Philips Head of Demand Planning - North America in United States of America - Home Based, Massachusetts
In this role, you have the opportunity to
Balance the demand of and sales to customers with production capacities of the involved factories to improve sales recognition with the lowest possible inventory levels.
You are responsible for
Provide leadership to the global Demand Planning, & S&OP teams
Own the creation of Sales, Marketing, Consensus forecast for the assigned planning horizon of respective responsibility in scope, by reviewing the statistical and AI/ML baseline forecast and enriching it with all relevant input from Sales, Customers, Customer Project Managers, Supply/Operations, Marketing, Finance and adjacent functions
Improve autonomous demand planning, ensuring alignment with Supply Chain Analytics to continuously improve the algorithms
Ensure processes for collection of input for phase-in/out & promotions and manage the underlying process for the market and/or customers
Lead conversations with relevant counterparts, propose forecast adjustments and challenge assumptions underpinning input
Enable all relevant functions in preparing, planning, communicating and revising forecast for Customer Forecast Review Meeting, Business Integration Meeting and/or Market Leadership meeting.
Own the monthly short/medium/long term Integrated S&OP process
Deploy the single agreed plan to all functions (Sales, Marketing, F&A, Integrated Supply Chain)
Define and agree on availability performance and inventories
Drives a PDCA cycle on deviations from the plan (BIAS, supply performance, margin)
Facilitates decision making around portfolio, while sticking to the defined #SKU targets
Builds actively networks with key contacts in- and outside Philips to keep abreast of new developments/insights
To succeed in this role, you should have the following skills and experience
BA/BS Degree required, Masters Degree highly preferred
APICS CPIM or CSCP certified
10+ years of related experience in multiple areas of Supply Chain
Successful track record working in a cross functional organization
Experience in influencing and inspiring change within Commercial functions
Solid understanding on ERP systems, JDA Demand and overall IT planning landscape
Certified as Lean practitioner
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