Posted
01-Aug-2023
Job type
Full time
Country
Mexico
Location
Ciudad de México
Lead recruiter
Amy Geng
Function
Supply & Logistics
Reporting Line
Planning & Logistics Director LAC
On-site/Remote
On-site
Level of experience
Professional (Management)
Contract type
Permanent

YOUR OPPORTUNITY

YOUR OPPORTUNITY
This is your opportunity to operate as a true strategic partner to Bacardi Mexico business.  You will manage and develop the Planning and Logistics function across the market. You are responsible for the development and execution of a successful and sustainable supply chain strategy to deliver business plan.

ABOUT YOU
You are strong communicator with great influence skills, you will be a collaborative business partner who is able to work within a lean, matrix organization.  You have a have strong functional expertise and you are defined for your growth mindset that can lead and inspire your team and the organization to deliver performance, growth, and transformational change.  You have a strong bias for action and know how to balance a sense of urgency with a strategic mindset to visualize and lead your team to the future. 

RESPONSIBILITIES

Planning and Logistics Strategy: In line with LAC Supply Chain Strategy, develop and execute a comprehensive product supply strategic plan which will support growth and drive optimal customer engagement and satisfaction together with business profitability. Work closely with internal and external stakeholders to challenge and improve our processes with the aim of reducing supply chain complexity, increase supply reliability and agility.  Develop, implement, and influence best practices in the disciplines of Forecasting (S&OP – IBP), inventory management, Custumer Collaboration (CPFR), Logistics and Customer Service.  
Supply Chain Execution: You will collaborate closely with the market team to ensure everyday availability of our products on our customers’ shelves so they can make every moment matter with our vibrant brands. You will be accountable for all the Supply Chain KPIS in Mexico.
o Forecast accuracy / Bias
o Service: OTIF, zero OOS
o Cost: Deep understanding of our cost drivers and how to improve them. 
o Inventory Levels
o Write off and Slow movers
Leadership Team: Be an active part of Mexico leadership team, ensuring strong Supply Chain representation and collaboration. Owning your role as an active and vocal member of both LAC Planning and Logistics and Market Leadership Team delivering proactive insights, ideas, solutions, and challenges that amplify the growth and performance of the Market.
Planning and Logistics team organization, efficient teams, and people development: Accountable for Mexico Planning and Logistics organization design, efficient and capable teams, talent upgrade and succession planning. Develop team engagement continuously. Responsible for the team development. (9 members total team with 2 direct reports 1) Supply & Demand Manager 2) Logistics, CPFR & Customer Service Manager). Ensure every team member has a clear and meaningful development plan in place and actively monitor and advance succession plans. 
Customer focus: Collaborate with customers to improve performance and customer service levels via a strong CPFR process and deep understanding of customer ways of working, development opportunities and commercial priorities. Establish policies, procedures, performance metrics, and resource requirements to ensure reliability, speed, convenience, and best perceived value to the customer. 
S&OP: Own the Sales and Operations Planning agenda and the processes critical to deliver improved forecast accuracy, optimize inventory and logistics costs. Partner with Commercial and Finance teams to have a best in class process that allows the business to plan accurately and be aligned on the top initiatives. Provide long term visibility to plan de future product needs (long term demand plan) and partner with the cluster LT to have the right portfolio for our business. 
Distribution/ Route to market: Design the best network and make sure that we have a clear and actionable service offer for our customers to meet their needs and prepare for the future aligned with the business strategy.  
Logistics: 3PL relationship management and performance monitoring. You will be responsible to assess service providers, organize tenders and collaborate with Sourcing  and Legal to make sure that we have the best supplier to 
manage our operation. You will also partner with Sales to improve our service, collaborate with customers and negotiate Logistic Discounts and service offer with our customers. 
Innovation: Participate to the Brand Innovation Process and facilitate the delivery of new products to meet stakeholder expectations. Makes sure innovation plan is in line with Group and Regional rules, and ensure effective coordination is in place with plants to deliver innovation on time. You will lead the design of transition or introduction plans with customers’ Supply Chain to ensure a flawless execution and make sure that our new products are available in all the shelves at the right time. 
Portfolio rationalization and inventory health assurance: Accountable for periodically revising our portfolio in coordination with the regional team, in line with Group and Regional guidelines. Monitor execution including depletion plans development with Sales team to limit write off exposure.
Customers / distributors inventory: Ensure DIOH targets are relevant vs distributor contractual terms and
order lead-time. Monitor stock level against target. In case of deviation, identify root causes and remediation actions.
Quality and Compliance: Responsible for adherence to SOX. Respect the regulations associated with the Supply Chain activities (customs duty, excise, VAT, Strip Stamps, imports, exports).  Control all potential regulatory changes concerning labelling and implement changes, if necessary, in line with the guidance of TRN (Technical Regulatory Network).

SKILLS & EXPERIENCE

You have 6+ years of experience in different management roles across Supply Chain including: Planning, Logistics, CPFR, S&OP and Customer Service. 
You have deep understanding of Mexican market dynamics. You have interacted directly with modern and traditional trade customers, and you have experience collaborating with them to improve ways of working, logistics, forecasting, etc. 
You have participated in or led CPFR programs in Mexican modern trade. You have a fair understanding of how replenishment works in the main modern trade customers (Walmart, Chedraui, Oxxo, Soriana) and how to build a collaboration program involving internal and external partners (Customers, Sales, Marketing, Finance)
A deep leadership experience, with the ability to inspire and develop high performance teams. Leadership of both direct teams and matrix / cross functional leadership.
Strong business savvy, full understanding of P&L and the influence of Supply Chain in the financial results of the company.
Ability to build strong trusting partnerships across all stakeholders, systems, and networks to ensure a flawless execution of the day to day work and strategy building.  
You have experience in FMCG companies. Experience in alcohol industry is desirable, but not a must. 
You have a track record of managing 3PLs and driving continuous improvement in their performance – service, quality, and cost. You can also have experience interacting and collaborating with Operations if the logistics was owned by the companies that you have worked for, but you understand the operation and cost drivers and have collaborated to improve it to serve your customers in a cost and service efficient manner. 
You have basic knowledge in international logistics and knowledge on international trading practices, global tax principles and international transportation.
Language skills: Fluent English & Spanish

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.