Director, SIOP in Oak Brook, IL at Mauser Packaging Solutions

Date Posted: 3/16/2021

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Job Description

Position Overview 

The Director SI&OP will lead the development and implementation of SI&OP process for the Small Packaging business-Metals. Manage the Demand, Supply and inventory planning forecast for the metals division. Direct the work of the Supply Manager, Demand Planner and optimize and oversee best practices of the metals plants planning teams. Facilitate the monthly Demand Planning meetings, Reconciliation and Executive SI&OP meetings for metals.  This position reports to the VP of Operations of Mauser – Metals.  Peer group will include plant managers and plant support directors of Engineering, quality, human resource and finance. 


  • Provide leadership, strategic direction and oversight for the implementation of SI&OP within the metals division.
  • Accountable for driving, developing and enhancing the competency level of SI&OP; leading cross functional change, building capability and enabling transitions required to continuously adapt to the dynamic business environment.
  • Partner with the metals leadership teams to leverage the benefits of SI&OP, identify opportunities to improve the effectiveness of the SI&OP process across Metals.  Good would result in high level of customer service at a minimal inventory investment and optimized labor/machine utilization.
  • Complete understanding of a build to stock and build to order systems, with effective setting of safety stocks, cycle stocks and prebuild inventory approaches.
  • Demonstrated ability to work with customers logistics and planning teams to understand their needs and help commercial team solve their needs.
  • Partner with IT teams for implementation and effective use of Information Technologies (Logility Forecasting, Inventory and Supply planning as well as the interface with SAP) and the Businesses to align on prioritization of Metals ERP work, ensure the work is properly resourced and strategic requirements are defined.
  • Champion system/application enhancements and/or upgrades to leverage SAP and Logility system benefits.
  • Lead and/or sponsor ad hoc projects that are analyzing, developing insights and recommendations that will drive optimization across the end to end supply chain and explore opportunities to optimize best costs to Mauser and best service to our customers.
  • Effectively utilize project work to facilitate the development of cross functional business understanding.
  • Demonstrates ability to work effectively across BU’s and functions; with people from different functional disciplines to deliver SI&OP objectives.

Job Requirements


  • Bachelor’s degree required and Master’s Degree preferred in Supply Chain, Information Technology or other related fields with a strong effective understanding of the impacts to financial results
  • 10 years’ experience in Supply Chain disciplines with a demonstrated knowledge of planning, manufacturing and distribution; at least 3 years’ experience facilitating the demand or supply elements of SI&OP.
  • Demonstrated ability to lead and implement multi-functional initiatives resulting in major improvements in operational effectiveness.
  • Experience managing and directing the system process and solution support for PTS, OTC and PTD elements of SAP.
  • Demonstrated success in demand and production planning at a global or large, complicated regional level.
  • Proven leadership, stakeholder management and interpersonal skills, focusing on influencing outcomes through persuasion and impact rather than formal reporting line accountability.
  • In depth knowledge of light and/or heavy manufacturing, processes, forecasts, supply chain, customers, competitors and business strategy.
  • Experience in motivating and accomplishing work through others in a matrix environment.
  • Ability to probe beyond stated situation and identify underlying issues.


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