residents have the right to receive additional notices about their personal information. To learn more, click here.

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