Position Title: Analyst, Supply Planning
Location: White Plains, NY
Who are we?
Pernod Ricard USA is the premium spirits and wine company in the U.S. The company's leading spirits and wines include such prestigious brands as ABSOLUT® Vodka, Chivas Regal® Scotch Whisky, The Glenlivet® Single Malt Scotch Whisky, Jameson® Irish Whiskey, Malibu®, Kahlúa® Liqueur, Beefeater® Gin, and Avión™ Tequila such superior wines as Jacob's Creek® and Brancott Estate®; and such exquisite champagnes and sparkling wines as Perrier-Jouët® Champagne, G.H. Mumm™ Champagne and Mumm Napa® sparkling wines. Learn more about our history, values, strategies and organization by visiting us at http://www.pernod-ricard-usa.com/
Working at Pernod Ricard
Working for Pernod Ricard USA means working for the co-leader in the global wines and spirits industry - and having the opportunity to work with great people and great brands in diverse and challenging roles. Our success is the result of the passion and creativity of our people, our exceptional portfolio of leading premium brands, and a shared commitment to our values of entrepreneurship, mutual trust, and a strong sense of ethics. Pernod Ricard USA rewards both individual initiative and a spirit of collaboration, and encourages ongoing professional development. Pernod Ricard USA recognizes the importance of continuously building upon our diverse workforce and inclusive culture. We believe in championing an inclusive culture that embraces differences and encourages employees to challenge themselves and their colleagues.
The Supply Planning analyst controls the replenishment buying ($MM) of assigned product lines to support customer orders across multiple distribution centers. Key objectives will be; achieving targeted service levels, maintaining strong inventory turns and managing the supply planning cycle. This position is a key contributor within the Sales & Operations Planning process, identifying risks and communicating to the business. The specialist is required to be technically strong, digitally savvy with the ability to identity opportunities and manage change.
Major Responsibilities / AccountabilitiesEnsure proper inventory levels are maintained through planning & replenishment of assigned product lines- managing, building and utilizing reports, trends, forecasts and judgmentManage purchase order process flow (among other supply planning related clerical tasks)Analyze and continually improve planning parameters within planning tool (JD Edwards or similar)Maintain strong working relationships with key suppliers and cross-functional teamsActively manage daily inventory exception reports. Analyze local market needs/risks and recommend actions to maintain expected customer service levels. Communicate and manage out of stocksCoordinate and manage special projects (displays/conversions/club packs) with distribution centers to meet order deadlines and maintain appropriate inventory levelsSupport new product introductions. Build/Recommend initial net requirement estimates to deliver on time launches and controlled inventory planning. Lead supply chain operations new product set-up (item creation, label approval, etc.)Demonstrates initiative to drive and support continuous improvement opportunitiesBecome Subject Matter Expert (SME) on the company's planning methodology or systemLead and participate in relevant projects as assigned by / to the Operations Team
Key Competencies and Qualifications
Education Undergraduate degree in Business, Logistics or Supply Chain, Finance, Business analytics or related field required.
Experience/Background Requires 2-4 years of previous analytical, supply chain and/or distribution experienceAdvanced technical skills in DRP (Distribution Requirement Planning) theory with the ability to enhance current process with minimum guidance is desired~2 years' experience developing plans and reports using planning and/or decision support applicationsDigitally savvy and with strong business acumen, critical thinking and problem-solving skillsExperience working cross-functionally in a fast paced, entrepreneurial environment
Required Skills/CompetenciesExcellent working knowledge of inventory planning tools (JDE, SAP or similar)Advanced use of MS Office (Excel, PowerPoint, Word)Proficient and expertise using business intelligence applications/tools (Power BI or Oracle based preferred)Ability to define problems, collect data, establish facts and draw valid conclusionsGreat at communication, collaboration and presentation skillsEntrepreneurial personality and project management skills desiredFlexible, organized, team player
Pernod Ricard USA offers competitive compensation, performance bonuses and domestic & international career development opportunities.
* Pernod Ricard USA is anEqual Opportunity Employer of Minorities, Females, Protected Veterans, and Individuals with Disabilities.
* Offers will be subject to United States local terms.
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