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External Manufacturing Planner

Job Name

External Manufacturing Planner


United States of America


Jacksonville, FL


Supply Chain & Logistics

Reporting Line:

Planning Manager

Job type:

Full time

Lead recruiter:

Valissa Gyamena

About the role

This role requires an individual with high levels of business acumen, analytical capabilities, and the ability to build a strong network of contacts internally & with our suppliers. This is a critical to the long-term success of the External Manufacturing function and requires a mastery of technical & system skills and attention to detail, with a strong background in Supply Chain.


·     Plans production of finished goods and coordinates material purchasing to ensure on time and in full deliveries of product to the customers

·     Develop reports & tools to assist with planning & visibility of coverage

·     Using system & Excel skills; automate processes around the management of inventory & ordering

·     Tracks, communicates, and creates action plan around Working capital, including any Slow and Obsolete materials, Production adherence, Supplier Performance, and Service attainment

·     Responsible for Bulk Rum, NGS, Ingredients and Flavor Keys Supply planning and inventory management.

·     Ensures on time delivery of all Innovations to the market, including assisting with Project’s feasibility preapproval recommendation for any new product launch or geographical extension

·     Analyse and consolidate orders to maximize cost benefits of Global Procurement Minimum Order Quantity (MOQ) structure and freight cost

·     Driving global alignment and standardization of planning and supply processes for External manufacturing

·     Address any supply disruption or conflict situation through consensus solution or recommendation for escalation. Ensure agreed modifications are implemented.

Skills and Experience

·       Strong communication, problem solving, critical thinking, and analytical stills.

·       Ability to use computer hardware and software, ability to utilize office machinery

·       Strong Knowledge of SAP, active user of SAP ECC, SAP APO-SNP.

·       Good organizational skills and strong time management.

·       Strong written and oral communication skills

·     Minimum education: BA/BS required

·     Minimum experience: 5+ years of Supply Chain experience

·     Language: fluent in English

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.