Manager, Demand & Supply Planning

Superior Group of Companies™, formerly Superior Uniform Group, established in 1920, is a combination of companies that help customers unlock the power of their brands by creating extraordinary brand experiences for employees and customers. It provides customized support for each of its divisions through its shared services model.

Fashion Seal Healthcare®, HPI™ and CID Resources are signature uniform brands of Superior Group of Companies. Each is one of America’s leading providers of uniforms and image apparel in the markets it serves. They specialize in innovative uniform program design, global manufacturing, and state-of-the-art distribution. Every workday, more than 6 million Americans go to work wearing a uniform from Superior Group of Companies.

JOB SUMMARY

The role of the Manager of Demand and Supply Planning is to oversee SGC’s Forecasting, Inventory Management and Supply Planning of SGC products, fabric and raw materials for all product lines. This role works closely with the Global Supply Chain team and Operations to provide the best service to our customers while maintaining Best-In-Class inventory turns and optimizing cost and operational efficiencies.

The ideal candidate is analytical, creative, IT-savvy and possesses the ability to prioritize and juggle multiple projects and tasks and hold meetings with different stakeholders to drive processes forward.

ROLE AND RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Develops, streamlines and champions the S&OP Process for SGC at Corporate level
  • Leads monthly planning cycles to collaborate with Category Management, Marketing, Business Leaders, Sales, Supply Chain and Finance to adjust the forecast and reach consensus with all parties
  • Manages demand forecasts for new product launches
  • Oversees nearshore team of 2 – 3
  • Collaborates with Sourcing and Inventory Management teams to reduce risk, eliminate constraints and decrease lead times on key items by optimizing inventory flow
  • Creates and implements robust processes and industry best practices to drive forecasting accuracy
  • Partners with inventory planners to control inventory costs while maximizing the customer experience
  • Participates in or leads projects related to data driven supply chain optimization, planning system improvements, master data strategy and process automation
  • Utilizes exceptional problem-solving and communication skills to influence business, operations and technical audiences
  • Uses data and analytics to drive decision-making process across supply chain teams & senior leadership
  • Defines, creates and reports on KPIs which measure the end-to-end health of supply chain planning & operations

QUALIFICATIONS

REQUIRED EDUCATION/SKILLS/EXPERIENCE

  • Bachelor’s degree in engineering, industrial engineering, supply chain, logistics
  • Candidate must have basic supply chain, inventory, S&OP planning knowledge through work experience or coursework
  • 6+ years of professional experience in either of the following S&OP, supply chain planning, forecasting/demand planning, and logistics functions
  • Experience working in Consumer products, Apparel, Fashion and Retail industry desirable.
  • Hands on IT solutions exposure to ERP applications (such as SAP, Oracle, MS Dynamics, etc.) and Advanced Planning Systems is crucial
  • Highly Proficient in Excel, comfortable with large data sets

PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS

  • SQL a plus
  • APICS or SCM certifications a plus

COMPETENCIES

  • Analytical Thinking – Having the capability and the inclination to identify and synthesize information from diverse sources by looking for patterns in data, making connections between seemingly unrelated events, and understanding how different parts of a system are interdependent
  • Learning Agility – Discerning patterns in data, recognizing relationships between concepts, and rapidly applying learning from one context to solve analogous problems in different contexts
  • Creativity and Innovation – Tending towards divergent thinking and the propensity to question existing practices, challenge commonly held assumptions, originate new or radical alternatives to traditional methods, processes and products, and build on others’ ideas
  • Information Seeking – Possessing an underlying curiosity and desire to know more about things, people or issues; going beyond routine questions and digging for exact information to resolve discrepancies
  • Quality Focus – Managing efficiency, accuracy, completeness, and integrity of the work one produces; also recommending improvements in procedures to continually improve the quality of work produced
  • Initiating Action – Being a self-starter and taking a lead role in improving or enhancing a product or service, avoiding problems, or developing entrepreneurial opportunities; demonstrating a positive attitude toward getting things done and seeking additional responsibilities that may go beyond the scope of one’s formal job description
  • Time Management – Managing multiple responsibilities by being organized and keeping on top of important, time-sensitive tasks

 

**Along with a generous Compensation Package, the company offers an excellent Benefits Package, including Medical, Dental, a Defined Contribution Plan (e.g. 401(k)), Life Insurance, Long Term Disability, a Flexible Spending Account and Paid Maternity/Paternity Leave.

 

EOE AA M/F/Vet/Disability

 

Qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to their race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability, sexual orientation, veteran status, genetic information, or other status protected by applicable federal, state, or local law.

Location: 10055 Seminole Blvd. Seminole, FL 33772

Phone: 727-397-9611

Email: [email protected]

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The average employee tenure at Superior Group of Companies is 15 years and I’ve personally been part of the Superior Group of Companies family for 14 years. I am delighted to work for a company that provides such great job stability for their employees.

I’m proud to be part of such a wildly diverse team of talent. No matter how different our backgrounds and skill sets might be, each of us is appreciated for our contribution to our common goals. To me, that is truly the meaning of teamwork.

Superior is a publicly traded company who does business nationally… but here I’m not just a number. The opportunity for career enrichment is unlimited and my ideas are taken seriously.

Fashion Seal Healthcare provides cutting edge uniform programs and image apparel for our customers. It makes me proud to be part of a company that continually strives for apparel innovation, and is recognized for it within the textile industry.

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