Estee Lauder Careers Near Me – Material Planner

Website The Estée Lauder Companies Inc.

Job Description:

Propagates material requirements to suppliers and secures supplier commits. Address supply gaps with suppliers in collaboration with GSR

Job Responsibilities:

  • Implement phase out/phase in procedure to ensure efficient management; minimizing excess/obsolescence.
  • Manages de-expedites of orders working with Material Scheduler, and cancellation charges with suppliers (liability orders)
  • Conduct regular demand / delfor reviews with suppliers to help identify any potential supply issues in the future.
  • Undertake material requirements planning, confirm purchase requests, issue POs (track automatic POs issuance) in order to support finished goods production plans and maintain finished good s supply.
  • Negotiate with vendors to ensure required delivery dates are met, Resolve escalated issues within execution horizon, eg. expedite/ de-expedite not agreed by suppliers, volume change etc. to support material schedulers
  • Check planning parameters are correct and up to date.
  • Resolve escalated issues within execution horizon such as expedite/ de-expedite, volume change etc. to support material schedulers
  • Validate operational / strategic horizon material/ component requirement at commodity level and provide visibility to strategic suppliers. Work with GSR to secure supplier capacity information
  • Identify and understand supply (material/ components) risk, develop action plan to resolve and/or reduce the risk
  • Provide visibility into material constraints, changes to the supplier delivery dates and any bottlenecks (operational) to Global MPS Planner / TPM Planner.
  • Support identification of opportunities to increase agility i.e. PDT or MLS reduction with suppliers.

Job Requirements:

  • Knowledge of, and experience with supply planning and supplier collaboration tools (e.g., SAP, E2Open, Kinaxis, etc.)
  • Education Bachelor’s degree or higher in Business, Supply Chain, Economics, Operations Research or related field
  • Deep business acumen, preferred from fashion or premium luxury business
  • Strong organizational skills and attention to detail, able to successfully manage multiple accountabilities simultaneously
  • Minimum 8 years of related experience in Supply Chain, preferably with experience in material planning, supply planning, sourcing / purchasing and supplier management within the beauty / cosmetic industry
  • Knowledge of the interactions and interplays between supply and demand in the executional (0-2 months) and operational (2-12 month) horizons, with focus on material planning
  • Advanced knowledge of, and experience with sourcing and supplier management activities for raw material / packaging suppliers within the beauty / cosmetic industry
  • Highly analytical – analyzes data and provides clear / fact-based presentations to stakeholders
  • Advanced knowledge of, and experience of raw material, packaging for beauty / cosmetic industry products
  • Ability to build strong relationships and tactfully navigate multiple cross-functional, matrixed stakeholders
  • Deep knowledge of supplier management / collaboration, inventory management and procurement

Job Details:

Company: The Estée Lauder Companies Inc.

Vacancy Type: Full Time

Job Location: Melville, NY, US

Application Deadline: N/A

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