Brown-Forman Senior Demand Planning Analyst in Louisville, Kentucky
Meaningful Work From Day One... Manage, facilitate, and coordinate Supply Chain demand planning, reporting, and analysis process.
What You Can Expect
Manage, facilitate, and coordinate the volume forecasting, analysis, and Demand Review process for Brown-Forman Beverages Worldwide. Participate as a key member of the Sales and Operation Planning team and work in conjunction with Supply Chain, Production Operations, Marketing / Sales, Finance and Customer Service management to support the monthly consensus forecasting process. Will measure the forecast reasonableness, monitor the demand history, and analyze forecast accuracy. Communicate with supply managers to translate forecasts into supply network plans for Brown-Forman Beverages Worldwide brands. Manage the statistical forecasting process and the integration of market intelligence. Conduct ongoing forecast analysis to ensure that best forecast methods and tools are employed to support each business. Review and revise forecasts to keep the system consistent with market trends and management expectations. Interpret business drivers that affect forecast / supply chain performance and communicates the impact / risks across the organization.
We Are Looking For People
Who have a Bachelor’s Degree with 6 - 10 years Supply Chain Demand Planning or related business experience; or 13 - 15 years of combined education and Supply Chain Planning or related planning experience. Demonstrated leadership and interpersonal skills with the ability to develop effective working relationships with a broad range of business associates. Experience with influencing a diverse group of professionals, with different priorities to a consensus. Quantitative and Analytical Skills with the ability to apply common sense. Demonstrated success utilizing Sales and Operations Planning processes. Experience with demand planning software (i.e. SAP, Oracle, etc.).
Familiarity with the inventory planning concepts and supply chain process improvement. Experience with forecasting algorithms. Demonstrated verbal and written communication skills. Passion to drive continuous improvement. Ability to develop and adapt to new processes. Demonstrated ability to manage multiple projects with heavy or uneven workloads, shifting priorities, and deadlines. Ability and willingness to travel 10-15% of the time including international travel.
What You Can Add To The Team
Experience: Master’s degree (M.A., MBA or Equivalent)
Familiarity/Experience with SAP-APO
Diverse Supply Chain and Analytical background (Financial Planning / Production Planning / Inventory Planning / Operations Management / Distribution Planning).
Beverage Alcohol industry experience
Brown-Forman Corporation is committed to equality of opportunity in all aspects of employment. It is the policy of Brown-Forman Corporation to provide full and equal employment opportunities to all employees and potential employees without regard to race, color, religion, national or ethnic origin, veteran status, age, gender, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, genetic information, physical or mental disability or any other legally protected status.
Business Area: Global Production
Req ID: JR-00002466