Sr. Manager, Strategic Planning & Operations

Position Overview

Work closely with the leader of both US Manufacturing Operations & Global Supply Chain to ideate, develop, and deliver strategic initiatives for the two functional areas. Identify, define, and spearhead critical programs and organizational initiatives to support and improve operations on both a tactical/daily and strategic/long-term basis, which may range from systems and reporting to cross-functional initiatives of varying complexity. Provide overall strategic support to the Global Supply Chain and US Operations leadership team. Job duties:
  • Strategic Planning and Alignment:
    • Collaborate with leadership to define and align on business priorities.
    • Oversee strategic cross-functional initiatives from concept to execution.
    • Gather information from various teams to kickstart initiatives.
  • Daily Operations Support:
    • Organize and manage staff and departmental meetings.
    • Develop and maintain infrastructure to sustain ongoing operations.
    • Prepare presentations and proposals as needed.
  • Organizational Development:
    • Be the catalyst for organizing cross-functional efforts and projects.
    • Develop the necessary infrastructure to enhance functional efficiency (e.g., metrics, resource, and budget planning).
    • Identify organization-wide problems, issues, or risks and create programs or processes to address them.
  • Provide strategic support the leadership team by providing insights into business context, risks, opportunities, and organizational priorities.
  • Collaborate closely with cross-functional teams to define objectives and key results, plan, and monitor progress.
  • Establish, lead, and orchestrate strategic programs and operating processes to enhance data availability, reliability, and quality.
  • Comply with applicable Laws and Regulations, adhere to Quality Management System processes and requirements as well as demonstrate Ethics and Integrity in all matters and at all levels throughout the organization.
  • Perform additional duties as assigned.

Job Details

Job ID 11863BR

Aliso Viejo, California, USA

Salary Range:

$165K - $173K (Compensation could be higher/lower based on education, experience and skill sets)

    1. Bachelor’s degree in a related field.
    2. Minimum eight (8) years of relevant work experience in supply chain, customer service, operations, and/or manufacturing.
    3. Minimum two (2) years of management experience.
    4. Background and understanding of operations and supply chain management principles such as, but not limited to, planning, purchasing, warehouse and logistics, and manufacturing.
    5. Experience in gathering and analyzing data.
    6. Exceptional verbal and written communication and presentation skills.
    7. Proficient with MS Word, Excel, Outlook, and Teams.
    Desired Qualifications
    1. Advanced degree preferred.
    2. Minimum ten (10) years of relevant work experience in management consulting, supply chain, customer service, operations, and/or manufacturing.
    3. Minimum five (5) years of management experience.
    4. APICS certification preferred.
    5. Strong interpersonal skills for effective relationship management with internal and external business partners/customers.
    6. Effective communicator at all levels, particularly able to communicate to Executives.
    7. Strong data analysis skills with the ability to know what information is needed and where to get it.
    8. Proven results with building strong customer relationships and delivering customer-centric solutions.
    9. Ability to bring a “how can we?” perspective; appreciation for variety and a desire to learn.
    10. Strong organizational, planning, and time management skills.