This position reports to the manager of Logistics and leads the North American Deployment Team. The deployment team consists of deployment planners and vehicle sizers who are responsible for ensuring inventory gets the correct location at the correct time cognizant of cost
This individual has daily deployment rituals and routines focused on executing inventory movements to deliver for our consumers cognizant of cost. Additionally, the deployment lead ensures the deployment team is tied into North America rituals and routines to drive agility in decision making. This rituals and routines are Daily CFR, OTD and more.
The deployment team lead is focused on improving North America KPIs that consist of; buffer bypass, truckload utilization, OS (Outside Storage) inventory, re-deployment log management, past due PGI/PGR, sub con deployment. Pending Actions on the Redeployment Log
Essential Duties and Responsibilities:
Responsible for inventory distribution across the NA network while taking into consideration network constraints and maximize service levels.
Manage distribution and vehicle load optimization for Finished Goods and Non-Finished Goods.
Reviews key performance metrics and service levels reporting and is responsible for providing root causes and actions for:
Deployment Supply Shortage
Deployment Gap to Safety Stock
Planned & Actual Deployment Above Max
Supports specific business unit (Pest Control, Home Cleaning, Home Storage, Air Care, LSB) S&OE inputs while driving continuous improvement efforts for the deployment planning team.
Required Skills / Experience / Competencies:
University Degree and 5-6 years of relevant experience or advanced degree and 3-5 years relevant experience.
Preferred Skills / Experience / Competencies:
University Degree in Supply Chain or Analytics.
People Management experience.
Ability to motivate others; keep teams working well together.
Operate in a dynamic and complex environment.
Experience gathering, organizing, and evaluating financial data to support business decision making.
Strong verbal and written communication skills; ability to communicate clearly and concisely with all levels of the organization.
Ability to work independently and effectively manage multiple projects at the same time.
Proven, successful track record showing steady increase in responsibilities.
Proven ability to work cross-functionally and make meaningful contributions to a team. Ability to influence, lead projects and effectively collaborate to achieve objectives and produce results.
Familiarity with SAP; APO, ECC, BW.
Ability to implement and drive rituals and routines.
Full time position based in Chicago, IL.
Up to 10% Travel.
Other duties, responsibilities and activities may change or be assigned
at any time with or without notice as assigned by the Manager. The job description
does not constitute a contract of employment and the position remains at-will.
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