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Sales & Operations Planning Manager
Harley-Davidson | Milwaukee, Wisconsin
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Job Description

Auto req ID: 5587BR
Title: Sales & Operations Planning Manager
Job Function: Materials Management
State and City: Wisconsin, Milwaukee
Company: Harley-Davidson Motor Company
Full or Part-Time: Full-Time
Shift: Shift 1

Job Summary
From Milwaukee to Milano, and many places in between, our employees are essential to our success. We need people who wake up every day with a passion for customers and who come to work with the creativity and drive to make amazing things happen.

Join our Global Sales Operations team as a Sales & Operations Planning Manager. The S&OP Manager will provide leadership in the development and use of analytics required for effective decision-making and ensures accurate demand and inventory information is disseminated across the organization. In addition, the individual will lead monthly S&OP process balancing demand, supply, inventory, marketing, and financial positions to develop the go-forward company plan for that business that is incorporated into budgets, incentives, quarterly guidance, and monthly flash processes

Here's what you'll do:

• Effectively manage the sales and operations planning (S&OP) process for the global business over the operational timeline (next 12-18 months).

• Lead a team of global demand, wholesale, and inventory planners and collaborate closely with markets, supply teams and many key stakeholders.

• Own and communicate the demand plan, the supply request, and global company inventory positions at the unit, revenue, and margin level.

• Balance demand and supply and develop the operational plan for the assigned product family for the company.

• Lead the teams managing global wholesale inventory in all warehouses and market level wholesale allocation to achieve market level availability goals and enable the markets to achieve wholesale and retail plans.

Education Required
Bachelor's Degree Required

Experience Required
- Typically requires a minimum of 8 years of related experience.
- Well-versed in sales analysis techniques and have managed information system development projects
- Ability to clearly present information through the spoken or written word. Read and interpret complex information; talk with customers or clients; listen well
- High tolerance for ambiguity, strong leadership and interpersonal skills
- Demonstrated ability to prepare for emerging customer needs; manage multiple projects; determine project urgency in a meaningful and practical way; use goals to guide actions and create detailed action plans; organize and schedule people and task

Direct Reports: Yes
Travel Required: 0-10%

About Harley-Davidson

Harley-Davidson, Inc.operates in two segments: the Motorcycles & Related Products segment and the Financial Services segment. The Motorcycles & Related Products (Motorcycles) segment includes the group of companies doing business as Harley-Davidson Motor Company (Motor Company) and the group of companies doing business as Buell Motorcycle Company (Buell). The Motorcycles segment designs, manufactures and sells at wholesale primarily heavyweight (engine displacement of 651+cc) touring, custom and performance motorcycles, as well as a line of motorcycle parts, accessories, general merchandise and related services. The Financial Services (Financial Services) segment includes the group of companies doing business as Harley-Davidson Financial Services (HDFS). HDFS provides wholesale and retail financing and insurance and insurance-related programs to Harley-Davidson and Buell dealers. In August 2008, the Company announced the completion of its purchase of MV Agusta Group.

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