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Supply Planner Coordinator

Job Name

Supply Planner Coordinator

Country:

Argentina

City:

Buenos Aires

Function:

Operations - Supply Chain - Logistics - Procurement

Reporting Line:

Supply Chain Senior Manager

Job type:

Full time

Lead recruiter:

Laura Sabio

About the role

Your Opportunity

Responsible for resolving issues to balance supply and demand, scheduling purchase orders and assisting in the preparation of the monthly S&OP meetings. Creates, develops, produces and collects demand forecasts. Interacts and communicates with our external business partner, sales, marketing, finance, supply planning and other departments - as appropriate - to obtain current and accurate information. 

This position works to analyze current business trends and demonstrates a higher level of technical expertise and understanding of the elements of the supply chain process, thus the information flow through the demand and supply planning process. 

Responsibilities

With our Consumer at the heart, your key focus will be to:
  • Pro-actively manages demand & supply and proposes corrective actions when required.
  • Addresses any supply disruption or conflict situation through consensual solution or recommendation for escalation. Ensures agreed modifications are implemented. 
  • In collaboration with the Supply Chain Manager, regularly assesses and updates Markets and Plants safety stock policy and targets.
  • Assists in preparation of write off for obsolete/ damaged materials and finished products 
  • Assists in defining, validating and implementing sourcing changes for new products/customers.
  • Provides project feasibility pre approval recommendation for any new product launch or geographical extension.
  • Drives product switch for any design change ensuring on time launch and minimum write off.
  • Develops statistical demand forecasts utilizing computerized software tools such as SAP APO, etc. 
  • Controls SKU portfolio proliferation and ensure adherence to correct life cycle management process.
  • Monthly collaborates with the external business partner, marketing and sales in order to align demand forecasts.
  • Generates MPS for local production and imports finished goods. 
  • Evolves and maintains documentation and standard operating procedures for demand planning processes and systems. 
  • Conducts current and future forecasting analysis, insuring that forecasting processes and methods are followed. 
  • Participates in flow deployment and continuous improvement together with external business partner, plants and markets.

Skills and Experience

The Skills & Experience needed to create your legacy
  • 3+ years experience in Supply Chain. Your familiarity and knowledge across demand / supply planning / logistics will be well recognized. 
  • Multiple task management capabilities. 
  • Strong communication skills for communication across global. 
  • Being detail oriented and extremely accurate. 
  • Excellent creative thinking skills with emphasis on developing innovative solutions to complex problems that may not have one clear answer.
  • Language Skills: Fluent Spanish & English; Portuguese is an advantage.
Functional Excellence
  • Active user of SAP and APO.
  • Advance excel skills. 
  • Customer focus.  
  • Mastery in supply and demand planning. 
  • Mastery of analytical and reasoning abilities. 

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.