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Director, Supply Planning

Microsoft

Microsoft

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Administration
Austin, TX, USA
Posted on Monday, February 12, 2024
Microsoft’s Cloud business is experiencing explosive growth, and the Capacity, Supply Chain & Provisioning (CSCP) organization is responsible for enabling the infrastructure underlying this growth. Our mission is to deliver the world’s computer with an industry-leading supply chain. CSCP is responsible for strategic sourcing, customer demand forecasting, capacity planning and management, supply chain planning and execution, capacity provisioning, and decommissioning and dispositioning of datacenter assets worldwide. Our focus is on smart growth, high efficiency, and delivering a trusted experience to customers and partners worldwide and we are looking for a passionate, high-energy individual to help achieve that mission.

We are looking for a Director of Supply Planning to join the Integrated Supply Planning (ISP) team. The role will be responsible for managing inventory end to end, developing and deploying inventory strategies, policies, processes and governance mechanisms to minimize write-offs and excess & obsolescence. The role will enable visibility of Inventory excess at different nodes to influence demand and supply shaping options by driving consensus through IBP process. This role requires engagement with Planning, Sourcing, Operations, IBP and Finance teams as appropriate to ensure the inventory policies and process are aligned and executed. The candidate should be motivated to work in a data driven environment, have a desire to drive process improvement, and long for the opportunity to analyze systematic issues and implement solutions to challenging problems

Responsibilities

In this role, you will lead a Planning team with the mission to lead the world’s cloud experience through optimal, predictable, and connected planning.

  • Partner with the Director of Supply Planning to enable measurable results aligned with the broader Planning organizational strategy
  • Grow and develop a team managing and delivering success through empowerment and accountability by modeling, coaching, and caring
  • Run current business while ensuring new process design is under way to support simplification and consolidation to articulate the appropriate model and design that fits industry best practices
  • Work with Planning and other supply chain teams to manage product transitions in order to minimize risk of E&O and aging inventory
  • Define specific inventory targets (in conjunction with Component Planning) and strategies based on historical usage, forecast volatility and define associated financial risk/liability
  • Perform scenario analysis to understand inventory impact of component shortages, demand upside/downside, etc. to Supply Plan of Record
  • Establish measurable KPIs and metrics to enable inventory management
  • Partner with systems engineering teams to develop automation roadmap to support increasing scale and complexity related to inventory management

Qualifications

Required Qualifications:

  • Bachelor's Degree in Engineering, Industrial Engineering, Supply Chain Management, Operations Management, Supply Chain Analytics, or related field AND 10+ years supply planning, operations, supply chain, indirect supply planning, technology-related supply chain, sourcing and manufacturing, or related experience
    • OR Master's Degree in Engineering, Industrial Engineering, Business, Supply Chain Management, Operations Management, Supply Chain Analytics, or related field AND 8+ years supply planning, operations, supply chain, indirect supply planning, technology-related supply chain, sourcing and manufacturing, or related experience
    • OR equivalent experience
  • 10+ years inventory management experience
  • 3+ Years people management, showcasing the ability to lead, motivate, and develop high-performing teams.
Other Requirements

Ability to meet Microsoft, customer and/or government security screening requirements are required for this role. These requirements include but are not limited to the following specialized security screenings: Microsoft Cloud Background Check: This position will be required to pass the Microsoft Cloud background check upon hire/transfer and every two years thereafter.

Preferred Qualifications

  • Master's degree in Industrial Engineering, Supply Chain, Operations Management, or related field
  • Cloud/Hyperscale Supply Chain Experience
  • Experience in the High-Tech industry
  • Possess business acumen, able to think and plan strategically.
  • Proficient Verbal and written communication, interpersonal, and organizational skills
  • Able to summarize complex concepts to engage with broader audiences.
  • Proficient critical thinking and ability to drive resolution in ambiguous situations.
  • Demonstrated ability to successfully manage change in the organization and to influence others
  • Comfortable working in a fast-pace, high-growth environment

Supply Planning M6 - The typical base pay range for this role across the U.S. is USD $124,800 - $266,800 per year. There is a different range applicable to specific work locations, within the San Francisco Bay area and New York City metropolitan area, and the base pay range for this role in those locations is USD $159,000 - $292,200 per year.

Certain roles may be eligible for benefits and other compensation. Find additional benefits and pay information here: https://careers.microsoft.com/us/en/us-corporate-pay

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