Job type
Full time
United States of America
Jacksonville, FL
Lead recruiter
Giulia Aglieri Rinella
Supply & Logistics
Reporting Line
Supply and Production Planning Manager
Level of experience
Individual Contributor/Support (Non - Managers)
Contract type


What Does a Material Planner Do?

This position supports the Global Procurement and Supply Chain Strategy through end-to-end material planning, purchasing and delivery schedule of materials at established prices from qualified suppliers that meet Bacardi quality, delivery, and service standards. This role will be responsible for managing medium- and long-term requirements for supply of materials, driving material strategy and optimizing working capital, building, and maintaining a strong supplier relationship and working closely with Global Procurement team and quality in mitigating any factors related to availability. 

About You

This role requires an individual with high levels of business acumen, analytical capabilities, and the ability to build a strong network of contacts internally & with our suppliers. This is a critical to the long-term success of Bacardi brands and requires a mastery of technical & system skills and attention to detail, with a strong background in Supply Chain.


With Our Consumer At The Heart Your Key Focus Will Be:
  • Responsible for long-, mid- and short-term planning of materials in line with Master Production Plan, including support in new innovations and projects
  • Optimize material strategy and working capital to meet business needs, minimizing excess and no mover stock to prevent write offs. 
  • Key contact for material suppliers in terms of managing deliveries, sharing forecast (mid-long term) and supplier performance. 
  • Understand market fluctuations in demand to share insights with suppliers to mitigate any risks to supply and/or material overstock and write off risks.
  • Take ownership of any planning issues that arise due to material supply and follow up actions especially in the event of material shortages that affect internal production.
  • Proactively look for new ways of working within material planning with a continuous improvement attitude to working practices.
  • Attend and participate in supplier review meetings on a monthly and quarterly basis with full participation in SPM meetings providing information on supply and supplier performance.
  • Develop and adhere to Service level agreements with respective suppliers, drive suppliers to meet the required performance and look at optimizing ways of working with entire supply base.
  • Ensure on time invoice payments in partnership with BES team to resolve issues, if needed
  • Manage the integrity of the Bill of Materials (BOM), Operating models, SAP master data


The Skills And Experience Needed To Create Your Legacy:
  • Supply chain roles and experience in planning, purchasing or production planning 
  • Strong communication, problem solving, critical thinking, and analytical stills.
  • Ability to use computer hardware and software, ability to utilize office machinery
  • Strong Knowledge of SAP, active user of SAP ECC, SRM
  • Good organizational skills and strong time management.
  • Strong written and oral communication skills
Personal Qualities:
  • Minimum education: BA/BS required, preferable in Supply Chain, Operations or a related field
  • Minimum experience: 3+ years of Supply Chain experience
  • Language: fluent in English, Spanish (optional)


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.


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.


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.


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.


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.