AI Supply Chain Planning Director

Department:  Operations
Date:  Sep 23, 2022

Job Summary

The primary responsibility of the AI Supply Chain Planning Director is to safely and effectively manage all global active ingredient planning for FMC’s owned, tolled and procured sources. The AI Supply Chain Planning Director role will also be responsible for driving the active ingredient S&OP and for managing a global team. This role is based in Singapore and will report to the Integrated AI Operations Director. 


How You Will Help Us Succeed

  • Leads a globally diverse team of 20 – 30 resources including direct and indirect leaders and individual contributors covering the following scope of roles: AI Planning managers, Master Schedulers, Supply Planners and Material Planners
    • Accountable for AI team staffing, development and assigning work allocation throughout the organization to ensure continuous coverage of roles  
  • Creates and maintains a viable supply plan (0-24 month) for global active ingredients within the advanced planning system to balance plant constraints, demand, and working capital
    • Scope of accountability covers approximate $1B in cost of goods sold supplied from six FMC owned facilities, more than 12 partner ‘toll process’ facilities located in the Americas, Europe and Asia, and more than 20 third party AI suppliers located throughout the world
  • Partners with peers that include F&P Planning Director, Procurement Director, AP and both AI and F&P Manufacturing Directors to ensure smooth communication flow across organizations
  • Works with F&P planning organization to ensure all regional supply plans are communicated and planned for
  • Manages and resolves supply issues within the active S&OP horizon
  • Manages active ingredient planning for FMC owned, tolled and procured sources
  • Leads the analysis and scenario planning to identify potential gaps and opportunities, including holding the accountability to identify supply issues and recommended solutions to Executive S&OP
  • Communicates findings and recommendations to the appropriate stakeholders for buy-in and execution
  • Participates in the Supply consensus meetings, ensures relevant issues are raised at the meeting and any follow-up actions or decisions are communicated back to the organization
  • Drives rapid resolution on any open/anticipated issues that can jeopardize GSC from reach the goals


What You Will Bring to Us

  • B.S. in Chemistry, Engineering, Technology, or Supply Chain; M.S. preferred
  • At least 15 years of experience in Supply Chain Management
  • Demonstrated leadership of geographically diverse team members
  • Demonstrated safety execution, continuous improvement and processes implementation
  • Ability to create, implement, measure, control and improve processes
  • Ability to think critically about issues, form objective opinions, and make timely/effective decisions and hold the appropriate parties accountable for the outcomes
  • Strong knowledge of MS Office, ERP software (SAP preferred) and advanced planning technology