Senior Planning manager, Molton Brown, is a strategic, high visibility role, based in our UK factory, next to Stansted airport. The position report to EMEA Demand /Supply Planning Director and has a broad scope of responsibilities.
Leading the team of 6 associates (5 direct reports), responsible for S&OP, Production Planning, Third Party Manufacturing, Material Planning, Inventory & Obsolescence management.
Driving the achievements of annual objectives for service, inventory and obsolescence for the Molton Brown business.
Leading the continuous improvement of processes, planning team organization capabilities, cross-functional cooperation.
Leads MB Supply Chain Planning team in the day to day operational trouble-shooting in Molton Brown. For the identified issues, leads the solutions development, by connecting to other cross-functional teams (within both: Supply Chain & Commercial). Leads and control the mitigating actions implementation.
Leads Molton Brown S&OP - a cross-functional decision making forum and reconciliation of different functional inputs into an agreed action plan
Leads/sponsors various continuous improvement projects in Molton Brown
Manages team performance vs. targets and objectives, identifies problems and solutions, setting priorities and ensures proper execution
Promotes team development, cross functional cooperation and a results driven culture within direct reports by role modeling and providing feedback and coaching to team members and peers
As a member of the EMEA Demand & Supply Planning Leadership Team, takes part in defining the strategical objectives for the EMEA Planning organisation
Master/bachelor Degree in numerical subjects
Supply chain specific certifications will be an advantage (e.g. APICS CPIM, IBF, etc.)
Understanding of the 'end to end' Supply chain model (procure-plan-make-deliver)
Minimum 5 years experience in supply chain leadership position in FMCG, ideally in planning.
Cross-functional experience is a strong advantage.
Strong leadership & team motivation skills
Demonstrated decision making skills withing complex matrix environment
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