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Energizer Associate Manager, Global Demand Planning and IBP Process Owner (Remote) in Saint Louis, Missouri

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Position Summary

This role is responsible for establishing global best practices and standardized processes for supply planning across all Energizer’s Global business. The Associate Manager, Global Demand Planning and IBP Process Owner will also create global standardization for supply planning master data maintenance and ensure overall health of the global supply plan. This role will direct each region to follow defined processes and utilize best practices for supply planning within IBP. This role will also assess and develop our IBP Subject Mater Experts. In partnership with IT and critical stakeholders, identifying opportunities for enhancement and supporting the development of business cases for adoption/implementation.


  • Advocate for planning excellence by driving adherence to standardized processes and maximizing utilization of our planning tool(s)

  • Has significant influence/collaboration within the Global Supply Tower overseeing the global supply plan performance

  • Challenge teams to continually improve demand fulfilment and maintain inventory targets

  • Development of standardized training tools and training resource control for planning colleagues globally

  • Assures leveraging of industry best practices

Specific Accountabilities

  • Provides indirect leadership to a global supply planning team of 65 colleagues across 4 regions, planning over 45K SKU’s and $3B in revenue

  • Oversees global supply planning processes through our monthly cycles of S&OP, ensuring each market adheres to expected processes and cadence of review

  • Prepares and presents summaries of global supply plan fulfilment and inventory targets to support the S&OP process, providing direction to prevent and eliminate deficiencies

  • Works with global planning teams to develop standard operating procedures for utilization of the IBP planning tool

  • Develops regional SMEs to assess the global supply planning teams’ utilization of the IBP planning tool relative to our standards, identifying training needs, and creating resolution plans

  • Stays up to date on industry best practices, particularly as they relate to the IBP tool and any associated upgrades or developments

  • Identifies opportunities for enhancement of our IBP tool and supports the development of business cases for adoption/implementation

Required Skills and Experience

  • Bachelor’s degree and 5+ years Supply Chain experience

  • Minimum of 5 years of supply planning experience, CPG preferred

  • Knowledge of supply/demand planning software tools, especially SAP’s Integrated Business Planning (IBP) preferred

  • International savvy, able to understand and be sensitive to cross cultural relationships

  • Strong interpersonal and business communication skills – both written and verbal

  • Strong analytical, organizational, and planning skills

  • MS Office products knowledge

  • Experience with leading ERP systems, especially SAP preferred

  • Experience in planning within a global CPG business is preferred

Preferred Skills and Experience

Strategic Thinking/Acting Strategically

  • Aligns day to day activities around broader organizational goals and objectives

  • Prioritizes resources based on the strategic objectives of the organization

  • Moves quickly to make decisions and commit to a clear course of action

  • Willing to take risks in order to maintain momentum

  • Shows a strong bias toward action

Teamwork/Building and Leading Teams

  • Shows enthusiasm toward being a member of the group

  • Leverages the skills and interests of coworkers to achieve goals and solve problems

  • Supports team decisions

  • Capable of leading and managing multi-cultural organizations in an international environment

  • Develops necessary talent and succession plans

  • Provides people with clear objectives and allows them to take ownership for their goals

Building Relationships/Influencing for Results

  • Effectively persuades others to see their point of view

  • Presents information and logic in a manner that addresses the audience’s interests, concerns, and needs

  • Builds and sustains excellent relationships at multiple levels within the company and externally with relevant stakeholders

  • Demonstrates excellent negotiating skills, effectively builds coalitions, and listens intently while proactively soliciting the views of others

Working Relationships & Environment

  • Reporting to the Manager, Global Demand Planning and IBP Process Owner

Come Join Us!

Energizer offers a competitive total rewards package which includes a range of health, well-being and retirement savings coverage, paid time off and holidays, and many opportunities to learn, develop and grow. At Energizer, you’ll have the opportunity to contribute and make an impact every single day.