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Senior Manager, Supply Chain Planning/S&OP- Management Consulting

Position Type

Full Time

Travel Required

Need based, if any


Hybrid/Travel to client sites/Remote




Full Time

Education Level

Bachelor's Degree

Spinnaker SCA, is now hiring for a Senior Manager, Supply Chain Planning/S&OP- Management Consulting

Duration: Full Time

Bill rate: Open

Location: Various cities in US

Job Description:

Spinnaker SCA is a focused supply chain services company that helps clients grow, manage risk, reduce costs, and improve customer service by developing world-class supply chain capabilities. Our services help clients develop the right supply chain strategy for their business challenges and implement the process and technology solutions to improve Demand/Supply Planning, Procurement and Sourcing, Logistics and Warehousing, and Reverse Logistics business performance. Spinnaker SCA has an immediate job opening for a Senior Manager in the firm’s Management Consulting practice with deep supply chain planning background as well as strong experience driving operational continuous improvement projects. Specific process design and transformation expertise related to S&OP, Demand, Supply, Inventory, and Replenishment Planning in retail, consumer products, and high tech environments is sought.

The right candidate will be someone who can manage both sales processes and project delivery to help clients drive tangible business results.  This position can be located in any major metropolitan region of the U.S.

Primary Responsibilities

Client Delivery

  • Service as a trusted adviser for senior executives at Spinnaker clients

  • Participate in consulting engagements as a subject matter expert for Planning and Operational Improvement project initiatives

  • Provide industry best practice knowledge for client initiatives in the Consumer Products, Consumer Electronics & Retail, Food & Bev, Grocery, Energy, Oil & Gas, High Tech & Semiconductor, Industrial Manufacturing, Medical & Pharmaceutical, and Telecommunications industry verticals

  • Perform the role of Project Lead, Track Lead or Solution Architect for client engagements.

Sales Support and Account Management

  • Support the opportunity and lead generation process for consulting opportunities for Spinnaker’s supply chain focused management consulting practice.

  • Lead the nurturing and maturing of client and prospect relationships

  • Support the development of sales documents including: Service Proposals, Master Services Agreements, Statements of Work, and Incremental project change requests

  • Support the development of marketing campaigns and collateral

  • Provide oversight for 1-3 current Spinnaker clients

Conduct project tracking and client management meetings for active clients

Practice Building

  • Take part in industry related conferences as a participant, speaker, or round table member in order to gain specific industry insight or establish credibility to improve Spinnaker brand awareness

  • Drive Thought Leadership through white paper development and publications

  • Development of standardized delivery implementation templates

  • Interaction with Industry Analysts

  • Maintenance of delivery repository for new and existing work product and practice aides

Resource Management

  • Support with the development  of employee goals and career roadmaps

  • Provide day to day to support to manage user activities and escalations

  • Provide employee mentoring to achieve both short term improvements and long term goals

  • Support employee community building activities

  • Support the recruiting interviewing and on-boarding process for new W2 and 1099 employees

  • Resource training

Required Competencies

  • Ability to take somewhat vague circumstances or client requirements and formulate clear project objectives and approaches and drive successful projects

  • Quantitative and analytical skills (financial analysis, mathematical modeling and statistics, etc.)

  • Strong problem solving skills (ability to follow a DMAIC process – define, measure, analyze, improve, control)

  • Strong written and oral presentation skills

  • Presentation abilities (up to CxO levels)

  • Ability to work and communicate well with all levels of an organization

  • Specific knowledge of common change management doctrines and best practices

Job Qualifications

  • Bachelor’s degree

  • Master’s degree desired

  • Strong functional knowledge (7+ years) of S&OP and Demand/Supply Planning

  • Broad operations management and continuous improve experience including manufacturing and distribution process improvement methodologies (i.e. experience with lean, six sigma, etc.)

  • Technology implementation experience (Blue Yonder, Kinaxis, o9, OMP, SAP, Oracle, Logility, etc.) This is not a technology implementation role; however the background knowledge is important to driving successful business process transformations.

  • Implementation experience in key client industries especially Consumer Products, High Tech, Consumer Electronics, and Retail

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