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Long Term Supply Planner

Date: Oct 11, 2021

Location: Frankfort, 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.

 

 

The following position is open in Frankfort, KY., - Long Term Supply Planner


 

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 day.

 

Role Responsibilities

  • Develop & manage monthly supply plans for the 3-24-month horizon, including capacity planning and optimization strategies to meet budgeted growth, service, inventory and sales targets
  • As an integral member of the S&OP process, identify and communicate gaps and risks to budget and develop resolution alternatives, effectively communicating and escalating required tradeoffs to drive informed decisions through the Global Supply Review process
  • Provide support to S&OP Supply Review analyses – materials, capacity, hedging, risks, opportunities, decision points
  • Align with Operations team to determine correct production capacity levels needed to support Plan
  • Through partnership Demand Planning, ensure Long Term Supply Plan aligns with Demand Forecast and Budget
  • Become an expert at the process, allowing for standardization and documentation of process and creation of KPIs.
  • Contribute to development of business strategies and tactics to address supply chain optimization problems
  • Along with Short Term Supply planners, Develop & Manage CFG replenishment and inventory plans, including optimization of safety stocks, lot sizing, run frequency and seasonal inventory build/drawdown
  • Support development of long-term inventory and capacity plans for 18-24-month horizon
  • Support Inventory Optimization and Stratification initiatives
  • Drive standardization and continuous improvement to enhance long term supply planning and continued S&OP process advancements
  • Develop SOPs and functional documentation
  • Develop and maintain relationships with cross-functional teams throughout the organization
  • Ensure compliance with governmental regulations, including TTB and Customs
  • Accept other duties as assigned

 

Qualifications & Experience

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Supply Chain, related field or equivalent experience.
  • Minimum 7 years of planning/scheduling experience.
  • CPIM or CSCP certification preferred
  • Ability to research and compile data and develop creative solutions
  • Strong analytical and critical thinking skills
  • Ability to influence and partner at all levels of organization
  • SAP MRP, APO, PPDS background preferred
  • Continuous Improvement experience preferred
  • Proficient knowledge of Microsoft Office Suite, to include Word, Excel, Power Point, and Outlook
  • Alcohol and Tobacco Tax and Trade Bureau (TTB) experience a plus

 

In an effort to ensure the health and safety of our workforce while doing our part to protect those around us, Beam Suntory is requiring proof of full COVID vaccination for US salaried employees in our offices and commercial field roles as a condition of employment, subject to medical/religious exemptions.

 

 

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: Frankfort