Brown-Forman Planner - (12 Months Fixed Term Contract) in Sydney, Australia

Job Description:

PLANNER – (12 Months Fixed Term Contract)

  • Would you like to work on the world’s favourite whiskey brand?

  • Excited to work for a global business that feels like a family?

  • Are you someone who thrives in a fast – paced, dynamic and versatile environment?

About Us: Jack Daniel’s Old No7 is the number one selling whiskey in the world and every drop still comes from the small town of Lynchburg, Tennessee. Headquartered in Louisville, Kentucky and with a history dating back to 1870, Brown-Forman is a family controlled global spirits company that makes and sells Jack Daniel’s alongside a range of exceptional premium spirit brands.

Our Culture: Brown-Forman’s culture is a direct reflection of our deeply held core values of integrity, respect, trust, teamwork, and excellence. Our values are woven through everything we do and guide our actions with employees, customers, and communities. The Australian teams are a progressive, forward thinking and collaborative group of people who contribute to the global Brown-Forman vision of building brands forever.

About You: The ideal candidate is a supply chain professional with solid knowledge and experience in inventory management, demand planning, and warehousing using SAP Advanced Planner Optimiser (APO). The successful candidate will also be able to demonstrate:

  • Superior analytical, problem solving, and interpersonal skills with the ability to communicate, collaborate, and influence across both internal and external customers.

  • A customer focused approach with the ability to successfully anticipate and meet customer expectations.

  • Proficiency in the use of SAP APO and advanced proficiency in Microsoft Office (Excel).

  • Significant exposure to demand and supply planning and S&OP within FMCG

About the Role: We are currently seeking a highly motivated and exceptionally organized individual to join the Brown-Forman Supply Chain team as the Planner for our New Zealand business. Key responsibilities:

  • Providing accurate forecasts to ensure consistent and appropriate stock levels.

  • Driving continuous process improvement and optimization of our SAP APO platform and inventory management process to increase efficiency and improve service levels.

  • Managing quarantine and customs clearance requirements.

  • Developing and managing inventory reporting to identify and resolve issues.

  • Maintaining master data on sku’s, and safety stock levels.

  • Generating stock projection reports and communicate out of stocks risks.

  • Managing of best before dates and coordination of special pack planning and execution​

We are an equal opportunity employer, supporting a diverse and inclusive workplace. We have recently placed as finalists in the AHRI 2017 Awards for LGBTI and Workplace Inclusion. We are also a DCC Female preferred employer. We encourage applications from all backgrounds. To learn more email me at for the_ P osition Description, or Apply Today!




About Brown-Forman:


For more than 145 years, Brown-Forman Corporation has enriched the experience of life by responsibly building fine quality beverage alcohol brands, including Jack Daniel’s Tennessee Whiskey, Jack Daniel’s & Cola, Jack Daniel’s Tennessee Honey, Jack Daniel’s Tennessee Fire, Gentleman Jack, Jack Daniel’s Single Barrel, Finlandia, Korbel, el Jimador, Woodford Reserve, Old Forester, Canadian Mist, Herradura, New Mix, Sonoma-Cutrer, Early Times, Chambord, BenRiach and GlenDronach. Brown-Forman’s brands are supported by nearly 4,600 employees and sold in approximately 160 countries worldwide

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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: ANZPI

City: Sydney

State: Int'l

Country: Australia

Req Type: Exempt

AutoReqId: 4487BR