Newell Brands Supply Chain Advisor in South Carolina
Reference Code: 1703880 This customer-facing supply chain leader reports directly to the VP of Customer Development Operations with a dotted line report to the respective VP Sales, Customer Development account or channel. The priority of the role is to identify, direct, and align the operational resources and requirements to successfully/profitably manage the account/channel supply chain needs. Position requires a fundamental understanding of the customer(s) replenishment procedures, supply chain disciplines (such as inventory and promotion management), CPFR, S&OP, direct import, logistics, forecast/demand planning and order/product flow. The leader must be able to effectively recognize supply chain improvement areas, KPIs and successfully communicate across the organization to secure the deployment of activities which facilitate sales growth, profitability gains, customer-service metrics improvement and reputational capital gains. Key Responsibilities: • Supply Chain Management Support - leader provides ongoing guidance and support to the Customer Development team regarding forecasting direction, supply chain issues, freight management, transportation trends, capacity updates, and a wide variety of operational/supply chain inputs to support the business development efforts. This leader will play an integral role in supporting and developing line review presentations and key updates for buyers and executive merchandising leaders. • Replenishment. Position is a primary point of contact with customer for replenishment of all Newell Rubbermaid business segments. He/she will be responsible for aligning resources and directing activities such as: supply chain reporting customer KPIs, root cause analysis, inventory trends. Leader will examine the impact of customer inventory tactics/policies on shipments and existing inventory goals. – both with the customer and internally. Reduce the cost to serve through distribution, transportation, lead-time management and order profile management. • Distribution & Transportation Leadership – the Customer-Facing Supply Chain Manager is designated as the customer/channel primary subject matter expert on distribution & transportation topics and order flow execution. As such, the account of business team utilizes this person to identify key improvement opportunities and customer alignment opportunities to minimize the cost of moving product within the Newell Rubbermaid network and within the customer network. Key projects may include recommendations and analysis for load planning for key events, optimizing cube capacity, lead-time reduction, identifying alternative shipment modes, pallet profiles, 3PL services and a variety of other solutions which may optimize Newell Rubbermaid’s and the customer's freight or distribution costs. This leader will routinely share best practices his/her team and with the business segments in order to drive ongoing reduction of the cost-to-serve activities. • Forecasting. Aligns with customer and CD team members to identify and interpret the key demand signals and the corresponding impact on customer inventory positions. He/ser translates this information clearly and articulately to the business segment demand planning teams. The leader understands forecasting complexities, source of variability and is successful managing vast amounts of data and aligning resources to support the variations in customer demand. Requires working knowledge of CPFR and S&OP practices. Frequent contact with customer replenishment and planning teams should be a primary business objective to address promotional event planning, modular exit strategies, new item introductions and modular updates. Leader will report on internal MAPE, E&O and strategic item demand and forecast accuracy performance. The leader will closely align and routinely collaborate routinely with business segments to ensure the demand planning processes are effective and improving the customer service metrics. When corrective action is required, he/she will identify root causes and communicate findings to his/her team and the NWL business segment for corrective action and to address the ongoing follow-up needs. We are headquartered in Atlanta, Georgia. Newell Rubbermaid and its subsidiaries are Equal Opportunity Employers and comply with applicable employment laws. EOE/M/F/Vet/Disabled are encouraged to apply. Qualifications Educational Requirements: • Bachelors Degree, Business background preferred Work Experience Requirements: • 5+ years CPG business experience marked with significant experience addressing/resolution customer supply chain proceedings or demand planning tasks. • High level of proficiency in executive level communication. Strong presentation skills and ability to provide professional analysis to executive leadership at our customers and within Newell Rubbermaid. • Proficient in MS Office Suites with particularly strong abilities with Excel • Demonstrated communication and teamwork abilities. • Excellent organizational and presentation skills. • Strong analytical skills and sound financial acumen • Customer Service focused • SAP – APO and BEX experience a plus. About Pure Fishing – a Newell Brands Business: Tackle Any Situation! Pure fishing, Inc. is a leading global provider of fishing tackle, lures, rods, and reels with a portfolio of brands that includes Abu Garcia®, All Star®, Berkley®, Chub®, Fenwick®, Greys®, Hardy®, Hodgman®, Johnson™, JRC®, Mitchell®, Penn®, Pflueger®, Sebile®, Shakespeare®, SpiderWire®, Stren®, and Ugly Stik®. Visit our corporate website to learn more about our unique products and history. With operations in 19 countries and a dedicated workforce conversant in 28 languages, Pure Fishing, Inc. is part of the Fishing division of Newell Brands (NYSE: NWL), a leading global consumer products company that makes the products of everyday life that make life better where you Live, Learn, Work and Play! Growth is the engine that powers us and we put the consumer at the heart of all that we do. Newell Brands (NYSE: NWL) is a leading global consumer goods company with a strong portfolio of well-known brands, including Paper Mate, Sharpie, Dymo, EXPO, Parker, Elmers, Coleman, Jostens, Marmot, Rawlings, Oster, Sunbeam, FoodSaver, Mr. Coffee, Rubbermaid Commercial Products, Graco, Baby Jogger, NUK, Calphalon, Rubbermaid, Contigo, First Alert, Waddington and Yankee Candle. For hundreds of millions of consumers, Newell Brands makes life better every day, where they live, learn, work and play. Newell Brands and its subsidiaries are Equal Opportunity Employers and comply with applicable employment laws. EOE/M/F/Vet/Disabled are encouraged to apply.