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Senior Specialist GBS Product Supply Creation - Temporary



Porto District, Portugal
Posted on Friday, June 21, 2024

Purpose & Overall Relevance for the Organization:

Optimize & execute integrated purchasing, global supply planning and PO management activities. Ensure performance achieves availability target OTIF (On Time In Full) and OTA (On Time Allocation) and respects market SLAs. Optimize usage of factory capacity in line with market requirements, supplier capabilities to service global demand.

Work across functions to solve planning and purchasing related issues, identify risks and opportunities and mitigate potential delays.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Execute the buy decisions in line with the supply plan and respecting Market SLA’s
  • Execute order release of global demand to the supply base
  • Independently run business control process for relevant area; prepare input for market availability projections. Support buy review with market SCM providing market availability projections. Execute risk mitigating actions via demand and PO management.
  • Responsible for Supply Review with relevant Liaison Office (LO) to ensure optimized use of capacity, understand supply constraints, delivery performance development and ensure risk mitigation plans are in place
  • Support level loading execution for respective area i.e. Pre-seasonal activities, Contracts and Pull forward process (PF) etc.
  • Process ownership; responsible for documentation, testing and enhancement of a specific business process. Support implementation of projects within area of responsibility and contribute to system & process improvements, aligning and prioritizing cross divisionally/cross brand where possible to enhance operational efficiency
  • Act as the first point of contact for the process related issues and escalations.
  • Acting as the backup for the Team Lead if needed.

Key Relationships:

  • Liaison Offices (LO's)
  • Market SCM
  • Planning Services & BPM
  • GBS

Knowledge Skills and Abilities:

  • Service-minded and consumer/customer oriented
  • Analytical thinking and ability to solve problems
  • Team player and effective collaborator
  • Ability to communicate effectively
  • Good knowledge of MS Office (advance MS Excel skills) and SAP
  • Fluent in English, additional language is a plus

Requisite Education and Experience / Minimum Qualifications:

  • Bachelor's degree or equivalent in supply chain management or in the areas of business administration, logistics, planning, information systems. Master's degree is a plus
  • 3+ years of experience in supply chain management, operations or planning, preferably in the Accessories, Apparel or Footwear industries