Manager, Sales & Operations Planning (S&OP)

ID: REF3516E
Job Type: Full-time
Location: Memphis, TN
Post Date: 1/1/1970

Job Description

The Sales & Operations Planning Manager is responsible for leading the planning process across the Evergreen Enterprise.  A key output of the process is the generation of a 24-month rolling plan. (Demand / Supply / Inventory)  This highly visible position is responsible for driving a consensus plan that meets customer and business needs.  The candidate will work collaboratively across all areas of the organization. (Sales, Customer Service, Operations, Supply Chain, Finance)

Key Responsibilities

  • Manage the global demand, supply, and inventory planning process across the business that directs production, inventories, and product mix
  • Develop and implement solutions to enhance the accuracy of the demand signal
  • Organize and facilitate appropriate S&OP meetings:  gatekeeper of action items and follow-ups
  • Work collaboratively with functional leadership to understand impacts of the plan and opportunities to enhance vision and value
  • Provide leadership developing business rules as well as oversight for master data setup and governance
  • Maintain and illuminate an effective KPI dashboard; highlighting variances and initiatives for improvement
  • Drive the execution of the supply chain between mills and downstream converting operations  (2 paper mills / 6 domestic converting facilities / 3 international locations)
  • Develop data driven inventory targets across each node of the supply chain to drive optimal inventory
  • Drive continuous improvement of the Sales & Operations Planning (S&OP) process to identify effective techniques to deliver results


  • Leadership, communication, ability to collaborate effectively across all levels of the organization
  • Demonstrated knowledge of supply chain processes and systems (S&OP, planning, inventory, logistics)
  • Project management and continuous improvement experience
  • Must be able to analyze large amounts of information, provide solutions, and communicate effectively
  • Demonstrated change management experience
  • Strong analytical and statistical skills and the ability to develop and implement creative solutions
  • Ability to manage effectively through influence
  • High level of proficiency utilizing Microsoft Office (Word, Excel, PowerPoint, etc.)
  • Solid knowledge of ERP systems as well as demand, supply, and inventory management systems

Education / Experience

  • Bachelor degree in engineering, logistics, supply chain, or related field is required
  • Previous experience utilizing SAP or related ERP system is required
  • 10+ years of operations management, production planning, supply chain experience
  • Previous experience utilizing Demand Solutions DSX or related S&OP system highly preferred
  • APICS certification preferred

Additional Information

The above statements are intended to describe the general nature and level of work being performed by people assigned to this classification. They are not to be construed as an exhaustive list of all responsibilities, duties, and skills required of personnel so classified.

Evergreen Packaging is an Equal Opportunity Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, sex (including pregnancy), sexual orientation, religion, creed, age, national origin, physical or mental disability, gender identity and/or expression, maral status, veteran status or other characteristics protected by law.

All your information will be kept confidential according to EEO guidelines.

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