S&OP Lead, Asia Pacific

Job description

About the Company

Our client is an established global chemical company. They are urgently looking for an S&OP Lead, Asia Pacific to join their team in Singapore.

Reporting Line

President, Asia Pacific

Job Responsibilities

  • Participate in the development of statistical models to optimize safety stocks without negatively affecting customer service levels.
  • Review and analyze the forecast demand versus actual demand, understanding changes and trends.
  • Collaborate with Sales and Marketing to ensure that the promotions, visible impact orders, and new product forecasts are included in the aggregate demand.
  • Notify Scheduling and Manufacturing of significant forecast or capacity changes in a timely basis.
  • Communicate with Manufacturing about promotions, new products forecasts, and launch timing updates.
  • Assist in the resolution of key supply-demand/service-cost issues.
  • Document assumptions, promotions, and adjustments to forecasts using Sales and Marketing teams’ input.
  • Analyze and upload timely and accurate forecasts on a monthly basis.
  • Facilitate monthly demand forecast aggregation, including consensus between functions and stakeholders.
  • Assist with the coordination, facilitation, and documentation of regularly scheduled planning meetings.
  • Review, store, and backup final adjusted and unadjusted statistical forecasts.
  • Create and drive continuous improvement of world-class demand planning and S&OP processes.
  • Measure, control, and improve S&OP plan accuracy through clearly defined metrics.
  • Lead network optimization process to mitigate costs and maximize service.
  • Develop capacity simulation processes to run sensitivity analysis for growth.

What they are looking for

  • Bachelor’s degree in Business, Supply Chain Management, or Logistics / MBA or Master’s degree in Business, Engineering, Supply Chain Management, Finance or equivalent.
  • 5-10 years of experience in Supply Chain (Demand Planning, Supply Planning, and Inventory Planning).
  • Strategic and tactical thinking - strong organizational skills in strategy.
  • Good communication skill - able to communication at all levels and execution.
  • Strong leadership skills - ability to lead, contribute, and influence others in a team-based organization.
  • Meticulous and detail oriented.
  • Able to start within short notice will be an added advantage.
  • Regional exposure is required, minimal travelling is required.

Why apply for these roles?

  • Our client is an established global chemical company
  • This S&OP Lead will play a key part of the Supply Chain team and the Company – your impact will be felt regionally and globally.
  • The company has a firm commitment to ongoing professional development and opportunities for career progression are excellent.
  • The company prides itself on its commitment to teamwork – you will be part of a highly collaborative team.
  • Their remuneration package is competitive with the market.