Context / Scope :
Diageo's performance ambition is to become the most trusted and respected CPG; our must dos set out where we aim to win in order to achieve this aspiration.
Within Supply Chain this translates into goals that aim to deliver world class performance at best cost, drive value through exceptional service and enable new growth opportunities.
To enable this, an above-the-market Centre of Excellence has been established to perform key functional areas within PLAN, spanning over all Diageo’s markets in LAC, leveraging a central pool of expertise that ensures standard and effective practices across countries.
Purpose of role :
The Distribution Requirements Planner’s (DRP) primary role is to manage stock movements across the supply chain network, maintaining optimal stock cover at each of the locations (plants and warehouses), ensuring minimum distribution costs.
The role includes planning and coordination of stock transfers among the network nodes (including 3rd parties) in collaboration with production sites and Supply Planning teams.
Responsibility for planning of supply of imported products with manufacturing plants, 3PL’s, carriers, customs, etc.
Top 3-5 Accountabilities :
Managing Distribution Planning (DRP) Imports
Rolling 18 month shipment plan for all imported spirits (Weekly and Monthly buckets)
Reporting of KPIs, monthly calls, weekly health tracker and / or risk assessments, sku exceptions.
Coordination of supply of imported products with manufacturing plants and logistics team
Manage for value across the Market’s Supply Chain (E.g. minimize write-offs, double handling, etc)
Single point of contact to the ISC Supply Centres & Demand for supply of product into market to ensure product continuity
Managing Distribution Planning (DRP) Local Production
Continuously link with production sites to coordinate an efficient and prompt flow of products through the network.
Keep a detailed control of all stock movements among the network
Set up stock transfer orders (STO’s) through SAP PO to fulfil stock requirements in each node.
The successful daily monitoring of sales & OOS stock with the intention of improving customer service.
Process, communication and performance management
Responsible to identify risks and / or opportunities to the overall supply plan and execute necessary changes & communicate effectively to key stakeholders
Responsible to maintain consistent inventory management practices in line with meeting demand requirements, identifying solutions to mitigate risks and improve overall tracking.
Responsible to conduct root cause analysis of multiple information streams
Management of the phasing in & out of products during it product life cycle
Management of slow moving stock with the objective of minimising the write off of obsolete finished products
Monthly S&OP Supply Review input for imported produced spirits
Qualifications and Experience Required :
1 to 3 years’ experience working within the Production or Distribution Planning process; Consumer Packaged Goods Industry preferred
Experience with advanced planning software within Supply Planning (SAP APO system and Business Intelligence / BW )
Bachelor’s degree or equivalent in appropriate supply chain, mathematical, Logistics, engineering, or business degree.
APICS CPIM / CSCP or equivalent desirable.