SIOP Senior Manager


Neenah Foundry Co.

Position Details

Full Time | Regular
This is a salaried position.
Salary Not Specified
Start Date Not Specified

Candidate Requirements

Bachelor’s Degree Education
7+ years

Job Summary

As the SIOP Senior Manager at Neenah Enterprises, you will have enterprise wide responsibility for helping create, execute, sustain, and continually improve demand planning and SIOP strategies. You will have the opportunity to work with a cross functional team of business leaders and planning process owners on our journey to world class performance through the application of demand planning/SIOP principles, tools, and methodologies. This position requires a hands-on experienced individual with a good balance of technical, business, and leadership competencies. This position will also require a significant level of independent thought and an ability to challenge existing strategies, processes and execution elements to ensure all functional areas adhere to the SIOP Process. The SIOP Senior Manager will partner with all business units and functional support teams to understand the effectiveness of the SIOP process and to drive continuous improvement opportunities.

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  • Manages demand planning and forecasting for production scheduling to ensure uninterrupted supply of customer products and maximizes efficient operations and production.
  • Oversees SIOP processes and monthly meetings.
  • Drives/sustains change within the organization through stakeholder management and develops/implements organizational-wide training sessions as needed.
  • Develop, implement, monitor and report on cross-functional KPIs to ensure effective execution, integration and performance of the new SIOP process.
  • Lead/manage the salaried production scheduling team.
  • Alignment and integration with Neenah Enterprises budgeting and financial processes.
  • Benchmarks internal and external best practices to identify and implement continuous process improvement/effectiveness initiatives.
  • Participates in shaping Supply and Demand Planning strategies, capabilities and processes to improve SIOP integration and performance.
  • Build processes and systems that result in a monthly 12-24 month forward looking business plan.
  • Drive consensus between cross-functional groups and leaders.
  • Continuously improve the monthly SIOP cycle including timeliness of the demand and supply plan submissions, robust alignment with financial budgets and projections and critical meetings such as Demand (unconstrained and net) and Supply Reviews.  
  • Act as key participant in the Executive IBP meetings.

This is not an exhaustive list of duties or functions and may not necessarily comprise all of the "essential functions" for purposes of the ADA. Job duties may change over time and additional job functions may become essential. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

  • Demonstrated leadership in leading teams and project initiatives required.
  • Ability to develop formal and informal relationships to leverage existing teams and workflow and gain focus on new areas of emphasis required.
  • Strong knowledge of SIOP and commercial business planning processes required.
  • Demonstrated ability to successfully manage change in the organization and to influence others.
  • Strong analytical skills and capable of using models for optimization purposes.
  • Project management/process improvement skills required.
  • Proven/excellent verbal and written communication skills required.
  • Prior experience in managing by influence across multiple teams/groups across an organization is required.
  • Background in process improvements, production or demand planning preferred.

This position description is intended to cover the most significant, ongoing job functions and competency areas. Successful performance in the role will require performing satisfactorily other duties as assigned.

Edu & Exp
  • A minimum of a Bachelor's degree in Supply Chain management, Accounting, Finance, or Engineering. 
  • 3 or more years of SIOP experience is required.
  • 7 plus years of business experience in Finance Planning, Supply Chain or Planning Management.
  • APICS certification is preferred. Must have understanding of end to end supply chain interactions and interdependencies.

Sedentary work. Exerting up to 10 pounds of force occasionally and/or negligible amount of force frequently or constantly to lift, carry, push, pull or otherwise move objects, including the human body.


Minimal travel is anticipated with this position

NEI is an equal opportunity employer and applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, veteran status, disability status or national origin.

Equal Opportunity Employer of Minorities, Females, Protected Veterans, and Individual with Disabilities.