Responsible for providing excellent service to the affiliates while optimizing inventory levels
Accountable for product availability and risk of low inventory communication for on-going products and end of life to domestic and international customers
Backorder and Service cuts follow up with plant, US and International affiliates
Manage the brand stock equation (production plan and inventory) in order to guarantee excellent Service levels and optimize inventories
Determine the right production parameters (safety stock levels, industrial coverage,..), work with plant to reduce blocked horizon in order to increase reactivity and batch sizes to enhance flexibility
Prevent excess and obsolete for on-going products by monthly review of productions yielding excess and potential batch size reduction or discontinuation; minimize obsoletes at time of restage (run-out analysis)
Liabilities communication and approval from domestic and international affiliates if applicable
Catalogue management for global and specific international SKUs - Master Data Maintenance in SAP
Monthly Planning cycle - consolidation of global demands (domestic + international affiliates) and ensure quality of forecast pass to plant
Order confirmation - confirmation of orders to affiliates for the next 12 months
Inventory allocation between international and US affiliates when low stock position
Level of responsibility is differentiated by an individual's experience and the scope and complexity of the business unit
Responsible for sharing information with all key stakeholders, including, but not limited to,
Marketing, Demand Planning, Inventory Management and Manufacturing to insure accurate business decisions can be made
Bachelors degree required.
Strong PC skills, advanced Excel skills; ability to analyze and manipulate large amounts of data
Prior experience working in manufacturing/Supply Chain preferred
SAP or equivalent experience
Strong communication skills
Aptitude to work in a complex and constant evolution environment
L'OREAL USA - 21 months ago
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