Establish/manage processes that support GEA’s Hoshin objectives and drive continued business growth.
Create and maintain customer forecasts.
Translate customer sales forecast into demand plan for S&OP process.
Coordinate customer initiatives pertaining to product fulfillment (i.e. distribution changes).
Manage NPI transitions to prevent discontinued inventory; drive disposition of channel-specific inventory.
Direct Co-managed inventory activities where needed.
Manage customer events including new outlets, promotions, and floor display changes.
Manage flow of demand and supply data across GE and customer systems.
Develop service and cost improvements to optimize current and future fulfillment value stream:
Minimize cost to serve customer(s) through process improvements and operational tactics such as changes in distribution strategy.
Ensure processes satisfy customer requirements and expectations at lowest cost:
Drive customer issue resolution across functions.
Manage customer “compliance” process to avoid penalties imposed on GEA.
Extensive reporting to GEA and Lowe’s Leadership. Gather data and build reports that identify opportunities and help drive account related decisions.
Other related duties as assigned
BA/BS degree from an accredited university or college.
Five (5) years of experience in Fulfillment, Distribution, Sales Operations, Supply Chain, or related fields.
Demonstrated process improvement and project management skills.
Proven experience building customer relationships and influence other organizations.
Up to 10% travel required for domestic and/or international travel to customer sites/ plants, etc.
Strong ability to multi-task and coordinate work between team members.
Excellent oral and written communication skills.
Demonstrated analytical and data management skills.
Experience with Oracle EBS.
Technical degree or graduate degree a plus.
Prior Distribution, Logistics, Scheduling, and/or Fulfillment experience.
Prior experience executing Lean process improvements.
Working conditions are normal for an office environment.
Work may require occasional weekend and/or evening work.
Occasional travel may be required.
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