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Supply Chain Brand Analyst

Job Name

Supply Chain Brand Analyst


United Kingdom




Supply Chain & Logistics

Reporting Line:

Demand Manager UK OC Brands

Job type:

Full time

Lead recruiter:

Gabriele Damiano Ciarfera

About the role


This is primarily a technical role, one which will give the successful candidate wide ranging supply chain exposure and will place them in an ideal position to take advantage of the career opportunities available in Bacardi.
The role is based in the UK operation centre, located in Glasgow. The operations centre (OC) is one of five globally and manages all operational and supply activity for their brands. The OC in Glasgow is responsible for managing the Bacardi portfolio of Whisky and Gin brands.
A high degree of flexibility is required in this role as a large part of it is responding to the situation on hand and providing insightful analyses as needed. 
Working closely with the Demand Manager the role involves leading & supporting cross functional projects with a large number of functions (Manufacturing, Procurement, Marketing, Sales, Packaging Development, Logistics, Global IT, Finance, Project Management, etc.)
Provide analytical support on Supply & Demand planning activities to Demand  Manager during day-to-day activities. Provide visibility across the Bacardi extended Supply Chain (from 1st level suppliers to customer warehouse) and ensure Supply meets Demand on time at the best cost/quality for a defined scope of responsibility. Coordinates or supports level 2 & 3 New Products Introduction pipeline. 



Support Sales & Operations Planning
  • Secure Supply and provide visibility through the supply chain
  • Support and improve S&OP process for plants under Supply Chain Brand Manager (SCBM) responsibility together with markets and global functions stakeholders.
  • Ensure Global S&OP process is moving to the next step with Integrated Business Planning (IBP) ensuring a bottom up and then a top down alignment.
  • Provide analysis on demand patterns and future requirements to facilitate OC resource planning
  • Support Global yearly Long Term Demand Planning process for core spirit categories under responsibility.
Define, control and reduce end to end Inventory
  • Drive a quarterly review of key in-markets stocks for the OC brands, with particular focus on projected stock levels within the financial year.
Innovations management
  • Support level 2 or 3 projects for the brand supply Chain function.
  • Secure any Innovation new Demand is captured in advance through the S&OP process. 
  • Product Lifecycle management and SKU rationalization / clusterization
Processes & Systems alignment and enhancement
  • Lead Supply Chain improvement programs
  • Support Demand Driven Replenishment Program deployment and solution improvement for Plants in charge. Become the OC expert in this area and assist the brand supply chain manager in developing suitability criterion and measurement for market involvement in DDR.
Ensure Systems accuracy and development
  • Responsible to maintain Supply Network Planning (SNP) within the global planning system (APO) in order to provide visibility of the full Bacardi business through the supply chain.
  • Develop Business Intelligence (BI) reporting to meet the requirements of the team.
Measure Supply Chain performance
  • Develop, maintain and broadcast relevant set of KPI to control Supply Chain performance (inventory, lead time, Planning Adherence, Replenishment Performance etc.)
Product allocation management
  • Work with the SCBM to develop processes and reporting around allocation management of scarce and high value products

Skills and Experience

  • Expert Microsoft Excel
  • Experience in a production, logistics or supply chain environment within FMCG Company desireable 
  • Experience in Innovation, continuous improvement and project management a plus
  • Language skills: English
  • Educational Requirement: Degree in Supply Chain, Logistics, International Management
  • Strong analytical, organizational and planning skills
  • Excellent communication, written and presentation skills
  • Ability to make quick decisions for corrective action
  • Ability to multi-task and handle multiple priorities in a challenging, fast-paced environment
  • Excellent computer skills including Excel and SAP ECC/APO experience or any other Planning and ERP system knowledge
  • Self-starter who works well under limited direction. Ability to work independently with high degree of initiative and drive.
  • Listening skills

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.