Vice President of Global Sales & Operations Planning, SharkNinja

Salary not provided
Expert level
Boston

Office located in Needham, MA

SharkNinja

Home devices and appliances

Open for applications

SharkNinja

Home devices and appliances

1001+ employees

B2CConsumer GoodseCommerce

Open for applications

Salary not provided
Expert level
Boston

Office located in Needham, MA

1001+ employees

B2CConsumer GoodseCommerce

Company mission

SharkNinja's mission is to positively impact people's lives every day in every home around the world.

Role

Who you are

  • You'll have proven experience in developing, leading, and optimising complex business processes specific to global Sales and Operations Planning (Global S&OP)
  • A passion for supply chain planning and a knack for solving complex problems with creativity and a can-do attitude
  • You’ve got proven experience leading global S&OP processes and a deep understanding of supply chain dynamics, especially in the consumer products industry
  • You love breaking down complex issues into actionable steps and learning from both wins and setbacks
  • You’re experienced in driving transformation and change management
  • Your strong analytical skills help you develop, measure, and improve key performance indicators
  • You can influence and build effective relationships across all levels
  • Your communication skills shine, whether you’re presenting to the executive team or chatting with technical teams
  • You thrive in fast-paced, dynamic environments and are always ready to roll up your sleeves and get things done
  • Previous experience in a leadership role is a must

What the job involves

  • We’re on the hunt for a new VP of Global Sales and Operations Planning (S&OP) to join our team
  • You'll be in a stand alone position consulting with our Global Executive Leadership team and support them with key decision supply chain decisions
  • Design and continuously improve our Global S&OP process to maximise global sales
  • Work with a variety of SharkNinja teams from Product Development to Logistics, ensuring everyone is on the same page and driving towards success
  • Create insightful metrics and comprehensive scorecards that turn data into action
  • Ensure all data inputs are spot-on and drive improvement projects where needed
  • Keep an eye on the horizon, monitoring risks and opportunities, and making sure we’re always ahead of the game
  • Process Ownership: Own the S&OP processes, manage deliverables, and keep the cadence of weekly, monthly, and quarterly actions
  • Be the communication guru, ensuring clear and concise updates across all teams
  • Always keep our customers in mind, ensuring their experience is top-notch through every step of the S&OP process

Otta's take

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Theo Margolius

COO of Otta

Consumer demand for new and better home appliances continues to grow. SharkNinja serves this demand by designing and manufacturing innovative home goods and devices. Specifically, it has a growing line of solutions that consist of Shark cleaning and home care products and Ninja kitchen appliances.

SharkNinja has been in operation since 1994, which is testament to the quality and popularity of its products. Since its initial launch in Canada, the company has expanded into the US and the UK. In 2017 SharkNinja was bought by CDH Private Equity for over $1.5 Billion, further proof of its impressive market value. Perhaps more evidence is that it brings in annual revenues of around $4B.

SharkNinja’s main challenge is facing down big-name competitors such as home appliance giant Dyson. In fact, through innovative design, it seized the market-leading spot in traditional vacuums from Dyson and is only second to iRobot in sales of robotic models. A 2023 IPO saw an extra $296 million in funding added to SharkNinja's pot and was followed by product launches in new sectors such as air conditioning and food cooling, indicating that the company is still full of new product ideas.

Insights

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10% employee growth in 12 months

Company

Company benefits

  • Employer paid group benefits including medical, dental, life insurance and more
  • Competitive RRSP matching program
  • 16 vacation days to start
  • Paid sick days
  • Paid volunteer and cultural days
  • Employee & Family Assistance program
  • An opportunity to accelerate your career with world class brands
  • Continuous development and mentoring
  • Opportunity to join various employee-based affinity groups
  • Diverse, inclusive, and community-minded organization
  • Wellness program offering free virtual fitness classes and a fitness reimbursement
  • Employee product discounts

Company values

  • Never be afraid to dream big
  • Relentlessly innovate
  • Obsess about customer satisfaction
  • Build people up
  • Seize opportunities - individually and collectively

Company HQ

Needham Heights, Needham, MA

Founders

Founded SharkNinja in 1994. Has won three Red Dot Awards for product Design.

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Diversity & Inclusion at SharkNinja

  • At SharkNinja, Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion is vital to our global success. Valuing each unique voice and blending all of our diverse skills strengthens SharkNinja’s innovation every day. We support ALL associates in bringing their authentic selves to work, making an impact, and having the opportunity for career acceleration. With help from our leadership, associates, and our community, we aim to have equity be a key component of the SharkNinja DNA. Your role in Diversifying SharkNinja:
  • As a corporate citizen, learn and support SharkNinja’s Diversity, Equity & Inclusion strategy
  • Demonstrate a commitment to diversity, equity, and inclusion through continuous development, modeling inclusive behaviors, and proactively managing bias
  • Explore SharkNinja’s DEI Groups or volunteer to serve on committees that organize diversity-related events and activities
  • Participate in employee engagement surveys and respond as openly and honestly as possible
  • Become culturally competent; take the time to learn about different cultures, races, religions, and backgrounds represented by your colleagues
  • Ensure equitable experiences, strengthen inclusion acumen, and promote a culture of inclusivity and belonging that embraces the contributions of all team members

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