S&OP Network Mgr

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Date: May 24, 2023

Location: Lakewood, US

Company: Terumo BCT, Inc.

Requisition ID:  30876  


At Terumo Blood and Cell Technologies, our 7,000+ global associates proud to come to work each day, knowing that what we do impacts the lives of patients around the world.


We make medical devices and related products that are used to collect, separate, manufacture and process various components of blood and cells. With our innovative technologies and service offerings, we touch a patient’s life every second of every day and are committed to continuing to increase the number of patients we serve.


With some of the best and brightest minds in the industry, an unmatched global footprint, comprehensive benefits and a distinct culture, Terumo Blood and Cell Technologies is a great place to work, grow and be part of a team that is focused on making a difference. Consider joining our team and unlock your potential. 

S&OP Network Mgr



The Network Manager of S&OP collaborates with Supply Chain, Commercial, Finance, and Manufacturing teams to create an aligned, cross-functional plan. This position leads the dialogue each month for their respective customers and products with key regional and global counterparts in sales and marketing. Core function includes strategic and tactical decision-making related to balancing demand and supply; aligns volume and mix with capacity and materials availability; and integrates financial and operating plans with strategic objectives to deliver improved operating and financial results.



  • Create an 18-month manufacturing plan for respective business unit with key assumptions documented and aligned with commercial and manufacturing stakeholders
  • Lead the end-to-end S&OP process and all related supply and inventory meetings, metrics, and improvement projects for a specific Business Unit.
  • Develop collaborative relationships with Commercial, Marketing, Factory, Procurement, stakeholders to improve service levels while lowering inventory days-on-hand and ensuring effective production schedules
  • Ensure component material is available to support the manufacturing plan, including identifying supply constraints and partnering with stakeholders to mitigate potential supply gaps
  • Support the development and execution of short and long-term business objectives of production plans focused on capacity planning, material availability, customer focus, efficiencies, and cost containment
  • Track performance metrics and analysis to identify both opportunities and potential issues within S&OP processes and reporting as well as those across departments; provide insights and recommendations to help improve results
  • Work closely with marketing on planning and execution of new product launches as well planning/managing other product-life-cycle phases
  • Work closely with factory, regional planning, and logistics to evaluate the demand/production plan against inventory, capacity, and external factors and to create mitigation actions if needed
  • Develops solutions to non-routine problems of moderate to intermediate complexity within functional area of expertise that have a positive impact across functional lines
  • Must be able to work independently while still functioning well in a team
  • Able to communicate effectively with senior management, peers and colleagues cross functionally and globally





  • Bachelor’s degree or, equivalent of education and experience sufficient to successfully perform the essential functions of the job may be considered.
  • MBA is desirable.






  • Minimum 8 years’ experience in Demand Planning, Supply planning, and Inventory Planning
  • SAP experience
  • Strong Manufacturing background desirable



  • Working knowledge of manufacturing, quality, planning, documentation systems and processes.
  • Demonstrated ability to analyze business/technical problems and select, design, and implement solutions in accordance to business needs.
  • Ability to interact with diplomacy and tact while maintaining appropriate assertiveness and persistence.
  • Demonstrated knowledge of information handling systems.
  • Knowledge and use of relevant PC software applications and skills to use them effectively.
  • Demonstrated ability to communicate effectively both verbally and in writing.
  • Able to conduct business in a global, multi-cultural environment
  • Demonstrated ability to manage multiple projects concurrently
  • Leadership: meeting facilitation, innovative, skill sharing and training, organization, conflict management, change agent, manage relationships



An equivalent competency level acquired through a variation of these qualifications may be considered.


Certificates, Licenses, Registrations

  • An MBA and/or APICS certification is highly desirable.



Typical Office Environment requirements include: reading, speaking, hearing, close vision, walking, bending, sitting, and occasional lifting up to 20 pounds.


The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an associate to successfully perform the essential duties of this job.  Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential duties.




Target Pay Range:  $96,200.00 to $120,300.00  -  Salary to be determined by the education, experience, knowledge, skills, and abilities of the applicant, internal equity, and alignment with market data
Target Bonus on Base:  10.0%


At Terumo Blood and Cell Technologies, we provide competitive total reward offerings that consist of compensation, benefits, recognition, along with a wealth of other well-being, work-life and recognition programs which support in unlocking the potential for you and your family. Included in our expansive list of benefits offerings are multiple group medical, dental and vision plans, a robust wellness program, life insurance and disability coverages, also a variety of voluntary programs such as group accident, hospital indemnity, critical illness, pet insurance and much more. To help you save for retirement, we offer a 401(k) plan with a matching contribution and for work-life balance we have vacation and sick time programs for associates. For us, it’s about protecting the personal welfare of our associates and their families, helping to achieve personal goals and offering those extra touches for convenience, security and overall peace of mind.


  • Terumo Blood and Cell Technologies is part of Terumo Group, founded in 1921 and headquartered in Tokyo, Japan.
  • In 2019, Terumo Blood and Cell Technologies reached $1 billion in revenue.
  • We employ nearly 7,000 associates globally, with global headquarters in Lakewood, CO, U.S., and regional headquarters in Brussels, Buenos Aires, Singapore and Tokyo.
  • We manufacture devices, disposable sets and solutions at our facilities in Belgium, India, Japan, Northern Ireland, the U.S. and Vietnam. Our global presence enables us to serve customers in more than 130 countries.
  • Our core values help set our direction, guide our actions and keep us true to our corporate mission of contributing to society through healthcare.
    • Respect – Appreciative of others
    • Integrity – Guided by our mission
    • Care – Empathetic to patients
    • Quality – Committed to excellence
    • Creativity – Striving for innovation
  • We contribute to the Leukemia and Lymphoma Society (LLS), raising $1.3 million USD since 2007.


We are proud to be an Equal Opportunity Affirmative Action Employer.  All applicants will be afforded equal opportunity without discrimination because of race, color, religion, sex, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, marital status, order of protection status, national origin or ancestry, citizenship status, age, physical or mental disability unrelated to ability, military status or an unfavorable discharge from military service.


Terumo Blood and Cell Technologies is committed to providing a safe, healthy and secure working environment. Our Colorado campus locations are tobacco-free workplaces and we maintain a drug-free workplace and perform pre-employment substance abuse testing and detailed background verification. Absent accommodation permitted by applicable law, as a condition of employment with Terumo Blood and Cell Technologies in the United States you must be fully COVID-19 vaccinated and provide valid proof of vaccination to the company.

Nearest Major Market: Los Angeles

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