Intern Planning FW


  • Assisting to manage planning process of the assigned factories and/or product categories to ensure that products are delivered according to (or exceeding) customer expectations.
  • Provide support as required to ensure successful execution of initiatives or LO Planning projects


Key Responsibilities:  

  • Ensure execution of all standard planning processes in the assigned factories and/or product categories and collaborate the factory team in achieving highest level of product availability
  • Work closely with factory Planning to ensure:  (1) all sourced products are planned and delivered according to customer demands; (2) overall planning process, priorities, policies, and standards are well understood and executed with the Voice of the Customer in mind; (3) factory relationship is maintained;
  • Execute and sustain operational efficiency in planning processes and procedures.  Ensure that performance issues and proposed solutions are escalated to the responsible process owner on time to minimize any possible impact to delivery.


Essential Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Support line manager to conduct demand analysis, follow up production schedule and order management in ensuring that planning directions and priorities are executed to best satisfy customer demands
  • Prepare KPI projection reporting, communicate factors likely to impact T1 & T2 delivery performance and track actions plan in favour of availability improvement.
  • Collaborate with the factory BPMC team to identify bottlenecks and complexities and provide corrective actions to improve suppliers' delivery performance by timely updating system and communicating with customers
  • Provide support as required to ensure successful execution of Global initiatives or LO Planning projects (partner portal & digitalized SCP) in terms of data management and go-live execution
  • Challenge existing none value added processes and executive the defined planning process improvement.
  • Audits include but not limited to accuracy of order confirmation dates, shipping records, shipment reason codes, KPI reports, daily production reports, and transfer tech package tracking.


Key Relationships: 

  • Manufacturing Directors/Snr. Managers
  • T1, T2 & Label Suppliers, 3PLs
  • Global Supply Planning
  • GSP Order Management
  • Sourcing Operations
  • Other Functions (OC functional departments, IT, Legal, Finance, SEA, T&L, & other GOPS service functions)



Requisite Education & Experience/Minimum Qualification:

  • University or College degree in business administration
  • Experience in production planning and/or logistics preferred.
  • Good verbal and written English communication skills in a global business setting.
  • Proficiency with standard software applications (Word, Excel, PowerPoint.)
  • Interpersonal and customer service skills

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Job Title:  Intern Planning FW

Brand:  adidas
Location:  Guangzhou
TEAM:  Sourcing
Country/Region:  CN
Contract Type:  Intern
Number:  458291
Date:  Jun 20, 2022