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Planning Managers, or Product Planning Managers, are responsible for developing and overseeing the processes that go into introducing products to new markets. Work experiences listed on sample resumes of Planning Managers include skills like providing recommendations regarding market potential for new targets including, but not limited to, indication prioritization and fast-to-market strategies, and providing commercial analysis in order to gain partnering opportunities for preclinical stage compounds. Planning Managers list graduate degrees in fields like marketing or management on their resumes, and it is also common for candidates to have several years of experience within a particular industry.

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Planning Manager, Events

Played key role in launch of centralized Western Mountain Pacific Sales Office. Detailed events from start to finish for 27 hotels in Northern California. Achieved highest level of guest satisfaction with pre-event planning and seamless execution.

  • Analyzed, created, and implemented new standards and processes within Sales Force One Event Management to streamline operations and promote consistency across all properties.
  • Cultivated and maintained positive relationships with 27 hotels and stakeholders in Northern California, drawing on exceptionally strong organization, project tracking, and prioritization skills.
  • Developed and maintained strong relationships with vendors to contract, negotiate pricing, and ensure quality. Worked closely with Food & Beverage to develop menus that meet internal and external goals.
  • Exceeded team room and catering revenue goals each quarter – YTD $6,456,632 (107.1% to goal).
  • Successfully project managed and detailed high volume activities of up to 100 events per period.
Candidate Info
8
years in
workforce
6
years
at this job
BS
Hospitality
2

National Planning Manager

Operational planning leader translating revenue forecasts into optimal labor staffing at the district level based upon product specialization requirements, seasonality & national geographic distribution of lead flow ensuring that the company maximizes revenue while minimizing costs. Scope: 54 markets in 34 states

  • Developed national comprehensive hiring, training and staffing plan saving $1M in attrition and training costs.
  • Reorganized training plan by allowing Field Manager input increasing morale and saving $100k in printing costs.
  • Implemented remote area staffing plans generating additional $2M in gross revenue while saving $500k in drive time related costs.
  • Engaged a cross-functional team of managers to develop an action plan forecasted to improve sales commissions by 40%
  • Grew span of control to include Production Team reducing hiring costs by $250k through streamlined reporting and taking advantage of additional recruiting resources.
Candidate Info
20
years in
workforce
3
years
at this job
BA
Accounting
MBA
Resources And Organizational Management
3

Logistics Planning Manager

Supervised, designed, and coordinated numerous projects through planning and frequent communication, using Roadnet's Territory Planner software. Trained and initiated the staff in order to support Supply Chain, improved customer service, and increased efficiencies towards cost to serve. Created an annual savings of $4.5 million (average of 6%) to re-distribute in the $75 million expenditure for new opportunities.

  • Collaborated with logistics, sales, and manufacturing to integrate successfully in order to reduce an average of 10% cost from annual overhead expenditures.
  • Selected by stakeholders to coordinate 3 different management teams to plan, validate, and implement Supply Chain processes in Kentucky to reduce 4 regions down to 3.
  • Performed what-if scenarios and presented recommendations to supply executive leadership team with transportation financial impact of each facility's overhead cost.
  • Set up standardized operating procedures for Production Planning to cost-effectively utilize 3rd party copackers.
  • Created ad hoc routing scorecards to assist with Wal-Mart's Request for Proposal (RFP) and executed the reroute of the Texas network upon winning the Wal-Mart bid.
Candidate Info
6
years in
workforce
2
years
at this job
BS
Management Information Systems
4

Assistant Supply Planning Manager

Achieved 99.3% fill rate accuracy across 700+ SKUs in Speedo's Performance and Olympic product categories.

  • Increased inventory turn to 3.4 by reviewing WOS, requesting WIP improvements, recommending forecast adjustments including safety stock and reporting on SLOB styles.
  • Reduced Risk to Forecast and Orders by $25-50K on a monthly basis by closely monitoring WIP vs. bookings vs. shipments and calling out improvements/delay requests to business partners.
  • Lowered OOS and increased data integrity by creating a time-saving, automated STO transaction through SAP.
  • Developed new reporting tools and launched processes for Fulfillment, Risk, Ops Confirm and Vendor Performance.
  • Team lead on weekly planning calls with Sourcing and monthly business reviews with Sales.
  • Initiated and led a company-wide team of 14 employees with "Team in Training" to raise money for cancer research by training for an endurance event and securing a $5000 donation from the Warnaco Group.
Candidate Info
16
years in
workforce
4
years
at this job
5

Vice President, Regional Planning Manager

Conducted in-depth analysis of market share information and penetration opportunities to drive $180.0M in annual sales volume in 2013.

