Supply Planner – Elida Beauty
Work Location – Lewisville, Dallas (Hybrid Office-Remote) or Canada (Remote)
Job Type - Full Time
Who we are … we are Elida Beauty
Elida Beauty is a very exciting new beauty and personal care business within Unilever. We re-found iconic brands by remixing them for today’s generation, making them even bigger beauty hits than they were first time around. Our remixes democratize beauty, because we want everyone on the ‘beauty dance floor’ with our top-quality products at a great value.
Driven by our colleague’s creativity, agility and close connection with consumers, customers, and suppliers we are able to unleash the true potential of our loved brands with a fresh start. We ‘Re-Found’ them using a start-up mentality that always ‘finds a way’. Our ‘no silos’, one team approach drives both personal and business growth so that together we deliver outcomes that are music to the ears of consumers, customers, colleagues and the planet alike.
Your Role & Key Responsibilities
We are looking for a Supply Planner who works with the cross-functional team set-up, with a strong growth mindset and a can-do culture of doing what it takes to win. We’re looking for someone who thrives in balancing brand, consumer, customers, with the ambition to deliver a substantial step up in profitable growth of the current perimeter.
As the Supply Planner, you will play a crucial role in running Master Production Schedule (MPS), Capacity Planning, Business Waste review and Supplier collaboration processes. You will collaborate with Demand planning team on S&OP to support the commercial strategy and vision with the capacity allocation. Your first priority will be ensuring a seamless supply for the market with efficient stock management and excellent service levels.
There will be plenty of opportunities to work on new initiatives/experiments across supply chain as well as business functions as Elida evolves into bigger company.
Your Key Responsibilities
Strategy Development & Execution
E2E execution of Supply Planning Team Strategy for all FG, in the region, with focus on service delivery.
Responsible for seamless Demand Supply Reconciliation (DSR) and Capacity Planning.
Define inventory and safety stock norms for Rewired Elida Beauty Supply Chain basis the segmentation approach
Defines and develops constrained Finished Goods (FG) Forecast into the business plans
Ensures the constrained FG forecast get transformed into a supply/requirement plan
Leads DSR sourcing and capacity planning for FGs to ensure the right stock and capacity are available to support the business plan
Focus on long term capacity planning and create visibility on risks & opportunities
Leads Supplier Collaboration with strategic suppliers.
Ensures operational excellence and solution management for any supply risk & issues.
Reporting and Continuous Improvement
Ensures Capacity, stocks and waste reporting with continuous improvement
Monitors and work on Capacity, Stocks, Waste reporting and continuous improvement of Service Levels, Stocks, Waste.
Works closely with UL Planning and Control Tower teams for planning activities/projects
Partnership & Collaboration
Collaborates and maintains high level engagement with strategic suppliers.
Collaborates with demand planning, customer development (CD) and marketing to incorporate key marketing and trade initiatives into the supply forecast
Works closely with 3rd party manufacturing (3PM) procurement to ensure proper levels of inventory to achieve the plan while ensuring inventory targets are still being met
Inputs into the sourcing projects based on the existing supply network
Process & Technology Management
Ensure process hygiene and lead technology transformation where relevant
Defines new processes and improvement areas for supply planning
Owns all relevant master data requirements relating to supply planning.
Bachelor’s Degree from an accredited college or university, preferably in business, finance or supply chain management.
5+ years of experience in Supply Chain (ideally across Plan,Service,Deliver )
Previous operational experience in supply planning is required
Demonstrated analytical and conceptual problem-solving ability; excellent oral and written communication skills, including presentation skills
Ability to multi-task, meet tight deadlines and work under pressure with autonomy
The ability to effectively lead and engage cross functional global teams and a willingness to take responsibility and accountability
Demonstrated self-starter with the ability to deliver results in a lean, agile organization and able to adapt to changing priorities
Understanding of key financials, P&L and network design models
To ensure that your personal creativity helps to unlock our potential, we will upskill and reskill you. We will develop leading-edge digital marketing skills and best-in-class teamworking capabilities.
Most importantly, we will give you the autonomy to use them like a ‘founder’. We will help you to think like a CEO so that we all focus on delivering our Purpose and so you drive growth as you develop. Imagine how good we will feel when we see that our creativity reignites growth in the business because consumers embrace our new ideas.
Better for our consumers, better for the world and better for each of us
The way we manufacture, package and distribute our products will be better for everyone and for the planet. We will bring a new meaning to diversity and inclusion by providing access to beauty products that suit every kind of skin and hair.
Excited about the Role?
Please apply online. Your application will be reviewed against our requirements and we will be in touch to provide you with an update on the status of your application.
Pay: The pay range for this position is $83,200 to $124,700. Unilever takes into consideration a wide range of factors that are utilized in making compensation decisions including, but not limited to, skill sets, experience and training, licensure and certifications, qualifications and education, and other business and organizational needs. Bonus: This position is bonus eligible. Long-Term Incentive (LTI): This position is LTI eligible. Benefits: Unilever employees are eligible to participate in our benefits plan. Should the employee choose to participate, they can choose from a range of benefits to include, but is not limited to, health insurance (including prescription drug, dental, and vision coverage), retirement savings benefits, life insurance and disability benefits, parental leave, sick leave, paid vacation and holidays, as well as access to numerous voluntary benefits. Any coverages for health insurance and retirement benefits will be in accordance with the terms and conditions of the applicable plans and associated governing plan documents.
Unilever is an organization committed to diversity and inclusion to drive our business results and create a better future every day for our diverse employees, global consumers, partners, and communities. We believe a diverse workforce allows us to match our growth ambitions and drive inclusion across the business. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, age, national origin, or protected veteran status and will not be discriminated against on the basis of disability.
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