Manager Supply Planning APP



Lead production of the assigned LO/OC,  T1 group in capacity management, fill-rate reports, KPI performance and the timely resolution of production issues.  Work across all assigned T1/T2 and development teams to consolidate information in order to reach quality and delivery objectives.


Key Responsibilities:


  • Provide a consolidated overview of the assigned T1s performance and issues, working with  cross functional teams on proactive solutions to problems prior to external communications with Global Planning teams.
  • Support LO and OC teams in identifying needed T1 capacity and capabilities according to customer forecasted demand.
  • Manage all special programs such as Continuous Replenishment and other corporate initiatives as required and appropriate for assigned OC teams.
  • Review forecast changes prior to communication to T1 with visibility on all substantial variances between forecasting and/or actual orders to ensure that LCO190 and forecasts are passed to T1 in an accurate and timely manner.
  • Drive the order management process across T1 teams to ensure that orders are confirmed and tracked in accordance with adidas-Group standards.
  • Manage day-to-day production tracking, including fabric status, track production performance and proactively address potential delivery problems with T1 and T2 supplier management.
  • Collaborate with Technical Services and/or Development Merchandisers to ensure smooth and timely transitions from development to production start to shipment.
  • Consolidate and coordinate data to support LO Planning and Production Manager with up-to-date and accurate reporting as needed or requested.
  • Manage product transfer or reallocation along with Technical Services and with the exporting or receiving T1/LO to ensure smooth and timely transitions from development to production start to shipment.
  • Ensure T1 and internal team understand and timely adopt new process and procedures to improve delivery and quality performance while ensuring that the suppliers adheres to adidas requirements
  • Manage team and actively coach and develop them to ensure performance excellence and developmental growth.


Key Relationships: 


  • Supply Planning
  • T1/T2
  • Technical Services
  • Logistics




  • Ability to coach, guide, manage and develop a team
  • Advanced MS Office skills and expertise of internal systems;
  • Advanced  communication skills
  • Strong negotiating and influencing skills
  • Fluent in English (written and spoken)


Requisite Education and Experience / Minimum Qualifications: 


  • Four year college or university degree
  • Minimum  5 years of related work experience in the apparel industry in a technical capacity with managerial experience

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Job Title:  Manager Supply Planning APP

Brand:  adidas
Location:  Guangzhou
TEAM:  Global Operations
State:  44
Country/Region:  CN
Contract Type:  Full time
Number:  317351
Date:  Apr 7, 2021