S&OP Manager

Impassioned by the goal of delivering high-performance products to both the professional athlete and the recreational cyclist, Cycling Sports Group encompasses several powerhouse Cycling brands, including Cannondale, GT, Charge, and Fabric. Cycling Sports Group is proud to present a truly unique and powerful portfolio of cycling brands to the market, continually striving to evolve through the very best products and service available today.

Woudenberg, Netherlands

Cycling Sports Group

<p><strong>Big companies don&rsquo;t make great bikes. Great people do.</strong></p> <p>Here at Dorel Sports, we help people from all walks of life make the most of their bike ride by creating some of the most innovative, easy to enjoy, and best performing bicycle products across multiple brands.</p> <p>From Schwinn, to GT, Fabric and Cannondale we make cycling products for everyone &ndash; and as cycling develops and grows internationally, we&rsquo;re looking for more great people to join us. If you enjoy working with a challenging, inspiring and forward-thinking team of likeminded people, then we may just have something for you.</p> <p>Our offices are located in various cities across the world, health insurance and personal welfare are taken care of, and positivity is most definitely encouraged. If you love riding bikes as much as we do, then we&rsquo;re already off to a good start. Let&rsquo;s see what we can create together.</p> https://www.dorelsports.com/

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Overview: Develop, lead and execute the business&rsquo;s S&amp;OP / SIOP (Sales, Inventory and Operational Planning) approach, yielding improved value/experience for customers and enhanced revenue/margin growth for the business.
Responsibilities: <ul> <li>Lead the establishment and execution of the CSG EMEA S&amp;OP process: Key leader for the implementation of all strategies and initiatives to ensure the S&amp;OP processes reaches and remains a benchmark process within the organization.</li> <li>Coordinate all facets of the S&amp;OP process to provide an optimum customer Service level and working capital performance as defined by the organization's business operating plans and strategic objectives.</li> <li>Ensure that the S&amp;OP process is supported by the right (global) data and systems to maximize speed and accuracy</li> <li>Collaborate with marketing and sales, to ensure the demand consensus process delivers an agreed upon, workable volume forecast (mid and long term); ensuring gaps and overlaps are addressed, scenarios are completed and issues appropriately escalated to meet business objectives.</li> <li>Ensure that the appropriate data is available and accurate to be reviewed at the S&amp;OP process meetings.</li> <li>Lead the S&amp;OP management reviews, prepare all data and metrics for review, identify gaps and scenarios that must be presented, guide final decision making on open items and trade-offs, and prepare escalations for executive review where appropriate.</li> <li>Facilitate the S&amp;OP executive reviews, organize the participation of key executives, ensure the correct data and metrics are available, present critical issues, risks and opportunities and drive decision making for all key issues.</li> <li>Liaison between the marketing/sales, supply chain, and finance teams on product life-cycle management initiatives (like development and commercialization of new products and SKU rationalization) and their link to S&amp;OP processes.</li> <li>Create the S&amp;OP minutes, communicate key conclusion to stakeholders and ensure follow up of the actions.</li> </ul>
Requirements: <p><strong>Essential Qualifications:</strong></p> <ul> <li>BS Degree in Engineering, Supply Chain Management or Business Management</li> <li>5-10 years of experience in demand management, planning, scheduling or other supply chain focus is required.</li> <li>5 years forecasting experience with an advanced forecasting system, demonstrated knowledge of ERP systems, SAP experience is a plus.</li> <li>Experience re-engineering and/or establishing S&amp;OP processes.</li> <li>Understanding of advanced supply chain concepts and their financial impact (inventory turns, cash flow and working capital) is required.</li> <li>Critical behaviors: analytical skills, independent thinker, external orientation, leadership across disciplines.</li> <li>Fluent in English and Dutch.</li> <li>High proficiency using Microsoft Office is required.</li> <li>High-end consumer goods experience.</li> </ul> <p><strong>Beneficial Qualifications:</strong></p> <ul> <li>Prior experience working for a global brand and multi-national business.</li> <li>A passion for mountain and road bikes, actions sports, and/or outdoor lifestyle.</li> </ul> <p><strong>Physical Demands:</strong></p> <ul> <li>Working conditions are normal for an office environment.</li> <li>Must be able to sit for extended periods of time.</li> <li>Must be able to use a computer keyboard and view a monitor for extended periods of time.</li> <li>Must be able to travel internationally for business.</li> </ul> <p>To learn more about Dorel Sport&rsquo;s privacy policy, please click here: https://www.dorelsports.com/eu-uk-job-applicant-privacy-policy/</p> <p>An applicant's personal information will be shared in accordance with our privacy policy; by applying for a position, you are accepting the terms of our policy.&nbsp;</p>