Global S&OP Manager

Date: Feb 28, 2023

Location: Morrisville, NC, US

Company: Teleflex

Expected Travel: None

Requisition ID: 6926


About Teleflex Incorporated

Teleflex is a global provider of clinically effective medical technologies designed to improve the health and quality of people’s lives. We apply purpose driven innovation – a relentless pursuit of identifying unmet clinical needs – to benefit patients and healthcare providers. Our portfolio is diverse, with solutions in the fields of vascular and interventional access, interventional cardiology, surgical, anesthesia, cardiac care, interventional urology, urology, emergency medicine and respiratory care. Teleflex employees worldwide are united in the understanding that what we do every day makes a difference. For more information, please visit


Global Operations - Global Operations is a complex and diverse organization within the company which is responsible for product fulfilment to all our customers from end to end. We pride ourselves on being totally Customer Centric in our unrelenting focus on Improving Quality, Service and Value as perceived by our customers. Our employees are dedicated to the Global Operations Enterprise Excellence journey. Join a dynamic, growing team that offers healthcare providers an array of medical technology solutions that make a difference in patients’ lives.

Position Summary

Reporting to the Senior Director, Global Demand Planning, with strong linkages to both manufacturing sites and Business Unit(s), this position will:
•    Plan, manage and control a portfolio of products from forecast/demand to plant output in support of commercial, financial, and operational plans.
•    Work with Business Unit Leadership in translating commercial objectives as they relate to product supply into executable plans for our manufacturing sites.
•    Work with our manufacturing sites in developing an adaptive and scalable supply fulfilment model which anticipates future business requirements. 
•    Work across regions to ensure global demand is planned and supported based on Global Marketing strategies. 

Principal Responsibilities

•    Manage Global Demand and Supply to set forecast using bottoms up approach utilizing leading indicators and data analytics and aligning with financial plans, minimize back orders, position Inventories at agreed levels and reach targeted customer service Levels.
•    Lead S&OP monthly cycle reviews, coordinating activities with global operations and business unit leaders.
•    Provide a closed loop connection between Business Unit stated demand, manufacturing capacity/build plans, and the total revenue plan.
•    Manage exceptional demand/sales opportunities with the manufacturing plants to maximize revenues.
•    Communicate with the SBU’s/Regions on supply issues and manufacturing plans.
•    Ensure that potential constraints to supply are proactively managed to ensure continuity of supply. 
•    Analyze supply constraints and identify innovative solutions to quickly resolve.
•    Drive an inclusive approach to problem solving, engaging widely within the business.
•    Provide input manufacturing initiatives to support sales strategies.
•    Support site manufacturing transfers as required.
•    Participate in new product launch meetings and new product forecasts.
•    Work collaboratuvely with the engineering/NPI departments to ensure smooth and successful new production introduction. 
•    Provide a closed loop connection between marketing/sales stated demand, manufacturing capacity/build plans, and the total revenue plan.
•    Provide other departmental support as requested by immediate supervisor.
•    Adhere to and ensure the compliance of Teleflex’s Code of Conduct, all Company policies, rules, procedures and housekeeping standards.
•    Key Relationships/Interfaces: 
o    Business Unit(s)/Marketing/Sales
o    Global Operations Team including, Demand, Supply Planning, Procurement, Engineering, Customer Service, Inventory, Regulatory
o    Global Demand Planning Organization
o    Manufacturing Sites and Distribution Centre
o    Project Leaders and other team members

Education / Experience Requirements

•    Bachelor’s degree or equivalent, MBA desirable or APICS Certified Supply Chain Professional (CSCP).
•    Minimum 8 years of experience in Product Management/Demand Planning, Supply Planning or Logistics.
•    Strong understanding and knowledge of Forecasting and Demand Planning.

Specialized Skills / Other Requirements

•    Thorough understanding of ERP/Planning Systems.
•    International experience working cross-functionally and across borders.
•    Project management experience across multiple functions/regions.
•    Ability to collaborate with and influence others without direct authority; establish consensus and seek collaboration with people from various departments and levels.
•    Prior experience managing product launches and phase-outs.
•    Ability to communicate effectively and clearly at appropriate levels.
•    Proactive approach. 
•    Ability to Persuade and influence others.
•    Capability to drive ongoing process improvements
•    Proficient in Microsoft Office, Excel, Word, and PowerPoint.
•    Accuracy and attention to detail are essential.
•    The ability to work well under time constraints and pressure.
•    Problem-solving abilities are required for developing creative solutions and meeting objectives.
•    Excellent analytical skills.
•    The ability to communicate clearly, accurately, and directly to a diverse audience, both verbally and in writing.
•    Strong business acumen.


Teleflex, Inc. is an affirmative action & equal opportunity employer. D/V/M/F. Applicants will be considered without regard to age, race, creed, color, national origin, ancestry, marital status, affectional or sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, disability, nationality, sex, or veteran status. If you require accommodation to apply for a position, please contact us at: 262-439-1894.

Teleflex is the home of Arrow®, Deknatel®, Hudson RCI®, LMA®, Pilling®, Rüsch®, UroLift® and Weck® – trusted brands united by a common sense of purpose. Teleflex, the Teleflex logo, Arrow, Deknatel, Hudson RCI, LMA, Pilling, Rüsch, UroLift and Weck are trademarks or registered trademarks of Teleflex Incorporated or its affiliates, in the U.S. and/or other countries.

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