The primary role of the Inventory Planner, Deployment is the creation of an optimized inventory deployment plan for the short- to medium- term horizon.Â The primary responsibilities of this position are to develop and submit strategic shipment plans to distribute supply across the CBI Distribution network to ensure we have the right inventory, at the right place, at the right time and for the right cost.
Responsible for inventory distribution across network including from multiple production facilities, distribution centers and direct to wholesaler assignments.Â Â Taking into consideration network constraints, billings forecast and inventory levels.
Develop and distribute reporting to cross functional internal business partners, inclusive of Brewery, MPS, Transportation & Logistics and Customer Management.
Reviews key performance metrics and service levels reporting, provides root cause analysis and recommendations for performance improvement.Â Â
Responsible for planning related JDA programs and parameters including maintenance, updates, tuning, documentation, and enhancements.Â Â Coordinates with Information Technology and other related departments.
Supports innovation initiatives through weekly planning as well scenario planning as required.Â
Supports the Deployment Planning Manager to drive continuous improvement efforts to improve performance on all key metrics.
Performs other duties and responsibilities as assigned.
B.A./B.S. majoring in Supply Chain, Operations or a business-related field or equivalent working experience.
3+ years' experience in Planning, Finance, Optimization, Supply Chain, Production roles
Experience with ERP and APS software, business intelligence tools & business analytics software
Proficiency in Microsoft Excel is required.Â
Must have excellent quantitative and analytical skills with the ability to translate analytical skills into high-level analysis and inventory planning.Â Inventory Planning experience and skills are a plus.
Requires excellent written and oral communication skills with the ability to communicate well across all levels of the organization.Â Must have excellent customer service skills with the ability to work with both internal and external customers.Â
Must be able to make decisions independently and recommend viable solutions to problems and issues.Â Must be able to mediate conflict issues and drive planning and data gathering meetings to successful resolutions.Â Â
Must be willing and able to learn and acquire new skills and abilities.Â Â Â
Bilingual - English and Spanish preferred.
Strong interpersonal skills and ability to work collaboratively with co-workers, related internal functions, external partners, and on project teams.
Process improvement & demonstrated results turn-around a plus.
APICS certification a plus.
Proficiency in Access desirable.Â
Physical Requirements/Work Environment
Must be able to lift up to 25 lbs. on a regular basis.
Must be able to travel as needed by plane or train for long distance.
Must be able to work in a professional corporate office environment.
Must be able to stand, walk, sit; use hands to handle or feel; reach with hands and arms; climb or balance; stoop, kneel, crouch or crawl; talk and hear.
Must have close vision, distant vision, ability to adjust focus, peripheral and color vision.
Must be able to sit and/or stand for long periods of time, and work on a computer for extended periods.
Must be willing and able to travel internationally as needed.Â
Must be at least 21 years of age.
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Internal Number: 14320323
About Constellation Brands
If you have taken a moment to unwind with a bottle of beer, toast with glass of wine, or celebrate with a cocktail, chances are that you have shared that moment with Constellation Brands. We are passionate producers of iconic beer, wine and spirits brands that consumers love. From Corona Extra, to Robert Mondavi Wines, to SVEKDA Vodka, we produce over 100 premium brands with sales in nearly 100 countries, making us the number one multi-category beverage alcohol company in the U.S.