Head of Supply Planning
Supply Chain
Full Time
Olawa, Poland
2018-08-02

HEAD OF SUPPLY PLANNING

Deliver your best Leadership here. 
Deliver best Supply Planning here. 
Change customer experiences around the world.

We are looking for a true people leader with agile mindset willing to drive meaningful changes, acting proactively, with the passion to business, “can do” attitude and positive energy. We are looking for a leader who continuously inspires to improve.

If you are passionate about innovation, want to drive a change to agile direction, and want to engage with reshaping important part of European Supply Chain Center that can positively influence the lives of millions of our consumers, this role will be an exciting journey in your career.

ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES: 

• Leading European Supply Planning team (both: managers and planners) to grow, boosting their talents and process ownership as well as inspire, challenge them and drive for exceptional performance
• Guide, coach and develop leadership skills in Managerial team
• Inspire and drive continuous improvement, including process re-engineering, cost reduction, and service quality improvement
• Be a key member of our senior Supply Chain Management team, representing supply planning and developing the long-term strategic direction in line with the general Supply Chain strategy.
• Sharing knowledge, best practice and engaging in projects with other parts of our Supply Chain organization, as well as within Sales companies.
• Building and strengthening relationships with our key stakeholders in Sales and other partners, e.g. in Production, Purchasing, Transport.
• Developing and driving appropriate reporting and KPIs to support and measure achievement of business objectives.

POSITION REQUIREMENTS:

• University Degree in Business Management/Logistics/Supply Chain Management/Production Management   
• 10+ years working experience in Supply Chain Planning/Sales & Operations Planning/Logistics/ Demand Planning/Customer Service/IT or other commercial functions 
• 5+ years of experience leading different teams
• Good conceptual knowledge of Supply Chain, Production, Material and Inventory Planning
• Strong skills in ERP (SAP) systems & Microsoft Office
• Fluent English and Polish is required 
Other European language will be an additional asset 

ESSENTIAL KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS AND ABILITIES:

• Mentoring and coaching the team through creating the space, where people want to go out of the comfort zone and take a new challenge. Boosting others to grow, always keen to share your knowledge and hear out other perspectives.
• Leadership skills express in leading and inspiring members of the team to develop and achieve great results.  
• Ability to analyze and synthesize data and deliver relevant information to enable results-driven decision-making, and achievement of strategic and operational goals
• Excellent collaboration skills with the ability to work independently and as part of a team with individuals and groups at all organization levels.
• Excellent communicator who can express ideas clearly and concisely both verbally and in written form. Ability to leverage emotional intelligence to adapt style, vocabulary, and content to the audience, with effective active listening skills. 
• Persevering problem solver, adept at troubleshooting. 

WHY CAREER IN ELECTROLUX? 

• Challenge to drive and develop Supply Planning function being significant part of European Supply Chain Center.
• Opportunity to lead and develop a unique team of talents.
• Truly international environment and work in a multicultural team.
• International travels opportunity and possibilities to use foreign languages on a daily basis. 
• Work in a friendly environment in Swedish organizational culture.
• Opportunities for raising professional qualifications and knowledge exchange.
• Opportunity to develop your career on local and global level working in Poland.
• Comfortable work equipment, e.g. company car 
• Languages classes’ grant.
• Attractive social benefits packet (private medical care, Multisport Card, life insurance, discount for Electrolux products, canteen on place, discount for lunches).