Senior Supply Planning Analyst

Brown Forman

Location: Louisville, Kentucky

Job Type: Full time



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Meaningful Work From Day One
Manage, facilitate, and coordinate Supply Chain inventory planning, reporting, and analysis process for BFBW.

This position will be an Office Hybrid Model (working from the corporate office in Louisville, KY 3 days a week with the flexibility to work remotely 2 days a week).

What You Can Expect

Participate as a key member of the Sales & Operation Planning team and work in conjunction with Supply Chain, Production Operations, Marketing / Sales, Finance, and Customer Service management to support the supply chain management process.

Manage supply chain inventory levels and replenishments. Monitor network inventory levels and requirements, replenishing inventory to meet Supply Chain Planning targets including inventory investment, customer service levels, and transportation efficiencies.

Communicate with demand planners/plant master schedulers to translate forecasts into supply requirements for all brands within BFBW’s portfolio.

Conduct ongoing reconciliations and audits to ensure inventory reporting balances to BF’s perpetual inventory balances.

Evaluate demand plans vs. actual activity, plan inventory centers warehouses that meet supply chain requirements to assigned production facilities and suppliers in goals/metrics and provide updated supply replenishments to network distribution.

Maintain the inventory planning model which includes SKU maintenance, parameter maintenance, and network maintenance, including business support of the weekly forecast release and SNP planning run.

Lead and manage the Network Supply portion of BF’s Sales & Operations Planning process - reporting aged and un-saleable inventory, obsolete and/or de-listed materials to reach consensus on disposition. - planning re-packs as required.

We Are Looking For People Who

Bachelor’s Degree with 6 - 10 years Supply Chain Planning or related business experience; OR 13 - 15 years of combined education and experience. A minimum of two years of experience Supply Chain Network Planning utilizing and ERP Planning and Optimization software is required. SAP experience is preferred.
Demonstrated success utilizing Sales and Operations Planning (S&OP) processes.
Successful track record using S&OP, planning systems, and standard inventory planning processes in support of supply chain effort.
Demonstrated leadership and interpersonal skills with the ability to develop effective working relationships with a broad range of business associates.
Demonstrated problem-solving skills with a heavy emphasis placed on the ability to diagnose/solve problems.
Familiarity with the concepts of system analysis/design and process improvement.
Ability to apply standard analytical concepts and inventory planning methodology.
Demonstrated ability to plan, prioritize, and complete work with speed and accuracy within established timeframes.

What You Can Expect
Education: Other; Masters Degree (M.A., MBA or Equivalent)
Experience: Masters Degree (M.A., MBA or Equivalent);
APICS Certification
Strong information technologies aptitude
Diverse Supply Chain background (Production Planning / Inventory Planning / Operations Management / Distribution Planning)

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