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Demand and Supply Planner

Job Name

Demand and Supply Planner

Country:

Australia

City:

Sydney

Function:

Supply Chain & Logistics

Reporting Line:

Logistics & Supply Director - ANZ

Job type:

Full time

Lead recruiter:

Joanna Laskowiecka

About the role

WHAT DOES A DEMAND & SUPPLY PLANNER DO? 

Our Supply Planner is the key contact point between our global Supply Centres and the Australian market. Your aim will be to optimise the Supply network plan for the full horizon by working cohesively and collaboratively with a range of partners whilst being responsive and flexible in their approach.

Your goal will be to optimise the Supply Chain KPIs by balancing Service, Volumes & Inventory for our Australian supply network, by analysing and evaluating the net dispatch requirements to satisfy customer needs considering network complexity and supply constraints. 

It will be through the Sale & Operational Execution (S&OE), with a fearless and collaborative mentality, you will partner within the supply chain team to drive operational excellence.

You are therefore a crucial input for market level decision making that will ensure the right product and quantity is shipped to right location at the right time.

Responsibilities

RESPONSIBILITIES - WITH OUR CONSUMER AT THE HEART YOUR KEY FOCUS WILL BE

Being the business partner for all Supply related topics 
  • Serve as the 'One point of Contact' for both Australia as well as Supply Centres with regards to volume requirements / replenishment forecast. 
  • Become the key point of contact for any supply question from your market’s stakeholders as well as regional and global stakeholders.
Manage availability and service levels.
  • Work closely with the respective Supply Centre facility to make sure the right product is delivered to the right State at the right time.
  • Proactively manage ad-hoc issues, tight supply situation, escalations processes, logistical issues according to the Bacardi standards to ensure timely action in market.
Execution of Replenishment Plan
  • Update replenishment plans for each state and ensure PO’s are created timely and communicate to Supply centres.
  • Ensure shipping ETA’s are accurate.
  • Responsible for all planning products in SNP.  Includes product set up and planning parameters.
Support decision making through S&OE
  • Supply related topics will be discussed collaboratively with Demand, Inventory and Logistics teams to ensure issue are escalated and resolved promptly. 
Drive best practises through continuous improvement. 
  • Prepare and drive regular reviews with key stakeholders: Supply Centres, Market Supply Chain, Finance based on specific needs and requests
  • Propose and support digitalisation / automation initiatives to improve efficiency in day-to-day processes.
Support S&OP Manager role with Demand Reviews and forecast build
  • Support NZ and GTR forecast updates into IBP
  • Back up as required for AU Domestic forecast process
Reporting
  • Monthly Supply performance per plant, (SIFOT). 
  • OFR plant delivery adherence
  • Shipping transit time adherence
  • Port to warehouse time adherence

Skills and Experience

THE SKILLS AND EXPERIENCE NEEDED TO CREATE YOUR LEGACY
  • 2 plus years’ experience in Supply Chain 
  • Strong analytical and problem-solving skills.
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Excel and other data analysis tools.
  • Strong organizational skills, attention to detail without losing site of the big picture.
  • Ability to work with other individuals and groups outside one's span of control, including those in other countries/regions.
  • Strong knowledge of SAP/SNP highly regarded.
  • Team player who works well with others, flexible & goal orientate
  • Strong process mindset
  • Proven ability to proactively identify opportunities and drive efficiencies.
  • Excellent communication skills with ability to influence others.
PERSONAL QUALITIES – SHARE OUR FOUNDER’S PASSION AND ENTREPRENEURIAL FLAIR
  • Be fearless – adopting an agile mindset, try new things, take risks, empower others.  Question, challenge & innovate.
  • Think like a Founder – how would you make this happen?  Take ownership & have passion in what you do
  • We are family, always.
  • Belonging: You have a strong capacity to create a culture of ‘Belonging’, where people feel appreciated for who they are, what they do, & who they can become
  • Self-Awareness: You have high levels of self-awareness, are reflective & know yourself well, understanding both your own strengths and weaknesses and your impact on others
  • People Agility: You bring a deep ability to understand and relate to people & navigate through tough situations to harness and multiply collective performance.
  • Results Agility: You demonstrate consistent delivery of results in first-time situations by inspiring teams, exhibiting a presence that builds confidence in yourself & others. 
  • Mental Agility: You can think critically to penetrate complex problems & expand the possibilities by making fresh connections. You think strategically whilst being execution focused & bring creativity to the challenges you’re presented with
  • Change Agility: You have a deep natural curiosity, desire to experiment and ability to effectively deal with the heat of change. You have a growth and learning mindset: ready to test, stumble, learn and apply from experience

Our culture

We share the passion and entrepreneurial flair of our founder and are guided by our three culture pillars - Fearless, Family and Founders, they inspire our Primos to be the best they can be and drive us forward in all we do. But what does this mean?

·       Being Fearless; means adopting an agile mindset, being comfortable trying new things and taking risks. We are empowered to question, challenge and innovate.

·       Family; We treat each other, and our communities, like Family. Always.

·       Founders; The spirit of entrepreneurship is at the heart of everything we do. We see the business as if it’s our own. We do the right thing for the business and we all take accountability for our work.

When you join Bacardi, you become part of our family and gain more than just a job.

Disclaimer: Bacardi is an equal opportunity employer that values workforce diversity. Diversity is core to our business: by embedding diversity into all aspects of our culture, we maximize the opportunity to achieve sustainable business success and growth. The duties and responsibilities described in the role profile might not be a comprehensive list. 

U.S. applicants have rights under Federal Employment Laws.