Job Description

Why Valvoline Global Operations?

Valvoline Global is a worldwide leader in automotive and industrial solutions, creating future-ready products and best-in-class services for partners around the globe. Established in 1866, we introduced the world’s first branded motor oil, claiming our position as The Original Motor Oil.

As an affiliate of Aramco, one of the world's largest integrated energy and chemicals companies, we continue to invest strategically and expand globally, driving unparalleled product innovation and sustainable business solutions.

Our corporate values of care, integrity, passion, and excellence shape everything we do. Living out our values is what makes our company, our employees, our partners, our customers, and the communities we serve great.

When you join Valvoline Global, you join a culture that is committed to treating all people with care, operating with integrity, striving for excellence in everything we do, and showing passion about delivering on our commitments.

*Valvoline Global Operations Headquarters is located in Lexington, KY. We prefer local candidates willing to work an in-office work schedule (3 days per week). We are also open to candidates living in nearby markets (i.e. Cincinnati, Indianapolis and Louisville), willing to visit HQs as needed. We are open to candidates working in a remote capacity in other states, but willing to visit HQs as needed.

Careers for the Driven

Valvoline has a rewarding opportunity as a Global Network Design Leader . We whole-heartedly adopt a ‘never idle' mindset. We also know that outstanding service begins and ends with our employees. So, we’re looking for good people to join our team. You bring your skills, talents, and drive. We will give you a great place to work, a competitive salary and benefits, and the resources and support to develop and advance within our global company.

How You’ll Make an Impact

The Global Network Design Leader collaborates with business leaders regularly examining the alignment between strategic plans and operational capabilities developing long and medium-term action plans. Network Designers build long range capacity planning models to provide valuable time to proactively adjust operational capacity to enable profitable growth and provide key inputs to both capital and strategic planning. Medium term optimizations of existing supply chains are also performed. As the lead this role is responsible for design modeling as well as process and tool creation for network design globally.

In the role, you would be responsible for:

  • Long range capacity planning: Identify required operational capabilities by analyzing the business strategic plan. Assess limitations of critical resources by quantifying the upper and lower limits of capacities and the risk appetite of the business. Project future requirements for each resource by translating aggregate demand forecasts at resource level. Capture capacity gaps by comparing requirement projections with capacity limitations. Track capacity gap resolution by assigning evaluation projects to appropriate functions and assessing progress regularly.

  • Optimization of existing supply chains: Build supply chain linear program models simulating existing supply chain networks and comparing alternatives based on fixed assets, raw material costs, operations, and transportation expenses to determine the lowest cost to serve model. Work with customer service teams to set customer ship defaults. Work with operations, technical and purchasing to optimize assets such as tanks, raw materials, and formulations.

  • Process and Tool Development and Deployment: Lead development of Valvoline global network design processes and tool design. Lead development, testing, training and deployment of network design in all regions. Critical member of the OMP leadership team.

  • Team Capabilities Development: Lead and develop a high-performing, talented and diverse global network design team. Support the hiring, training, and onboarding of new network designers on overall process. Define the competency model and assessment for network design roles. Develop Network Analyst skills.

  • Organizational Capabilities Development: Work with all SCP COEs to ensure the planning organization has the right processes, knowledge, and capabilities to deliver effectively from the strategy/initiative conception to the execution. Identify modifications to business practices to take full advantage of technology innovation.

What You’ll Need

  • Experience in end-to-end Supply Chain.

  • Five years of experience in Demand Planning and/or S&OP.

  • Four years of experience in Supply Planning.

  • Proven success in leading teams or processes.

  • Proven track record of successfully working with all levels within an organization.

  • Analytic skills to model and evaluate effectiveness of Supply Chain networks at global scale.

  • Deep knowledge in planning processes: demand planning, supply planning, new products introduction, material planning and S&OP process.

  • Interpersonal skills to work with strategic planning, business partners, and supply chain at all levels of the organization.

  • Ability to travel to Plant locations (internationally)
  • Must be authorized to work in the U.S.

What Will Set You Apart

  • A master’s degree in Business, Engineering, or Supply Chain Management.

  • A certification in Supply Chain from APICS and/or IBF

  • 5 years of experience in Network Modeling highly desired

Benefits That Drive Themselves

  • Health insurance plans (medical, dental, vision)
  • HSA and flexible spending accounts
  • 401(k)
  • Incentive opportunity*
  • Life insurance
  • Short and long-term disability insurance
  • Paid vacation and holidays*
  • Employee Assistance Program
  • Employee discounts
  • Tuition reimbursement*
  • Adoption assistance*

*Terms and conditions apply, and benefits may differ depending on position.

Valvoline provides equal employment opportunities to all employees and applicants for employment and prohibits discrimination and harassment of any type without regard to race, color, religion, age, sex, national origin, disability status, genetics, protected veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, or any other characteristic protected by federal, state or local laws. Are you good at what you do? Join us.

The Company endeavors to make its recruitment process accessible to any and all users. Reasonable accommodations will be provided, upon request, to applicants with disabilities in order to facilitate equal opportunity throughout the recruitment and selection process. Please contact Human Resources at 1-800-Valvoline or email to make a request for reasonable accommodation during any aspect of the recruitment and selection process. The contact information is for accommodation requests only; do not use this contact information to inquire about the status of applications.


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