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Manager, Business Process Solution - Planning, AP Supply Chain

Date:  Jul 5, 2021

Shanghai, SH, CN

Company:  Goodyear

Location: CN - Shanghai   
Goodyear Talent Acquisition Representative: JOHN MA  
Sponsorship Available:  No
Relocation Assistance Available: No 

Job Description:


  • Enhance / Enrich the current planning solution, to ensure the close-loop end-to end planning solution with high planning accuracy, starting from demand planning, supply planning (S&OP and S&OE), integrated business planning, planning and execution integration.
  • Assist planning CoE to improve the S&OP and S&OE maturity level, by implementing proper governance and adopting best practices. Work with CoE to adjust the planning solution to support rapid business dynamics if need
  • Work with IT to build / fine tune the planning solution, to ensure data consistency, reliability, and availability through proper governance and integration across planning / execution systems. Support and govern planning related technical improvement and technology deployment.
  • Identify appropriate planning solution / tool, to meet the planning requirement, such as Rough-Cut Capacity Planning, Production Planning & Optimization, Inventory Planning
  • Lead the digital journey on new planning capability building and solution exploration, such as demand sensing, multi-echelon inventory optimization, scenarios planning, automatic predictive analysis



Job Requirements:

  • Minimum 7 years’ experience in Advanced Planning Solution (APS) design / support / implementation for multinational company. Well-verse in multi-disciplinary SAP systems / modules. 
  • Completed full cycles end-to-end SAP APO implementation in a manufacturing environment. 
  • Good experience in SAP APO related ABAP programing, user exits. Debugging knowledge will be an advantage. 
  • Demonstrated project management skills in complex multinational, complex implementations involving various functions.           
  • End to end demand and supply planning experience is a plus
  • Deep knowledge in APS Demand Planning, Supply Network Planning, Production Planning / Detailed Scheduling solution design and implementation, especially on SAP APO
  • Solid communication, influencing and project management skill 
  • Highly analytical and detail-oriented on system and process, with agility on result driven and problem solving
  • Able to learn quickly and manage multiple assignments as required 
  • Demonstrate proficiency working as an effective member of a team, proactive in nature, fast learner, highly organized and positive attitude.
  • Ability to get "hands dirty" with business / IT details, while at the same time sticking with a strategic vision of where the organization is heading


Goodyear is one of the world’s largest tire companies. It employs about 65,000 people and manufactures its products in 47 facilities in 22 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

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