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USG Corporation Manager, Supply Planning in Chicago, Illinois


This leadership position in USG’ s Global Logistics department is responsible for managing Sales and Operations Planning(S&OP) and analytical support for assigned product families to identify and drive demand-supply balancing issues to resolution. Scope covers multiple businesses, products, and/or key raw materials covering multiple plants, product families/ lines of business, items to ensure USG’ s supply network satisfies customer demand at the lowest optimal cost.

_KEY ACCOUNTABILITIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES_ * Lead monthly planning meetings, present plans and recommendations to cross functional senior management team, including translating operating plans into strategic operating discussions. * Lead complex cross-functional supply chain projects and initiatives, and efforts to analyze and resolve ad hoc operational problems. * Develop and execute supply chain and functional strategies to support business plans and corporate strategies. * Create monthly and annual supply plans and scenarios to meet forecasted demand for complex product families. * Incorporate business unit plans, product strategy, network optimization changes, new product rollouts, and other supply chain initiatives into the planning process. * Manage, prioritize, and coordinate day to day activities, training, performance assessment, coaching, and development for team of direct reports. * Deliver implementation of process improvements, system enhancements, and automation opportunities. Drive process efficiencies across functions. * Collaborate with IT partners to provide business leadership and execution for Oracle ERP, legacy software transitioning, business intelligence development, and technology roadmaps. * Sponsor Lean Six Sigma and Lean Management projects * Ability to prioritize multiple work activities simultaneously with a high degree of initiative. * Project management experience.


_Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities_ * *Required: * Excellent analytical and problem-solving skills. * Excellent ability to manage and summarize data in a clear, concise manner at the appropriate level of detail. * Excellent interpersonal and communication skills (written and verbal). Ability to manage cross-functional relationships at all levels of the organization * Lead efforts to prioritize multiple work activities simultaneously with high degree of initiative. * Expert knowledge of supply planning and Sales & Operations Planning methodology. * Supervisory experience leading and managing a team. * Strong ability to develop and implement functional strategies and tactics to meet business objectives. * Experience with Microsoft Office products, advanced Microsoft Access and Excel user. * Experience with USG DB2 tables, sales files, USG BI tools, Oracle databases. Experience with Oracle eBusiness and advanced planning applications preferred. _Education_ * B.A. or B.S degree (Supply Chain, Finance, Economics, or related field) required. *Years of Experience* * 5-10 years Demand or Supply planning experience. /EOE including disability/veteran/

Job: *Supply Chain

Organization: *Corp-Logistics-140-7

Title: Manager, Supply Planning

Location: Illinois-Chicago

Requisition ID: HQ 11319

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