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Brown-Forman Supply Chain Manager - Emerging Asia in Singapore, Singapore

Meaningful Work From Day One

The Supply Chain Manager, Emerging Asia is a key role that supports the Supply Chain Director, ANZPI / IMENA / Asia, and Emerging Asia (EA). In partnership with the Director, this role supports the local Leadership team in managing this complex region, consisting of the following Local Economy markets: Cambodia, East Timor, Guam, Indonesia, Laos, Malaysia, Myanmar, Philippines, Singapore and Vietnam. This position involves a variety of fundamental disciplines including Supply Chain and 3PL warehouse management that are critical to the success of the region, which is significantly more diverse and complicated than other mature regions.

What You Can Expect

People Development/Leadership

● Lead and support Supply Chain Team in Emerging Asia (1 Direct Report)

● Ability to grow and develop direct report(s), focusing on teaching them to work toward solution-oriented initiatives and advancement of the supply chain and logistics performance in the region

● Serve as a strategic thinker, helping to project outward on ways to grow and simplify the complexities of the supply chain

● Ability to challenge the status quo and to teach the same for direct report

● Serve as a strong coach and partner to both direct reports and peers across the Emerging Asia region

Demand and Supply Planning

● Collaborate with the Integrated Business Planning (IBP) Demand Planner and EA Commercial Team on the commercial shipment forecast submission and review forecast KPIs and trends

● Support the IBP process, participate in the required monthly meetings and provide feedback to improve the process

● Oversee the end-to-end order to receipt process in SAP

● Plan to prevent out of stocks by working closely with the global supply chain planners on product availability, production schedules and risks

● Work with the commercial & marketing teams on supply alternatives to mitigate the risk of out of stock and delivering forecasted volume

Distributors – Direct Shipments

● Work with the commercial teams to ensure distributors place timely orders and optimize container configurations

● Ensuring shipment reports are shared by the customer service team to the distributors and lead the discussions when necessary

Supply Chain Strategy

● Support financial targets by proactively managing any issues related to supply, stock, warehouse and logistics

● Develop strategies for managing supply risk through identification, assessments and prioritization of risk in supply area and constraint planning

● Oversee collection of monthly depletion information, analysis and investigate irregularities where necessary

● Assist in the creation of standardized reporting requirements for the region

● Support projects in Emerging Asia and EI as needed to improve overall supply chain performance

● Design and implement necessary supply chain optimization projects

3PL Warehouse & Inventory Management

● Monitor performance of 3PL warehouse in Singapore, in terms of inventory accuracy, on-time delivery of inbound and outbound shipments, customs clearance, documents & data accuracy

● Lead contract renewal process, manage logistics cost and negotiate favourable rates and terms

● Coordinate VAP Repack activities with Singapore warehouse

● Manage overall inventory holdings and stock turns

● Monitor inventory level to ensure a continuous supply. Present risks, scenarios and proposals to Commercial Leaders

● Develop and Implement inventory strategies which cater to market needs and align to the Supply Chain strategy

● Monitor Slow moving/Aged stock, collaborate with Commercial Leaders for depletion and disposition plan

● Conduct monthly inventory reconciliations and yearly stock take

Logistics & Order Fulfilment

● Lead Supply Chain Analyst to monitor orders and shipments, and facilitate communication between Singapore warehouse and distributor partners on all logistics matters to ensure timely shipment of goods

● Manage annual gift pack allocations and ordering by distributors including inventory management

● Portfolio development - responsible for completing new brand, product and SKU introductions/rationalizations, including any special pack/label requirements

● Manage the diversified importing requirements for all the countries within the region including documentation, certification, analyses, samples, strip stamps and all other related requirements

● Monthly calls with Supply Chain to review all open replenishment orders and all logistics issues

● Oversee the order processing from the 3PL warehouse, deliver on time in full for Emerging Asia customers serviced out of the Singapore warehouse

● Manage the inventory allocation to all customers for any items that are on supply risks

● Support other customers/distributors that are sourcing direct from the plants and can be supplied from the Singapore warehouse to avoid/reduce any out-of-stock situation

What You Bring to the Table

● Education: College/University (Bachelors or Equivalent) in Supply Chain, Business or closely related discipline

● Experience in the beverage or CPG industries

● Experience in planning, warehouse management and order fulfilment

● Interpersonal skills combined with strong oral and written communication skills

● Effective management and coaching skills

● Proven ability to independently organize work projects. Collect, analyse data and present results in a concise actionable format

● Demonstrates proficiency in Word, Excel, and PowerPoint, SAP, Google, Business Warehouse

What Makes You Unique

● Education: Masters Degree (M.A., MBA or Equivalent) in Business or Supply Chain

Who We Are

We believe great people build great brands. And we know there is Nothing Better in the Market than a career at Brown-Forman. Being a part of Brown-Forman means you will grow both personally and professionally. You will have the opportunity to solve problems, seize opportunities, and generate bold ideas. You will belong to a place where teamwork matters and where you are encouraged to bring your best self to work.

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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.

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Business Area: Global Supply Chain

Function: Supply Chain

City: Singapore


Country: SGP

Req ID: JR-00007720