Supply Chain Business Partner, Korea & Japan

Date: Apr 1, 2024

Location: KR

Company: Glanbia

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Supply Chain Specialist - Korea & Japan 

 

Join the worlds #1 Sports Nutrition brand!

At Glanbia Performance Nutrition (GPN), our mission is to inspire people everywhere to achieve their performance and healthy lifestyle goals! We are a global leader in performance nutrition and have a portfolio of brands, including Optimum Nutrition (ON) and BSN Syntha-6.

 

We are looking for a highly organized and analytical individual to join our team as a Supply Chain Business Partner for North Asia key markets (South Korea and Japan).

The ideal candidate will play a crucial role in optimizing inventory levels, forecasting demand, ensuring the efficient flow of products through the supply chain, and coordination with key distributors for operational concerns. 
Additionally, the candidate will actively engage in Sales and Operations Review (S&OP) key meetings to align cross-functional teams and drive overall business success.

 

Key Responsibilities

Demand Planning:
Develop and maintain accurate demand forecasts based on historical data, market trends, and business strategies.
Collaborate with sales, marketing & e-commerce, and production teams to gather relevant information for demand planning.
Conduct regular analysis of forecast accuracy and adjust model as needed.
 

Supply Planning:
Coordinate with supply site to ensure availability of supplies to support demand.
Monitor inventory levels and production schedules to meet customer demand while minimizing excess inventory.
Identify potential supply chain risks and partner with Supply Center and cross-functional stakeholders to mitigate risks.
 

Collaboration and Communication:
Foster effective communication and collaboration with cross-functional teams, including sales, marketing, customer service & logistics, and distributors.
Provide regular updates on demand and supply trends, potential issues, and recommendations for improvement.
 

Data Analysis:
Utilize statistical modeling and analysis tools to enhance forecasting accuracy.
Analyze historical sales data and market trends to identify patterns and potential opportunities.
 

Continuous Improvement:
Work with SC Manager to identify areas for process improvement on demand and supply planning, and other operational aspects in Korea & Japan.
Partner with cross-functional team in Implementing standardized and agreed best practices and ways of working.

 

Key Challenges & Success Measures 

  • Facilitate monthly Demand Review meetings with country cross-functional teams and work with SC Manager on improvements in alignment between sales, marketing & e-commerce, and operations.
  • Able to communicate clearly across different cultures, cross-functional teams, and distributors for operational concerns
  • Able to manage own workload and balance competing priorities
  • Curious and wanting to learn and develop more within the Supply Chain space
  • Understanding of SAP Systems and data quality
  • Timely response to stakeholders

 

The Skills you will bring to the team

  • Experience in supply and demand planning with exposure to S&OP cycles
  • Basic knowledge of forecasting and measurement of forecast accuracy
  • Previous experience in a supply chain role supporting multiple stakeholders in a customer-facing capacity
  • Basic knowledge of SAP and JDA systems
  • Advance knowledge in Excel and Microsoft office
  • Strong communication skills, both verbally and written
     

 

Where and how you will work

The opportunity will be based in our office located in Seoul, South Korea with hybrid working arrangements available through our Smart working model which allows you a greater choice in how you work and live, giving you a better work-life balance.

 

What we would like to offer you!

The opportunity to develop your career on a global stage, continuous learning through an on-demand learning platform, and a competitive compensation package.

 

 

At Glanbia, we celebrate diversity, because we know that our individual strengths make us stronger together. We welcome and encourage interest from a variety of candidates, we will give your application consideration, without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender perception or identity, national origin, age, marital status, protected veteran status, or disability status.At Glanbia, our culture celebrates individuality, knowing that together we are more.

At Glanbia, we celebrate diversity, because we know that our individual strengths make us stronger together. We welcome and encourage interest from a wide variety of candidates, and we will give your application consideration, without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender perception or identity, national origin, age, marital status, or disability status. 

 

At Glanbia our culture will celebrate individuality, knowing that together we are more.