Specialist BU Planning - 18 months (m/f/d)



Implement global supply planning strategies in line with corporate objectives horizontally for all Business Units. Be the Planning partner of choice, responsible for translating Brand ambitions into tactical requirements. Provide actionable insights, while establishing and maintaining a Global Planning framework that can be leveraged across all BUs.


Key Accountabilities

  • Assist creation zone IBP drumbeat for GOPS, own the number to support capability & capacity building for supply base for BUs represented on site, identify volume gaps and potential risks in supply with the ultimate goal of ensuring demand plans of the markets can be satisfied in the sell & produce zone
  • Assist Rough Cut Capacity Planning (RCCP) for all creation centres globally in terms of availability, level loading and game plan creation and support seasonal allocation process through reporting
  • Support CPR process & tools including derived action plans across functions and manage CPR meetings for horizontal concepts, key technologies and franchises across BUs - arbitrate when necessary to optimize capacity/ capability utilization and support maximum availability performance once production starts
  • Operate within global planning framework (Processes, policies, calendars) while supporting BU specific needs through differentiated services (e.g. exceptional planning processes for collaborations, events)
  • Support seasonal set up and maintenance of planning parameters and master data
  • Create and publish relevant product related reports to key stakeholders
  • Serve as contact for planning systems related matters including training and testing
  • Collaborate and align effectively with BU Planning community, globally, to ensure broad adoption of policies, procedures, and timelines across locations



  1. Service-minded and consumer/customer oriented in all day job matters
  2. Good analytical & problem solving skills
  3. Experience with (Supply Chain Planning and Execution) software applications
  4. Knowledge of Microsoft Office Suite (mainly accustomed to MS Excel & MS Access)
  5. Fluent in English
  6. 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
  7. 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:  Specialist BU Planning - 18 months (m/f/d)

Brand:  adidas
Location:  Herzogenaurach
TEAM:  Global Operations
State:  BY
Country/Region:  DE
Contract Type:  Limited Duration
Number:  299229
Date:  Apr 7, 2021