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Brown-Forman Logistics Specialist in Ukraine

Who is Brown-Forman?

B-F’s business in Ukraine and CIS covers 11 markets. The business has significant growth opportunities for the long-term, but also faces high levels of VUCA to manage.

B-F has two of the top premium brands in these markets: Jack Daniel’s and Finlandia Vodka. We are also expanding and developing the Jack Daniel’s family of brands and super-premium whiskey.

We use a 3rd party route-to-consumer model, working with 13 different distributor partners and collaborating with and influencing their sales & marketing teams. Ukraine is the largest market in B-F’s European & African alliance with Coca-Cola Hellenic.

The area is organized in two business units -- Ukraine and CIS -- each with a GM. B-F has a 7-person marketing team, including the Marketing Manager. Each distributor partner has its own brand managers assigned to the B-F business. The B-F Marketing team must engage and influence the distributor partners to gain fair share of attention and ensure alignment on plans & execution.

Meaningful Work From Day One

Supply Chain Specialist plays an important role in supporting own importation of B-F supply chain in Ukraine, ensures accurate management of tax stamps’ physical flow and processing in SAP and arrangement of the goods importation.

The incumbent will be the first point of contact with regards to all questions related to strip stamps management and customs questions.

The scope covers day-to-day operations: orders placement to ensure smooth product supply to Ukraine, strip stamps management and importation arrangement.

What You Can Expect?

Cooperation with the Distributor, BF Finland, BF LVL CS teams:

  • Check orders (delivery dates/pallet patterns/quantities in the orders) received from the Distributor;

  • Communicate orders to LVL Customer Service for placing in production;

  • Orders processing in SAP;

  • ✔Coordinate transportation to ССH WH.

Import procedures:

  • Prepare Specifications and Price-lists updates;

  • On-time customs payments calculation and delivery to Finance/Accounting;

  • Check the set of transport-forwarding documents and provide to customs broker;

  • Insure deliveries’ (cooperation with Insurance company);

  • Control deliveries and stock movements concerning customs clearance according to the company policy and import/customs procedures;

  • Ensure on-time certification, licensing, insurance.

POSM support:

  • POSM import/warehousing

Strip stamps management (production, receipt, export, write offs, excise tax amount calculations):

  • Pre-order of strip stamps into production;

  • Control preparation of all necessary docs for strip stamps receipt from Tax authorities;,

  • Control preparation of all necessary docs for ss export;

  • Control of strip stamps shipment to Riga/Altia, considering Risk Management guidelines;

  • Damaged/unused strip stamps return, customs clearance and write-off;

  • Cooperation with insurance company to insure ss transit from Ukraine to Riga and Altia;

  • Cooperation with security company to secure ss transit from Tax Department to the office and from office to the Courier;

  • Cooperation with couriers (DHL).

Reporting, cost allocation:

  • Ensure on-time Logistics closure of the month (documentation turnover, correct inventory volume & value presented in the company books);

  • Ensure on-time reporting to Tax Authorities re strip stamps movements;

  • Cost allocation in Coupa.

What You Bring to the Table?

  • University Degree in Logistics or relevant field

  • Several years of experience in FMCG industry

  • Fluency in Russian and English

  • Experienced SAP R/3 user

  • Analytical and conceptual thinking ability

  • A team player feature and to work with others within a multinational company

  • Ability to handle big volumes of information and attentiveness to details

  • Ability to manage, prioritize and complete workload in a high pressure/ fast paced environment within established deadlines

Nothing Better in the Market

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

In Brown-Forman Ukraine we offer the competitive benefits package including, but not limited to flexible-working options, life insurance, medical insurance for you and your direct family, along with vibrant career opportunities and the set of other perks.

*A more detailed JD is available on request

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Business Area: Global Production

City:

State: Kiev

Country: UKR

Req ID: JR-00002409

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.

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