Senior Manager, Business Systems in Chicago, IL at Tyson Foods

Date Posted: 5/15/2018

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Career Description


The primary responsibilities of this position will be to serve as a liaison for the Tyson Enterprise S&OP and Demand Planning Team and foster thought leadership, lean thinking, technical solution solves and process redesign principles in a business environment to ensure all corporate team members daily activities are centered on meeting the established business and financial objectives. This role will have one direct report.

  • Building relationships with key internal business partners (IS and Business) to drive demand planning business performance and results for Tyson
  • Train impacted team members on core business fundamentals
  • Implement process design principles to redesign core business functions within demand planning. This includes dissecting core business processes for opportunities to optimize the process.
  • The position will work with key stakeholders in the business to design and implement the redesigned process
  • Perform all front-end planning required to identify, document, and support effective project execution
  • Analyze existing enterprise processes/systems and identify ways to improve the functional area's performance to meet business objectives
  • Develop and implement end to end processes that result in enterprise best practices
  • Provide ongoing process support to drive process improvements
  • Create process flow diagrams and key performance indicators that can be used to measure the success of the process

  • Bachelor's Degree or an equivalent combination of education and experience
  • Ability to influence, builds strong business relationships, thought leader, deals with ambiguity, works well with all levels of organization
  • Problem solver and change management advocate
  • 8+ years' related experience. Leading demand planning or S&OP organization desired. Understands what "success" means in demand planning
  • Understanding of Demand Planning software (SAP APO/IBP or other integrated planning software), Solution Manager, Forecasting modeling experience
  • Can verbally and visually communicate message, one-on-one and to large and small audiences
  • Responsible for supervision of other team members. Ability to get tasks done through others (delegation).
  • Estimated 25 - 50% travel, all domestic

Job Requirements

This role can also be located in Springdale, AR and Cincinnati, OH.