S&OP Manager, Operations Research

Posted Date 4 weeks ago(2/20/2018 2:39 PM)
Las Colinas




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Purpose and Summary of position:

This position will require an experienced S&OP / SIOP (Sales, Inventory and Operational Planning) leader able to facilitate and drive results in a fast paced environment, leveraging their data science, strong interpersonal and leadership skills. Key to success in this position is the ability to develop, lead and execute the business’s S&OP strategy, yielding improved value/experience for customers and enhanced revenue/margin growth for the $3.3 billion revenue Acetyl Chain business. This role will be challenged with two areas of accountability:

  • Evaluating and improving the Sales, Inventory and Operations Planning (SIOP) process to improve demand predictability, customer satisfaction, profitability, inventory turns and working capital
  • Leading supply chain network optimization projects to minimize cost-to-serve while providing the desired level of customer service


Required Knowledge/Skills/Abilities:  


  • Experience in data science disciplins, statistics, data mining and predictive analytics
  • Experience with process optimization methods (BPR, Lean, Kaizen, Six Sigma, TQM, etc.)
  • Technically proficient with network & process optimization tools & software (Monte Carlo simulation, Lamasoft linear programming, etc.)
  • Project/change management as well as supply chain experience
  • Strong understanding of connectivity between S&OP/SIOP and business operations/objectives
  • Creative problem solver, fast learner & self-starter with strong work ethic
  • Superior interpersonal skills and ability to collaborate actively and work in a team environment
  • Ability to communicate and present to senior executives as well as build rapport with plant operations

Desirable Knowledge/Skills/Abilities:

  •  Experience in economics, operational research, quantitative modeling, statistical software and big data manipulation
  • Industrial or Other Engineering, Business Analytics or other Technical degree preferred
  • SAP & financial modeling
  • Six Sigma, Lean or similar certification preferred
  • Project Management certification preferred
  • Formal and informal relationship networks outside Celanese in improvement and/or project leader communities

 Required Yrs Exp:

  • 3-7 years 


Required Education:

  • Bachelor's Degree 

Application Methods:

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