Sr Supply Planning Analyst

Company Name MillerCoors Company Location Golden, CO, US

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Company Name

MillerCoors LLC

Company Description

We’re committed to creating the best team in beer. It takes a diverse group of innovators, thought leaders, problem solvers and influencers to deliver results and make cool ideas a reality. We grow skills on the job and in the classroom with our award-winning MillerCoors University. And no matter your needs, our benefits are competitive and the perks are many. From family leave and dependent care, to flexible work options and even allowances for free beer, our people are rewarded with more than just a paycheck. At MillerCoors, we do more than brew great beer, we craft great careers.

Job Description

Primary responsibilities of customer facing manager:

  • Manages forecast, inventory, shipment information, and demand analysis services for breweries, distributors, distribution centers, import partners, contract partners, field sales and marketing personnel, for $9B, 65 million barrels MillerCoors business.

Executes company shipment plan objectives while balancing the goals/costs of MillerCoors and distributors. Ensures sufficient product supply by directing Distribution Centers that supply product to their customer base, ensuring sufficient product supply. Aligns directly with specific sales regions and breweries for MillerCoors products. Central point of contact for all product supply, operational and service related issues for distributors within the assigned geography/scope of responsibility to include both strategic (distributor inventory analysis, collaboration, peak and year-end DOI adherence, distributor forecast performance) and tactical (order change requests, approval of exception orders, buy/sell transitions, order and reporting deadline adherence, status of direct and DC deliveries/shipments) responsibilities. Plans the execution of the Sales & Operations (S&OP) plan with best in class service to distributors through efficient and effective use of breweries and service providers.

  • Drives value creation for stakeholder groups on initiatives/issues touching the distributor where feedback and/or the distributor point of view needs to be represented. Approach issues with a sense of urgency and solution orientation.
  • Drives to continuously meet or exceed service, financial and product supply goals by partnering with the DC/Inventory team and other internal stakeholder groups.

Analyzes truck/rail configuration results and root cause on finished goods loss for continuous improvement of processes. Responsible for other non-distributor facing daily/weekly responsibilities, including the manual confirmation of unfulfilled demand and finished goods loss mitigation. Analyzes projects/efforts to improve performance in service areas such as distributor out of stocks, loaded compliance, keg out of stocks, DC out of stocks, order fill and on time arrivals.

  • Communicates relevant issues/updates to the Field Sales organizations regarding distributor related issues that fall within the assigned geography/scope of responsibility.
  • Leads and develops 3-7 supply chain professionals that are part of customer service and supply teams.


Education Level and/or Experience

  • 5 Years Supply Chain, Manufacturing, Production Planning, Forecasting, Sales & Consumer Goods industries.
  • Bachelor’s Degree or MBA in Supply Chain Management, Manufacturing, Industrial Engineering or Business desirable.

Skills And/or Knowledge

  • Leadership and coaching skills to lead a team of professionals.
  • Strong knowledge and understanding of interdependencies of production and capacity planning, scheduling processes, distribution methods, inventory management, network optimization, material flow, planning, forecasting, transportation, distributor operations, sales, marketing and budgets.
  • Excellent service skills to champion, advocate and strong "voice of customer"; seasoned experience in developing collaborative relationships with both internal and external customers.
  • Strong PC (Excel, PowerPoint, Word, MS-Outlook) and analytical skills, experience in Business Objects and SAP are highly desirable.
  • Expert knowledge of distributor order management systems and processes, both internal to MillerCoors processes as well as distributor order management process.
  • Ability to understand the needs of the customer and develop and execute supply strategies that meet both the customer and MillerCoors objectives.
  • Ability to quickly assess situation, identify root causes of issues, generate multiple solutions, make sound decisions, and effectively communicate at multiple organization and functional levels at both MillerCoors and at its distributors.
  • Ability to quickly build and develop effective working relationships .
  • Ability to communicate highly complex issues in simple business terms to a wide variety of stakeholders across the enterprise.

Other Requirements

  • Proven business acumen in the areas of sales forecasting, brewery operations, transportation services, sales/marketing, information systems technology, distributor, and vendor operations.
  • Excellent customer-oriented partnership with the brewery, distributors, import partners, contract partners, field sales, and marketing while exhibiting a commitment to excellence in customer service.

Proven record of being a risk taker remaining adaptable and flexible while providing leadership and direction in a fast-paced work environment.