Función del empleo:

Tipo de puesto: Permanent

Tipo de empleo: Full - Time

Localización: Clark, NJ

País: United States

Company Summary/Description:

For more than a century, L'Oréal has devoted its energy, innovation and scientific excellence solely to one business: Beauty. A business rich in meaning, it enables all individuals to express their personalities, gain self-confidence and open up to others. Beauty is our language, a universal language.  Joining L'Oréal means joining our mission of offering women and men worldwide the best innovation by meeting the infinite diversity of beauty needs and desires all over the world. A company founded on Science, we continually explore new territories and invent products of the future, while drawing inspiration from beauty rituals the world over. Our formula: Diversity Plus Inclusion equals Innovation and Success. Drawing on the diversity of our multinational teams and the richness and the complementarity of our brand portfolio, Beauty remains our commitment.  L’Oréal has made the universalization of beauty its project for the years to come, offering beauty for all.  At the heart of our activities lies the ambition to lead by example with high ethical standards and the determination to be seen as a good corporate citizen with goals that are not only business oriented but socially responsible.  As a leader, we must preserve the beauty of the planet and contribute to the well-being of our employees and of the communities in which we are present. We invite you to explore the opportunities to help us perform this important mission.

Job Summary:


Plan the plant’s 12-month production activity to ensure service to customers taking into account resource availability and industrial constraints while optimizing inventory levels. Serve as primary point of contact for GBSC teams for OMA managed catalog. Align the strategy and parameters with GBSC teams giving the plant mid and long-term visibility. Optimize plans with given constraints and adapt to demand changes.

Key Job Accountabilities:

  • Develop a 12-month rolling production plan in collaboration with GBSC teams and MSC, allocate medium-long-term capacity of the plant, and ensure the production plan is feasible. Also, alert GBSC teams in case of risk of nonrealization.
  • Determine business priorities with the GBSC team to translate into a production plan & provide availability dates on low stock items.
  • Manage the relationship with divisional cross functional partners and build trust by information sharing, collaboration and driving initiatives to achieve service level targets and other key operational KPIs.
  • Lead strategic initiatives and partner with the MSC team to define ways to improve recovery on top service offenders, identify areas of opportunity and employ creative solutions to resolve operational bottlenecks.
  • Work with short term planners to adapt the monthly/weekly production plan based on requests and collaboration from the GBSC teams.
  • Challenge the results on achievement and adherence to ensure 100% realization of the validated plan & track plan stability by division.
  • Define production priorities based on launches or/and business priorities and resource availability
  • Regularly monitor Supply Chain performance and agility KPI and lead the corrective measures. Analyze the plant performance in terms of production plan realization (Achievement/Adherence), Service, Gap to Net Requirement & percent to ideal plan. Report a summary of key indicators to other departments.
  • Lead the Validation meeting with plant management committee. Lead the supply chain review with GBSC teams.
  • Analyze business signals (demand fluctuations / safety parameter updates) & proactively alert the OMA MSC & leadership of major plan changes.

Required Experience/Training:

  • Bachelor’s degree in Business/Engineering or Supply Chain discipline preferred
  • [1-3] years of experience in a high-performance manufacturing facility OR supply planning - cosmetics industry preferred.
  • SAP experience preferred
  • APO planning
  • Advanced Excel strongly recommended (Pivot tables, VLOOKUPs etc.)
  • Must have strong written/verbal and communication and analytical skills; ability to handle multiple tasks and priorities simultaneously; manage change, provide program management and achieve results.
  • Proven ability to develop short and long-range plans that meet established objectives and contribute to the overall goals and mission of the company.
  • Strong interpersonal skills with ability to consolidate, present information and interface with plant and corporate personnel at various organizational levels.


Leadership Behaviors and Competencies Required:

We lead this way to empower everyone to contribute to our mission of Beauty for All

  • Lead with: Trust, Respect, Inspiration, Collaboration Clarity and Courage
  • Innovator: Ability to demonstrate curiosity and challenge the status quo
  • Strategist: Ability to build a shared vision and strategic frame
  • Entrepreneur: Take initiative with courage and transparency
  • Integrator: Listens and communicates effectively, networks
  • People Developer: Takes charge of own development and fosters learning

Technical / Professional

  • SAP experience preferred - APO
  • Advanced Excel strongly recommended (Pivot tables, VLOOKUPs) 
  • Must have strong written/verbal and communication and analytical skills
  • Must demonstrate excellent business and personal ethics
  • Must have the ability to handle multiple tasks and priorities simultaneously
  • Ability to operate cross functionally at various organizational levels
  • Ability to manage change, provide program management and achieve results
  • Fully Supports an interdependent safety culture and works proactively to accomplish the safety mission in the plant of zero accidents
  • Supports and embraces the Quality and Environmental missions of the Plant
  • Must produce World Class Results through teamwork
  • Must thrive within a changing organization
  • Efficiently produce quality cosmetics in the right quality at the right time for L'Oréal USA customers
  • Must create and provide an environment in which employees can work safely and thrive
  • Must act as a responsible citizen in our company and community
  • Must manage the plant’s assets to maximize our stockholders return
  • Must demonstrate a 100% responsibility and not make excuses or cast blame
  • Resolve conflicts directly
  • Must listen for understanding and have a positive attitude



We are an Equal Opportunity Employer and take pride in a diverse environment. We do not discriminate in recruitment, hiring, training, promotion or other employment practices for reasons of race, color, religion, gender, sexual orientation, national origin, age, marital or veteran status, medical condition or disability, or any other legally protected status.

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