The EMEA Senior Supply Chain Analyst is responsible for Supply Chain Planning activities for assigned ASP products codes.
EMEA Senior Supply Chain Analyst - ASP
Supports regional Sales and Operations Planning (S&OP) process with marketing / sales and commercial finance in order to align market and financial requirements with manufacturing / Supply capabilities.
Build product volume forecasts based on historical demand information (or statistical model) & Marketing intelligence (Phase in, phase out, future commercial insights) & product mix forecasts based on historical mix information and marketing information.
Load, maintain and ensure integrity of product forecasts in E2E Planning System
Responsible for translation of Demand Plan into $ Revenue Plan in partnership with Finance
Identifies gaps between latest financial plan and demand plan defining and driving actions to understand / reconcile key differences.
Responsible to define and execute strategies to improve key business metrics inc. forecast accuracy & forecast error impacting customer service and inventory.
Support key metrics : customer service, inventory metrics (gross / net dollars, DOS), and Slow Moving / Obsolete (SLOB) inventory, Back Order Value ($) & on time adherence to S&OP drumbeat -
all in partnership with supply chain partners.
Ensure strong alignment with global / regional / country partners on key S&OP touchpoints inc demand handoff processes.
Participates into the New Product Introduction and Portfolio optimization processes owning key steps.
Conduct scenario-based analyses to evaluate launch options and develop contingency plans.
Participate in Supply Chain business planning processes, setting safety stock levels, managing inventory tracking processes and reconciliation (i.
e. actual vs. plan) and identifying / implementing inventory reduction opportunities.
Support allocation policy definition with analyses as required and support analysis of exceptions
Perform the interplant DRP releases between main hub and distribution centers.
Communicate on supply issues root cause, corrective action and full recovery date to marketing organization and management.
Work with marketing / sales groups to make customer allocation decisions by analyzing historic demand, available supply and customer prioritization
Pro-actively recommend process / system improvements and manage implementation / change management.
Projects, analysis & reporting, and other responsibilities as assigned by management.
CPIM (Certified in Production and Inventory Management), APICS certification (American Production and Inventory Control Society) nice to have
A minimum of a Bachelor’s degree (preferably in Business, Supply Chain, Engineering, Information Technology, Logistics, or Operations) is required.
A minimum of 2-3 years Supply Chain and / or Operations experience is required.
Experience in planning, purchasing or materials management is preferred.
Previous experience with demand, inventory, and / or supply planning is highly preferred.
The demonstrated ability to identify problems / issues, recommend appropriate solutions, and follow-up to ensure positive results is required.
Proven analytical / quantitative skills are required and must be highly proficient in Microsoft Excel & Microsoft Powerpoint.
Microsoft Access and / or SQL proficiency strongly preferred.
Project management skills, with the ability to influence decision-making, work effectively, and implement solutions in a cross-
functional, team environment required.
MRP, APS, and / or ERP systems experience is preferred.
Manugistics, JDE, or SAP experience is preferred.
Capable of working with a high degree of accuracy and attention to detail
Strong communication, interpersonal, and presentation skills are required. Scenario planning experience preferred.
Must have a high level of personal initiative and ability to function autonomously with a strong sense of urgency, self-
confidence, and comfort with new and rapidly changing situations and environments.
Six Sigma and / or LEAN Green Belt certification preferred.
APICS certification preferred.
Fluency in English