Oura San Francisco, California, United States Full-time 2024-07-02

Our mission at Oura is to empower every person to own their inner potential. Our award-winning products help our global community gain a deeper knowledge of their readiness, activity, and sleep quality by using their Oura Ring and its connected app. We’ve helped 2.5 million people understand and improve their health by providing daily insights and practical steps to inspire healthy lifestyles.

Empowering the world starts with living our values and empowering our team. As a quickly growing company focused on helping people live healthier and happier lives, we ensure that our team members have what they need to do their best work — both in and out of the office. 

We are looking for a Sr. Director of Supply & Demand Planning responsible for shaping and executing the S&OP process as the process owner. This is a business critical role that ensures the effective implementation and continuous process improvement to meet the company objectives while working closely with the Supply Chain teams in Finland & US, Finance, GTM internal teams and external partners, Engineering teams, and Suppliers.

What you will do: 

  • Strategic Leadership
    • Create and roll out strategy and roadmaps for supply and demand planning.
    • Influence and drive company-wide strategy, thinking beyond your own teams and functions.
    • Act as a process owner for the S&OP process, ensuring effective implementation and continuous improvement.
  • Cross-Functional Leadership
    • Collaborate with stakeholders across different functions to communicate common goals, solicit information, and gain consensus and buy-in.
    • Provide leadership, training, and support to ensure a robust S&OP process.
    • Facilitate meetings and supporting documents that are key to a connected overall planning process.
    • Act as guardian of the S&OP process, overseeing its continuous improvement and transformation.
  • Team Development
    • Lead and mentor a team of planning professionals.
    • Oversee the development of the planning teams, ensuring continuous improvement and professional growth.
  • Supply Planning
    • Partner with the Supply Chain team to create a supply plan based on an approved business plan.
    • Collaborate with the Supply Chain team to manage complex issues related to capacity and material constraints.
    • Monitor supply performance against plan and implement process improvements as needed.
  • Demand Planning
    • Partner with FP&A to create the demand plan as part of the S&OP process.
    • Provide support and input to the demand forecasting process with analysis, historical data, and advise on potential future necessary adjustments based on the latest input to the process.
    • Monitor demand performance against plan and implement process improvements as needed.
  • Project Support
    • Support “what if” scenario planning where needed.
    • Act as a resource for New Business integration discussions and initiatives.
    • Represent operations for new product launches.
  • Technical Initiatives
    • Lead discussions related to technology gaps and needs.
    • Work with internal teams to improve data analysis and necessary systems to support the improvements.
    • Drive cost-saving initiatives and value-engineering projects.

This is a remote US role with a slight preference for candidates based in San Francisco. 

Requirements

We would love to have you on our team if you have:

  • Proven experience of 10+ years in a senior leadership role within supply and demand planning or a related field.
  • Strong understanding of planning systems, best practices in planning and inventory management systems, demand planning tools, and forecast improvement methodologies.
  • Strong strategic thinking and ability to influence and drive company-wide initiatives.
  • Excellent cross-functional collaboration and communication skills.
  • Demonstrated ability to manage complex teams and oversee multiple functional areas.

Benefits

At Oura, we care about you and your well-being. Everyone here at Oura has a ring of their own and we are continually looking to improve employee health and add to our benefits!

What we offer:

  • Competitive salary and equity packages
  • Health, dental, vision insurance, and mental health resources
  • An Oura Ring of your own plus employee discounts for friends & family
  • 20 days of paid time off plus 13 paid holidays plus 8 days of flexible wellness time off
  • Paid sick leave and parental leave
  • Amazing culture of collaborative and passionate coworkers

Oura takes a market-based approach to pay, which may vary depending on your location. US locations are categorized into tiers based on a cost of labor index for that geographic area. While most offers will be closer to the starting range, successful candidates’ pay will be determined based on job-related skills, experience, qualifications, work location, internal peer equity, and market conditions. These ranges may be modified in the future.

  • Region 1: $187,000.00 – $220,000.00 
  • Region 2: $178,000.00 – $209,000.00 
  • Region 3: $168,000.00 – $198,000.00 

A recruiter can determine your zones/tiers based on your US location.

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Oura is proud to be an equal-opportunity workplace. We celebrate diversity and are committed to creating an inclusive environment for all employees. Individuals seeking employment at Oura are considered without regard to age, ancestry, color, gender (including pregnancy, childbirth, or related medical conditions), gender identity or expression, genetic information, marital status, medical condition, mental or physical disability, national origin, protected family care or medical leave status, race, religion (including beliefs and practices or the absence thereof), sexual orientation, military or veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by federal, state, or local laws. We will not tolerate discrimination or harassment based on any of these characteristics.

We will work to ensure individuals with disabilities are provided reasonable accommodation to participate in the interview process, to perform essential job functions, and to receive other benefits and privileges of employment.