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WATTS Inventory and Analytics Manager in North Andover, Massachusetts

The Inventory and Analytics Manager will lead Inventory Planning and execution across the Watts Americas portfolio at Distribution Centers, Sales Agent Sites, and Manufacturing sites. They will lead the yearly and monthly inventory planning process and reconcile gaps to Actual results. They will maintain Watts Inventory plans and ensure adherence and alignment. They will manage the execution of Safety Stock calculations, Agent Inventory requests and reconciliation, and related system maintenance. This position provides input and design to the inventory strategies and plans that meet the company’s short-term and long-term supply chain planning objectives. This position will also lead the supply chain analytics function and drive our data driven supply chain strategy and execution. Managing one analyst, they will use data to provide insights and solutions for various supply chain functions and projects. This position will be supporting multiple platforms and sites in a matrix organization. The right candidate will have experience in a matrix organization, be a strong influencer, and demonstrate an ability to work collaboratively across all functions. This position will report to the Senior Manager of Supply Chain Planning.

PRINCIPAL RESPONSIBILITIES AND DUTIES:

  • Own the Watts Americas yearly and monthly Inventory Plan

  • Define and implement metrics to measure planning performance

  • Lead the creation and adherence to Watts Inventory policies through collaboration across the matrix

  • Maintain accuracy of planning data in ERP and APS systems

  • Implement and improve planning processes and systems

  • Improve the customer experience

  • Manage multiple complex projects

  • Routinely interact with internal and external customers

  • Manage one analyst

EDUCATION:

  • 4-year degree; specialization in Supply Chain or Operations preferred.

MANAGEMENT:

  • Supply Chain Analyst

EXPERIENCE AND REQUIRED SKILLS:

  • 5 -7 years’ experience minimum with supply chain planning, continuous improvement initiatives, and relevant software applications.

  • Business Intelligence experience, Power BI preferred

  • Advanced Planning System experience, Anaplan preferred

  • Project Management, APICS or other related certification is preferred

  • Problem Solving/Analysis

  • Decision Making

  • Performance Management

  • Strategic Thinking

  • Business Acumen

*PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS:

While performing the duties of this job, the employee is frequently required to walk, talk, and/or hear. The employee is occasionally required to stand, sit, and use hands to finger, handle, or feel. The employee must occasionally lift and/or move up to 10 pounds. Specific vision abilities required by this job include: close vision, color vision, peripheral vision, depth perception and ability to adjust focus.

*WORK ENVIRONMENT:

  • Work in office environment

  • May occasionally be required to perform job duties outside the typical office setting

*As required by the Americans Disabilities Act (ADA)

EMPLOYEE CORE COMPETENCIES:1. Collaborate Across Workgroup2. Initiate Positive Change3. Deliver High Quality Results4. Focus on the Customer

  1. Develops Self & Others

  2. Accountability

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Watts is committed to equal employment opportunity. We follow a policy of administering all employment decisions and personnel actions without regard to race, color, religion, creed, sex, pregnancy, national origin, sexual orientation, age, physical or mental disability, genetic disposition or carrier status, marital status, military or veteran status, minorities, or any other category protected under applicable federal, state, or local law. Consistent with the obligations of state and federal law, Watts will make reasonable accommodations for qualified individuals with disabilities. Any employee who needs a reasonable accommodation should contact Human Resources.

Watts Water family of companies designs, manufactures and commercializes high-quality, innovative products and solutions that promote the comfort and safety of people and the quality, conservation and control of water used in commercial, residential, industrial and municipal applications.

A $1.4 billion global company, listed on the New York Stock Exchange (NYSE) with presence in 3 regions and 17 countries.

Our extensive portfolio of products and leading brands range from highly technical to fast moving shelf goods and allows us to be present in the following categories: Plumbing & Flow Control, Water Quality & Conditioning, Drainage & Water Reuse, HVAC, and Municipal Waterworks. We strive to be the best long-term partner for installers, specifiers, distributors and OEM customers.

Specialties

Plumbing, HVAC, Water Quality, and Gas

Headquarters

North Andover, MA, United States

Amsterdam, The Netherlands

Shanghai, China

Company Size

About 5,000 employees

Website

http://www.watts.com/

http://www.wattsindustries.com/

http://www.wattsasia.com/

Industry

Machinery

Founded

1874

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