Supply Chain Brand Analyst

Employment Type:
Full Time
Bacardi-Martini Ltd
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About the role

This is primarily a technical role, one which will give the successful candidate wide ranging supply chain exposure and will place them in an ideal position to take advantage of the career opportunities available in Bacardi.

The role is based in the Operations Center for Bacardi, located in Jacksonville. The operations center (OC) is one of five globally and manages all operational and supply activity for their brands. The OC in Jacksonville is responsible for managing the Bacardi portfolio of Bacardi brands, which includes the iconic brands Bacardi Carta Blanca, Bacardi Carta Oro, and Bacardi Flavoured Rums.

A high degree of flexibility is required in this role as a large part of it is responding to the situation on hand and providing insightful analyses as needed.

Working closely with the Supply Chain Brand Manager the role involves leading & supporting cross functional projects with a large number of functions (Manufacturing, Procurement, Marketing, Sales, Packaging Development, Logistics, Global IT, Finance, Project Management, etc.)

Provide analytical support on Supply & Demand planning activities to Supply Chain Brand Manager during day-to-day activities. Provide visibility across the Bacardi extended Supply Chain (from 1st level suppliers to customer warehouse) and ensure Supply meets Demand on time at the best cost/quality for a defined scope of responsibility. Coordinates or supports level 2 & 3 New Products Introduction pipeline.

Key accountabilities and responsibilities

• Support Sales & Operations Planning

Secure Supply and provide visibility through the supply chain

Support and improve S&OP process for plants under Supply Chain Brand Manager (SCBM) responsibility together with markets and global functions stakeholders.

Ensure Global S&OP process is moving to the next step with Integrated Business Planning (IBP) ensuring a bottom up and then a top down alignment.

Provide analysis on demand patterns and future requirements to facilitate OC resource planning

Support Global yearly Long Term Demand Planning process for core spirit categories under responsibility.

Define, control and reduce end to end Inventory

Drive a quarterly review of key in-markets stocks for the OC brands, with particular focus on projected stock levels within the financial year.

Innovations management

Support level 2 or 3 projects for the brand supply Chain function.

Secure any Innovation new Demand is captured in advance through the S&OP process.

Prepare Supply Chain Portfolio of SKUs required based on project scope

Lead Product Lifecycle management process and SKU rationalization / clusterization

• Processes & Systems alignment and enhancement

Lead Supply Chain improvement programs

Support Demand Driven Replenishment Program deployment and solution improvement for Plants in charge. Become the OC expert in this area and assist the brand supply chain manager in developing suitability criterion and measurement for market involvement in DDR.

Ensure Systems accuracy and development

Responsible to maintain Supply Network Planning (SNP) within the global planning system (APO) in order to provide visibility of the full Bacardi business through the supply chain.

Develop Business Intelligence (BI) reporting to meet the requirements of the team.

Measure Supply Chain performance

Develop, maintain and broadcast relevant set of KPI to control Supply Chain performance (inventory, lead time, Planning Adherence, Replenishment Performance etc.)

Product allocation management

Work with the SCBM to develop processes and reporting around allocation management of scarce and high value products

Measures of success

• Service KPIs: OFR and OTIF, Plant leadtime

• Stock coverage related KPIs: DIOH at Plant and at Market, slow movers

• Planning accuracy KPIs: Planning Adherence, Replenishment Performance

• Cost KPIs: write off

Critical experiences for success

• Expert Microsoft Excel

• Must have experience in a production, logistics or supply chain environment (within FMCG Company desirable)

• Experience in Innovation, continuous improvement and project management a plus

• Language skills: English â€" Fluent

• Educational Requirement: Degree in Supply Chain, Logistics, International Management


• Strong analytical, organizational and planning skills

• Excellent communication, written and presentation skills

• Ability to make quick decisions for corrective action

• Ability to multi-task and handle multiple priorities in a challenging, fast-paced environment

• Excellent computer skills including Excel and SAP ECC/APO experience or any other Planning and ERP system knowledge

• Self-starter who works well under limited direction. Ability to work independently with high degree of initiative and drive.

• Listening skills


Living our Values and demonstrating high Learning Agility will be fundamental not only for success in this role, but also for potential growth to other roles across Bacardi in the future. We have a clearly defined Leadership Excellence framework, and you will be expected, as a Regional position to have below experience:

Leadership excellence

Experience level (from 0 to 3)

Drives Execution and Results


Make the Matrix Work


Lead Strategically & Know Your Business


Lead by Example


Inspire & Develop Talent


Focus Externally to Win


Our ways of working

Our family legacy has positively influenced our ways of working and has shaped the values to which our employees aspire. We’re caring, like a family, and not only internally, but also in the wider communities in which we operate. This is demonstrated by our commitment to both act responsibly and promote the choice to drink responsibly. We trust one another, and through that trust are able to forge strong teams and networks that empower our matrix organization structure. We’re passionate, reflecting our Latin heritage, and this means that we commit more than just time to our work: we commit energy, heart and soul. We are dedicated to being a role model in our industry, and we approach everything we do with Integrity First. Together, our values help us create what we’re most proud of: our True Heart and Winning Spirit â€" both in our home markets and across the world.

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