Supply Planner - AustraliaPosted 02 August, 2019
Headquartered in Louisville, Kentucky, Brown-Forman is an American owned and publicly listed (NYSE) company, which produces and markets some of the world’s leading liquor brands. Founded in 1870, the company has grown its brand portfolio, selling more than 30 brands in over 160 countries. Some of these brands include, Jack Daniels, Finlandia, Chambord, Jägermeister, El Jimador, Old Forester, Woodford Reserve and Herradura. Brown-Forman employs over 4,500 people, with more than 40 locations around the world.
Our Australian team of 150 people, work in regional and city locations throughout the country, with offices in Sydney (Head Office), Melbourne, Brisbane and Perth.
Your new role:
This position is responsible for supporting the commercial needs of Brown-Forman Australia by ensuring inventory cover is aligned with agreed target levels. Your role will develop enduring relationships with our in-house and external stakeholders, and ensure the optimum mode of transport for shipments / transfers is selected to minimise costs.
Duties & Responsibilities:
Manage national stock levels within agreed targets. Review inventory cover bi-annually.
Liaise with 3PL and warehousing with regards to expediting containers and airfreight.
Ensure all imported and locally manufactured PO’s are closed by month end.
Schedule container loads within mandatory road weight limit restrictions.
Production scheduling for locally manufactured products
Select road/rail for interstate stock transfers managing movements to keep costs within budget.
Order base stock and liaise with Inventory to ensure on time delivery of locally co-packed Gift Packs and Job Lots.
Review stock on hand by Expiry date requesting fresh production for short coded stock.
Publish Demand & Supply metrics for Global Statistics.
Solid experience in supply / demand / logistic planning
High level numerical and analytical skills
Experience with SAP / APO system
Strong route-cause analysis and problem solving ability
Ability to work in a fast paced, team environment
Advanced Excel and Microsoft Office Skills
Experience within the FMCG industry is advantageous
Please note: Australian / New Zealand Citizenship or Australian Permanent Residency is required to be considered for this role.
Our Culture Brown-Forman believes that everyone should be their authentic selves in our workplace. We strive to create an inclusive culture that empowers individuals to contribute their uniqueness. Together, our diversity is what makes our business great.
We won the AHRI 2018 Award for LGBTI Inclusion and the Australian LGBTI 2018 Award for Organization of the Year. We are also a Work180 Female preferred employer