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Bacardi OC Supply Chain Senior Manager

Job Name

OC Supply Chain Senior Manager


United States of America


Jacksonville, FL


Operations - Supply Chain - Logistics

Reporting Line:

Global Demand and Supply Director

Job type:

Full time

Lead recruiter:

Daniella Argueta

About the role

What does an OC Supply Chain Senior Manager do?

This position leads the OC Supply Chain team (Brand Management, Production Planning, Material Supply and Inventory Management, Logistics and Warehousing, External Manufacturing Planning) to meet a high customer service performance, monitoring Key Performance Indicators (KPIs, such as DIOH, OFR, Working Capital, TIPP/TOPP, etc.) and supporting the supply and delivery of required industrial materials for Finished Goods manufacturing. 

The role ensures a strong link of the business with the Upstream Supply Chain, driving the long term, volume forecasting aspects of our S&OP (Sales & Operations Planning) process, ensuring stock availability to deliver business needs in the short term, and executing SC elements of our process to bring innovation into the market place as effectively as possible.
Responsibilities include budget and cost control, order management, SAP use, delivery schedule, master data, stock life cycle and portfolio management, inventory optimization and planning.

About You 

The ideal candidate will have a passion for leadership and developing a team, a strong sense of ownership and accountability of the business needs, while also enjoying the technical aspects of the role. Problem solving and creative thinking are key! 

Are you ready to embark on your next move?
  • Do you dare to be different?
  • Are you willing to question, challenge and innovate in pursuit of excellence? 
  • Can you work collaboratively and inspire others?
  • Are you ready to make your mark?
Don Facundo Bacardí revolutionized the world of rums. As the cocktail industry continues to flourish every day, we strive to follow his legacy and delight the most demanding in the industry - our consumers! That’s where you come In!


With our consumer at the heart, your key responsibilities will be to:
  • Ensure a strong connection with the brand marketing team and the markets’ representatives
  • Champion the S&OP process for the OC and the Brand Business Reviews, including portfolio management
  • Act strongly to optimize long term stock projections, support overall distribution efficiency gains and optimise cashflow
  • Accountable for the Long-Term Demand Plan for all OC brands, Standard Costing and Budget process
  • Support Activity Management the innovation process to deliver new launches.
  • Ensure a strong connection with the OC manufacturing team, the External Manufacturers and the OC leadership team
  • Responsible for Internal and External Manufacturing Planning, driving team to optimize inventory and determine production requirements
  • Consolidate, drive and communicate the production planning based on the Green Flow Manufacturing
  • Monitor Bulk needs and assist in determining order quantities for Bulk and ingredients Processing
  • Ensure all materials are available with an acceptable delivery date to meet production requirements
  • Maintain good communication with suppliers and other departments regarding industrial materials purchases, costs, quality and any new developments
  • Track, monitor and communicate KPIs: Order Fill Rate (OFR), Schedule Attainment, Schedule Mix Attainment, Block Planning Attainment, Availability, Capacity check, forecast accuracy, stock levels (DIOH) etc
  • Ensure strong action plans in place to drive improvements in alignment with the BOS

Skills and Experience

The skills and experience needed to create your legacy:
  • Strong organizational and communication skills (both written and oral), networking and interpersonal relationship building
  • Problem solving, critical thinking, detail oriented, multi-tasking and project management
  • Systems and process oriented, knowledge of SAP
  • Supply Chain knowledge (Production and Material Planning, Demand and Forecasting, Customer Service Focus)
  • Able to navigate short term actions into strategies. Ability to think quickly, creatively and challenge team to do the same
  • Ability to handle stressful, fast-paced, rapidly changing environment
Personal Qualities
  • BA/BS required
  • Strong experience in Supply Chain
  • 2-3 years of previous leadership experience
  • Fluent English Speaking
  • Some travel is required

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.