Senior Manager, Planning (P-2493)
Pleasanton, CA 
Posted 25 days ago
Job Description

About the role:

We are looking for a Senior Planning Manager reporting to the Senior Director of Global Manufacturing, NPI, and Distribution Planning. The Senior Planning Manager will lead the day-to-day activity of the Planning team and will partner with company stakeholders to create clear, cogent, scalable, automated, and fast demand sensing and supply plans and to ensure those plans are fully integrated and adhered to through the entire customer fulfillment workstream. These will include the:

  • Sales & Operations Plan
  • Regional Supply/Demand Plans
  • Factory Build Plans
  • Purchase Plan / Cash Flow Plan
  • DC/FG Inventory Plan
  • NPI Plan and new product release process
  • Product Transfer Plan with Manufacturing between Plants

What you will be doing:

The Senior Planning Manager will also direct the Planning Process including:

  • Setting up a Supply-Demand Control Tower to sense and respond to demand
  • Developing and executing the Pleasanton Supply Planning Strategy
  • Developing Planning and Execution Process automation including dashboards, metrics, reports, and coordinated customer communication
  • Executing Overall Inventory Planning Policy, Tools, Process, Rules including:
    • Regional DC Pull Transfer Orders
    • Safety Stock Plans and Management
    • Expiry forecasting and discounting
    • Capacity Planning with factory, supply, and distribution chain
    • Process Improvement Projects
    • Demand Forecast Improvement
    • Planning Process Maps
  • Goals:
    • Improve On-Time Delivery to customers driving to Perfect Order customer experience
    • Decrease our TAT and related variability
    • Improve visibility of the Build Plan to all stakeholders
    • Identify Risks and capacity needs and drive mitigation with team

Minimum Requirements:

  • BSc in a relevant scientific or engineering discipline with a minimum of 10 years relevant industrial experience in a planning supply chain management capacity.
  • The candidate must demonstrate an ability to understand and appreciate the function and operational requirements of 10X products.
  • The candidate should have advanced planning training including an MBA or equivalent in operational and/or supply chain planning and management.
  • Demonstrated ability to manage both supply chain and factory planning to support a high growth, world class company.
  • A track record and ability to collaborate, implement and execute processes and systems with great speed.
  • A high level knowledge of global norms, risks, and trends and a demonstrated ability to address these in a comprehensive inventory, capacity, process capability, and disaster recovery plan.
  • Strong proactive collaborative and management capabilities and the ability to use these skills to achieve corporate objectives.
  • Demonstrated teamwork, leadership, organization and communication skills.

Preferred Skills & Experience:

  • Experience in the Life Science or transferable industry
  • Experience and knowledge of various process models - such as batch, intermediate WIP and kitting, continuous flow, higher volume configurable processes, lot matching, and make-to-order custom processes.
  • Exceptional ERP planning (preferably Oracle) and execution automation knowledge and experience.
  • Familiar with supporting S&OP process by building multi-dimensional plans for consideration.
  • Experience in managing multiple-site manufacturing organizations.


About 10x Genomics

At 10x Genomics, accelerating our understanding of biology is more than a mission for us. It is a commitment. This is the century of biology, and the breakthroughs we make now have the potential to change the world.

We enable scientists to advance their research, allowing them to address scientific questions they did not even know they could ask. Our tools have enabled fundamental discoveries across biology including cancer, immunology, and neuroscience.

Our teams are empowered and encouraged to follow their passions, pursue new ideas, and perform at their best in an inclusive and dynamic environment. We know that behind every scientific breakthrough, there is a deep infrastructure of talented people driving the life sciences industry and making it possible for scientists and clinicians to make new strides. We are dedicated to finding the very best person for every aspect of our work because the innovations and discoveries that we enable together will lead to better technologies, better treatments, and a better future. Find out how you can make a 10x difference.

Individuals seeking employment at 10x Genomics are considered without regards to race, color, religion, national origin, age, sex, marital status, ancestry, physical or mental disability, veteran status, gender identity, or sexual orientation,or any other characteristic protected by applicable law.

10x does not accept unsolicited applicants submitted by third-party recruiters or agencies. Any resume or application submitted to 10x without a vendor agreement in place will be considered unsolicited and property of 10x, and 10x will not pay a placement fee.


Job Summary
Start Date
As soon as possible
Employment Term and Type
Regular, Full Time
Required Education
Master's Degree
Required Experience
10+ years
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