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Brown-Forman Senior Supply Planning Analyst in Louisville, Kentucky

Meaningful Work From Day One

Manage, facilitate, and coordinate Supply Chain inventory planning, reporting, and analysis process for Brown-Forman.

What You Can Expect

  • Participate as a key member of the Sales & Operation Planning team and work in conjunction with Supply Chain, Production Operations, Marketing / Sales, Finance, and Customer Service management to support the supply chain management process.

  • Manage supply chain inventory levels and replenishments. Monitor network inventory levels and requirements, replenishing inventory to meet Supply Chain Planning targets including inventory investment, customer service levels, and transportation efficiencies.

  • Communicate with demand planners/plant master schedulers to translate forecasts into supply requirements for all brands within Brown-Forman’s portfolio.

  • Conduct ongoing reconciliations and audits to ensure inventory reporting balances to Brown-Forman’s perpetual inventory balances.

  • Evaluate demand plans vs. actual activity, plan inventory centers warehouses that meet supply chain requirements to assigned production facilities and suppliers in goals/metrics, and provide updated supply replenishments to network distribution.

  • Maintain the inventory planning model which includes SKU maintenance, parameter maintenance, and network maintenance, including business support of the weekly forecast release and SNP planning run.

  • Lead and manage the Network Supply portion of Brown-Forman’s Sales & Operations Planning process - reporting aged and un-saleable inventory, obsolete and/or de-listed materials to reach consensus on disposition. - planning re-packs as required.

What You Bring to the Table

  • Bachelor’s Degree with minimum 3+ years Supply Chain Planning or related business experience; or minimum 7+ years of combined education and experience.

  • Supply Chain Network Planning utilizing SAP’s Advanced Planning and Optimization software or equivalent Supply Chain Planning software.

  • Demonstrated success utilizing Sales and Operations Planning (S&OP) processes.

  • Successful track record using S&OP, APO, and standard inventory planning processes in support of supply chain effort.

  • Demonstrated leadership and interpersonal skills with the ability to develop effective working relationships with a broad range of business associates.

  • Demonstrated problem-solving skills with a heavy emphasis placed on the ability to diagnose/solve problems.

  • Familiarity with the concepts of system analysis/design and process improvement.

  • Ability to apply standard analytical concepts and inventory planning methodology.

  • Demonstrated ability to plan, prioritize, and complete work with speed and accuracy within established timeframes.

  • Ability and willingness to travel 10-15% of the time.

What Makes You Unique

  • Experience: Masters Degree (M.A., MBA or Equivalent);

  • APICS Certification

  • Strong information technologies aptitude

  • Diverse Supply Chain background (Production Planning / Inventory Planning / Operations Management / Distribution Planning)

Who We Are

Imagine working for a company that welcomes you in, inspires you to bring your best self to every opportunity, and encourages you to grow and develop your career in a resilient and fun industry. Brown-Forman offers our employees this kind of career and environment and has for more than 150 years. Together, we proudly live and work by our values, striving each day to be better and do better as people, as a company, and as members of the communities we call home. Come have a seat at our table!

Many Spirits, One Brown‑Forman- We believe that an inclusive culture, one that values the diversity and unique perspective of each individual, allows us each to bring our best self to work and leads to greater teamwork, creativity, and trust.

Cultivating a Caring Culture- We know that our strong culture is one of the many reasons people love working at Brown‑Forman.

Enriching Life. Enriching Careers- At Brown‑Forman, we craft products known for bringing people together. Our employees have made us what we are today and are the reason for our success. Do not just take our word for it. Brown‑Forman is consistently recognized as a Great Place to Work® in countries around the world.

What We Offer

Total Rewards at Brown-Forman is designed to engage our people to ensure sustainable and profitable growth for generations to come. As a premium spirits company, we offer equitable pay structures for individual and company performance alongside a premium employee experience. We offer a range of premium benefits that reflect our company values and meet the needs of our diverse workforce.

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 Supply Chain

Function: Supply Chain

City: Louisville

State: Kentucky

Country: USA

Req ID: JR-00007287