Meaningful Work From Day One... Lead the assigned brand(s) new
product innovation from initiation through releasing products for
order writing. Work as liaison with the Brand teams, Field Sales,
Design, Packaging, Production and Supply Chain teams to ensure the
project is on target with the launch date and SAP master data
requirements are complete, accurate and published to meet all
Supply Chain requirements including order processing & statistical
Develops, tests and implements processes to improve project
management planning, master data gathering and updating in SAP for
the Supply Chain requirements and Global SAP rollouts.
What You Can Expect
Responsible for working with the Project Management Office,
Brand Team(s)/ Field Sales, Business Processes, Design, Packaging
to manage the innovation process through artwork completion. Manage
and approve artwork on labels, cartons, or other packaging supplies
as needed in the marketplace adhering to local government mandatory
Assist in SKU Rationalization and management process as
Responsible for working with Production and Supply Chain to
create SAP Material numbers and SKU Master Data required for order
processing including all SAP material master data associated with
allocations and sales and distribution. Support any gift packing
and rework processes required.
Develop and analyze various reports such as open orders,
shipment history, inventory, listing history, pricing, &
manufacturing Bills of Materials to determine market portfolio
requirements for package changes.
Communicates and interfaces with Business Processes, Field Sales
(both Domestic and International), Customer Service, Packaging,
Purchasing, Production, and External Manufacturing Operations in
determining & maintaining accurate and complete product
specification data including Product Information Forms.
Define, manage, and implement new processes to achieve
improvements for master data processes and new product rollout.
Support Supply Chain, Production and Shipping teams on master
Lead assigned brand(s) project management process from
initiation through artwork completion.
Develop timelines, conduct meetings, and publish progress
reports as necessary to align tasks completion with planned launch
dates. Support activities required to adapt labels, cartons, or
other packaging supplies as needed to comply with local government
Manage SAP Master Data for assigned brands including creating
appropriate views, case specification information and bar codes.
Responsible for developing product codes, SKU numbers, bottle and
shipper codes (UCC standards) for specific market distribution
Creates master data including allocations, classification and
sales views for the appropriate distribution channel to facilitate
Maintains International Customer Product Portfolios (Customer
Listings) for assigned brand(s) for order writing. Perform
bi-annual cleanup of all Customer Listings. Support Pricing and
Registration on product setup and registration requirements.
Support gift and repacking processes includes setup of new SKU's
to ensure the timely delivery of finished goods for various
promotional/repacking programs throughout the year.
Performs various other duties, assignments, or special projects
as requested at direction of Supervisor. Includes inquiry requests
for SKU information from customers, Customer Service, Sales and
Ongoing process improvement implementations for efficiency using
research and process mapping to recommend improvements.
Communicates product specification information to Customers,
Customer Service, Field Sales and Marketing, Pricing and Business
Manage SKU extensions in RTC markets and other plants as
Manage product costing in RTC markets and other plants as
We Are Looking For People Who
Have a Bachelor's Degree in Business Administration with one to
three years supply chain related experience with technology
involvement OR five to ten years job experience dealing with
customer service, materials planning, production, technology and
Demonstrated high degree of understanding SAP R/3 and/or
Demonstrated solid understanding of technical report writing
tools and extracting information for analysis.
Demonstrated problem-solving, mathematical skills and analytical
capabilities to determine origin of data and making independent
decisions from data.
Demonstrated solid Excel Skills.
Understanding and knowledge of the Supply Chain model.
Ability to adapt to changing business needs, adjust priorities
and reestablish project schedules.
Demonstrated oral and written communication skills with the
ability to respond timely and effectively to multiple inquiries
from a variety of internal and external contacts utilizing Google
and other modes.
Demonstrated ability to work & communicate with diverse
International people/groups and understand, respect, and appreciate
the diverse differences.
Demonstrated ability to develop and maintain effective work
relationships with internal and external contacts.
What You Can Add To The Team
Experience: Demonstrated knowledge of customer relations,
distribution channels, transportation mode services to domestic and
Demonstrated knowledge proficiency with the SAP Sales and
Demonstrated report writing experience with ABAP Query and BW
Proven knowledge of the production process and multi-plant
logistic operations involving high level shipping activities plus
the corresponding knowledge customer service related
Experience in the Wine and Spirits industry.
Grade 27 National
Brown-Forman Corporation is committed to equality of opportunity
in all aspects of employment. It is the policy of Brown-Forman
Corporation to provide full and equal employment opportunities to
all employees and potential employees without regard to race,
color, religion, national or ethnic origin, veteran status, age,
gender, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, genetic
information, physical or mental disability or any other legally
Business Area: Global Production
Req ID: JR-00002171