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Supply Planning Manager Consumer Kunshan


Suzhou, JS, CN

Company:  Goodyear

Cooper Tire, A Goodyear company offers an entirely unique work experience because no matter what your title is, you’ll play a part in contributing to the development, manufacturing and marketing of some of the most innovative tire products in the world. Cooper is a fun and exciting place to work, and we easily stand apart from our competition. We’re constantly on the lookout for motivated individuals who lead by example and inspire others to greatness. The opportunities are endless and the rewards rich for those who believe that job satisfaction and career success begin with a satisfied customer. Careers are a Journey…Come Ride with Us!


  • Lead the Kunshan plant S&OP. Ensure that appropriate processes are followed, relevant data and facts are brought to the table to make business choices and decisions using the S&OP forums.    
  • Drive the SOP/SOE discussion with sales and manufacturing together with Demand Planning Manager; plan the right tire at right time with customer request.
  • Lead the business initiative from supply planning side to support RTM/Online/OE and other channel service; build the inventory network plan, place the right tire at right location; deliver the customer service request.
  • Responsible to optimize inventory and working capital for Kunshan plant - ensure over max and under min inventory are within range to protect cash & service objectives.
  • Manage import/export to deliver customer request.
  • Continue to drive system capability build up, initiate the digital journey in supply planning, optimize the process and improve the efficiency. 
  • Manage team. Build team capability following GY core competency and Supply Chain technical competency, ensure to build the capable team to support business growth.
  • Manage and infullenc key stakeholders, IE, QTEC, production control and business to align the supply choice.



  1. Bachelor's or higher level degree in Supply Chain Management, Business or related degree
  2. 8+ years experience in Supply Chain, leading S&OP Process in demand and supply planning / inventory planning
  3. Well versed with Supply /Inventory/Deployment Planning and equipped with necessary analytical and subject matter understanding of the interfaces between demand /supply with customer service and logistics and distribution.

  4. Capability of buidling effective relationships with people at all levels, driving for change/improvement. Business sense towards data based decision making and can work in ambigous circumstances and has the ability to navigate through challenging situations using collaborative skills , subject matter expertise and communication skills

  5. Good scenario modelling and mathematical skills complimented with strong problem solving ability

  6. Project Management

  7. Self- motivated and independently seeks to improve business process and ability to deliver result under pressure.

  8. Sufficient English skills in business communication (listening, speaking, reading and writing) is mandatory .

Cooper Tire, recently acquired by Goodyear, is an Equal Employment Opportunity and Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to that individual's race, color, religion or creed, national origin or ancestry, sex (including pregnancy), sexual orientation, gender identity, age, physical or mental disability, veteran status, genetic information, ethnicity, citizenship, or any other characteristic protected by law.
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