The Computer Merchant, Ltd. SIOP Leader in Andover, Massachusetts

Reference # : 18-00743 Title : SIOP Leader Category: Information Technology

Location :

Andover, MA

Position Type : Direct Placement Experience Level : 10 Years Start Date : 03/09/2018

Description SIOP Supply Chain Leader

Andover, MA

Position Purpose

This position, reporting to the Supply Chain planning VP, will support the Supply Chain forecasting and planning function across one of the major Line of Business whilst driving the Supply Chain planning function, and associated business partners, through a complete supply chain transformation. This will include Forecasting, Replenishment, SIOP and Inventory Management; to deliver a safe, cost effective and reliable service to internal and external customer operations that supports product standards and strategic initiatives within the business.

The position will:

  • Lead and support the execution of a SIOP strategy that effectively supports and meets the company strategy, company performance objectives and customer expectations

  • Promote a vision of the future Supply Chain Planning function that can easily be understood by all business areas and divisions; especially sales and marketing.

  • Influence business partners on key aspects of strategic change required to execute the SIOP implementation.

  • Develop an effective centralized forecasting and planning strategy (SIOP) and facilitate implementation through the Executive leadership team.

  • Develop and implement an effective process to track slow and obsolete stock to effect reduction of inventory.

  • Develop and implement a centralized inventory control and management function to deliver reduced inventory holdings, increased stock turns and improved customer service (On Time Delivery, Back Orders).

  • Minimize company risk and maintain compliance in area of environment and health and safety.

  • Create, lead and educate colleagues in a rich agenda for continuous improvement focused on service and process improvement, cost reduction and driving revenue growth.

  • Educate colleagues and business leaders in technical supply chain planning (SIOP) requirements and translate benefits into business unit outcomes


  • Excellent leadership, influencing and change management skills in a multi-cultural environment

  • Solid background in Supply Chain, especially ERP and Forecasting Systems and ideally have exposure to the implementation of these.

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