Our client a Global luxury beauty brand with a rich heritage are looking for a FORECAST MANAGER to Coordinate and evaluate the EMEA region's supply chain management.Reporting to the Director of Operations you will develop and implement the supply chain process and procedures, continually improve fill rate to all EMEA sales channels and exceed customer expectation by providing updates to the sales division.
*Implement benchmark and develop innovative supply chain algorithms to support business requirements.
*Contribute to the development of the EMEA supply chain model.
*Drive continuous improvement and champion fill rate to sales channels.
*Contribute to global supply chain planning solution.
*Propose recommendations for improvements in line with best practice standards.
*To provide clear pro-active communication
*To review forecast consumption and assess exceptional demand requests
*Provide statistics and guidance to UK finished goods buyer
*Attend the Material Review Board meetings at the Distribution Centre to ensure inventory levels are minimised.
*Influence inbound freight schedules to optimise sea container traffic
*Monitoring Suppliers delivery KPI's.
*Liaising with New Product Development department
*Analysing supply networks and systems to improve efficiency
*Ownership of Distribution Centre KPI's, publishing and tracking associated trends.
*Maximise the team's success through motivation, planning, communication and training.
*Regularly review all operational functions to optimise effectiveness and efficiency and recommend innovations.
*Assist in identifying and achieving the business objectives.
*Review and analyse reports.
*Develop action and/or contingency plans to address problems and improve performance.
*Prepare management reports and information as required.
*Monitor controllable expenditure against budget.
*Maintain the highest level of confidentiality.