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S&OP Manager PBU Consumer, LA

Date: Aug 7, 2019

Location: Akron, OH, US

Company: Goodyear

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S&OP Manager PBU Consumer, LA

Akron - OH


Primary Purpose of the Position

The S&OP Manager position reports directly to the Supply Chain Director PBU, LA. The position is responsible for leading S&OP and S&OE processes within Latin America with focus on achieving best-in-class planning activities (demand, supply and inventory planning), as well as managing the collaboration and analytics required in driving execution against plans.

Supports and enhances RvsCC and AOP processes.

The S&OP Manager is an integration point of SC with the sales and marketing organization, helping to deploy the PBU’s strategy between regional and country representatives.

The position provides support for:

  • Achieve financial goals:  EBIT, Operating Cash Flow, Working Capital, Cost
  • Achieve process excellence goals:  S&OP, Capacity planning, Forecast accuracy, Sales stability, Customer Service


Principle Duties and Responsibilities

  • Develop key relationships with Regional Consumer PBU representatives, Regional Supply Chain organization and Country representatives.
  • Manage the S&OP process – drive the cycle activities, consolidation of country data, review/monitor/reporting of performance against designated supply chain KPI’s in sales planning, customer service, inventory management. Ensure integration between sales, marketing and finance during generation and execution of operational plans.
  • Creation of regional control documents. Owner of Consumer S&OP decks and Soft Close documents

    Manage the S&OE process – drive the weekly activities, analyze and report ongoing performance against plan, setup and follow-up on required action items.

    Responsible for validation of requirements and confirmation signals on GSA. Ensuring accurate information flow between Go to Market organizations and supply sources.      
  • Supply Chain representative on Stage and Gate process for Consumer PBU.

    Use and maintain the Demand Planning software (APO/DP) as the primary forecasting system tool. Assure that LA product master data is updated. BPX for APO DP.

    Interact with production and supply planning to understand gaps and opportunities in product availability.

    Implementation of SAP MRP Planning process in LA. Business Process Owner for MRP

  • Provide recommendations for planning process improvement and performance improvement in LA countries. Share best practices between LA countries about using system, planning process or projects between LA Countries

    Deliver targeted levels of service to end customers in markets to support PBU operation.

    Support inventory strategy, target analysis (8 losses methodology) and IQR. Ensure LA inventory levels optimization to minimize Net Working Capital.      

  • Support Regional sales growth plans by driving supply scenario planning on a production constrained environment.     

     Support/enhance RvsCC and AOP process.



Education & Certifications

Engineering, Operations/Supply Chain Management, Administration or Statistical Degree  



  • A minimum of 8-year professional experience in Supply Chain area.
  • Experience on Demand Planning, Supply Planning and Customer Service.
  • Proved experiences in multinational environment
  • Advanced Excel is mandatory (macro, functions and VBA program).
  • Cognos, Hyperion, Tableau, SAP (AP0/DP/MRP) experience (desired)    


Knowledge, Skills & Abilities

Strong Subject Matter Expertise: Supply Chain, Mfg, Logistics, S&MKT. Strong Business Acumen; Demonstrated team Managership: Build strong teamwork within and across organization. Effective stakeholder engagement, interpersonal skills and communication: Build strong relationships with the senior Managers of the organization and external suppliers. Strong Strategic Thinking and  fluent in English and (Spanish or Portuguese). Knowledge in tire or other similar market (desired).





Goodyear is one of the world’s largest tyre companies. It employs about 64,000 people and manufactures its products in 47 facilities in 21 countries around the world. Its two Innovation Centers in Akron, Ohio and Colmar-Berg, Luxembourg strive to develop state-of-the-art products and services that set the technology and performance standard for the industry. For more information about Goodyear and its products, go to

Nearest Major Market: Akron
Nearest Secondary Market: Cleveland

Job Segment: Engineer, ERP, Supply Chain Manager, Manager, Supply, Engineering, Technology, Operations, Management

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