Brown-Forman Supply Chain Manager Thailand in Thailand
The Supply Chain Manager has a key function to support the Thailand Country Manager, local team and Emerging Asia/ IMENA Supply Chain Manager in managing Thailand Local Economy market. This position involves a variety of fundamental disciplines including Supply Chain and 3PL warehouse management that are critical to the success of the market, which is expanding with a lot of opportunities.
Supply Chain Strategy & Planning
Support financial targets by proactively manage 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
Assist in the creation of standardized reporting and workflow requirements
Take a Lead role in monthly forecast review meeting with Thailand Commercial Leaders to develop a consensus forecast, identify forecast gap and changes
Analyze and confirm forecast demand and input figures into system
Participate in monthly demand planning calls with Louisville Planning team
Manage replenishment orders to 3PL warehouse based on latest demand and inventory level
3PL Warehouse & Inventory Management:
Monitor performance of 3PL Customs Broker & Warehouse in Bangkok, 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 & labelling activities with 3PL warehouse
Manage overall inventory holdings and stock turns
Monitor inventory level to ensure continuous supply. Present risks, scenarios and proposals to Commercial Leaders
Develop and Implement inventory strategies which cater for markets needs
Monitor Slow moving/ aged stock, collaborate with Commercial Leaders for depletion plan
Conduct monthly inventory reconciliations and yearly stock take
Logistics & Order Fulfillment:
Lead SC Specialist to monitor orders and shipments, facilitate communication between 3PL warehouse and distributor partners on all logistics matters to ensure timely shipment of goods
Portfolio development - responsible for completing new brand, product and SKU introductions / rationalizations, including any special pack/label requirements
Manage POS and sample shipments
Manage the diversified importing requirements including documentation, certification, analyses, samples, strip stamps and all other related requirements
Monthly calls with Louisville Operations group to review all open replenishment orders and all logistics issues
Ability to grow and develop direct report(s), focusing on teaching them to work toward solution-oriented initiatives and advancement of the supply chain logistics
Serve as strategic thinker, helping to project outward on ways to grow and simplify the complexities of the supply chain/logistics
Ability to challenge the status quo and to teach the same for direct report
Analytical Ability: The ability to independently identify problems, analyze relevant data, think critically generate alternatives, and recommend appropriate and actionable solutions. Think rationally and logically, recognize and test assumptions, move to problem resolution by identifying facts, causes and issues and present solutions.
Goal setting and Evaluation: Jointly or individually establishes and communicates performance and provides feedback on progress towards the accomplishment of established goals and objectives.
Connect/Collaborate: Demonstrated ability to work on projects with cross-functional teams to meet consensus goals.
Business Acumen: Demonstrates good business sense, including the ability to correctly interpret financial
Information, and make effective and efficient use of financial resources to achieve intended objectives.
Evaluation Skills: Seeks to understand the reasons why the business is exceeding expectations or under-performing by identifying and measuring the quantitative and qualitative factors that drive the business.
Excellent Communications: Proven ability to communicate information and ideas to others in an understandable manner. The ability to comprehend and understand new information.
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: International
Req ID: JR-00001094