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Strategic RCCP Planning

Date: Mar 16, 2023

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.



Strategic RCCP Planning  


The following position is open in Clermont KentuckyUnited States.


What makes this a great opportunity?

As a world leader in premium spirits, Beam Suntory inspires human connections. Consumers from all corners of the globe call for the company's brands,including the iconic Jim Beam and Maker's Mark Bourbon brands, Suntory Whisky Kakubin and Courvoisier Cognac, as well as world renowned premium brands including Knob Creek, Basil Hayden's and Legent Bourbon; Yamazaki, Hakushu, Hibiki and Toki Japanese Whisky; Teacher's, Laphroaig and Bowmore Scotch Whisky; Canadian Club Whisky; Hornitos and Sauza Tequila; EFFEN, Haku and Pinnacle Vodka; and Sipsmith and Roku Gin.

Beam Suntory was created in 2014 by combining the world leader in bourbon and the pioneer in Japanese whisky to form a new company with a deep heritage, passion for quality, innovative spirit and vision of Growing for Good. Headquartered in Chicago, Illinois, Beam Suntory is a subsidiary of SuntoryHoldings Limited of Japan. Our culture is anchored deeply in a set of core values, including our East-Meets-West Culture, Yatte Minahare spirit, GivingBack to Society, Delighting Consumers, responsibly and Embracing Diversity & Inclusion.


Role Responsibilities

Responsible for the coordination of strategic production plans for the 3 month to 2 year production window and the planning of strategic business initiatives within that window for the associated OU.   
Responsible for OU Supply Reviews supporting the S&OP (compiling and delivering the long-term focused, monthly view for 24-month horizon) and supporting the transition into the S&OE (short-term focused, weekly production plans over 13-week rolling horizon) processes, and review quality of outputs
Accountable for all capacity related setting and master data maintenance within this horizon (planning calendars, grade change resources, rates, holidays, asset downs)
Responsible for building the monthly OU supply plans (adhering to global standards and best practices)
Delivering the SR to the monthly audience with a grasp on the key challenges the OU will face with contingency options & tradeoffs over the month 3-24  time horizon
Coordinate the transition of the strategic horizon into tactical guideposts for the 4-13 week planner, account for seasonal builds, customer builds or allocation execution.
Support the global materials team with analysis on material forecasts & changes, also supporting annual bids
Actively participate and lead problem solving and process improvement within the OU to improve case fill rates
Continuous Improvement: support and deliver KPIs and apply continuous improvement techniques to drive improvements in supply planning and support the operational commitments of the regional GMs


Qualifications & Experience

Demonstrated performance in long term strategic planning
Experience with SAP ECC , SAP APO and SAP IBP
Strong knowledge in Supply Planning best practices and proven application of these practices
Knowledge in the Spirit's industry is a plus
Demonstrated performance with Supply Planning continuous improvement
Excellent interpersonal skills
Highly collaborative and development of business partnerships
Strong verbal and written communications
Strong analytical and problem-solving skills
Exceptional facilitation skills
Demonstrated flexibility in easily moving between strategic thinking and tactical execution



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