Brown-Forman Supply Chain Manager Thailand in Thailand
For over 150 years, Brown-Forman Corporation has enriched the experience of life by responsibly building fine quality beverage alcohol brands, including Jack Daniel’s Tennessee Whiskey family of brands, Super Premium American Whiskey Woodford Reserve, Super Premium Single Malt Scotches Ben Riach, and The Glendronach, as well as Finlandia Vodka, Herradura and El Jimador tequilas, Chambord liqueur, among others. Brown-Forman’s brands are supported by over 4,700 employees and sold in more than 165 countries worldwide.
Brown-Forman Asia is one of the operational units of the Brown-Froman International division. Asia presents one of the largest opportunities for Brown-Forman globally and is expected to continue to be one of the most significant growth contributors to the company.
Meaningful Work from Day One
This position will be responsible for a variety of fundamental disciplines including Supply Chain and 3PL warehouse management that are critical to the success of the Thailand market, which is expanding with a lot of opportunities. You will support the Thailand Country Manager, local team and Regional Supply Chain Manager in managing Thailand local economy market.
What you can expect
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 3PLs of Warehouse and Transportation 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 Logistics Executive to process and monitor orders and shipments, facilitate communication between 3PL warehouse and transportation 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
Around 5-7 years experience in the beverage or CPG industries
Solid experience in planning, warehouse management and order fulfillment
Strong Interpersonal skills and oral & written communication skills.
Proven experience in management and coaching
Skills / experience in collecting, analysing data and presenting results
Proficiency in Word, Excel, and PowerPoint.
Demonstrated ability to work on projects with cross-functional teams to meet consensus goals
Experience in interpreting financial information, and making effective and efficient use of financial resources to achieve intended objectives.
Who we are
Brown-Forman believes that everyone should be their authentic selves in our workplace. We strive to create an inclusive culture that empowers individuals to contribute their uniqueness. Together, our diversity is what makes our business great.
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-00002310