USG Corporation Supply Planning Manager in Chicago, Illinois


This 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, and items to ensure USG’s supply network satisfies customer demand at the lowest optimal cost.


- 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 and execution for Oracle ERP, legacy software transitioning, business intelligence development, and technology roadmaps. Note: Position Midpoint may be adjusted based on the qualifications of the candidate


_Required Skills_ - Excellent analytical and problem-solving skills. - Excellent interpersonal and communication skills (written and verbal). - Ability to manage and summarize data in a clear, concise manner at the right level of detail. - Ability to manage cross-functional relationships at all levels of the organization. - Strong project management ability and expert process development skills. - Advanced knowledge of supply planning and sales & operations planning methodology. - Ability to develop and implement functional strategies and tactics to meet objectives. - Experience with Microsoft Office products, advanced Microsoft Access and Excel user. - Experience with Business Intelligence Analytical tools and Oracle databases. Experience with Oracle eBusiness, Advanced planning applications, and Tableau preferred.

_COMPETENCIES/SKILLS_ Indicate the career level for this position by clicking / checking the appropriate box: Professional Manager Business Leader Executive _ _ Partnerships and Collaboration · Addresses external stakeholder needs and concerns in a timely manner within own area of responsibility.
· Seeks to understand internal / cross-functional teams’ priorities and working styles and manages interactions across levels and functions smoothly. · Recognizes group dynamics and modifies one’s won communication style to suit different situations and audiences. Writes and speaks in a clear and concise manner.

Ownership and Results · Takes personal responsibility for completing assigned activities and thinks beyond conventional approaches to provide high-quality work/service.

· Takes responsibility to ensure that the quality of work meets the expectations of internal and external customers

· Demonstrates enthusiasm to achieve results. Using sound judgment and decision making, consistently reaches quality outcomes on time and without error.

Critical Thinking · Understands functional strategy and objectives and clarifies with manager to ensure alignment with job responsibilities and goals · Asks open-ended questions to clarify underlying issues and identifies and escalates issues promptly and appropriately · Multi-tasks and prioritizes work according to shifting goals to accomplish own responsibilities

Focus on Customer and Market · Invests time to understand the needs of internal/external customers and how USG products and services can meet those needs · Demonstrates basic understanding of current market and competitive landscape in which USG operates · Willingly shares information, materials and know-how to contribute to and achieve common objectives amongst team members

*_Education_* · B.A. or B.S degree (Business; Engineering, Supply Chain; or related field) required. *_Experience_*

5 years relevant Supply Planning, Demand Planning, Capacity Planning, or Network Optimization Planning experience__

Job: *Logistics

Organization: *Corp-Logistics-140-7

Title: Supply Planning Manager

Location: Illinois-Chicago

Requisition ID: HQ 11181

We are an Equal Employment Opportunity Employer and do not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, gender, national origin, age, non-disqualifying physical or mental disability, sexual orientation, transgender status, sexual identity, veteran status, genetic information or other criteria prohibited by law.