Supply Chain Planning Director, F&P

Department:  Operations
Date:  Dec 20, 2021


FMC Corporation is a global agricultural sciences company dedicated to helping growers produce food, feed, fiber and fuel for an expanding world population while adapting to a changing environment. FMC's innovative crop protection solutions – including biologicals, crop nutrition, digital and precision agriculture – enable growers, crop advisers and turf and pest management professionals to address their toughest challenges economically while protecting the environment. With approximately 6,400 employees at more than 100 sites worldwide, FMC is committed to discovering new herbicide, insecticide and fungicide active ingredients, product formulations and pioneering technologies that are consistently better for the planet.


FMC is a globally diverse organization that offers its employees exciting opportunities to work on challenging projects that are important to the achievement of our strategic objectives.  With a corporate culture of innovation, integrity, responsibility and customer intimacy, we foster “The Right Chemistry” in everything we do. We are looking for people to join us in creating, developing, and improving our products, our processes, and our markets. If you are ready to make a difference every day, FMC is ready to talk to you.  Visit FMC to learn more and follow us on LinkedIn and Twitter


The primary responsibility of the Supply Chain Planning Director - Formulations & Packing is to safely and effectively manage all global formulation and packaging planning for FMC’s owned, tolled and procured sources. The Supply Chain Planning Director, F&P role will also be responsible for driving the F&P S&OP and for managing a global team. This role will report to the Global Supply Chain Director.  



  • Lead a globally diverse team of ~80 resources including direct and indirect leaders and individual contributors covering the following scope of roles: F&P regional Planning managers, Master Schedulers, Supply Planners and Distribution Requirements Planners
    • Accountable for F&P 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 F&P products within the advanced planning system to balance plant constraints, demand, and working capital
    • Scope of accountability covers approximately $4B in sales sold supplied from ~20 FMC owned facilities as well as more than 20 partner ‘toll process’ facilities located in the Americas, Europe and Asia
  • Partners with peers that include AI Supply Chain Planning Director 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
  • Manages and resolves supply issues within the active S&OP horizon
  • Manages F&P 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 achieving the goals


Required Education

  • 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


Key Competencies:

  • Leadership
  • Accountability
  • Strategic
  • Adaptability
  • Innovative

Role location - FMC Tower - Philadelphia, PA


Full vaccination against COVID-19 is a condition of employment. Full vaccination means that two weeks have passed since the second dose of a two-dose vaccine (i.e., Pfizer or Moderna) or two weeks after a single dose of a one-dose vaccine (i.e., Johnson & Johnson/Janssen). All applicants will be required to show proof of their vaccination status upon receipt of an offer of employment. Exemptions will be granted only to those applicants who are unable to take the vaccine due to medical reasons or a sincerely held religious belief.   FMC will work with those who apply for and are granted exemptions in an effort to identify reasonable accommodations which will permit those individuals to fulfill the responsibilities of their positions.


At FMC, diversity and inclusion are in our DNA. We are proud to be an Equal Opportunity Employer with a commitment to creating an inclusive workplace where all employees can thrive – regardless of race, gender, sex, pregnancy, gender identity and/or expression, sexual orientation, national origin or ancestry, citizenship status, color, age, religion or religious creed, physical or mental disability, medical condition, genetic information, marital status, military or veteran status, or any other basis protected by federal, state or local law. FMC also supports employee participation in company employee resource groups that celebrate the diverse backgrounds of our workforce by providing communities for employees to connect with each other and raise awareness throughout FMC. FMC complies with federal and state disability laws and makes reasonable accommodations for applicants and employees with disabilities. If reasonable accommodation is needed to participate in the job application or interview process, please contact our Talent Acquisition department