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Supply Chain Planning Manager Job

Company: Armstrong World Industries
Location: Lancaster
Posted on: November 19, 2021

Job Description:

Primary location: Lancaster, Pennsylvania
Relocation offered: Yes
Employment status: Full-Time
Travel: 10%
Non-compete: No

What does it mean to work at Armstrong?

It means being immersed in a supportive culture that recognizes you as a key player in Armstrong's future. We are a large company with a local feel, where you will get to know and collaborate with leadership and your colleagues across the company.

By joining us, you'll have the opportunity to make the most of your potential. Alongside a competitive remuneration package, you will receive:

  • A benefits package including: medical, dental, prescription drug, life insurance, 401k match, long-term disability coverage, vacation and sick time, product discount programs and many more.
  • Personal development to grow your career with us based on your strengths and interests.
  • A casual work environment where we have a recognition program for our team, and service awards. You will also be able to make the most of our fitness center and lunchtime cafe.
  • A working culture that balances individual achievement with teamwork and collaboration. We draw on each other's strengths and allow for different work styles to build engagement and satisfaction to deliver results.

    As our Supply Chain Planning Manager, you will be responsible for leading and developing the capabilities of our team, systems, and partners to deliver a supply chain resulting in superior quality and service to our specialty ceiling solution customers. Your primary focus will be defining plans and executing projects that result in our ability to achieve profitable growth while delivering the best Total Customer Experience in the industry.

    You will also be responsible for coaching, supporting, and developing 2 to 4 direct internal reports plus the customer service capabilities of > 40 Supply Chain Partners. In addition, you will be tasked with building scalable internal processes with a focus on enabling double digit annual growth.

    What you'll be doing:
    • Defining operating and capacity plans for 12-15 key external finished good product suppliers
    • Developing and managing adjustments of Targeted Stocking Levels for existing inventory and new products
    • Publishing weekly update to product category lead time documents including exceptions and alternate products
    • Leading Supply Chain projects regarding: Supply Disruption Response; Large Order Fulfillment; Transportation Cost & Effectiveness; Supplier Onboarding; New Product Setup; Acquisition Integration; Capacity Expansion
    • Compiling and analyzing statistical data to develop policies, procedures, methods, standards, and reports for Architectural Specialties Supply Chain activities
    • Owning and maintaining our Comprehensive Service Plan to ensure we meet the needs of our customers, the needs of our customer service departments, and regulations around trade compliance and transportation
    • Utilizing SAP daily to manage and monitor capacity plans, contracts, inventory, and lead time calculations
    • Evaluating impact of large orders on our suppliers to ensure that Raw Material Availability and Production Capacity enables existing obligations to be met and future order commitments are rational
    • Developing Requests for Quote (RFQs) with suppliers. Develop cost models; perform competitive bidding; lead negotiations; award contracts

      What will make you successful:
      • Bachelor's degree in Supply Chain Management and Information Systems, Business Logistics, or equivalent
      • 10+ years of experience in Supply Chain Management
      • Experience with SAP enterprise system
      • Experience and proficiency with the Microsoft Office Suite

        Desired Qualifications:
        • Experience with SAP Business Intelligence, Salesforce, Asana, Ariba, Oracle and SQL Server Databases
        • Knowledge of manufacturing processes and capabilities
        • Six Sigma experience leading process improvement teams

          Why should you join Armstrong World Industries?

          Armstrong World Industries (AWI) is a leader in the design and manufacture of innovative commercial and residential ceiling, wall and suspension system solutions in the Americas. With approximately $1B in revenue, AWI has about 2,500 employees and a manufacturing network of twelve facilities.

          At home, at work, in healthcare facilities, classrooms, stores, or restaurants, we offer interior solutions that help to enhance comfort, save time, improve building efficiency and overall performance, and create beautiful spaces.

          For more than 150 years, we have built our business on trust and integrity. It set us apart then, and it sets us apart now, along with our ability to collaborate with and innovate for the people we're here to serve - our customers, our shareholders, our communities and our employees.

          We are committed to developing new and sustainable ceiling solutions, with design and performance possibilities that make a positive difference in spaces where we live, work, learn, heal and play. It's an exciting, rewarding business to be in, and we're committed to continue to grow and prosper for the benefit of all of our stakeholders. We hope you join us.

          Our Sustainability Ambition

          "Bringing our Purpose to Life" - lead a transformation in the design and building of spaces fit for today and tomorrow.
          We are committed to:
          • Engaging a diverse, purpose-driven workforce;
          • Transforming buildings from structures that shelter into structures that serve and preserve the health and well-being of people and planet;
          • Pursuing sustainable, innovative solutions for spaces where we live, work, learn heal and play;
          • Being a catalyst for change with all of our stakeholders; and
          • Making a positive difference in the environments and communities we impact.


            Lancaster, PA. A great central location in South Central Pennsylvania, Lancaster is ideally situated for easy access to major metropolitan cities such as Philadelphia, Baltimore, Washington DC, and New York City. Lancaster offers a vibrant arts and entertainment community with wonderful historic sites, B&Bs, museums, great shopping, entertainment venues and restaurants.

            Armstrong is committed to engaging a diverse, purpose-driven workforce. As part of our dedication to diversity, AWI is committed to Equal Employment Opportunity and all qualified applicants receive consideration for employment without regard for race, sex, color, national origin, ethnicity, gender, protected veteran status, disability, sexual orientation, gender identity, or religion. We are also committed to providing reasonable accommodations for qualified individuals with disabilities and disabled veterans in our job application procedures. If you need assistance or an accommodation due to a disability, you may contact us at by email at AWI talent acquisition and let us know the nature of your request and your contact information. Requests for accommodation will be evaluated on a case-by-case basis. Please note that only inquiries concerning a request for reasonable accommodation will be responded to from this email address.

            Come and build your future with us and apply today!

            Job Segment: Supply Chain Manager, Logistics, Supply Chain, Supply, ERP, Operations, Technology

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