The Estee Lauder Companies Assistant Manager, Global Brand Supply Chain- La Mer in New York, New York

Assistant Manager, Global Brand Supply Chain- La Mer

Brand: La Mer

Description

Effectively manage and assist assigned projects for global launch initiatives in the category from inception of project to shipment of product through the Supply Chain organization, ensuring goals of cost effectiveness, timeliness, and inventory management are met. Manage the development of all materials necessary to support new product introductions including samples and collateral.

PRINCIPLE ACCOUNTABILITIES:

  • Manage less complex programs from end-to-end.

  • Support Director as needed

  • Manage and assist in the efficient and effective execution of new products and Marketing initiatives to the global marketplace.

  • Initiate and/or manage items under NPL process as required for assigned project, which include working with TLM, SAP, Marketing Bulletins, IMW offerings, etc.

  • Develop and execute timelines to support the Marketing Calendar achieving cross-functional acceptance from the appropriate Business Unit including Marketing, Packaging, Product Development, R&D, Creative, Brand Cost Management, PDM and Manufacturing.

  • Insure all milestones meet their due dates in order to achieve the Primary DC Ship Date; drive the NPL process end-to-end; maintain TLM milestone data integrity; update Risk Tool information to drive Innovation Portfolio Reporting; negotiate with appropriate departments and resolve all timeline issues. Develop risk mitigation plans when missed due dates occur to bring project back on track.

  • Participates in regularly scheduled meetings to review projects with core project team (Marketing, Packaging, Creative, Product Development, R&D, Site, Supply Planning, PDM, GSR) and identify next action steps and decisions required by Senior Management in order to move programs forward

  • Act as liaison between Marketing, Manufacturing, Product Development, R&D, Packaging, Brand Cost Management, PDM and Creative in all areas relating to the product-to-market timeline.

  • Follow up with other departments to ensure delivery on commitment or project requirements.

  • Review and approve all packaging artwork and insure corporate packaging guidelines are adhered to.

  • Liaise with International markets or Brand Supply Management colleagues about execution or service issues relating to new product introductions.

  • Communicate and take action on launch and supply information activities to all related stakeholders on global and regional basis (e.g., Demand, New Product, Resource, Supply Planning, Customer Service, and Markets).

  • Communicate to Basic Business group when launch items are ready to move to in-line service.

  • Review EXOB and SKU reports monthly in relation to new product launch excess, saleable & collateral, inputting comments and feedback to allow proper action. Ensure all limited life launch sku’s are discontinued in a timely manner to maintain Brand initiatives in the SKU management process.

  • Coordinate with Regulatory on all issues regarding product registration and communicate with markets regarding their new launch needs. (E.g., Work with R&D, Packaging and Creative to provide registration lab samples and comps to meet local registration deadlines.)

  • Coordinates special projects as needed.

Qualifications

  • Minimum of 3 years of Supply Chain, Manufacturing or Marketing experience in cosmetics or a related industry.

  • College/University degree required.

  • Must be an excellent team player with strong analytical, negotiating and communication skills.

  • Excellent follow up and organizational skills required.

  • Must possess the ability to multi-task, establish priorities and yet be flexible in an ever-changing environment.

  • Ability to use computer systems necessary to meet department objectives including Excel, Word, SAP, On Line Costing, EXOB, PDS, TLM, CPMS, Qlikview and IMW.

Job: Manufacturing / Operations / Packaging

Primary Location: Americas-US-NY-New York

Job Type: Standard

Schedule: Full-time

Shift: 1st (Day) Shift

Travel: No

Job Number: 165051