SIOP Manager in Novi, MI at BrassCraft Manufacturing

Date Posted: 7/7/2019

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Job Description


The Systems & SIOP Manager will lead a team of employees responsible for facilitating and leading Brasscraft’s Sales, Inventory and Operations process and the integration of Supply Chain’s planning platforms. The SIOP Manager reports directly to Director, Supply Chain. This role will be responsible for the developing and communicating operational plans and company-wide risks associated with supporting annual financial objectives (e.g. revenue targets). This person will be a leader in achieving sustained customer service levels above 95%. The SIOP Manager will be the departmental spearhead for all planning system changes, upgrade and migrations (e.g. ERP transitions and upgrades).

Consensus Plans and Financial Impacts Review

  • Responsible for integrating an 18-month view product availability review based on strategic long-term objectives.  These objectives will integrate into AOP, SDP and annual objectives.
  • Provide BMC leadership with key gaps between supply and demand, including but not limited to item exception reports and coordinates input of their recommended adjustments.
  • Provide SC Director and Plant Materials Manager with analysis and exception reporting required to assist in the mid- and long-term planning of man, material and machine.
  • Ensure that all questions and issues related to forecasting and demand planning are resolved to create a final agreed to demand plan prior to conducting the supply planning process
  • Collaborate with Director, Operations and Plant Materials Managers to ensure a monthly head-count, shift plan for each site that calls out constrained work-centers and an agreed upon OT levels to support forecast demand
  • Develop, maintain and deploy new tools and metrics used in the monthly SIOP cycles
  • Host monthly SIOP meetings between sales, marketing, operations, and executives, including Consensus Supply Plan reviews and executive SIOP. This includes meeting ownership, meeting reports and recaps.
  • Perform the analysis required to determine the financial impacts of the demand and supply plans. Report the effects to top line and bottom-line financial performance as well as any capital implications.

Inventory Planning

  • Assist in the development and lead the deployment of BMC’s inventory strategy (Raw, WIP and FG) that delivers 80 days of working capital inventory
  • Manage and communicate all aspects of BMCs inventory situation through a monthly review process including; gross and net dollars, SLOB, inventory reduction project status, forecasts and risks.
  • Act as the primary liaison between supply chain, Finance (e.g. FP&A) and Information Technology.
  • Responsible for leading BMCs inventory cycle count processes across all sites.
  • Be an agent of change in championing inventory, with specific focus on make-buy, product life-cycle and inventory reduction project decisions.
  • Monitor inventory levels at all network locations and sets appropriate targets to maintain working capital reduction goals
  • Set safety stocks at all stocking locations and manage inventory levels according to the overall inventory strategy. Provide input/analysis regarding system generated safety stock levels. 
  • Manages SLOB/E&O and works with each site and the Financial teams to disposition.
  • Be an agent of change in Championing inventory and service level improvement initiatives.


  • Responsible for the selection, deployment, configuration, integration and maintenance of all system tools that support Supply Chain planning.  This includes ERP implementations/upgrades as well as supply chain specific programs such as Manugistics.  
  • Develop a Multi-year technology roadmap that leverages BMC supply chain for future growth and customer service.
  • Lead all cost-benefit analysis and business cases associated with supply chain related system enhancements, upgrades and implementations.
  • Design, implement and maintain the processes for auditing, updating and maintaining all supply chain master data.
  • Design and implement a technology training program for onboarding supply chain personnel. 
  • Teach, coach and mentor team members in system platform performance and optimization.


  • Bachelor’s degree in Supply Chain, Finance, Engineering or Information Technology from an accredited institution required
  • Minimum 4 years of experience in a Supply Chain
  • Minimum 12 combined years’ experience between Supply Chain, Finance and Information Technology and Project Management

Preferred Qualifications

  • MBA or master’s degree from an accredited institution
  • Six Sigma, Lean Manufacturing and/or Project Management Certification
  • Experience in ERP transitions
  • Ability to communicate at all levels of the org chart
  • Experience in a management role
  • Experience with Manugistics and/or J.D. Edwards ERP.

Position Success Criteria

  • Ability to gather data, use statistics for analysis, and report findings accurately and communicate that data to all levels of the organization, including the senior leadership team
  • Power user of MS Excel and a high level of proficiency in all other MS Office products
  • Excellent business presentation, writing and communication skills --- must be able to produce reports and recap concise executive summaries that address issues
  • Excellent interpersonal skills


Craft Your Career with Brasscraft Manufacturing Company!

The Company:

Masco Corporation (NYSE: MAS), with sales revenue over $7 Billion, is a global leader in the design, manufacture and distribution of branded home improvement and building products. Our portfolio of industry-leading brands includes Behr® paint; BrassCraft®, Delta® and Hansgrohe® faucets, bath and shower fixtures; KraftMaid® and Merillat® cabinets; Milgard® windows and doors; and HotSpring® spas. We leverage our powerful brands across product categories, sales channels and geographies to create value for our customers and shareholders. For more information about Masco Corporation, visit

Brasscraft Manufacturing Company is a leading manufacturer and distributor of high-quality water and gas flow control products, plumbing service and repair parts, and drain cleaning and plumbing hand tools for the new construction and repair/remodel markets. Headquartered in Novi, Michigan, Brasscraft supports a wide array of channel partners including wholesalers, retailers and specialty dealers, who serve residential and commercial markets across the Americas. Brasscraft has set the plumbing standard for 70 years, with industry leading brands including BrassCraft®, Plumbshop®, and Cobra®.


Full or Part Time

Full time

Brasscraft (the “Company”) is an equal opportunity employer and we want to have the best available persons in every job. The Company makes employment decisions only based on merit. It is the Company’s policy to prohibit discrimination in any employment opportunity (including but not limited to recruitment, employment, promotion, salary increases, benefits, termination and all other terms and conditions of employment) based on race, color, sex, sexual orientation, gender, gender identity, gender expression, genetic information, pregnancy, religious creed, national origin, ancestry, age, physical/mental disability, medical condition, marital/domestic partner status, military and veteran status, height, weight or any other such characteristic protected by federal, state or local law. The Company is committed to complying with all applicable laws providing equal employment opportunities. This commitment applies to all persons involved in the operations of the Company regardless of where the employee is located and prohibits unlawful discrimination by any employee of the Company.

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