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.
The Consumer Products Division is home to world renowned brands Garnier, Maybelline & L’Oréal Paris and we are currently recruiting for a Supply Planner.
We have an exciting opportunity for a strong candidate to join us in the role of Supply Planner.
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 on your brands.
You will be working with a variety of different stakeholders including Marketing, Commercial, Demand Planning, Customer Supply Chain, factories and international supply chain teams.
•Anticipate potential issues by comparing demand with supply in the short and medium term and communicate these proactively to the business
•Work with our International S&OP team and factories to prevent out of stock risks from occurring and to recover from supply issues asap
•Communicate to the business any out of stock risk and ensure all relevant parties have timely and accurate availability information
•Work alongside key business partners to manage through the supply of large customer demands in the most effective way
•Manage the supply parameters in order to optimize stocks and costs throughout the supply chain
•Root cause analysis of shortages with recommendation of appropriate action to ensure we learn from every issue
•Prepare and publish appropriate reports to monitor supply chain performance
•Work collaboratively with our Customer supply chain team to pre-empt potential issues in the short and medium term and share key supply updates
•Work closely with our Distribution Centre team to optimise catalogue health and portfolio
•Contribute to process improvements and project work as part of the teams continuous improvement mind-set
•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 pharmacy owner round
the block, 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 and positively influence internal & external stakeholders
•Ability to reach mutually acceptable solutions to complex problems
Supply Chain Experience
•1 year's supply chain experience preferable
•Experience in supply planning planning is preferable
Strong Prioritization Skills
•Strong organization skills and attention to detail
•Ability to manage complexity in a fast-paced environment, and challenge ways of working to help drive continuous improvement.
Excellent Communication Skills
•Be able to effectively communicate with stakeholders at all levels and simplify complex messages.
•Working knowledge of SAP APO and SAP ECC would be advantageous
•Strong excel skills are also an advantage
•Experience working with PowerBI is also an advantage