Specialist Product Supply

Specialist Product Supply


Purpose & Overall Relevance for the Organization:

Partner with the Europe teams to secure the best availability for the business within the given cost constraints. Responsible for converting demand into supply and providing actionable insights while leading the creation and deployment of innovative planning solution.


Product Supply Europe is split up in 2 key blocks: Operations (execution efficiency) & Interface (business partnering).


For our open position we’re looking for someone in the Interface team.



  • Create visibility on Europe projected availability and inventory performance
  • Business control: availability and inventory
  • Translate commercial needs related to availability and inventory into supply chain requirements/ solutions
  • Manage risk/ opportunities related to availability and inventory



  • Performance: drive performance improvements by addressing key drivers, communicate success, initiate and coordinate escalations
  • Process owner: responsible for the documentation and enhancement of a specific process (performance, efficiency) and initiate continuous improvement in collaboration with involved stakeholders
  • Project support: implementation of a project/ pilot within area of responsibility
  • Monitor BU/ Channel/ BM performance and perform root-cause analysis, identification of drivers and trends
  • Ensure preparation for Business Control activities (D&S, Launch, NOOS & TW SOP meetings,…)
  • Coordinate and execute performance improvements across teams: AF escalation, early call-off, other exceptions


Key Relationships: 

  • Demand Planning
  • Europe BU
  • Global Product Supply
  • Market Operations & Optimization
  • BPM
  • Visibility&Performance
  • Sports Marketing


Knowledge Skills and Abilities:

  • Good analytical skill and problem solving skills
  • Ability to understand supply chain issues and drive solutions.
  • Ability to effectively communicate (both written & verbal) and to lead discussions and give presentations in small and large groups.
  • Strong team player with the ability to work with diverse groups of people in a productive manner.
  • Ability to prioritize, manage and complete projects under a deadline.
  • Ability to understand and use financial data to make decisions and influence outcomes.
  • Good knowledge of standard software applications (Excel, Access) and SAP,
  • Fluent in English (written and oral)

Requisite Education and Experience / Minimum Qualifications: 

  • College or university degree with a focus on SCM, Logistics or a related field; or comparable experience.
  • Equivalent combination of education and/or experience may be substituted for degree.
  • A minimum of 2 years of Industry experience
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Office software (Word, Excel, PowerPoint and Access), and SAP.


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Job Title:  Specialist Product Supply

Brand:  adidas
Location:  Amsterdam
TEAM:  Supply Chain Management
State:  NH
Country/Region:  NL
Contract Type:  Full time
Number:  472889
Date:  Aug 4, 2022