A global brand with a history of innovation and ambition. Here at L’Oréal, we’ve made it our quest to deliver beauty for all. It’s an aim that has seen us expand into over 130 countries and to develop operations across every retail distribution channel too. And we can honestly say that our careers are just as diverse as our business. After all, at L’Oréal, nothing is impossible. As part of the Supply &Demand Planning team, we are currently recruiting for the exciting role of Supply Planner for La Roche Posay, CeraVe and Roger Gallet. The Supply Planner is a key pillar for the brands. Your objective will be managing short term and mid-term supply to support ambitious sales targets, whilst meeting service level and stock holding objectives. As a supply planner you will be at the centre of inventory and availability planning and will be instrumental in ensuring we meet our customer’s expectations and and drive improvements to customer experience.
The L'Oréal Active Cosmetic Division is home to world renowned brands Vichy, La Roche Posay, Skinceuticals, Roger Gallet and some exciting new gems like the mass medical brand CeraVe. The division has seen double digit growth for the past few years and has a bright future ahead.
•Managing the availability of all finished goods and point of sale items for your brands in the UK and Ireland
•Management of supply parameters in order to optimize stock, minimize costs and maximize service
•Anticipate potential service issues, working with international teams and the DC to resolve
•Lead critical path meetings with key stakeholders to ensure smooth execution of business animations
•Communicate risks to the business, ensuring stakeholders have accurate and timely availability information
•Compilation of KPI reports, animation of root cause analysis and action plans with business to improve KPIs
•Work alongside key business partners to manage through the supply of large customer demands in the most effective way
•Suggest and implement improvements to our supply planning practices
•Entrepreneurial. Every single day, you spot opportunities to shake things
up and change the world for the better. It’s up to you to make it happen!
•Only human. You’ll screw up sometimes but you have no fear of failure because we have each others back so you can learn from mistakes.
•Responsible. You’ll treat our customers, our consumers and our money
as if they’re your own. You thrive to always do the right thing, even when it’s a not the easiest way.
•Respectful. Whether you’re talking to our CEO or a salon owner round
the corner, you treat everyone the same.
•A good team player. Teams are the real heroes and we all thrive to share our knowledge and improvements to make the whole team grow
•Curious and creative. There’s no blueprint for the future. Look out for new ideas, speak to other functions… And design the future.
•Pioneer. You will be proactive, anticipate business needs and never hesitate to put in place improvement to help drive efficiencies for the whole team.
Stakeholder Management Skills
•Ability to engage proactively and positively influence internal & external stakeholders. Ability to manage upwards.
•Experience within supply planning or relevant supply chain role is an advantage.
•Strong understanding of the role of chain and impacts on the business performance
Excellent Communication Skills
•Be able to effectively communicate with stakeholders at all levels, and simplify complex messages.
•Excellent working knowledge of Excel, APO and SAP (or similar) are an advantage.