Supply Planning Manager

Cork, County Cork, Ireland
Operations and Supply Chain


Weekly Hours: 39
Role Number:200161733
Imagine what you could do here. At Apple, great new ideas have a way of becoming outstanding products, services, and customer experiences very quickly. Bring passion and dedication to your job and there's no telling what you could accomplish. We are strengthening our AppleCare Service Materials Department and are seeking a dynamic manager reporting to the relevant AppleCare line of business manager. You will be an ambitious self-starter with a strong work ethic, strong leadership skills and excellent interpersonal skills. You will have significant interaction with all relevant internal departments as well as our counterparts in Cupertino and other regions.

Key Qualifications

  • 6+ years relevant experience - Supply chain, Operations, Planning, Finance experience in fast paced product industry
  • Strong analytical skills, meticulous with strong intuition for business and consumer focus
  • Demonstrate initiative, flexibility and problem-solving skills in a changing and dynamic environment
  • Previous leadership skills including experience managing teams and supply chain process and systems expertise
  • Previous experience setting direction for process and/or tool improvements to support team objectives
  • Strong analytical capabilities, should have the ability to evaluate, analyse and present data to executive level
  • Able to prioritise tasks effectively
  • Bachelor’s degree - 3rd level degree essential in IT, Business Analytics, Business Information Systems, Maths, however, if you have relevant experience or similar discipline you are encouraged to apply


You will lead all aspects of AC Service Supply Management. We are responsible for analysing Demand and securing Supply to support all of AC's Routes to Market in the EMEIA region for all channel demand requirements. You will mentor and develop a team of highly qualified professionals. You ensure Supply is positioned to meet Forecasted Rate of 98% with backlog at less than 2% Weekly shipments. You will dovetail reporting and Inventory sharing process to minimize Invoicing and meet fill rate goals. You will support Daily Backlog management and escalate issue & initiate appropriate corrective actions when applicable Create & work to allocation plans for constraint products. You will deal constructively with both Internal Customer & Supplier queries while working in close co-operation Planning, Forecasting, Logistic and Warehousing You will liaise effectively with Internal & external Supplier queries and manage change and thrive in a fast changing environment. You Support, Plan and execute material strategies and evaluate risks to the plan and implement contingency plans to mitigate while also Improving product planning processes. Identifying improvement opportunities, allocating resources and drive projects to completion to achieve targeted measurable benefits. You Collaborate with cross-functional teams on capital projects and business improvement initiatives and will have a critical focus on the customer experience around supply planning for each of the channels of business

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