Job area
Industrial
Category
Baking
Location
shanghai, China
Contract type
Fix term contract
Experience
+10 years

Job description

S&OP management

  • Directly manage the S&OP process and teams for all product lines
  • Lead monthly meetings with local SC Directions at plant level to review demand & supply plans for the region, identify risks of shortage or potential capacity opportunities.
  • Take and/or facilitate decisions on capacity arbitrages according to S&OP process governance.
  • Consolidate demand & supply plan for final Region executive meeting, both in volume and value
  • Provide insights to the group for final Executive S&OP review, and cascade decisions &actions plans.
  • Support and execute annual budgeting process with cross functional leaders from finance and sales.
  • Support strategic planning initiatives with a +5years visibility.
  • To supervise and monitor Demand Planning Manager in statistics of 18 month rolling forecast based on a tool dedicated to the sales forecast.
  • Be force of proposal in optimization that could be done on a product transfer point of view, in regards of capacity optimization.
  • Fully understand constraints faced at production level, from qualities, packaging capacity, production timeframes.
  • Lead and follow-up projects initiated at Group level in the professionalization of the overall planning, from MRP to DP to MPS & DRP. Lead for retax & data maintenance of master planning system.
  • Guarantor of the integrity and the quality of the data from automated planning system upstream and downstream of the supply chain (Forecast consolidation, DRP, MPS…)
  • Accountable for the follow-up of the indicator of forecast accuracy, first time right.

    Organization & Supply Chain policy

  • Implement Service Level Agreements with local plants and overall business units.
  • Update customer promise when appropriate for overall Business Units.
  • Improve organizational efficiency by implementing a leaner organization supported by the adaptation of RPA/AI.

    Process and cost control

  • Track supply chain performance metrics through KPIs dashboard.
  • Implement monthly performance routines review accross the region and BUs
  • Ensure successful implementation of group KPI dashboard.
  • Be force of proposal in the definition of Supply Chain strategy toward a lower carbon-emission
  • Reduce total cost-to-serve throught new distribution and inventory policy models
  • Researching and implement technological advancements related to our industry, that will contribute to our customer centricity enhancement and sustainability.

    Customer service & Logistics

  • Initiate and leverage the discussion on distribution network optimization among the region and BUs
  • Set the customer service strategy by designing and implementing the right processes locally for domestic and export.
  • Train the local CS team to BUs or Region customer’s specificities, domestically and at export.
  • Lead the projects initiated at Group level on decarbonation, route optimization, ESG calculation.
  • Designs and maintains efficient and effective distribution systems by evaluating delivery routes and carriers through efficient, effective delivery of products in a cost-effective manner as needed for all products through either direct shipment and/or warehouse distribution.
  • Maintains and manages effective warehousing system, strategically located to optimize distribution timing and cost.
  • Set up and upgrade customer service guidelines and processes, in terms of response time and response quality, to enhance toward a more customer centric mindset.

    HES

  • Communicate health and safety information to employees.
  • Perform health and safety observation and inspection to detect and correct unsafe behaviors and conditions in the responsible area.
  • Facilitate employee involvement and in-person participate in health and safety activities.
  • Accident and near-miss accident investigations.
  • Make sure responsible employees complete health and safety training
  • Participate in health and safety training.
  • Perform health and safety observation and inspection to detect and correct unsafe behaviors and acts.
  • Enforce health and safety rules and procedures.

Qualifications

  • Engineering Degree or MS degree. MBA/ Master Degree in Supply Chain is preferred.
  • 15+ years of functional experience in supply chain related function, preferred from Food, Beverage or Pharmaceutical industry.
  • At least 10 years of experience in facilitating the development and implementation of supply chain projects and systems with international responsibilities. Ideally a functional management experience.
  • Leadership role in reorganization and/or optimization project of supply chain functions.
  • Experience in purchasing and LEAN management would be a plus.
  • Strong communication and change management skills.
  • Ability to influence people at difference organizational levels.
  • Ability to identify opportunities and drive impact.
  • Inspire and influence a functional network.
  • English and Chinese are a must.

Company description

As a global key player in yeasts and fermentation, Lesaffre designs, manufactures and markets innovative solutions for Baking, Food taste & pleasure, Health care and Biotechnology.

Family group born in northern France in 1853, now a multi-national and a multicultural company, Lesaffre is committed to working with confidence to better nourish and protect the planet.

In close collaboration with its clients and partners, Lesaffre employs 10 000 people in nearly 80 subsidiaries based in 50 countries.

Lesaffre achieves a turnover of 2 billion euros.