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S&OP Demand Planning Manager

Job location : Roswell, GA
Created moment : 05/04/2021 - 02:00
Job reference : REQ - 04264

The Company

The world leader in mineral-based specialty solutions for industry, with over 16,000 employees and over 200 sites worldwide, Imerys delivers high value-added, functional solutions to diversified set of industrial sectors, from processing industries to consumer goods. The Group draws on its knowledge of applications, technological expertise and its material science know-how to deliver solutions based on beneficiation of its mineral resources, synthetic minerals and formulations. These contribute essential properties to customers’ products and performance, including refractoriness, hardness, conductivity, opacity, durability, purity, lightness, filtration, absorption and repellency. Imerys is determined to develop responsibly, in particular by fostering the emergence of environmentally-friendly products and processes.

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The Position

S&OP Demand Planning Manager

Job Summary

OBJECTIVE: The S&OP and Demand Planning Manager aligns all entities of the organization (Sales, Business Development, Operations, Finance, Logistics) in order to ensure the delivery of mid to long term business objectives and increase customer satisfaction. 


  • Lead the S&OP Process for minerals in key markets:

    • Demand Review

    • Supply Review

    • Reconciliation 

    • Executive S&OP

  • Lead alignment of the Supply Chain between industrial assets (operations) and customers needs (sales)

  • Ensures data generated by functional stakeholders is suitable for the trans-mineral S&OP process. Initiates improvement actions if necessary.

  • Lead monthly reconciliation (Director & VP levels) and executive (VPs & SVP levels) meetings.  Driving the decision making process for the key assets of the business area.

  • Identify and remove Supply Chain bottlenecks over the next 18 months. 

  • Analyze supply and demand issues in key assets. Prepares all data, metrics and scenarios to be discussed during the S&OP Process and the day to day operational planning.

  • Review and monitor critical Supply Chain KPIs to evaluate the health of the business such as 

    • OTIF

    • Production Plan Attainment

    • Inventory of Finished Goods 

    • Backlog

    • Forecast Accuracy

  • Develop standard tools & processes across business areas, finding benchmarks and synergies to embrace performance excellence and customer satisfaction.

  • Close collaboration with 

    • Product Management - align the tactical day-to-day plans with business strategy in order to maximize profitability of the business. 

    • Operations & Industrial Support - align demand with production planning  

    • Sales - Sales Forecast 


  • Bachelors Degree in Engineering/Supply Chain related field

  • Minimum 5 years' experience in demand planning


Strong partnership to be built with:

  • Markets VP

  • Operational VP

  • Operational Hub Directors

  • Product Management

  • Business Planning and Supply Chain VP

  • Purchasing Directors

  • Logistics Manager

Position Type

Full time



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IMERYS is an Affirmative Action and Equal Opportunity Employer and it is our policy to not discriminate against any employee or applicant for employment because of race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, marital status, sexual orientation, gender identity, genetic information, disability, veteran status, or any other status protected by federal, state or local laws.

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