Posted
26-Jun-2024
Job type
Full time
Country
Country Flexible, Dominican Republic, Panama
Location
Location Flexible, Panama, Santo Domingo
Lead recruiter
Karina Aguilar
Function
Supply & Logistics
Reporting Line
Senior Manager Planning & Logistics CARICAM
On-site/Remote
Hybrid
Level of experience
Individual Contributor/Support (Non - Managers)
Contract type
Permanent

YOUR OPPORTUNITY

Your Opportunity

This is a unique opportunity to be part of our Supply Chain team and play an important role in our organization.

You will build deep partnership at a global and local level, across Bacardi.

You will play a major role leading the monthly IBP process in CARICAM, ultimately helping Bacardi to 
deliver against our BEST10 growth aspirations to support sales.

About You

You are highly enthusiastic and action-oriented person with strong interpersonal skills, having consumer and customer in your heart.

You are skilled at consistently building deep, trusting partnership with markets and operations leaders.

Structured, focused and organised as you navigate multiple high priority tasks.

You are solution oriented with a fantastic attention to detail, great listening skills and proactive approach to anticipating business needs.

RESPONSIBILITIES

With our consumer at the heart your key focus will be
  • Responsible for the month end closing data gathering/building (Sell in, Sell out, Customer Inventory, DIOH, DOH) for Caribbean Export Markets (CEM).
  • Ensure Analysis, identification & follow up to the Inventory and Actual Variances (Customer), according to defined policy, throughout the different IBP meetings.
  • Responsible for CEM Overview analysis: once data is received and updated within the models, a brief is made to review the main changes vs last cycle. 
  • Lead Demand monthly analysis and pre meetings and support sign off meeting with Business.
  • Supporting long term demand planning process.
  • Provide insights of any depletions trend variance, comparison with historical behaviour, to agree a new forecast with the commercial team.
  • Assemble and analyse all data pertinent to supporting the IBP process, through models maintenance (historical sales, trends, open orders, seasonality, promotions, and Distributor inventory).
  • Deliver continuously improve forecasting techniques, method, and approach to make a step change on forecast accuracy – focused on the main SKU in the business.
  • Maintain and improve Portfolio Management process, including rationalization activities.
  • Support Activity Management on the innovation process to consider them into the IBP, deliver new launches and challenge when appropriate.
  • Provide visibility of KPIs: BIAS, Accuracy, Orders delayed and be a support in action plans to improve them.
  • Support the cross functional team of Sales, Marketing, Operations and Finance to achieve consensus each month within the S&OP cycle.
  • Ensure the Forecast Submission in SAP-APO for CEM by SKU/ Plant.

SKILLS & EXPERIENCE

The skills and experience needed to create your legacy
  • Business savvy and a good understanding of the consumer & customer needs.
  • Ability to find effective ways of working within a matrix organization, and within a fast-changing environment.
  • Strong analytical skills, and close attention to detail.
  • Proven Master data management for large combinations of countries/brands/SKU 
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills.
  • Solid understanding of forecasting practices and procedures.
  • Language Requirements: English is essential.
  • Bachelor’s degree in Engineering, Administration, Business, Logistics or equivalent.
  • Minimum 3 years of experience in Demand planning, forecasting role.
  • Good knowledge of MS Office and SAP (Excel advance is required).
  • Experience in FMCG (Wanted, but not mandatory)
  • Power BI or similar knowledge is desired.

LEADERSHIP AGILITY

At Bacardi we care deeply about finding brilliant talent who can bring the following personal attributes to help elevate our 3Fs: Fearless, Family, Founder culture to the next level.

  • Belonging: You have a strong capacity to create a culture of ‘Belonging’, where people feel appreciated for who they are, what they do, and who they can become
  • Self-Awareness: You have high levels of self-awareness, are reflective and know yourself well, understanding both your own strengths and weaknesses and your impact on others
  • People Agility: You bring a deep ability to understand and relate to people and navigate through tough situations to harness and multiply collective performance
  • Results Agility: You demonstrate consistent delivery of results in first-time situations by inspiring teams, exhibiting a presence that builds confidence in yourself and others.
  • Mental Agility: You can think critically to penetrate complex problems and expand the possibilities by making fresh connections. You think strategically whilst being execution focused and bring creativity to the challenges you’re presented with
  • Change Agility: You have a deep natural curiosity, desire to experiment and ability to effectively deal with the heat of change. You have a growth and learning mindset: ready to test, stumble, learn and apply from experience


Disclaimer: Bacardi seeks talent from all backgrounds to bring diversity of thought, agility and capability to our organization across the globe. We promote a working environment where all employees are treated and rewarded fairly. We do not tolerate any form of discrimination that adversely affects individuals or groups on the basis of national origin, race, color, religion, sex, gender, sexual orientation, marital status, disability, age, and any other legally protected aspect of a person’s identity. 


U.S. applicants have rights under Federal Employment Laws.

PERKS OF WORKING WITH US

At Bacardi, we are committed to providing our Primos (employees) with a comprehensive Total Rewards package of compensation, benefits, incentives, allowances, well-being, and much more to meet the needs of themselves and their families. It goes beyond just Cash! The total rewards program is based on pay for performance, whereby the incentive programs are linked to company and individual performance.

Compensation, Paid Time Off & Retirement

  • Competitive Pay Package
  • Competitive Holiday/Paid Time Off, plus additional days offered ( i.e., volunteer day, allowing you to give back to the community)
  • Retirement/Pension Plan

Health & Wellbeing

  • Medical, Critical Illness, and Life Insurance
  • Calm Meditation App subscription (free)
  • Employee Assistance Programs
  • Best-in-class, family-friendly, and inclusive leave policies

Additional Benefits

  • Flexible work arrangements (depending on role/office/site location)
  • Access to E-learning Platforms and Career Development programs
  • Travel Discounts ( i.e., hotel and car rental)
  • And much more!
The benefits /perks may vary depending on the nature of your employment with Bacardi, your work location, and are subject to change.

Some benefits may be subject to an employee contribution.

Some benefits may be fully or partially subsidized. Incentive plans are linked to the nature of your employment and can vary based on region, market, function or brand.

Be a Part of Our Culture

BE                  Fearless

We empower our teams to question, challenge and innovate.

This means adopting an agile mindset, being comfortable with trying new things and taking risks, without being reckless.

BEHAVE LIKE Family

We treat each other, and our communities, like family. Always.

We are all ‘Primos’ (Spanish for cousins) at Bacardi. Being part of the family gives you the support you need to be the best you can be.

THINK LIKE A Founder

The spirit of entrepreneurship is at the heart of everything we do.

Everyone at Bacardi sees this business as their own. We do the right thing for the business and take accountability for our work.

LIFE INSIDE BACARDI Career Stories

Be Fearless, act like a Founder.

Follow our Primos on their journey to success. Where did they start and what’s it like to work for Bacardi? You too can be part of our story.