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Sr. Manager, Supply Planning


ASR Group

15d ago

  • Job
    Senior & Expert Level
  • Logistics
  • Baltimore

AI generated summary

  • You must have at least 10 years in Supply Chain, 5 years in Supply Chain Planning, strong analytical and ERP skills, and a Bachelor’s degree (MBA preferred). Excellent leadership, problem-solving, communication, and technical skills are essential.
  • You will lead a team, collaborate on long-term plans, oversee S&OP process, optimize inventory, support annual planning, and drive continuous improvement in supply planning at ASR Group.


  • Minimum of 10 years’ experience in Supply Chain, Consumer Product industry background preferred
  • Minimum of 5 years’ experience in Supply Chain Planning
  • Demonstrated strong cross-functional leadership skills
  • Must have strong analytical skills with keen attention to detail. Hands-on experience with ERP/ Demand Planning systems. Proficiency with MS Office a must. Experience with SAP and SAP/IBP a plus.
  • Education Requirements:
  • Bachelor’s degree required, preferably in related discipline.
  • MBA or equivalent advanced degree preferred
  • Coaches and mentors a team of regional managers, planning managers and planners.
  • Essential Capabilities (Knowledge, Skills, Abilities and Personal Attributes)
  • To perform the job successfully, an individual should demonstrate the following competencies:
  • Analytical - Synthesizes complex or diverse information; Collects and researches data; Uses intuition and experience to complement data; Designs work flows and procedures.
  • Problem Solving - Identifies and resolves problems in a timely manner; Gathers and analyzes information skillfully; Develops alternative solutions; Works well in group problem solving situations; Uses reason even when dealing with emotional topics.
  • Technical Skills - Assesses own strengths and weaknesses; Pursues training and development opportunities; Strives to continuously build knowledge and skills; Shares expertise with others.
  • Interpersonal Skills - Focuses on solving conflict, not blaming; Maintains confidentiality; Listens to others without interrupting; Keeps emotions under control; Remains open to others' ideas and tries new things.
  • Oral Communication - Speaks clearly and persuasively in positive or negative situations; Listens and gets clarification; Responds well to questions; Demonstrates group presentation skills; Participates in meetings.
  • Written Communication - Writes clearly and informatively; Edits work for spelling and grammar; Varies writing style to meet needs; Presents numerical data effectively; Able to read and interpret written information.
  • Leadership - Exhibits confidence in self and others; Inspires and motivates others to perform well; Effectively influences actions and opinions of others; Accepts feedback from others; Gives appropriate recognition to others.
  • Business Acumen - Understands business implications of decisions; Displays orientation to profitability; Demonstrates knowledge of market and competition; Aligns work with strategic goals.
  • Judgment - Displays willingness to make decisions; Exhibits sound and accurate judgment; Supports and explains reasoning for decisions;
  • Innovation - Displays original thinking and creativity; Meets challenges with resourcefulness; Generates suggestions for improving work; Develops innovative approaches and ideas; Presents ideas and information in a manner that gets others' attention.


  • Lead, mentor and motivate a team of regional managers, planning managers and planners.
  • Collaborate with the Sr Demand Planning Manager in the development of a mid/long term “game plan”
  • Lead the Supply Phase of S&OP Process. Identify capacity constraints or risks, provide recommendations to close gaps and coordinate cross-functional execution
  • Identify opportunities for improvement in the S&OP cadence, eliminating non-value-added activities and maintaining focus on a results-oriented approach.
  • Oversees inventory policies across distribution centers. Drive inventory optimization while maximizing customer service.
  • Support supply chain leadership in the development of the Annual Operating Plan.
  • Co-own service, inventory strategy and operating costs with Distribution to resolve gaps. Provide logistics requirement estimates for warehousing and freight operations. Collaborate with Distribution and Logistics to attain replenishment plans and execution across distribution centers while optimizing freight cost.
  • In support of the Supply Chain strategy, identify opportunities for continuous improvement as well as conceive and execute resulting projects. Quarterly / Yearly review of network capacity and execution to drive effectiveness of go-to-market strategy adjusting to business trends and dynamics


What is the main responsibility of a Sr. Manager, Supply Planning?

The main responsibility of a Sr. Manager, Supply Planning is to ensure the timely supply of finished goods to meet customer requirements for consumer products across the network.

World’s largest refiner and marketer of cane sugar.

Retail & Consumer Goods

Mission & Purpose

ASR Group is a leading global sugar company that specialises in the production, refining, and distribution of sugar and sweeteners. The company operates sugar mills, refineries, and packaging facilities across various regions, providing a wide range of sugar products to consumers, food and beverage manufacturers, and industrial customers. ASR Group's ultimate mission is to be the world's premier sugar and sweetener company, delivering high-quality products and solutions that meet the diverse needs of their customers while maintaining a focus on sustainability and responsible sourcing. Their purpose is to sweeten the world by providing sweetening solutions that enhance the taste and enjoyment of food and beverages for people around the globe. ASR Group is committed to maintaining the highest standards of quality, safety, and environmental responsibility, contributing to the communities where they operate, and continuing to be a reliable and valued partner in the global sugar industry.