Director Operational Planning and Materials Job at Emerson, Mckinney, TX

  • Emerson
  • Mckinney, TX

Job Description

As Director, Operational Planning and Materials in McKinney, TX, you will report directly to the Global Vice President of Operations. You will lead the global process for Pressure Management that brings together information of major departments - sales, marketing, inventory, procurement, manufacturing, and finance - to decide how best to handle company resources to satisfy customer demand. This includes optimizing material availability and inventory levels, planning process, and training.

In this Role, Your Responsibilities Will Be:

  • Provide timely and appropriate Operational input for President Council, Board Meeting, & Profit Review requirements
  • Communicate SIOP strategies and deepen organizational contacts globally to build foundational knowledge
  • Comprehend and detail the Forecasts to Purchase Order process that starts with Sales / Marketing driven forecast and ends in purchase orders to suppliers at each site
  • Carry out a Plan For Every Part (PFEP) in Material Planning and work with site owners to establish rules and logic for all item master settings in the PEFP
  • Understand and document the process to develop the forecast & collaborate with owners to improve our process with available intelligence
  • Own the process of reporting of all global operations metrics that measures key operations and material management metrics
  • Familiarize self and develop tools for Oracle, SAP & others systems to drive efficiency
  • Own and facilitate various kaizen events when required to improve business performance
  • Act as an expert resource to sites needing in-depth knowledge of Sales, Inventory and Operations Planning, ERP systems etc.
  • Benchmark internal & external practice to stay update and audit current process as needed
  • Create and maintain standard work templates, tools, and logic flow for global use
  • Facilitate other special operations projects required to improve business performance

Who You Are:

You are the first to spot possible future policies, practices, and trends in the organization, with the competition, and in the marketplace. You consistently apply a business driver and marketplace focus when prioritizing actions. You analyze multiple and diverse sources of information to define problems accurately before moving to solutions. You model collaboration across the organization. You promote high visibility of shared contributions to goals. You articulate messages in a way that is broadly understandable. You define success in terms of the whole team. You use each team member's unique background to achieve team goals.

For This Role, You Will Need:

  • Bachelor's Degree in Engineering, Business Administration, Supply Chain or other related field
  • 7 - 10+ years' experience improving delivery and reducing inventory strategies to include SIOP, Lean and other Planning tools
  • Management experience at a senior level/able to empower and lead teams
  • Strong leadership, organizational, written, oral and presentation skills
  • Strong interpersonal skills; ability to get things done while working with cross functional teams and at different levels of the organization
  • Ability to travel domestic/internationally 25% of the time
  • Legal Authorization to work in the United States

Preferred Qualifications that Set You Apart:

  • Master's in Business Administration, Engineering or other related field
  • Experience (7 + years) in cross-functional operational workforce in Manufacturing Material Management
  • Previous Emerson experience

Our Offer To You:

We recognize the importance of employee wellbeing and know that to do your best you must have flexible, competitive benefits plans to meet you and your family's physical, mental, financial, and social needs. We provide, a variety of medical insurance plans, with dental and vision coverage, Employee Assistance Program, 401(k), tuition reimbursement, employee resource groups, recognition, and much more. Our culture prioritizes work-life balance and offers flexible time off plans, including paid parental leave (maternal and paternal), vacation and holiday leave.

At Emerson, we are committed to fostering a culture where every employee is valued and respected for their unique experiences and perspectives. We believe a diverse and inclusive work environment contributes to the rich exchange of ideas and diversity of thoughts, that inspires innovation and brings the best solutions to our customers.

The philosophy is fundamental to living our company's values and our responsibility to leave the world in a better place. Learn more about our Culture & Values and about Diversity, Equity, & Inclusion at Emerson .

Our training programs and initiatives focus on end-to-end development, from onboarding through senior leadership. We provide a wide range of development opportunities, including face-to-face and virtual training, mentorship and coaching, project management, and on-the-job training.




Our Commitment to Our People

At Emerson, we are motivated by a spirit of collaboration that helps our diverse, multicultural teams across the world drive innovation that makes the world healthier, safer, smarter, and more sustainable. And we want you to join us in our bold aspiration.

We have built an engaged community of inquisitive, dedicated people who thrive knowing they are welcomed, trusted, celebrated, and empowered to solve the world's most complex problems - for our customers, our communities, and the planet. You'll contribute to this vital work while further developing your skills through our award-winning employee development programs. We are a proud corporate citizen in every city where we operate and are committed to our people, our communities, and the world at large. We take this responsibility seriously and strive to make a positive impact through every endeavor.

At Emerson, you'll see firsthand that our people are at the center of everything we do. So, let's go. Let's think differently. Learn, collaborate, and grow. Seek opportunity. Push boundaries. Be empowered to make things better. Speed up to break through. Let's go, together.

Work Authorization

Emerson will only employ those who are legally authorized to work in the United States. This is not a position for which sponsorship will be provided. Individuals with temporary visas such as E, F-1(including those with OPT or CPT) , H-1, H-2, L-1, B, J or TN, or who need sponsorship for work authorization now or in the future, are not eligible for hire.

Equal Opportunity Employer

Emerson is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to sex, race, color, religion, national origin, age, marital status, political affiliation, sexual orientation, gender identity, genetic information, disability or protected veteran status. We are committed to providing a workplace free of any discrimination or harassment.

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Emerson is a global leader in automation technology and software. Through our deep domain expertise and legacy of flawless execution, Emerson helps customers in critical industries like life sciences, energy, power and renewables, chemical and advanced factory automation operate more sustainably while improving productivity, energy security and reliability.

With global operations and a comprehensive portfolio of software and technology, we are helping companies implement digital transformation to measurably improve their operations, conserve valuable resources and enhance their safety.

We offer equitable opportunities, celebrate diversity, and embrace challenges with confidence that, together, we can make an impact across a broad spectrum of countries and industries. Whether you're an established professional looking for a career change, an undergraduate student exploring possibilities, or a recent graduate with an advanced degree, you'll find your chance to make a difference with Emerson. Join our team - let's go!

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