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S&OP Manager (m/f/d)

Kriftel, Hessen, GermanyOperations

Job description

The Castolin Eutectic Group is a global leader and pioneer in wear protection, repair and joining technology. We produce and sell high-quality welding consumables, welding equipment and services. We enable our customers to achieve sustainable and resource-saving production by extending the service life of machines and systems and reducing maintenance and spare parts costs. We thus make a significant contribution to industrial sustainability.

  • Deploys a Best practice (Model Plant) process across Global Castolin Eutectic sites for a 5 steps process (data gathering, demand, supply, financial reconciliation and SLT).
  • Supports the facilitation of the sales and operation review with the consideration of demand and inventory
  • Works with and influences the regional/plant leadership team to manage & facilitate the decision to acquire internal/external capacity to balance demand & supply
  • Work with Sales, PLM s, Demand Managers and Commercial Managers in the areas of demand forecasting, capacity planning, and setting inventory levels to ensure a realistic and achievable plan
  • Facilitates cross functional activities to resolve demand and capacity imbalances before the operations are impacted and presents potential solutions during the S&OP meeting for approval
  • Conducts and presents 'what if' scenarios to analyze the impact of taking on additional demand before customer commitments are made
  • Creates a stronger focus on Sales, Inventory and Operational Planning (S&OP) with emphasis on long-term demand planning within customer services. Support implementation of the front-end S&OP processes, and adoption of new tools, at all Castolin Eutectic site
  • Ensures that the S&OP process is aligned with existing processes
  • Support the implementation and deployment of IT solutions to enhance the S&OP process efficiency
  • Ensure that the S&OP plan is converted into sales volumes and drives the financial forecast and that the S&OP plan is loaded timely into all site ERP systems to drive the MPS
  • Support the deployment of standard material planning & replenishment processes across the plant & supply chain to enable improved input to the S&OP process
  • Be responsible for administration and managing roles in Advanced Planning System and ensure the system is run in the most efficient way (i.e. support and updates)

Job requirements

  • Bachelor s Degree in Engineering or Business Administration
  • 3 years’ experience in S&OP management functions
  • English fluent – German is an advantage
  • Willing to travel
  • Location: Kriftel, Germany
  • Strong analytical skills with the ability to translate findings into actionable insights
  • ERP and advanced planning system user are a plus
  • Excellent communication skills and expert in stakeholder management on all organizational levels

What we offer:

  • Hybrid work
  • Being a key player in a digital business transformation initiative
  • An exciting and varied range of tasks and a startup like working environment
  • An attractive and performance-based compensation package
  • 30 days annual vacation
  • Very good connections to public transport and free parking spaces
  • Free fruits and high-quality coffee 
  • Corporate benefits
  • E-Charging & BusinessBike

Have we piqued your interest and would you like to play an active role in shaping the future of the Castolin Group? Then we look forward to receiving your application documents, including details of your salary expectations and possible starting date. Our HR department will be happy to answer any questions you may have in advance at +49(0) 1522 188 5736.


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