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Director Global Supply Chain Planning

Department: Business Operations

Location: Santa Barbara

Req#: 5043

We are looking for a dynamic and experienced Director of Global Supply Chain Planning, who desires to make positive impact on our fast-growing Operations organization. 

The Director of Supply Chain Planning will be responsible for managing a team of skilled planners tasked with creating business plans that drive global demand supply alignment while maintaining Sonos' overall finished good inventory investment to planned levels. The position reports into the Sr. Director of Global Operations Planning and Fulfillment and works closely with cross-functional stakeholders on global, regional and country levels.   
About You

More than a candidate that checks every box, we’re looking for people who are excited to work, learn, and grow at Sonos—no matter their background or how they identify. If that’s you, we hope you’ll apply for this role.

You want to be part of a team.

You come with new ideas and a unique point of view. You look forward to collaborating with a diverse team of talent. You assume everyone’s best intentions, welcome a healthy debate, and embrace differing opinions. You eagerly seek and give help. Transparency tops your list of values, and you proactively contribute to a culture of respect and inclusion.

You enjoy a challenge.

Inquisitive and focused, you see every challenge as an opportunity. You’re ambitious and comfortable making mistakes because you learn from them and bounce back quickly. You would rather create the future than wait for it. You prioritize long-term value over short-term objectives.

You love to listen.

You approach every interaction with curiosity and a desire to understand. You want to make a positive impact in the world. You’re passionate about culture and know the power that music, film, podcasts, games, and stories have to bring people together.

What You’ll Do

  • Develop a team of highly motivated and skilled global supply chain planners
  • Define, implement and maintain global end-to-end supply chain planning strategy and the global inventory strategy
  • Own and continuously improve the Sonos global Sales & Operations Planning process 
  • Develop business scenario plans and modeling to enable demand creation, channel allocations, supply chain and financial investment decision making.
  • Key interface between operations and financial planning, driving cross functional collaboration and process development 
  • Key participant representing supply chain operations in the annual long-range planning process 
  • Own business reporting regarding performance to key supply chain KPI’s
  • Provide leadership that inspires and motivates others to act as a High Performing Team: customer experience focused, collaborative and relentlessly progressive


Skills You’ll Need
  • Bachelor’s or Master’s degree in Supply Chain, Business, Finance or Operations Management
  • 8-10 years of experience leading a global supply chain planning or operations organization
  • Proven track record in building and leading high performing teams
  • Ability to effectively facilitate change and drive continuous process improvement
  • Ability to work in a fast-moving and collaborative environment, with an aptitude for managing time and shifting priorities.
  • Results focused with outstanding analytical skills
  • Ability to communicate, lead and influence at all levels of the organization.  
  • Flexible, team builder, innovator, totally at ease in a fast-growing global organization
  • Experience with an accounting ERP (SAP preferred), supply chain planning systems (Anaplan preferred) and Microsoft Excel
  • 15% - 20% Travel required
More About Sonos

Sonos is a sound experience company. We pioneered multiroom wireless audio, made it sound amazing, and changed the way people listen, making it effortless for them to enjoy what they want, where they want, how they want.

Today we continue empowering listeners by developing new technologies, thoughtfully designing products, expanding our software platform, and crafting brilliant sound experiences while participating in a culture that values respect, transparency, collaboration, and ownership.

Together we’re working to positively impact the world and inspire everyone to listen better—because listening brings people together, builds understanding, drives change, and makes us happier.

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