Oracle Business Planning Manager - Global Spares and Logistic in Troy, Michigan

Manage a team that acts as the central resource and driving force for the design, process, manufacturing, test, quality and marketing of product(s) as they move from conception to distribution. Organize interdepartmental activities ensuring completion of the project/product on schedule and within budget.

As a manager in the product development division, you will lead a team that defines product specifications and or strategy. Gather and analyze information to define product specifications and review design specifications. Communicate product strategy and functionality. Initiate and foster relationships with other groups. Review product documentation and collateral. Ensure successful product releases based on corporate priorities.

Manages and controls activities in multi-functional areas of sections. Ensures appropriate operational planning is effectively executed to meet Corporate business needs. Demonstrated leadership and people management skills. Strong communication skills, analytical skills, thorough understanding of product development and product management. BS or MS degree or equivalent experience relevant to functional area. 4 years of software engineering or related experience.

Oracle is an Equal Employment Opportunity Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, gender identity, disability and protected veterans status or any other characteristic protected by law.

The Business Planning Manager will act as the business owner of Global Spares and Logistics Business Processes. The individual is expected to possess exceptional communication, analytical, project management & customer relations skills. A very high value will be given to attention to details and capable of managing a variety of initiatives & activities within the world of Global Spares and Logistics Innovation. He / She will develop strong relationships with internal and external parties outside of GSL and develop strategies applicable for all regions to drive continuous improvements to processes, customer satisfaction and reduction in operational cost.

Duties and responsibilities include, but are not limited to:

  • Lead in driving communication in the following areas:

o Region / Country Meetings - covering KPIs, initiatives, costs control, customer satisfaction along with employee satisfaction

o Project manage all GSL global initiatives

o Developing and delivering executive level presentation

  • Cost Management

o Drive cost reduction through continuous improvements, waste reduction & spares investment

o Develop / deploy annual global initiatives to reduce freight, warehousing, and amortization cost

  • Tools and Processes

o Design, document & deploy processes & systems to link Field/Dispatch/TSC - covering KPIs, initiatives and cost reduction

o Interact with IT department in system develop and testing

o Drive to a standard set of tools and reporting that can be shared with the regions for their use or LAM use

o Improvement in the Indirect Country process

Preferred Qualifications

  • 3 years of operational experience in Supply Chain Management Service Delivery, Product/Service Management or Service Operations/ Planning

  • 3 years in project management positions, with demonstrated management skills

  • 3 years of work experience in technology related business

  • 3 years in Quality Six Sigma background

  • Ability to work as an individual contributor and a team manager at the same time

  • Strategic thinker with good understanding of the cultural and operational differences across Services

  • Problem solving and analytical capabilities with project management experience

  • Multi-country operations experience

  • Knowledge of Oracle business applications and architectures

  • Bi-lingual, with preference for English/Spanish; additional languages helpful

Candidate Profile

  • Good communication and presentation skills

  • Team player ability to work with many parts of the organization

  • Self-motivated, creative, flexible

  • 10% to 25% domestic & internal travel

/Please note: the above is the detailed job description for the current vacancy/

Job: *Product Development

Organization: *Oracle

Title: Business Planning Manager - Global Spares and Logistic

Location: United States

Requisition ID: 18000ZJ2

Other Locations: Canada