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Planning Manager, RTD & RTS

Date: Nov 22, 2022

Location: Clermont, KY, US

Company: Beam Suntory

Beam Suntory is Crafting the Spirits that Stir the World. Rooted in two centuries of family heritage, Beam Suntory has evolved into the world's third largest leading premium spirits company ... where each employee is treated like family and trusted with legacy. With our greatest assets - our premium spirits and our people - we're driving growth through impactful marketing, innovation and an entrepreneurial spirit. Beam Suntory is a place where you can come Unleash your Spirit by making an impact each and every day.

 

 

Planning Manager, RTD & RTS  

 

The following position is open in Clermont KentuckyUnited States.


 

What makes this a great opportunity?

Beam Suntory is Crafting the Spirits that Stir the World. Rooted in two centuries of family heritage, Beam Suntory has evolved into the world's third largest leading premium spirits company ... where each employee is treated like family and trusted with legacy. With our greatest assets - our premium spirits and our people - we're driving growth through impactful marketing, innovation and an entrepreneurial spirit. Beam Suntory is a place where you can come Unleash your Spirit by making an impact each and every day.

 

What makes this a great opportunity?

This role will be instrumental in a larger initiative within North American operations. As Beam strives to be the “world’s fastest growing spirits company,” the company aims to gain competitive advantage through lean manufacturing, strategic planning, and strengthened procurement. The Planning Manager will immediately drive efficiency and effectiveness across the RTD/RTS producing facilities in North America by improving business processes, building cross functional cooperation, and increasing focus on streamlining manual processes. This is an exciting role in our in our NA Supply Chain team to manage the RTD/RTS supply across our region through a time of change, with up to 90% of our Volume being on either allocation or constrained supply

 

Role Responsibilities

Manage the supply planning for the NA RTD/RTS region.

To ensure we maintain supply of all constrained and allocated products; working closely with the S&OP team to maximize OI in RTD/RTS

Oversee with customer services pertaining to open orders, shipment delays, source of supply etc

Responsible for market’s allocation management (for constrained spirit)

Be the interface between the commercials, marketing, finance and the supply chain department respective markets as well as stake holders in the wider business

Contribute to continuous improvement and cross functional alignment across the supply chain and customer service function

To act as the gate keeper for our supply – RTD/RTS within NA.

Demand analysis, challenging outliers, understanding market dynamics and external influences impacting forecast, ensuring consensus is reached and plans are fully aligned

Key stakeholder for gap mitigation and track execution of sustainable gap mitigation plan

 

Qualifications & Experience

Qualifications & Experience

Minimum 10 years in Supply chain

5 years in a Management position overseeing Supply

In depth experience of operational planning at an OU level

Degree educated, however experience and analytical abilities are more critical

Experience preparing and presenting at a senior management level to a multinational audience

Knowledge and use of advanced excel is required

 

Horizon: 3-13 weeks​; Cadence:  Weekly​; Focus: SKUs, Components, Resources, Orders, Shipments​;

Objective: Minimize cost of executional decisions, aligned with S&OP - tradeoffs​;Decisions:  Executional​;

Customer / Market Product prioritization​;Glass vs. PET​;Hard liquid allocations​;Temporary labor​

 

 

At Beam Suntory, people are our number one priority, and we believe our people grow together in diverse and inclusive environments where their unique insights, experiences and backgrounds are valued and respected. Beam Suntory is committed to equal employment opportunity regardless of race, color, ancestry, religion, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, age, citizenship, marital status, disability, gender identity, military veteran status and all other characteristics, attributes or choices protected by law. All recruitment and hiring decisions are based on an applicant’s skills and experience.


Nearest Major Market: Louisville