Función Laboral: Operaciones

Tipo de contrato: Jornada Completa

Ubicación: New Jersey - South Brunswick

País: USA

L'Oréal USA

LUXE Supply Chain

Director – Supply Planning

The Supply Planning Director will partner with Sales, Marketing, Operations, Finance, and Brand Supply Chain to ensure accurate and ongoing procurement of inventory to support the business.  Accountable for maintaining a stock equation specific to both the Brand and Category while managing overall inventory levels.  Ensure consistency of product flow to support forecast assumptions across the business unit; incorporating base business trends, promotional plans, new launch volumes, planogram changes and seasonal volume.  Responsible for understanding and reinforcing manufacturing, marketing and financial processes to link/align with supply planning processes.  Work closely with the Demand Planning team to identify and resolve supply disruptions and help to quantify the impact to financials.  Update and monitor key performance indicators and diagnostics to ensure ongoing, premium service and prepare written analyses, documentation, reports or other data of a quality requiring minimal supervisory review.

Job Requirements

  • Bachelor’s degree required; preferably in the area of Supply Chain, Mathematics, Statistics, Operations Research, or other quantitative business discipline)
  • Minimum 7 years work experience preferably within a FMCG industry; minimum of 2 years planning experience
  • Software Skills: Proficiency with MS Office required, intermediate MS Excel required, advanced Excel required;  SAP experience helpful
  • Working knowledge of:

o   Use of quantitative methods to analyze situations and solve business problems

o   Data management/databases

o   OLAP tools

o   Mass market retail environment

o   Consumer marketing

o   Supply chain operations

  • Must have ability to work cross functionally, build relationships and excel in a team environment

Tasks, Duties & Responsibilities

  • Analyze specific trends, new product launches to determine risks & opportunities
  • Facilitate monthly meetings with Sales, Marketing and Finance to review all Launches and ensure all elements are on track
  • Perform monthly Procurement cycle to France
  • Analyze confirmation files to ensure that ordered stock is approved to the target level
  • Investigate daily/weekly cuts to identify causes and work to rectify
  • Influences decision making in performance improvement and resolves obstacles
  • Participate in cross functional project teams, develop best in class stock equation modules
  • Daily interaction with the BSC in France
  • Manage a team of Supply Planners to ensure ongoing process improvement and evolution of KPI’s

Please note:  This job description does not list all duties of the job.  Employees may be asked by management to perform other duties.  The employer has the right to revise this job description at any time.



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