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Company: Elkay
Location: Downers Grove
Posted on: April 6, 2021

Job Description:


  • I'm proud to work for Elkay.
  • The company invests in my success.
  • I do work that makes a difference.
  • I love my co-workers.
  • I feel like part of a family.When you come to work for Elkay, that is exactly what you will experience.Elkay is a thriving, values-driven company focused on doing the right things so we can be in business forever. We're financially-stable and family-owned, with an enduring reputation for ethics, integrity, giving back, and providing an engaging, inclusive environment where careers flourish and grow.--At Elkay, we never forget that our strength lies in our people. Our employees are the driving force behind Elkay's superior quality, product ingenuity, and exceptional customer experience. Our commitment to our people and their professional development is a recipe for success that has fueled our growth from a three-person shop in 1920 to one of today's leading international suppliers of plumbing, water delivery, and branded commercial interiors.If you're ready to join a company where everything you do makes a difference and you go home proud at the end of each day, talk to us about joining the Elkay family! Elkay Interior Systems (EIS) is a global interior design and manufacturing company, offering an array of design, build, and installation services to the restaurant, retail, education, and hospitality markets. EIS simplifies the complicated. By leveraging insights gained from working with global brands, we cultivate environments that are dynamic and profitable, designing experiences customers will remember. We are thinkers, designers, and builders, crafting extraordinary environments. Due to growth and expansion, we have an exciting NEW opportunity available! The Director, Global Planning and Analytics for Elkay Interior Systems, North America is accountable for the design, execution and effectiveness of the Global Demand, Supply, Transportation and Production planning process, as well as regional to global S&OP. The Director, Global Planning and Analytics will support all Elkay Interior Systems (EIS) regions and business areas and is responsible for the necessary metrics, reports and processes. Will also maintain close relationships with customer facing functions to best anticipate, sense and/or shape demand. Manage a team of Demand, Supply, and S&OP managers and their direct reports.Specific duties include:
    • Develop, deploy and operate the Business unit S&OP process aligning business objectives, sales forecasts and customer orders with all areas of our business.
    • Develop and deploy forecasting models that consider both repeatable and custom order demand.
    • Plan production requirements across internal manufacturing and external supplier capabilities.--
    • Link customer demand with transportation planning / optimization.
    • Create and manage supply chain optimization process, defining best / lowest cost options and insure reliability of supply.
    • Provide ongoing development and operations of supply chain analytics covering inventory, sales, cost, manufacturing and freight management subject areas.
    • Develop and oversee the Production Plan to match customer demand.
    • Minimize risk of exposure to excess Finished Goods inventory to include monitoring and reporting on inventory expiration dates.
    • Manage and control material inventory including controlling excess, insufficient, or deficient materials, which may require working with customer, Engineering, Quality, Program Managers, Finance, suppliers, or other external vendors.
    • Meet deadlines to avoid material shortages and delays on assigned task from management.
    • Ensure that material requirements are available to support production schedules by working closely with production planning, buyers, and engineering to ensure that the needed material is on time and meets necessary requirements.
    • Oversee business and supply chain planning for NPI launches, customer expansion, EOP and transition planning, financial opportunity and risk mitigation planning, inventory management strategy, and optimization of planning processes.
    • Manage and oversee multi-node global planning with multiple manufacturers and parallel product manufacturing planning strategies.
    • Conduct cross-functional collaboration with Logistics, Demand Forecasting, FP&A cash forecasting, Global Sourcing, Operations Manufacturing, and Product Development.
    • Oversee Finished Good Inventory Days on Hand, channel inventory projections, and cash conversion cycles inputs.Qualifications:
      • Bachelor's degree in Statistics, Supply Chain, Engineering, or related area of study is required. Graduate level experience is a plus.
      • Industry recognized supply chain certifications (CPIM, Six Sigma Etc.) preferred.
      • 10+ years of experience in Planning (Forecasting, Supply planning, Supply Chain Optimization, Transportation or production planning) is required.
      • 5+ years previous leadership and direct management experience essential. Serve as supportive leader, demonstrating empathy, and helping team to develop and grow their skills and capabilities.
      • Experience in material and inventory management a must.
      • Experience in managing multi-level forecasting required.
      • Experience in developing and executing transportation optimization solutions / options required.
      • Experience with large / complex SKU counts a must.
      • Experience with advanced planning tools and methodologies essential.
      • Specific experience in Quick Serve Restaurant (QSR), Hospitality or Furniture industry preferred.
      • Ability to travel 30-50% of the time required, with extended trips to Mexico, Vietnam, China, and South East Asia. EOE/M/F/D/V/SO Posted 2 Days Ago Full time REQ-014759 About Us Elkay Manufacturing Company turns 100! Founded on the north side of Chicago in 1920, Elkay has been making innovative products and delivering exceptional customer experiences for one hundred years. As we head into our second century, we will be taking time throughout the year to pause and reflect upon all that has changed, all we have accomplished, and the many hundreds of people that have made this company something to truly be proud of. For example, while proud to be America's No. 1 selling kitchen sink company, Elkay expanded its commercial offerings more than four decades ago, and today delivers faucets, water coolers, drinking fountains, Smartwell Water Delivery Systems, and the award-winning ezH2O bottle filling stations, in addition to world-class stainless steel and quartz sinks. Our Elkay Interior Systems business is a global leader in the design and buildout of branded retail environments for leading global brands. Elkay Commercial Systems provides stainless steel products for commercial kitchens around the globe. What makes Elkay special is our people and our culture. Many companies have core values that are enshrined in their annual reports, and posted in frames on their walls. But few companies embrace and live their values quite as Elkay does. On any given day, you'll hear employees quoting them in meetings, as the rationale for why they make business decisions. One of Elkay's core values is--"We are in Business Forever."--We are family-owned and believe our people and business partners are an extension of our family. Like your family, Elkay has values and traditions that endure, and help us live up to this lofty goal. Examples include our commitment to sustainability and giving back to our community. Our water delivery products have helped keep over 20-billion plastic bottles out of landfills. Over the past decade, Elkay and our employees have donated over $3.8-million to worthy causes in the communities where we work and live. Utilizing their paid volunteer time off, Elkay employees have donated countless thousands of hours serving those in need in their communities. Our conservation and sustainability efforts reflect our concern for the future and our commitment to building a better world. To learn more about Elkay's corporate responsibility efforts, visit . When we say "Our Strength is in Our People," we recognize that Elkay's employees are at the heart of everything we have ever accomplished. Through their bright minds, we've developed many breakthrough innovations that have shaped the way we live in this country and around the world. Through their clever hands, strong bodies and deep, unwavering commitment to quality, we've risen to a place of recognition and respect in the community and in the markets we serve. We would be remiss, as we pause to consider the past 100 years of success, not to mention our profound gratitude for each and every one of our people that have been a part of Elkay through the years. We hope you'll consider joining us and sharing 100 years of great adventures yet to come. Headquartered in Downers Grove, Illinois, today, Elkay employs over 2,500 employees worldwide, working from 21 locations across the U.S., China, Mexico, Austria and Cyprus. We hope you'll visit our website and learn more about Elkay at . Suggested Jobs DIRECTOR, GLOBAL STRATEGIC SOURCING - ELKAY INTERIOR SYSTEMS, NORTH AMERICA Sr. Manager Financial Planning and Analysis for Elkay Interior Systems, North America Global Procurement and Sourcing Intern - Summer 2021

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