Senior Director, Supply Planning

Recruiter
PVH
Location
Hong Kong, Hong Kong
Posted
06 Sep 2021
Closes
18 Nov 2021
Ref
R24146
Hours
Full Time
POSITION SUMMARY

The Director, Supply Planning is the voice of the PVH Asia business owning the Asia Buy reconciliation and PO Management. This role is strategically to plan, improve buy performance, and formalize collaboration opportunities with Global Supply Planning teams. Create the framework- metrics, data visibility, and internal team collaboration, drivers to delivery and replenishment accuracy, and attributing- to make collaboration possible. Drive a performance culture and bring greater awareness, as an advocate for the business, the Asia customer and product strategies to the individual Supply teams. Build real collaborate process with global & cross-functional teams. As a strategic lever in the supply chain, partner with key stakeholders, such as Supply production & logistics, Regional Supply teams, Regional Merchandising & Finance to optimize execution of delivery and pre-product planning.

PRIMARY RESPONSIBILITIES/ACCOUNTABILITIES OF THE JOB
  • Develops and implements supply planning strategies to improve cost, reduce lead-times to deliver PVH products; utilize supply planners capabilities to produce supply scenarios that can greatly change the inventory planning paradigms.
  • Improve visibility, shared decision making, and collaborative performance between upstream and downstream teams. Lead the removal of known constraints to meet market and customer goals.
  • Support supply performance capabilities and drive a culture in the team to create business first (not supplier driven) production and supply strategies.
  • Develop and implement the consolidation of all PO management activities in Asia and drive process harmonization and functional leverage
  • Collaborate with global supply planning teams, to develop supply chain tools that support speed & flexibility in the Asia business.
  • Responsible for PO Management for Asia and improve standardization while allow brands specific need with different systems.
  • Leverage Supply Planning expertise to propose new approaches. Take possibility to demand and fulfillment partners to adjust plans accordingly.
  • Monitor key performance metrics and benchmarks relating to the supply chain and Asia deliveries.
  • Support the Asia business processes by representing Asia supply planning with Regional Brand/ Demand Planning teams.
  • Communicate FOB costs to markets during Product Life Cycle management milestones from 1st proto, 2nd proto, and final FOB costs before PO issue. Coordinate and rollup SKU forecasts from markets and communicate to Supply.
  • Reconcile Asia seasonal buy plans and final FOBs with Supply. Coordinate PO issue across markets and direct Global supply planning heads for the Asia markets
  • Establish reconciliation policy and timelines across Asia region and countries. Work with Regional Merchandising to establish calendar of PO milestones and forecasts product category and SKU's.
  • Collaborate with planning heads in region for FOB estimates and communication to Global Supply Leads support 3-year plans.

QUALIFICATIONS & EXPERIENCE

Education & Experience
  • Bachelor's degree; Master's Degree a plus.
  • 10-12 years' experience with any one of the following: production planning, inventory management, operations, buying/procurement, supply chain, and/or logistics/distribution.
  • 6-8 years' experience with a leading forecasting or inventory management or master planning (production) solution / tool such as JDA Fulfill, JDA MP, JDA ESP, i2 Prod Plan, SAP Master Planner,

Skills
  • JDA ESP or MP tools highly desirable.
  • JDA Collaborate required.
  • Consumer products company, preferred, fast moving consumer goods in multi-channel business highly desirable.
  • Possesses a strong working knowledge of MRP and ERP systems and their implementation.
  • Apparel or like product manufacturing or sourcing not required but highly preferred.
  • International contact and B2B relationship highly desirable.