S/he will be the key leader for all functions across the broader Sales and Operations (S&OP) organization by providing transparency to regular production plans consistent with capacity and S&OP forecasting, as measured by Days of Inventory On Hand (DIOH), inventory turns, order fill rate (on time and in full), and materials management efficiencies. This role will collaborate with management across multiple locations, distribution centers, and co-packers, while directly linking back to Corporate in Chicago, to gather and use information in order to develop a scheduling and inventory plan that will meet critical business goals for cost and service.
CORE JOB DUTIES
Generate both short-term and long-term production targets and work with the regional facility to implement a schedule for all resources that support the organization’s cost and service goals within available capacity and cultivation volumes.
Work with the S&OP leads in both facilities and on the demand team to create inventory targets for California
Point of contact and subject matter expert for all California supply planning related questions and concerns
Maintain data in systems to facilitate inventory and capacity management, customer demand, and operational metrics.
Identifies opportunities for optimizing raw, WIP and finished good inventory levels
Able to explain gaps to targets and corrective action plans.
Ensure full transparency to production plans and targets by generating reports for all stakeholders
Assist with projects that support inventory reporting and accuracy
Manages inventory specialists to ensure materials are fully available to support the schedule and finished good inventory is accurately accounted for
Manages the relationship with all 3rd Party suppliers
Manages the site level schedulers to ensure finite, day to day schedules are in line to monthly targets
Provide support for other operations functions as assigned and maintain competency in all processes and systems.
Track and reconcile weekly/monthly metrics against established targets, reviewing performance and capabilities to perform root cause analysis and offer corrective action.
Work cross functionally with operations and other departments to resolve capacity challenges and production issues, offering alternative plans and solutions to meet company needs.
REQUIRED EXPERIENCE, EDUCATION AND SKILLS
Bachelor’s Degree in Business, Statistics, Mathematics, Supply Chain, Finance, or related field preferred
10+ years of relevant experience within a manufacturing environment, including production planning and scheduling, replenishment planning, demand planning or materials management required.
Experience with using supply planning software, both operationally and understanding the concepts behind the tool
Strong analytical and communication skills.
Ability to multi-task and meet critical deadlines
Ability to travel state wide at least 25% of the time with occasional out of state travel
Advanced Excel skills, Power Point, Word and Outlook
Cresco Labs is one of the largest vertically-integrated multi-state cannabis operators in the United States. Together with its subsidiaries, Cresco cultivates, manufactures, and sells medical cannabis & products, and launched the industry’s first national comprehensive Social Equity and Educational Development (SEED) initiative.