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Planning Process and Technology Specialist (Switzerland)

Job Name

Planning Process and Technology Specialist (Switzerland)






Operations - Supply Chain - Logistics

Job type:

Full time

Lead recruiter:

Silvana Bossi

About the role

Planning process and technology specialist role is part of the Global Demand & Supply team that owns end to end global planning processes and tools to support the business. 

The role will focus on helping drive the company forward in supply chain digitalization, define and implement best practices in processes, tools, technologies and platforms for end to end planning. 

The specialist will also perform analyse and manage Global Supply Chain end to end KPI tracker with continuous improvement work to drive high performance. 

Key accountabilities and responsibilities

Global Planning Team –Areas of Responsibility
  • Performance Management Planning Analyst:
  • Key player in company’s transition for planning digitalization
  • Best Practices Processes & Tools (Demand planning, Production planning, Capacity planning, Out Of Stock,
  • Inventory, Slow Movers, etc)
  • Support and develop technologies and platforms (ie SAP) for Suppy Chain Planning Business Processes and lead enhancement requests to improve the system and ensure propor reporting
  • Global Supply Chain end to end KPI management (OOS, Inventory DIOH, slow movers, write off, etc)
  • Owner for Planning & System toolkit (BOA expert, SAP alerts, Controls, Training, etc)
  • Material/Production Planning community support
  • Continuous Improvement activities
  • System and process training

Measures of success

Relevant objectives agreed with the line manager related to the scope highlighted above

Critical experiences for success

  • Excellent technical skills including but not limited to SAP ECC/APO, BOA, advanced Excel and other AI systems
  • Passione for IT systems and new technologies
  • Digitalization experience
  • Project Management Skills
  • Strong analytical, organizational and planning skills
  • Excellent communication, written & presentation skills
  • Ability to make quick decisions for corrective action
  • Ability to manage multiple priorities in a challenging, fast-paced environment
  • Ability to work independently with high degree of initiative and drive.
  • Listening and influencing skills.
Work Experience:
  • Experience with SAP, BOA, advance analytics in Excel or similar platform, Power BI, etc
  • Experience in a production, logistics or supply chain environment Company (Minimum 3 years)
  • Planning experience (Demand, Supply, Production etc.)
  • Experience in improving business via continuous improvement process/Lean principles and incorporation of
  • available systems technologies.
  • Experience in project management and/or system implements (SAP).
Education: Bachelor degree in Operations, Logistics, International Management, Supply Chain
Language Skills: Fluent English; Other local languages an asset

Living our Values and demonstrating high Learning Agility are fundamental for success in this role as well as for potential growth to other roles across Bacardi in the future.

Our ways of working

Our family legacy has positively influenced our ways of working and has shaped the values to which our employees aspire. We’re caring, like a family, and not only internally, but also in the wider communities in which we operate. This is demonstrated by our commitment to both act responsibly and promote the choice to drink responsibly. We trust one another, and through that trust are able to forge strong teams and networks that empower our matrix organization structure. We’re passionate, reflecting our Latin heritage, and this means that we commit more than just time to our work: we commit energy, heart and soul. We are dedicated to being a role model in our industry, and we approach everything we do with Integrity First. Together, our values help us create what we’re most proud of: our True Heart and Winning Spirit – both in our home markets and across the world.