Unilever GTM Promotional Planner - Special Packs in Englewood Cliffs, New Jersey
GTM Promotional Planner – Special Packs
Englewood Cliffs, NJ
Background & Purpose of the Job
This position plans and oversees the execution of promotional activities within the Foods Savory & Refreshments Categories to achieve customer service, inventory, and waste targets. This includes being part of a cross-functional Project Management team to develop new merchandising displays, signaling dependent demand for staple packs, working with a 3rdparty manufacturer to produce the displays, coordinating order patterns with customer service staff as well as monitor the movement of stock to the network. The position is the focal point for promotional brand and innovational execution for Customer Development and Brand Building as well as the correspondence and project leadership with many cross functional counterparts and is therefore a key role in the Customer Supply Chain Organization.
Who You Are & What You’ll Do
Execute the SC planning process of promotional Special Pack & Display planning including: supply planning, production monitoring, customer service tracking/communication, inventory management and project time line management to reduce waste and slow-moving goods, while keeping customer service as key focus.
Key interface between Supply Planning, Demand Planning, WIP Planning, Capacity Planning, Specs Mgmt, QA, Brand Building, Customer Marketing, Logistics Operations, customer service, Procurement and Packaging Development team members.
Sit as a key member of the working project team developing new projects.
Conduct focused improvement activities and after-action reviews as needed to improve performance against key KPIs and issue avoidance for future projects.
Key in cost control through forecast error minimization, project coordination, and inventory planning.
- You’re a born leader: You will be a visible leader in the Savory & Refreshments Planning community with a portfolio of 80 SKUs. Your actions will have a sizeable impact on the end to end Supply Chain.
- You’re a strategy guru: You will always be on your toes thinking of a Plan B and ready to execute when needed. You will be an out of the box thinker coming up with solutions to new problems while using your strategic influencing skills to convince the cross functional team to execute.
- You’re a dot connector: You can take a step back and see the full picture in front of you to understand the issues/story at hand and communicate effectively back to your business partners and immediate team.
- You love to win, and have fun doing it: You will have the opportunity to drive improvements while executing on your daily responsibilities. You will enjoy accomplishing all of this as part of a very collaborative team.
What You’ll Need To Succeed
Bachelor Degree required - Business, Logistics, Operations Planning, Engineering or related fields preferred
Minimum of 2-5 years’ experience in Planning, Finance, or related field preferred
SAP and APO preferred
What We Can Offer You
Culture for Growth | Top Notch Employee Health & Well Being Benefits | Every Voice Matters | Global Reach | Life at Unilever | Careers with Purpose | World Class Career Development Programs | Check Out Our Space | Focus On Sustainability
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Job: Supply Chain
Primary Location: United States-New Jersey-Englewood Cliffs-Englewood Cliffs -700 Sylvan
Shift: Day Job
Unposting Date: Jul-08-2018
Req ID: 180008F8