Vice President, Materials Planning & Analytics

Large and growing US Home Textile company with sales to all major eCommerce and brick & mortar retailers is looking for a VP of Materials Planning & Analytics for their SE US Headquarters.

The Vice President Materials Planning & Analytics reports to the Chief Operating Officer and has overall responsibility for managing material purchases, inventory and forecasts to support the company goals and objectives.  The VP of Materials Planning & Analytics will be a hands-on leader capable of implementing projects such as improving forecast accuracy, inventory management, reduced lead times, and reduced costs.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Oversee/ensure complete, accurate, & timely updates to master data across ERP/Systems platform.
  • Manage the Demand Planning process including the S&OP cadence and related reporting, metrics, & meeting forums. Establish a statistical demand plan and reconciliation process with sales forecasts and financial plans.  Drive the S&OP monthly cadence and support the exceptions process
  • Collaborate with Procurement on Supply Planning to ensure alignment on requirements and execution
  • Establish a suite of Supply Chain reporting & metrics including Open PO & In-transit values and net change reporting, inventory, cashflow, forecast accuracy, supplier lead times, and others at the category, sku, and supplier levels


  • Bachelor’s or master’s degree in a related discipline such supply chain management, statistics, math, business administration, or other relevant fields
  • 10+ years managing demand, supply & materials planning and S&OP with 5+ years at a Director/VP level
  • Strong analytical and Excel skills with experience building supply chain dashboards, reports and metrics
  • Deep understanding of master data and supply planning configuration in Oracle, SAP & related systems
  • Experience defining and implementing ERP systems, upgrades, and supply chain solutions
  • APICS Certification preferred, not required

All Candidates must be able to provide work related references.

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