Sales, Inventory, Operations & Planning (SIOP) Manager


Novi, MI

If you are a Sales, Inventory, Operations & Planning (SIOP) professional looking for an opportunity to grow & make an impact to business success, Emerson has an exciting role for you! The successful candidate can be based in either Florham Park, NJ, Aiken, SC, Novi, MI, Sandusky, MI, Elk River, MN, or Louisville, KY. This role will be responsible for the development, implementation, and communication of product planning and process forecasting for Discrete Automation, Americas. The role will handle the demand risks identification to build contingency plans, collaborate in Americas Demand Planning projects and own the SIOP planning including continuous process improvements.  Ready to make your mark and embark on an exciting journey with us? We can't wait to hear from you! 


  • Manage the SIOP process: facilitate demand planning discussions, translate demand to operational and supply chain unitary requirements; facilitate operational capacity plan development; establish forecasts to suppliers; identify risks to production; and communicate expectations versus financial plans and customer expectations back through to executive leadership.
  • Apply statistical analysis, business intelligence, and econometrics to develop demand plans for forecast and production use.
  • Engage with Sales/Marketing, Operations, and Supply Chain to identify continuous improvement opportunities within the SIOP process. Eliminate silos between functions through cross-functional collaboration.
  • Champion step-change improvements in the current SIOP process, including product family level analysis: average unit price, lead time, backlog management, capacity, inventory planning, supply chain risk development. Develop and implement effective re-engineered and automated SIOP processes to replace current manual processes.
  • Establish common metrics, data definitions and business processes to support customer service, inventory, and demand/forecast improvements.
  • Document and maintain procedures and processes to ensure system and data accuracy and integrity.
  • Support Site Leader resource/equipment/material decisions with SIOP analytics.
  • Align with Sales/Marketing, Operations, and Supply Chain on standard processes and guidelines for preferred parts management tied to Quick Ship and Make to Order product.
  • Stay on top of new technologies and systems as potential improvements and modernizations to the current process.

You integrate quantitative and qualitative information to draw accurate conclusions; you ask the right questions to accurately analyze situations. You use achievements to diligently supervise and own the progress of the work. You facilitate an open dialogue with a wide variety of contributors and collaborators. You are an active learner who uses both success and failure as learning opportunities.


  • Degree in Engineering/Finance/Business Administration
  • Relevant years of business experience commensurate with the level of the position
  • Has strong manufacturing background.
  • Good presentation, analytical and problem-solving skills.
  • Good verbal and written communication skills.
  • Authorized to work in the United States without Sponsorship now and in the future.


  • Masters in business / MBA preferred.
  • 3+ years of proven experience.
  • Knowledgeable in using Oracle, preferred but not required.


This role has the flexibility of a hybrid work option; you could work up to three days a week from home. Our teams work together to ensure our chosen work schedules enable our creativity and efficiency as we serve the needs of our customers.

We recognize the importance of employee wellbeing and know that to do your best you must have flexible, competitive benefit plans to meet you and your family’s physical, mental, financial, and social needs. We provide a variety of medical insurance plans, with dental and vision coverage.  Employee Assistance Program, 401(k), tuition reimbursement, employee resource groups, recognition, and much more.  Our culture prioritizes work-life balance and offers flexible time off plans, including paid parental leave (maternal and paternal), vacation and holiday leave.

At Emerson, we are committed to fostering a culture where every employee is valued and respected for their unique experiences and perspectives.  We believe a diverse and inclusive work environment contributes to the rich exchange of ideas and diversity of thoughts, that inspire innovation and brings the best solutions to our customers.

The philosophy is fundamental to living our company’s values and our responsibility to leave the world in a better place. Learn more about our Culture & Values and about Diversity, Equity, & Inclusion at Emerson.

Our training programs and initiatives focus on end-to end development, from onboarding through senior leadership.  We provide a wide range of development opportunities, including face-to-face and virtual training, mentorship, and coaching, project management, and on-the-job training.