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Regional S&OP Manager - LAC

Job Name

Regional S&OP Manager - LAC


Mexico, Panama


Panama, Tultitlan, Mexico


Operations - Supply Chain - Logistics - Procurement

Reporting Line:

Supply Chain Director LAC

Job type:

Full time

Lead recruiter:

Magali Jimenez

About the role

Your Opportunity

You will be the S&OP champion in the region, integrating the LAC S&OP information among local, regional and global levels.  You will develop and improve the process, implement and influence best practices for forecasting and trade inventory management and integration.  

About You

To be successful in this role you will be a collaborative business partner who is able to work seamlessly within a lean, matrix organization. 

You have an analytical and curious mindset with an innate drive to continuously learn. You are always looking for opportunities to improve process and extract real value for stakeholders and Bacardi overall. 


With our Consumer at the heart, your key focus will be to:
  • Responsible for developing Demand and Supply Strategy along with an optimized inventory strategy for Latin America.
  • Responsible to support and inspire Primos to drive an aligned, systematic and dynamic S&OP process
  • Ensure the integration of S&OP between global functions and local clusters/countries in the LAC region; and locally to develop more connection between departments i.e. “IBP” or (Integrated Business Planning) 
  • Through the S&OP process, develop, implement and influence best practices in the disciplines of forecasting and inventory management. 
  • You are responsible for the S&OP Process, New Product Introduction, Portfolio Optimization and special projects  
  • Ensure plants get full demand visibility, sales forecast accuracy is improved and that a robust alert process is in place and maintain.
  • Collaborate cross-functionally across supply chain, sales, operations, marketing and finance to achieve our sales and service objectives for the region
  • Key Metrics of the role would include Product Availability, Forecast Accuracy, DIOH, Working Capital/NSV, Innovation On Time, NSV per IPC and Product Write-Off 
  • Support and mentor the LAC S&OP teams to ensure capabilities, process and tools improvement

Skills and Experience

The Skills & Experience needed to create your legacy
  • Proficient in supply chain issues within an integrated planning environment
  • Mastery of Planning process 
  • Mastery of analytical and reasoning abilities 
  • Excellent communication and influencing skills 
  • Proficient in Product Innovation and Logistics / Distribution processes 
  • High learning agility, adaptability, and track record of exceptional results
  • Results oriented change agent with analytical skills
  • Determination to succeed in a new environment whilst building sustainable relations with own team and customers 
  • Fluent in English
Personal Qualities
  • Expert Communicator written and oral 
  • Dynamic and engaging work style
  • Sense of Urgency – drive execution and results
  • High level of Commercial Acumen
  • Embrace multicultural environment with diverse ways of working 

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.