Senior Specialist BU Planning f. Product Operations Team Sports (temp. for 6 months) (m/f/d)

Purpose & Overall Relevance for the Organisation:  
Implement global supply planning strategies in line with corporate objectives vertically for specific Business Units/Brands. Support the Business Planning Manager with acting as central point of contact for BU partners on Operations related topics. Support Global Planning on driving Planning processes and projects.  


Key Responsibilities:

  • Support event critical planning process to achieve availability target (e.g. Olympics, Tennis grand slams, etc.)
  • Assist BU CPR process & tools including derived action plans across functions in close alignment with horizontal BU Planning team
  • Run regular reports and KPI reviews to provide transparency and to control business and process status within the BU scope.
  • Cooperate with Marketing and BU Finance on Forecast validation and follow up activities
  • Support Consolidated Buys definition and communication
  • Drive production level loading via different measures on a BU level (e.g. Early Buy Ready, BU Make-To-Forecast)
  • Work with product creation teams and Global Planning/Sourcing/SCM on achieving global Availability targets.
  • Implement new Global Planning policies, procedures, and timelines within your respective BU
  • While executing, identify improvement potential in existing processes. 


Key Relationships: 

  • Global Planning (HQ/Co-Location BU Planning, Operational Planning)
  • Marketing
  • CTC
  • Creation Functions
  • Development
  • Sourcing
  • Costing
  • Brand Finance


Knowledge Skills and Abilities:

  • Service-minded and consumer/customer oriented in all day job matters
  • Experience with (Supply Chain Planning and Execution) software applications
  • Good communication skills
  • Strong analytical and reporting skills
  • Strong MS Office (Access, Excel, Outlook, Word, Powerpoint) knowledge
  • Fluent in English
  • Good Team player


Requisite Education and Experience / Minimum Qualifications: 

  • Bachelor degree or equivalent in supply chain management or in the areas of business administration, logistics, planning, information systems from an accredited college or university
  • 2 years of experience in supply chain management, operations or planning, preferably in the Accessories, Apparel or Footwear industries

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Job Title:  Senior Specialist BU Planning f. Product Operations Team Sports (temp. for 6 months) (m/f/d)

Brand:  adidas
Location:  Herzogenaurach
TEAM:  Product Development
State:  BY
Country/Region:  DE
Contract Type:  Temp
Number:  286373
Date:  Dec 23, 2020