Supply Chain Planning Manager
Our Minneapolis based client is a recognized leader in contract manufacturing both domestically and internationally. They pride themselves on the highest quality in development, manufacturing, and packaging. This amazing company is proud to have grown from a small family run company to an international base. Work/life balance, company culture and environment are top priorities. They recently had 100% on their employee engagement survey and are looking to add strong leaders help expand their business.

Our client is looking for a leader to help formalize their S&OP process, which includes long term (3-24 month) planning across demand, capacity and supply. While this is mostly forward looking, the person will be responsible for historical reporting within these areas. Works closely with other cross functional managers to support the long-term vision of the company. Manages supply chain planning staff. Subject matter expert in ERP systems. Requires planning, organizational, and problem-solving skills.

Roles and Responsibilities:

  • Builds, manages and leads the 24-month S&OP process across the enterprise.
  • Works closely with sales on forecasting and demand planning.
  • Manages and maintains the long-term capacity models for all lines.
  • Works hand in hand with the Sourcing Manager to ensure a consistent supply of material for production.
  • Provide supply chain analysis and reporting on all areas of planning.
  • Leads and manages a supply chain planner that handles the tactical planning.
  • Supports the executive team during the year end budgeting process.
  • Ensures the ERP is updated on a regular cadence and is accurate.
  • Develops plans to reduce Working Capacity of raw and finished goods.
  • Works with R&D and Sales to ensure new product launch dates are met.
  • Manages mid-year and year end finished goods inventory.
  • Key contact for department questions on ERP system & processes.
  • Responsible for tracking performance against plan; prepare & present reports to management as requested.
  • Develop and implement procedures to optimize workflow within department.
  • Develop & implement procedures to ensure ERP system is utilized properly.??
  • Cross functional collaboration and communication with Sales, Manufacturing, Quality and the Warehouse to ensure product is released and shipped in alignment with customer delivery dates.
  • Performs other duties as assigned.


Required Education and Experience:

  • Bachelors in Operations, Supply Chain or Business.
  • 5+ years in a manufacturing environment, preferably in a production planning role.
  • 3 + years supervisory experience.


About Versique:

Versique is a high-performance recruiting firm based in Minneapolis, MN specializing in interim solutions, direct hire, and executive leadership search. We believe people are the ultimate business advantage. Our experienced functional recruiting teams work within a variety of areas of expertise (HR, Finance & Accounting, Demand Generation, IT, and Engineering) and broad industries (Healthcare, Banking, Consumer Packaged Goods, Manufacturing, Private Equity, and Family-Owned). Voted as a “Star Tribune Best Places to Work” three years in a row by our employees, Versique is one of the largest and fastest growing staffing and recruiting firms in the Midwest. The Versique brand represents a powerful combination of “versatile” and “unique” as it hints at the concept of “search” in its pronunciation: ver-seek.

Versique is an equal opportunity employer committed to creating a diverse workforce. We consider all qualified applicants without regard to race, religion, color, sex, national origin, age, sexual orientation, gender identity, disability, or veteran status, among other factors.



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