SIOP Manager / Sales, Inventory and Operations Planning Manager

  • Job Reference: N6030-562S
  • Date Posted: 5 October 2017
  • Location: Marlow
  • Salary: On Application
  • Sector: Engineering, Executive Positions, Government & Defence, Manufacturing Operations, Transport & Logistics
  • Job Type: Permanent
  • Work Hours: Full Time
  • Contact: Sue Allen
  • Email:
  • Telephone: 01252 710215

Job Description

SIOP Manager / Sales, Inventory and Operations Planning Manager


Our client is located in Marlow and looking for an experienced SIOP Manager / Sales, Inventory and Operations Planning Manager you would facilitate the SIOP / Sales, Inventory and Operations Planning process for the business. Serve as SIOP / Sales, Inventory and Operations Planning project manager to drive cross functional participation, alignment and decision making. Achieve the objective of SIOP to reach consensus on a single plan for sales and marketing, manufacturing and operations, finance, and product development is realised. Documenting decisions, monitoring implementation, and conducting root cause and corrective actions as required.


As a SIOP Manager / Sales, Inventory and Operations Planning Manger your skills and qualifications will ideally include:

Relevant Degree.

Experience leading cross organisational planning processes.

Experience with decision analysis and prioritisation.

Experience of facilitating teams.

Experience in any or all elements of demand planning, supply planning, financial modelling, or business strategy.

APICS and/or NAPM affiliation desired; certification preferred (CPIM, CPM).


As a SIOP Manager / Sales, Inventory and Operations Planning Manager your main responsibilities will involve:

Facilitate the four week SIOP cycle with clear deliverables

Ensure decisions are communicated in a timely fashion each week that enable an executable and communicated plan.

Implement a process that monitors deployment and adherence to the plan, and decisions made with an escalation process for accountability.

Demand plan: Liaise with all contributors and stakeholders to maintain robust and accurate budget/forecast/pipeline and/or order book in both dollars and units by part family.

Ensure NPI and end of life decisions are integrated into the plan.

Supply Plan: Liaise with master scheduler to ensure supply plan is looking at capacity and inventory implications of the supply plan with scenario analysis integrated into the planning cycle.

Financial analysis: Liaise with financial community, and demand and supply planning teams to ensure proper scenario analysis is conducted to present and integrated optimal plan during the executive SIOP.

Pull together the presentations packs for each week, and distribute background information on critical decisions to be made prior to the weekly meetings.

Conduct rigorous analysis of end-to-end supply chain performance and delivery gaps for resolution during the SIOP meetings.

Provide analysis on trends, forecast accuracy, strategic stocks to optimise plan for lead time, inventory and efficiency.

Document, challenge, and validate assumptions in each of the weekly meetings.

Serve as an objective observer of supply chain performance for the site.

Continually seek and implement improvements to optimize site delivery coordination, efficiency and effectiveness.


SIOP Manager / Sales, Inventory and Operations Planning Manager

Location:  Marlow, Buckinghamshire

Salary:  highly competitive