  • Architect behind $90.0M consumer-based, national strategy, integrating omni-channel opportunities.
  • Negotiated with central partners to procure capital and inventory allocations for the Midwest Region, resulting in 8% growth in Luggage in 2012.
  • Influenced regional and central partners to prioritize and execute localized strategies, resulting in 7% Textiles growth in 2012.
  • Communicated insights and recommended actions to improve the planning process across the organization, including senior leadership.
Candidate Info
13
years in
workforce
3
years
at this job
BA
Business Administration
6

Planning Manager

Skillfully oversaw planning, warehousing, inventory, scheduling, material flow and staff for five Distribution Centers.

  • Drafted master schedule aligned to business forecasts and detailed lead times, lot sizes & safety stocks.
  • Comprehensively assessed demand parameters to locate & resolve supply flow restrictions and refined operations to maximize product availability.
  • Developed considered recommendations for improving manufacturing capacity.
  • Managed administrative projects in collaboration with customer service, planning, finance and corporate personnel.
  • Instituted Lean Manufacturing methodologies such as Six Sigma, Rate-Based Planning and Kanban.
  • Successfully cut obsolete product by $100,000 per year, eliminated over $400,000 in scrap and slashed Aged Inventory by 20% and OTC of 99%.
Candidate Info
10
years in
workforce
8
years
at this job
7

Customer Service & Demand Planning Manager

Held multi-site responsibility for Order Management Excellence of 300+ Customers; included Order Management Guidelines, Promotions and Forecasting.

  • Initiated the initial roll out of our Vender Managed Inventory (VMI) program that led to Manufacturing and Supply Chain efficiencies for us and our customers.
  • Led integration of Demand Planning / Forecasting team into the Customer Service Planning team. Resulted in a 10% increase of forecast accuracy in the first 6 months of project implementation.
  • Designed a training program that allowed team to stay ~9 months ahead of business changes. Program included development of Best Practices / SOPs.
  • Volunteered to lead a cross functional project to roll out a Limited Time Offering (LTO) item for our Salad business. Resulted in a successful launch of our "Bonus Bag" salads.
  • Saved average of $250K annually, for the past 3 years, through leadership of a Customer Efficiency Team (CET).
Candidate Info
49
years in
workforce
10
years
at this job
BA
Service & International Relations
MBA
Marketing
8

Planning Manager

Developed small planning group into one of the key departments within Operations. By recruiting excellent talent, integrated the team into all functions of production support and order fulfillment.

  • Conceived and implemented a service spare parts program to support global service requirements.
  • Established on time shipment metric and repeatable process for tracking and analyzing shipment data.
  • Developed SOX documentation for planning and inventory control processes.
  • Improved OTS from 73% to >90% in less than a year by implementing weekly reviews of late shipments to solve the most common root causes of shipment failures.
  • Repaired the Oracle MRP process to generate more consistent order data for purchasing.
Candidate Info
18
years in
workforce
6
years
at this job
BS
Materials Processing And Manufacturing Management
9

Sales & Operations Planning Manager

Directed the monthly process of compiling sales forecasts and translating them into operating plans for 5 US facilities. Presented S&OP plans monthly to upper management. Controlled $70 million in inventories to meet working capital objectives. Forecasted working capital requirements. Managed crude tall oil supply logistics. Led 3 planners.

  • Decreased North American inventories 26%, improving cash flow by $8 million over 4 years.
  • Improved operations budgeting process by integrating budgeting with S&OP and financial models to allow more scenario development and faster response to changes.
  • Designed and implemented formalized Sales and Operations Planning (S&OP) process with horizon extended to 18 months to better align short and long term planning.
  • Implemented inventory targeting based on statistical data with processes to control inventories within limits.
  • Reduced sales forecast error 7% by creating better reporting tools.
  • Cut time needed to develop S&OP plans 75% by utilizing a linear optimizer.
Candidate Info
12
years in
workforce
2
years
at this job
BS
Chemical Engineering
MA
Master of Arts
10

Purchasing & Planning Manager

Managed the staff of the purchasing department; oversaw the purchasing of all products and supplies

  • Developed & maintained all communication with import and domestic suppliers
  • Implemented new purchasing software (Jada Management SCP) & was able to reduce inventory by 25% in less than 1 year while still meeting customer demands.
  • Forecasted procurement needs for four distribution centers in a cost efficient manner in relation to usage and demand
  • Responsible for all aspects of inventory management
  • Created and maintained all item information in ERP system; about 3,500 sku's
Candidate Info
8
years in
workforce
1
year
at this job
BS
Exercise And Sports Science

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