Manager, Supply Chain Planning in Anniston, AL at Mauser Packaging Solutions

Date Posted: 9/10/2021

Job Snapshot

Job Description

Plant Name: Anniston - 201009

Requisition ID:008197--Plant

Mauser Packaging Solutions is a global leader in solutions and services across the packaging lifecycle, providing large and small metal, plastic, fiber and hybrid packaging worldwide to companies in industries from food, beverage, personal care and pharmaceuticals to chemicals, petrochemicals, agrochemicals and paints. Bringing together the very best of its four legacy companies— BWAY, MAUSER Group, NCG and ICS—Mauser Packaging Solutions offers its customers true sustainability at scale.

Job Function:

The Manager, Supply Planning has a key role in the Sales, Inventory and Operations Planning process. This person will optimize supply chain network and drive cost saving optimization. The Manager, Supply Planning will oversee development of well-defined long-term master production and capacity plans. The position will work closely with operations planning, manufacturing and procurement. The role interacts with commercial, finance, and customer service. This position reports into the Director of Sales & Operations Planning.


  • Develop network optimization plan
    • Direct and oversee the production planning and purchasing activities for the IBC Division
    • Optimize the balance between customer demand, plant capacity, operating efficiencies and inventory levels.
    • Develop and maintain a rolling constrained supply plan that is reviewed S&OP team
    • Optimize the supply chain network, drive cost savings optimization and utilize financial analysis metrics and models for tracking supply demands
    • Leverage existing technology and system application to optimize data and information for decision making and scenario planning
    • Develop resolution plans for material or capacity constraints, and ensure Commercial Sales is current on the status
    • Review replenishment requirements against the forecast and inventory levels. Lead the supply planning team
    • Protect customer satisfaction by ensuring plants maintain a high level of support for OTIF
  • Collaborate with Sales, Finance, Planning and the S&OP Director as we implement the Sales, Inventory and Operations Planning process.
    • Facilitate the Supply meetings, ensure scenarios are developed for both risks and opportunities and represent Supply in the reconciliation meetings
    • Work with key stakeholders to maintain optimal inventory levels a
    • Prepare ad hoc analysis as needed to understand what is driving changes in capacity utilization



Job Requirements

  • Bachelor’s degree preferred; Engineering, Supply Chain, Finance or Mathematics.
  • 5 years + of Supply Chain/Master Scheduling, Master Planning, Inventory Management or related field required
  • 2-5+ years of management experience with proven ability to lead, motivate and drive change
  • 2-5 years working in an S&OP/IBP environment. Experience with S&OP process implementation a plus
  • Demonstrated understanding of operational and financial metrics such as capacity utilization, customer service measures, Inventory measures and cost of good
  • Demonstrated understanding of operations, distribution, project management and financial processes.
  • Experience analyzing and interpreting complex problems, delivering business results through effective decision making and planning.
  • Demonstrated and a high degree of adaptability within an ever changing and complex environment
  • Proven ability to manage multiple priorities and resources to consistently deliver results
  • Results oriented with a high sense of urgency and personal accountability
  • Experience with QAD preferred. APICS CPIM Certification preferred

Mauser Packaging Solutions is an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, protected veteran status, or disability status.


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