Supply Planner

Date: Mar 28, 2024

Location: Frankfurt, HE, DE

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.



Supply Planner  


What makes this a great opportunity?

  • Position will be part of Germany & Austria BU role reporting to Senior Supply Chain Manager
  • Position will be responsible for the inventory level & replenishment for the German & Austrian Market
  • This person will ensure the Supply planning process with very close collaboration to the demand & allocation planning, Commercialization, and the customer service & Masterdata team
  • He/she will have a Interface with Glasgow Reg Supply Network Planning Team, with the OUs worldwide (especially Spain, Scotland, Japan, Ireland and the US) and with Third Party Logistic Players

Role Responsibilities

  • Sets priorities in relation to the planning cycle, ensuring that key stakeholders deliver all inputs at the correct level of detail and time horizon.
  • Demonstrates technical expertise with the ability to help and support the SNP community to monitor, analyses and adjusts the key parameters in the planning systems to build and improve overall supply plan.
  • Uses APO-SNP and linked alert monitor to create and release an SNP plan (considering constraints) to allow OU to perform detailed production planning, deployment and TLB to create replenishment plan.
  • Updates APO / MRP parameters to ensure plans are consistent with defined SNP policy.
  • Reviews forecast consumption to ensure stock is managed appropriately and identifies potential service risks through OOS, developing action plans as necessary to mitigate risk and prevent reoccurrences.
  • Participates in supply reviews to identify and manage issues and risks, escalating as appropriate for resolution.
  • Ensuring effective communication of a rolling 18 - 24-month supply plan to Global operations.
  • Ensures join-up within all aspects of the Demand, Supply Network and Operation Planning to provide a clear reflection of supply capabilities and constraints to drive and support business.
  • Supports the delivery of Service Level Agreements (SLA’s) with external and internal partners.
  • Align supply plan to demand signal and identifies risks that may affect our ability to meet customer demand or drive adverse cost


  • University degree, BS/BA or equivalent
  • At least 1 year of work experience in supply chain, finance or commercial in a cross functional international environment
  • Experience in preparing presentations for and presenting to a multinational audience 
  • SAP skills highly valuable 
  • Very good MS Office skills
  • Fluent in written and spoken in English 

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.