Art der Beschäftigung: Vollzeit
Ort: New York, NY
Land/Region: United States
Innovation has fueled L'Oréal’s business for more than 100 years and we will rely on our culture of innovation and entrepreneurship to help us continually evolve. L'Oréal’s dynamic culture provides its employees with entrepreneurial freedom and opportunities to drive transformation across its €29.87B business, encompassing over 35 brands, around the globe. In the US, we have 12,000 employees working collaboratively across 14 states to build leading edge technologies, launch highly personalized products, reimagine consumer experiences, and develop creative solutions to reduce our environmental footprint.
At L'Oréal Luxe our mission is to provide our consumers the best products and brand experience by making it unique. Our portfolio is composed of 21 brands including major brands, highly aspirational and multi-expert, such as Lancôme, Yves Saint Laurent, and Giorgio Armani.
Manager of Lancôme Demand Planning influences business and operational stakeholders to position the brand for growth and profitability. Responsible for the shipment and sales forecast for the brand, inventory health, catalogue productivity, SIT and service. Responsible for building a bottoms up forecast using intelligence from the market, sales teams and providing a consensus Brand Forecast consolidation to help drive monthly S&OP cycle for the brand.
• Manage the development, review and implementation of an accurate forecast for use in financial, production and strategic planning processes. Identify areas of risk and opportunity to the business plan due to internal/external factors and alert Management. Drive the continuous improvement of the demand planning and inventory management processes and systems.
• Interact & collaborate with Sales, Marketing & Finance partners in the development of the forecast. Challenge the forecast based on analytical data - both quantitative (shipments/consumption) and qualitative (marketing, advertising, promotion) demand signals. Assure reconciliation of forecast with financial trend and clearly communicate risks & opportunities. Animate the forecast consensus meetings to ensure objectives are clearly identified and decisions are made.• Monitor performance vs. the forecast throughout the month identifying any key shifts or trends. Analyze forecast variation/deviation with the goal to minimize out of stocks and prevent the build of excess & obsolete inventory.• Interact with supply planning partners to identify forecast deviation and/or supply chain constraints and establish Safety Stock levels.• Manage the product catalogue inclusive of product life-cycle. Analyze and interpret SKU effectiveness and efficiency. Guide/drive SKU rationalization.• Inventory management to drive action plans to reduce Excess & Obsolete.• Monitor the performance of new launches and animations versus the forecast. Develop ship share models to monitor execution versus ambition. Issue launch and animation assessments.• Participate in the pre-budget/budget process for your brand• Lead/participate in special projects as needed.• Monthly reporting of KPIs
• Bachelor’s Degree or equivalent related experience• Minimum of 6-7 years demand planning or related experience• Strong analytical, communication and organizational skills required• Experience working with a forecast software system• Experience working within an SAP environment a plus
•Competitive Benefit Package (Medical, Dental, Vision, 401K, Pension Plan)•Hybrid Work Policy (3 Days in Office, 2 Days Work from Home)•Flexible Time Off (Paid Company Holidays, Paid Vacation, Vacation Buy Program, Volunteer Time, Summer Fridays & More!)•Access to Company Perks (VIP Access to L’Oréal’s Internal Shop for Discounted Products, Monthly Mobile Allowance)•Learning & Development Opportunities (Unlimited Access to E-learnings, Lunch & Learn Sessions, Mentorship Programs, & More!)•Employee Resource Groups (Think Tanks and Innovation Squads)•Access to Mental Health & Wellness Programs