Assistant Planning Excellence Manager- North America

Assistant Planning Excellence Manager - North America

Englewood Cliffs, NJ or Trumbull, CT

Hiring Manager: Ariadne Uchida


Background & Purpose of the Job

WWP program is an investment in our planning processes, systems, and people which will help Unilever's Supply Chain maximize business impact, gain a competitive advantage through strengthening resilience, improving end-to-end synchronization and deliver agility.

The purpose of the Assistant Planning Excellence Manager -North America role will be to lead & drive plan operations centre initiatives for markets across planning streams (demand planning/ supply planning) and drive transformation by executing new Planning capabilities for maximizing business benefit.

Who You Are & What You'll Do

The key deliverable of the role is support market improve forecast accuracy through baseline, driving execution of forecasting tools/ analytics, release cash with right safety stock norms, supply/ material planning, reduce cost through business waste reduction, improve master data process hygiene, drive new capabilities development & execution for business. In the process, also helps release planner's time in markets for better business collaboration, exception based planning & create process resilience.

You'll also has to lead larger cluster team of plan operations centre (outsourced partner) and support drive efficiency, simplification, standardization & best practices implementation for the markets.

  • You're a born leader: You exhibit strong governance at the Leadership & operational market level as a Supply Partner . You successfully lead a large team towards efficient business collaboration, process resilience & drive performance improvement for supply chain.
  • You're a changemaker: You d rive efficiency, standardization, simplification, segmented, best practice service delivery
  • You're a paradox navigator: Help set up & drive executing global new capabilities- process, tools and analytics across planning areas along with outsourcing partner.

What You'll Need To Succeed
  • No less than 2 years of experience in Supply chain (Planning/ Procurement).
  • Proven experience in SC with a track record of delivering new capabilities and global exposure.
  • Bachelor's Degree required with strong preference for specialization in Supply Chain Management or Operations research.
  • Good understanding of finance & business models.

What We Can Offer You

Culture for Growth | Top Notch Employee Health & Well Being Benefits | Every Voice Matters | Global Reach | Life at Unilever | Careers with Purpose | World Class Career Development Programs | Check Out Our Space | Focus On Sustainability

By applying for this vacancy, you are confirming that you have made your Line Manager aware of your application and that you are at a point in your career with Unilever where it is appropriate for you to be applying for other positions.

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