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Associate Director, Operations and Supply Planning

Company: Carrier
Location: Bradenton
Posted on: April 2, 2024

Job Description:

United States of America
CABRA: Bradenton Florida 8985 Town Center Parkway, Bradenton, FL, 34202 USA
Carrier is the leading global provider of healthy, safe and sustainable building and cold chain solutions with a world-class, diverse workforce with business segments covering HVAC, refrigeration, and fire and security. We make modern life possible by delivering safer, smarter and more sustainable services that make a difference to people and our planet while revolutionizing industry trends. This is why we come to work every day. Join us and we can make a difference together.

About this role

The Associate Director leads planning for the North American business and global inventory management strategy for the Edwards Commercial Fire portfolio with a focus on meeting customer requirements to drive business growth. This role is accountable for planning inventory requirements, managing product flow, and ensuring company supply and order fulfilment goals and KPIs are achieved.

The Associate Director will work with sales, product management, engineering, and demand planning teams to understand demand requirements and liaise with suppliers, operations, and distribution to ensure product and resources are in place to meet those requirements. The role is accountable to ensuring customer fill rate, inventory turns, and supplier delivery metrics are achieved. It is critical that this leader communicate, root cause, and recommend solutions to constraints across the supply chain.

This position can be located remotely in the United States. Preferred candidate will sit near Palm Beach Gardens, FL or Bradenton, FL due to travel to the office.

Key Responsibilities

  • Collaborate and drive alignment with key stakeholders across the business including planning, sales, product management, manufacturing, distribution, transportation, and purchasing to ensure we have the right inventory at the right time in the right quantities to meet our customers' expectations
  • Ensure disciplined, robust cyclical supply planning process and procedures are in place and executed against
  • Sets and monitors inventory levels required to achieve service requirements for manufactured and purchased finished goods based on sku-level forecasts, vendor performance, demand variation and customer expectations
  • Understand and ensure plans are in place for customer and sales driven events outside of normal demand
  • Coordinate with product management and demand planning new product introductions and phase outs to optimize revenue and minimize E&O
  • Coordinate efforts with Strategic Sourcing and Quality to resolve supplier issues and partner with Strategic sourcing in developing programs to mitigate supply chain risks
  • Communicate to senior management, in advance, potential supply chain interruptions along with possible solutions
  • Participate in budget development including monthly, quarterly and annual sales projections
  • Recommend and execute process and system improvements
  • Provide leadership, communication, coaching, motivation, and recognition of employees to strengthen competencies to optimize team SIPOC and professional growth

    Required Qualifications
    • Bachelor's degree
    • 10+ years of experience in Demand Planning, Supply Planning, Inventory Management or Supply Chain
    • Ability to travel 30%

      Preferred Qualifications
      • Experience with procurement and sourcing contracts
      • Strong understanding of ERP/MRP fundamentals
      • Demonstrated problem solving skills with the ability to work under pressure
      • Management and team building experience
      • Excellent communication skills internally across levels within the organization and externally with customers
      • Competency in data-driven decision-making



        Carrier is An Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability or veteran status, age or any other federally protected class.

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