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Manager, Manufacturing Planning

Kelly Services
Lebanon, TN 37087
One of our esteemed **Medical device** client is looking for **Manager, Manufacturing Planning** in **Nashville, TN** . This is a **Direct Hire** role.

Pay: 90-100k per year with full benefits

Job Details:

The Manager, Manufacturing Planning maintains a holistic view of manufacturing activity for the operating site, ensuring manufacturing planning functions as the control tower providing all planning and reporting required to enable operational success; maximizing OTIF performance and customer satisfaction by managing the creation, maintenance, and evaluation of all manufacturing plans, and proposing and escalating required management interventions addressing constraints and trends across all facets of manufacturing planning and performance. This role leads the site planning function and is responsible for continuously assessing and improving the capability and robustness of all planning processes in a low volume/high mix make to order environment to effectively operate and minimize risk to the business while maximizing operational performance and stakeholder satisfaction throughout the site and network. Operates cross-functionally to actively shape and drive the development and execution of metrics, analyses, new process implementation, and process improvement. This is a managerial role, typically for a single site, and reports to the network Sr. Planning Manager.

Key Responsibilities:

+ Develop, administer, maintain, and improve end-to-end manufacturing planning processes including, but not limited to, supply planning, master scheduling, capacity planning, and operational reporting. Lead planning in the evolution from disparate planning tools to a fully integrated systems approach, recognizing short and mid-term gaps and vulnerabilities, and mitigating associated risks by rapidly standing up interim processes until more mature processes are in place.

+ Develop and maintain planning and operational KPIs such as lead time and OTIF measuring the operating health of the site and its ability to meet short-term and ongoing customer expectations and financial objectives. Alert cross-functional stakeholders and the management chain of command to all observed issues, their potential implications, and formulate, drive and escalate required countermeasures as needed.

+ Develop and administer planner and leader standard work within the planning function; standardizing best practices that ensure the site is provided required information and deliverables in a consistent, timely, and defined manner documented through standard operating procedures, detailed work instructions, and supporting job aids.

Key Attributes:

+ Manufacturing and supply chain acumen. Direct experience with a consistent record of demonstrating significant, quantifiable success and achievement in complex manufacturing and supply chain environments is essential.

+ Acts with urgency. Instinctively takes the initiative while thoroughly understanding and operating in the context of the big picture, key drivers, and what we can accomplish; relentlessly pursues rapid improvement and excellence over a crawl toward perceived perfection.

+ Owners mentality. Embraces accountability and maintains an owners mindset takes action: see something, say something, do something; protects and promotes culture, protects and grows the business, and develops others.

+ Business partner. Maintains a strong commercial orientation and a proven ability to partner with line managers and operating teams to drive and monitor performance and to develop strategic plans that elevate process and operational performance.

+ Leadership presence. Comfortable being uncomfortable, consistently displaying sound judgment, and a passion for excellence, with a solution focus, promoting process improvement across the site. Ability to interact with the site and senior management in a manner that instills confidence and respect at all levels of the organization.

+ Effectively Consumes Data. Good at identifying trends and interpreting data with a clear ability to connect the dots; understanding how behavior and decisions in any part of the system influence overall system dynamics. Examines scenarios from multiple perspectives and asks the right questions to gain additional insights, understands potential implications in a fact-based manner, and formulates and drives appropriate interventions and countermeasures.

+ Attention to detail. Displays accuracy and precision in the creation of all deliverables and in carrying out all facets of responsibility.

Basic Qualifications:

+ Bachelors degree in Supply Chain, Operations, Business, Industrial Engineering, or related field

+ Seven years of experience in supply chain or manufacturing planning and operations

+ Five years of demonstrated people management experience

+ Advanced knowledge in supply planning (Master Production Scheduling, Materials Requirement Planning, Capacity Planning) processes with demonstrated experience building, standing up, and maturing end-to-end manufacturing planning processes

+ Advanced analytical skills using purpose-built statistical software, i.e., Minitab or JMP, Access, or Excel including complex pivoting and data mining

Preferred Qualifications:

+ Masters degree in Supply Chain, Operations Management, or Business Administration (MBA)

+ Ten years of experience in supply chain or manufacturing planning and operations

+ Certified in production and inventory management or supply chain management; APICS CPIM, CSCP, or ISM CPSM

+ Lean, Six Sigma or Lean Six Sigma credentials; green belt or higher, ideally black belt or Sensei certified

**Why Kelly** **** **?**

Your engineering skills are in demand, but how do you find the right fit? Easy. With Kelly Engineering, our experts connect you with leading organizations where you can learn and grow, collaborate on innovative projects, and keep your skills sharp with top technology. Whether you prefer the variety and flexibility of short-term projects, or are looking for something more long-term, were here every step of the way to find your dream engineering job.

**About Kelly** ****

At Kelly, were always thinking about whats next and advising job seekers on new ways of working to reach their full potential. In fact, were a leading advocate for temporary/nontraditional workstyles, because we believe they allow flexibility and tremendous growth opportunities that enable a better way to work and live (plus, did we mention we provide a ton of benefits ?). Connecting great people with great companies is what we do best, and our employment opportunities span a wide variety of workstyles, skill levels, and industries around the world.

Kelly is an equal opportunity employer committed to employing a diverse workforce and providing accommodations for people with disabilities in all parts of the hiring process as required under its Employment Accommodation Policy. Kelly will work with applicants to meet accommodation needs that are made known to Kelly in advance.
Posted: 2021-09-13 Expires: 2021-10-14

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