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Director, SiOP Demand Planning

Company: Allegro MicroSystems, LLC
Location: Manchester
Posted on: September 22, 2022

Job Description:

At Allegro we flex. -Flex@Allegro -is our approach to hybrid working that empowers managers and their team members to decide where and when work will be done. Ask what -Flex@Allegro -can mean for you.Objective: Being part of the SiOP (Sales, Inventory, and Operations Planning) leadership team focusing on the Demand Planning: Work closely with Executives, Sales, Business Units, Marketing, and Business Intelligence teams to develop the overall demand allocation and requirements into the SiOP process; Work closely with Supply Planning team on constraints and supply options for the optimized demand profile to support customers' needs; Develop the inventory requirement plan based on market trend and intelligence to enhance customer satisfaction; Deliver the optimized demand signal into the SiOP process with all parties' inputs and interests covered; Create Demand scenarios into the SiOP process when needed; Develop and report Demand accuracy in the SiOP process; Implement statistical analysis and demand sensing methodology in the Demand Planning process; Ensure a closed loop SiOP process with thorough communication to related partiesResponsibilities:

  • Forecast accuracy methodology and reporting
  • Manage, administrate, and enhance the demand management process and tools with related business process owners; Finalize the demand signal passed to Supply Planning and in the SiOP process, including demand scenario planning when needed;
  • Ensure all demand elements are included in the SiOP process; Coordinate the demand pass activities with SiOP Supply Planning & SC Planning teams
  • Lead and develop a robust demand forecast process aligning with BIT, BU, Sales, and Marketing expectations in an analytical and demand sensing driven process. Lead the consensus demand process to incorporate forecast assumptions, risk, and opportunities. Challenge assumptions based on available market data, statistics, market trends, order patterns and dynamics to form the consensus demand forecast process.
  • Coordinate demand priority with Sales/ BU and ensure clear signals are passed to Supply Planning; Ensure system demand priority setup follows the decision accordingly
  • Work with BIT, BU, and Sales on projects such as NPI, obsolescence, F/G transitions to ensure time-phased events are correctly reflected and included in the SiOP process.
  • Coordinate with Supply Planning on OP's projects such as new Work Center transition, EOL, Strategic sourcing decision, etc. and rules & limitations into the SiOP process
  • Fully incorporate demand categories into the demand planning process and provide recommendations on forecast opportunities and risks to maximize business performance
  • Adhere to Demand Planning process under the SiOP Business Process procedure.
  • Lead continuous improvement efforts to advance the Demand Planning and SiOP process capabilities
  • Implement Inventory target management in the SiOP process
  • Manage Demand Planning Analysts (supporting Sales & BU) and participate in the end to end SiOP process and lead Demand Planning discussion
  • Develop and implement regular demand review with BU & Sales for the statistical analysis process, determine the optimized the demand signal for Supply Planning
  • Fully understand of the Supply Operations to coordinate activities with cross-functional teams for issues resolutions -
  • Develop and implement demand allocation process with BIT, BU, Sales and Supply Chain when supply constraints exist;
  • Manage and implement demand frozen/trade-off/ open windows in mutually agreed policy with Supply Planning Team.
  • Facilitate customer escalation issue solutions via demand planning process when applicable
  • Incorporate SiOP decisions into the demand planning process
  • Ensure the optimized business plan from the SiOP meeting in DP and MRP II systems for executionDeliverables:
    • Develop, Report, and Maintain monthly forecast accuracy and forecast bias metrics
    • Drive improvements on forecast accuracy and align with BIT by identifying and proposing solutions to improve demand forecast accuracy and customer satisfaction.
    • Deliver a Robust Demand Planning process into the end to end SiOP process
    • Deliver a single optimized demand signal into the SiOP process for Supply Planning, as well as OP's execution
    • Coordinate with Supply Planning on delivering demand scenarios when needed in the SiOP process
    • Deliver the Optimized demand signal into the SiOP process for maximizing ALGM's customer satisfaction and financial performance
    • Inventory target determination and implementationMetrics
      • Forecast Accuracy
      • Customer backlogs and delinquencies
      • Inventory turns performance
      • Customer LineDown/ stock out summary
      • CRD On-Time DeliveryRACI:Responsible for
        • Forecast Accuracy
        • Demand priority settings in SiOP process
        • Demand scenarios in SiOP process
        • Time-phased demand elements in SiOP process
        • SiOP calendar and activities
        • Premium freight caused by demand errorAccountable for
          • Demand Planning process and continuous improvement
          • Consensus demand signal into the SiOP process
          • Forecast analytics and demand sensing
          • Inventory targets in SiOP process
          • Demand review process with cross functional teams
          • Demand signal frozen/trade-off/ open windows in the SiOP process
          • SiOP decision implementation related to Demand PlanningConsult for
            • Customer escalation issues
            • Supply constraint trade-off
            • Customer allocationInformed for
              • Supply sourcing rules and limitation
              • Customer scorecards
              • Financial performanceEducation: Minimum BA/BS degree in Supply Chain Management or related field of studyCdertification:
                • APICS certification preferred
                • Six Sigma Green / Black Belt Certification preferredExperience:
                  • 10+ years' experience in SiOP and/ or Demand Planning, preferred in the semiconductor industry;
                  • 7+ years of proven managerial experience
                  • Experience in leading projects on a cross-functional/ global organization environment with continuous improvements mindset and disciplined approaches
                  • Strong supply chain knowledge with proven experience on building, ramping, and maturing demand planning processes in a global/matrixed organization.
                  • Change management experience and ability to lead through and implement changes in a rapid growth environment
                  • An Influential leader with the ability to work across a large and culturally diversified organizationSkills:
                    • High proficiency with Microsoft Office Suite, including PowerPoint presentation.
                    • Proficient with enterprise systems: ERP (SAP/ Oracle); MRP (SAP IBP/ Kinaxis-Rapid Response); Demand Planning (Kinaxis, SAP, or similar)
                    • Ability to coordinate and drive activities in a multi-functional group team environment
                    • Self-Motivated and high level of interpersonal skills with details oriented and data quality conscious mindset
                    • Strong data analytic skills
                    • Well rounded presentation skills to communicate up and down in the organizationAt Allegro, we are committed to providing a harassment-free environment of mutual respect to fuel innovation through inclusive thought collaboration. -Allegro is an Equal Opportunity Employer and -does not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, color, sex, gender identity, sexual orientation, age, physical or mental disability, national origin, veteran status, parental status, or any other basis covered by appropriate law. -Allegro makes hiring decisions based solely on qualifications, merit, and business needs at the time.

Keywords: Allegro MicroSystems, LLC, Manchester , Director, SiOP Demand Planning, Executive , Manchester, New Hampshire

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