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Senior Director, Supply & Demand Planning



Sales & Business Development
San Francisco, CA, USA
Posted on Wednesday, July 3, 2024

Our mission at Oura is to empower every person to own their inner potential. Our award-winning products help our global community gain a deeper knowledge of their readiness, activity, and sleep quality by using their Oura Ring and its connected app. We've helped 2.5 million people understand and improve their health by providing daily insights and practical steps to inspire healthy lifestyles.

Empowering the world starts with living our values and empowering our team. As a quickly growing company focused on helping people live healthier and happier lives, we ensure that our team members have what they need to do their best work — both in and out of the office.

We are looking for a Sr. Director of Supply & Demand Planning responsible for shaping and executing the S&OP process as the process owner. This is a business critical role that ensures the effective implementation and continuous process improvement to meet the company objectives while working closely with the Supply Chain teams in Finland & US, Finance, GTM internal teams and external partners, Engineering teams, and Suppliers.

What you will do:

  • Strategic Leadership
    • Create and roll out strategy and roadmaps for supply and demand planning.
    • Influence and drive company-wide strategy, thinking beyond your own teams and functions.
    • Act as a process owner for the S&OP process, ensuring effective implementation and continuous improvement.
  • Cross-Functional Leadership
    • Collaborate with stakeholders across different functions to communicate common goals, solicit information, and gain consensus and buy-in.
    • Provide leadership, training, and support to ensure a robust S&OP process.
    • Facilitate meetings and supporting documents that are key to a connected overall planning process.
    • Act as guardian of the S&OP process, overseeing its continuous improvement and transformation.
  • Team Development
    • Lead and mentor a team of planning professionals.
    • Oversee the development of the planning teams, ensuring continuous improvement and professional growth.
  • Supply Planning
    • Partner with the Supply Chain team to create a supply plan based on an approved business plan.
    • Collaborate with the Supply Chain team to manage complex issues related to capacity and material constraints.
    • Monitor supply performance against plan and implement process improvements as needed.
  • Demand Planning
    • Partner with FP&A to create the demand plan as part of the S&OP process.
    • Provide support and input to the demand forecasting process with analysis, historical data, and advise on potential future necessary adjustments based on the latest input to the process.
    • Monitor demand performance against plan and implement process improvements as needed.
  • Project Support
    • Support “what if” scenario planning where needed.
    • Act as a resource for New Business integration discussions and initiatives.
    • Represent operations for new product launches.
  • Technical Initiatives
    • Lead discussions related to technology gaps and needs.
    • Work with internal teams to improve data analysis and necessary systems to support the improvements.
    • Drive cost-saving initiatives and value-engineering projects.

This is a remote US role with a slight preference for candidates based in San Francisco.