Supply Planning Analyst - MillerCoors

Primary responsibilities of the analyst include:
1. Contributes to and operates supply planning processes associated with $9B, 72 million barrels including supply planning and supply chain optimization for MillerCoors.

Manages the supply planning processes which determine brewing, packaging, distribution, inventory, and supplier requirements plans, and also processes that oversee the execution of product supply plans, coordinate course corrections, and develop and implement contingency plans across the supply chain.

2. Adds value creation through the design and optimization of the MillerCoors supply network, from supplier through distributor.

Manages detailed supply plans which drive $5.5B operating budgets.

Manages MillerCoors finished goods inventory strategy of ~$400MM finished goods inventory across both distributors and distribution centers.

3. Contributes to the Sales & Operations Planning process which aligns Sales, Supply Chain, and Finance leadership on volume, revenue, and supply plans.

Management interface regularly with ForecastingDemand Planning Managers, Customer Management Senior Planning Analysts, Customer Management Planning Analysts, Logistics Transportation Managers, and Brewery planning and scheduling teams.

Requires day to day influence with above Managers and their teams. Contributes to company revenue growth through effective product supply plans, processes, systems, and tools.
Education level and/or experience

Bachelor’s degree and 3-5 years of experience in supply chain planning, operations management, or related discipline.

Skills and/or knowledge

Knowledge and understanding of interdependencies of production and capacity planning, scheduling processes, distribution methods, inventory management, material flow and planning, Working knowledge of forecasting, transportation, distributor operations, sales, marketing and budgets.

Provides recommendations and contributes to shot- to medium-term tactical planning impacting multiple areas

Analyze large volumes of information, evaluate and resolve complex issues in rapidly changing and ambiguous environment.

Advanced supply chain management systems and process knowledge. Knowledge of SAP APO (advanced planning and optimization)

Ability to execute new strategies that provide MillerCoors with competitive advantage in the marketplace through effective product supply processes.

Ability to understand the needs of the customer and develop product supply strategies that meet both customer and MillerCoors objectives.

Ability to quickly assess situations, identify root causes of issues, generate multiple solutions, make sound decisions, and effectively communicate at multiple organizational and functional levels across MillerCoors.

Ability to quickly build and develop effective working relationships across the organization.

Ability to operate at and tactical levels in the development of product supply strategies and plans that operationalize MillerCoors long term business strategies and effectively meet day to day needs of MillerCoors and our customers.

Ability to communicate highly complex, technical and analytical issues in simple business terms to a wide variety of stakeholders across the enterprise.