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Senior Manager, Supply Planning Lead, Alternate Channels at Mondelez International in parsippany, New Jersey

Posted in General Business 30+ days ago.

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Type: Full-Time

Job Description:

Mondelēz International, Inc. empowers people to snack right in over 150 countries around the world. We're leading the future of snacking with iconic brands such as Oreo, belVita and LU biscuits; Cadbury Dairy Milk, Milka and Toblerone chocolate; Sour Patch Kids candy and Trident gum.  Our 80,000+ colleagues around the world are key to the success of our business. Great people and great brands. That’s who we are.


Join us on our mission to continue leading the future of snacking around the world by offering the right snack, for the right moment, made the right way. It’s time for you to Make It with Mondelēz International. 

Customer Service & Logistics 

Customer Service & Logistics (CS&L) is where you’ll integrate our end-to-end demand-driven supply chain. Working “from farm to shelf,” you’ll connect plants with customers to deliver best-in-class service in the most efficient way. Your goal will be to have the right products, at the right time, and with the right quantity and quality on the shelf. 

Purpose of Role 

As the Supply Planning Lead for Alternate Channels, this role supports all packaging and raw material goods and services to satisfy business requirements and develop programs that coordinate execution of materials across cross-functional groups. Lead the development and management of inventory replenishment strategies for packaging, Work-in-Process (WIP), and ingredients (where applicable). Goal is to optimize the balance between supply availability, inventory investment and risk of obsolescence. Lead the development and execution of RPW inventory reduction initiatives with plants and vendors in partnership with Material Planning, ensure cash flow targets are met. Key focus is to manage capacity plans for Repacking operations which support Alt Channels. Lead and develop direct reports, define goals and objectives for responsible category and team members. Develop and lead all commercialization and promotional activities for the assigned category.
Effectiveness in this position will require consideration of supply chain trends, capabilities, emerging efficiencies and individual business situations. Must possess strong interpersonal skills and be capable of effective relationships and negotiations with senior level customer and Mondelēz Executives and peers. 

Job Responsibilities 

  • Manage and consolidate volume requirements for financial forecasting and AC processes.

  • Lead all new product introductions, formula changes, copy changes and discontinuations in partnership with Business Development & Commercialization (BD&C)

  • Develop and execute inventory tie-out and write-off exposure consistent with business strategies.

  • Drive collaborative capacity meetings with key vendors to identify and correct areas of concern to ensure a continuous supply of materials to the Business Unit.

  • Ensure implementation of the operational component of our customer strategies through communication and collaboration with Customer Service, Field Sales and Logistics Operations.

  • Manages activities of direct reports and is responsible for executing talent and performance management. 

  • Bachelor’s degree in Supply Chain Management, Logistics, Operations or related field

  • 7+ year’s minimum experience in Supply Chain or Procurement especially Production and Replenishment Planning

  • Strong Analytical skills, including experience with Excel, SAP-BI

  • Strong knowledge of Business Processes and Materials applications (SAP, Material Requirements Planning (MRP)

  • Should have strong understanding of finished goods inventory and manufacturing capacity management.

  • Demonstrated leadership with experience developing direct reports.

  • Results driven with strong problem solving skills. 


Mondelēz Global LLC is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability, protected Veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, genetic information, or any other characteristic protected by law. 

Applicants who require accommodation to participate in the job application process may contact 847-943-5460 for assistance.

Applicants must complete all required steps in the application process, including providing a Resume/CV, in order to be considered for this position.