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SENIOR MANAGER (SUPPLY PLANNING)

Bangalore, India

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Your Mission

Key Responsibilities:

  • Ensuring purchasing is in line with demand planning and inventory requirement
  • Developing deep knowledge of product lines and customers of PUMA India
  • Owning the demand forecast by category and channel level monthly, seasonal and yearly level
  • Managing order placement timelines based on actual sales, sales forecast, inventory situation
  • Driving stock movement across channel along with stakeholders to ensure maximum usability of inventory
  • Working closely with the merchandising teams to ensure the purchasing plan is aligned with the sales plan
  • Managing annual inventory plan and will control Inventory turns / Company- wide inventory maximization
  • Continuous improvement of above processes using automation
  • Planning supply chain capacity and budget end to end for all warehouses of PUMA India
  • Monitoring and tracking supply chain performance in line with inventory management plans
  • Proactively identify and address issues which might disturb inventory or supply chain plan
  • Close co-ordination with retail planning and finance team to ensure efficient dissemination of information

Key Deliverables:

  • Targeted inventory turns for the company as well as different sales channels
  • Inventory availability by channel, category and product type in line with sales requirement
  • Reduction of unusable inventory holding thus increasing share of usable inventory
  • Weekly and monthly MIS regarding health of inventory from various aspects
  • Rolling inventory overview for current and next year for financial and supply chain planning
  • Reduction of risk and flexibility of changing of purchase plan without resulting under or over purchase
  • Clarity of OTB consumption and overview of upcoming purchase plan by channel and category
  • Supply chain plan for the company – current and rolling next 3 years

Driving multiple drive short-term and long-term initiatives in parallel

Your Talent

Required qualifications:

  • 4-8 years of overall experience with 2+ years’ experience in a similar role in retail/FMCG/eCommerce
  • Proved track record of successfully delivering results in a dynamic and ambiguous situation
  • Strong team management, stakeholder management and co-ordination skill
  • Advanced level of knowledge in Excel and SQL

Preferred qualifications:

  • Work experience in retail, especially fashion industry
  • Tier 1 B-School pedigree
  • Experience in managing process improvement and digitalization projects
  • On hand knowledge of SAP
  • Clear communication and interpersonal skills

PUMA provides equal opportunities for all job applicants, regardless of race, color, religion, national origin, sex, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, age, or disability. Equality for all is one of the core principles at PUMA and we do not tolerate any form of harassment or discrimination.

PUMA supports over 14,000 employees across 120+ countries. The PUMA Group owns the brand PUMA, Cobra Golf and stichd, and is headquartered in Herzogenaurach, Germany.

PUMA Wellbeing at India

Athlete

  • Gym Reimbursement
  • Corporate Sports Tournaments
  • Health Check-ups
  • Healthy Food & Snacks
  • PUMA Sports Life League

Social

  • Annual Outbound
  • Awards & Recognition
  • Company Parties
  • Special Occasion Gifts
  • Team Retreats

Flex

  • Birthday Leave Policy
  • Creche Facility
  • Flex Time
  • Mobile Working
  • Parental Leave Policy

Finance

  • Canteen Subsidy
  • Employee Discount
  • Mobile Handset Reimbursement
  • Sample Sale
  • Welcome Gift

India

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