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Sales and Operations Planning Manager

GE Energy
Cranberry, PA 16066
Role Summary:The Sales and Operations Planning (S&OP) Manager role is a key driver to ensuring availability of parts and resource at the most efficient cost for GE Power Conversion North America(GEPC NAM). This role will have the primary responsibility for establishing alignment between our regional sales and global operations to drive material, production and labor optimization across GEPC global entities

Essential Responsibilities:In this role you will directly interface with Sales, Segment, Operations and Finance teams. The S&OP Manager serves as the subject matter expert for demand planning, material and production optimization, capacity planning while supporting various imperatives including; Field Service and Engineering demand model, inventory planning and optimization, development of new production footprint, and new product launches.

This role also holds the managerial responsibility over the process and tool team of GEPC NAM. The process and tool team is responsible for EHS, S&OP, inventory, lean and inventory for GEPC NAM. As the Sales and Operations Planning Manager you will:

+ Oversee all strategic S&OP and Demand Planning activities across GE Power Conversion North America for parts and projects

+ Create and drive continuous improvement of demand planning and Sales and Operations Planning (S&OP) processes customized to GEPC NAM, with high-mix-low quantity nature on parts and customized nature on project

+ Lead parts and projects demand planning, fulfillment and production and labor capacity planning

+ Facilitate monthly demand forecast aggregation, including consensus between functions and stakeholders.

+ Establish trust and alignment with internal and external partners to the optimal material and production strategies for parts, internal partners include manufacturing facilities in Europe, India and Latin America

+ Establish trust and alignment with internal and external partners to the optimal labor resource strategies, resource including field service engineer, engineer, program manager and other related resource

+ Develop material and labor capacity simulation process to run sensitivity analysis for growth

+ Team manager: Manage the operation of process and tool team, setting up goal, tracking and appraisal mechanism with the team.

+ Responsible for the results and ensure teams delivery as per targets

+ Compliant with relevant policy and process requirement of GE and GEPC

+ Develop long term capability and bandwidth growth plan for team and team members


+ Bachelors Degree in related field required.

+ Minimum 10 years operation, supply chain, project management or resource management or related experience

+ Minimum 3 years people manager experience

Desired Characteristics:

+ S&OP or similar planning experience for products and projects for organization with $100M+ annual revenue

+ Sound knowledge and relevant planning experience of power electrical products and project(MV, LV, rotating machinery, automation)

+ Working knowledge of modern manufacturing, material flow and improvement strategies in multi-national companies

+ Strong leadership skills. Ability to lead, contribute, and influence others in a team-based organization

+ Excellent organizational and people skills, ability to openly convey information to team members in a timely, concise manner.

+ Understanding of applicable computer systems, such as Microsoft Office, and function specific software.

+ Candidates must already have a work authorization that would permit them to work in the US.

+ Flexibility to travel up to 20%

About Us:GE (NYSE:GE) drives the world forward by tackling its biggest challenges. By combining world-class engineering with software and analytics, GE helps the world work more efficiently, reliably, and safely. GE people are global, diverse and dedicated, operating with the highest integrity and passion to fulfill GEs mission and deliver for our customers. www.ge.com

GE's Power Conversion business applies the science and systems of power conversion to help drive the electric transformation of the world's energy infrastructure. Designing and delivering advanced motor, drive and control technologies that evolve today's industrial processes for a cleaner, more productive future, it serves specialized sectors such as energy, marine, industry and all related services.

GE offers a great work environment, professional development, challenging careers, and competitive compensation. GE is an Equal Opportunity Employer. Employment decisions are made without regard to race, color, religion, national or ethnic origin, gender (including pregnancy), sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, age, disability, veteran status or any other characteristics protected by law.

Additional Eligibility Qualifications:GE will only employ those who are legally authorized to work in the United States for this opening. Any offer of employment is conditioned upon the successful completion of a drug screen (as applicable).Additional Locations:United States;Pennsylvania;Cranberry Township;


Posted: 2020-10-13 Expires: 2020-11-12

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