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Sales & Operations Planning (S&OP) Manager

Ledge Lounger

Ledge Lounger

Sales & Business Development, Operations
Posted on Wednesday, June 5, 2024
Job Type
Full-time
Description

Founded in 2011, Ledge Lounger Inc. (“Ledge”) is a pioneering luxury pool and patio furniture company that has set new standards in outdoor living. At Ledge, our Katy, TX headquarters serves as the hub for meaningful face-to-face connections among colleagues, igniting creativity and driving success. With a strong commitment to innovation, quality, and elegant design, Ledge has quickly risen to prominence in the industry. Experience the satisfaction of working with top-tier outdoor furnishings and accessories at Ledge. Our core values – Loyalty, Ethics, Drive, Grace, and Evolve – underpin every aspect of our business, and we're dedicated to fostering a positive and collaborative work environment where these values thrive.

Craft your career with an American original brand. Over the years, Ledge has earned numerous accolades, including multiple appearances on the Inc. 5000 list for fastest growing companies and the prestigious Global Award from Good Design, a testament to our exceptional craftsmanship and design principles. Additionally, Ledge has continuously appeared on Houston's 50 Best Places to Work lists for the past 6 years in a row. As we continue to evolve and inspire outdoor spaces worldwide, our passion for quality, creativity, and customer satisfaction remains at the forefront of our journey.

Job Overview:

As the Sales and Operations Planning Manager, your primary responsibility is to drive business operations acceleration of Ledge as we rapidly grow and scale up. You will play a key role in building, implementing, and facilitating customized Sales and Operations Planning (S&OP+) processes and Integrated Business Process capability across the enterprise to improve operational execution, growth, customer satisfaction, lead-times, and working capital. This individual will be a key player on the management team driving operational effectiveness across the organization and enabling Ledge’s scale up acceleration. At Ledge, your career isn’t just a job – it’s a journey of continuous elevation and achievement.

Key Responsibilities:

  1. Develop and Implement S&OP Process: As a Sales and Operations Planner (S&OP), your primary responsibility will be to develop and implement an effective S&OP process that integrates sales forecasts, production plans, and inventory management.
  2. Collaborate with Cross-Functional Teams: This entails working closely with cross-functional teams, collaborating with sales, marketing, production, finance, and other relevant departments to gather input and ensure alignment of plans across the organization. Collaboration with finance teams to align S&OP plans with budgetary constraints and financial goals is also part of the responsibilities.
  3. Demand and Supply Planning: This role will involve analyzing demand patterns, market trends, and historical data to create accurate sales forecasts. Coordinating with production and procurement teams is crucial to ensure adequate inventory levels to meet demand while minimizing excess.
  4. Monitor and Report Performance: This role will monitor and report on performance against established key performance indicators (KPIs) for S&OP processes, providing insights into any discrepancies or deviations from the plan. Utilizing advanced planning tools and software for accurate forecasting, data analysis, and decision-making is essential.
  5. Risk Management: Proactive risk management is essential in identifying potential disruptions to the supply chain and developing strategies to mitigate these risks.
  6. Continuous Improvement: This position is responsible for driving continuous improvement initiatives within the S&OP process, incorporating feedback and adapting strategies to enhance overall efficiency and effectiveness.
Requirements
  • A bachelor's degree in business, supply chain, technical or related field
  • Minimum 4 years of industry, CPG, or other relevant business experience
  • Experience in Power BI
  • Proven analytical skills, ability to create compelling fact-based presentations
  • Excellent communication and presentation skills
  • Ability to build strong relationships, initiate action, adjust to change and persuade at all levels, are key competencies of this role
  • Other duties as assigned

At Ledge, we value diversity and inclusion and are committed to providing equal employment opportunities to all individuals. We offer a competitive salary, benefits package, and the opportunity to work with a dynamic team in a positive and supportive work environment.

Salary Description
$90,000 - $105,000