Clearwater Paper Corporation Sr. Supply Analyst, S&OP in Spokane, Washington

Develop and communicate the 18 month master plan, which integrates sales, case and paper production, packaging, capacity planning, including timing and integration of new products. Lead the monthly balancing review in the Sales and Operations Planning process with the objective of providing accurate forecasts, maintaining established finished goods, paper and packaging targets, meeting customer service goals, efficiently utilizing manufacturing resources and communicating plan within organization. Coordinate the successful business development, maintenance, and usage of the Value Chain Planning systems (VCP).

Develop and communicate the 18 month master plan, which integrates sales, case and paper production, packaging, capacity planning, including timing and integration of new products. Lead the monthly balancing review in the Sales and Operations Planning process with the objective of providing accurate forecasts, maintaining established finished goods, paper and packaging targets, meeting customer service goals, efficiently utilizing manufacturing resources and communicating plan within organization. Coordinate the successful business development, maintenance, and usage of the Value Chain Planning systems (VCP).

Supply Planning

  • Collaborate with Master Production Scheduler and Operations to establish an accurate 18 month supply plan at the mill/line level on a monthly basis (Master Plan)

  • Provide analysis to challenge supply plan

  • Collaborate with Supply Chain to establish appropriate run rates, machine and materials constraints and master data configuration to support the business requirements

  • Identifies converting units and paper machines that are over or under capacity and recommends appropriate action to keep production in balance with expected needs.

  • Develop and maintain key reports used in forecasting process

  • Collaborate with Supply Chain to establish appropriate run rates, machine and materials constraints and master data configuration to support the business requirements

  • Utilize VCP system to build annual production volume budget

Sales and Operations Planning Support

  • Facilitate monthly meetings, as designated in the Sales and Operations Planning process; leading to sign off of the regional level outlook by S&OP, Manufacturing, Sales, and Finance

  • Facilitate monthly meetings with Planning teams to communicate longer term plans that feed into the master scheduling process (master plan to master schedule)

  • Partner with and coordinate activity across the sales, manufacturing and distribution network to insure overall success in implementing plans

  • Provide support to Sales and Operations Planning process as the key resource for sales/customer/production/inventory data

  • Develop and manage supply reports to track key performance indicators (KPIs)

  • Understand and communicate supply and demand impact on capacity

  • Work with the organization to drive capacity decisions, including detailed line level capability constraints and RFQ’s/promotion planning

Supply Chain Support

  • Facilitate communication between operations and supply chain in support of major S&OP initiatives

  • Provide input to sales/manufacturing/scheduling to resolve issues, improve systems, and meet business objectives

  • Collaborate with Supply Chain to establish appropriate inventory targets, stocking policies, and master data configuration to support the business requirements

  • Lead continuous improvement initiatives to improve processes and systems

Education/Experience

  • Bachelor’s degree in business or related field

  • 5 years’ experience with forecasting, supply planning, inventory management, or business analytics

  • Supply Planning (CSCP) or Inventory Management (CPIM) certifications preferred

Skills/Abilities

  • Excellent analytical and organizational skills with an attention to accuracy and detail

  • Strong written and verbal communication and presentation skills

  • Advanced computer skills; ERP system experience, Microsoft Office (Excel, PowerPoint, Outlook)

  • Experience with data analytic tools e.g. Tableau; Power BI

Illustrative Essential Functions

  • Office and Mill environment

  • Personal Protective Equipment required in mill environment

Req No.: 2018-3304

External Company Name: Clearwater Paper

External Company URL: http://www.clearwaterpaper.com

Street: 601 West Riverside Ave