The Estee Lauder Companies Director, GBSC Clinique Operational Excellence in New York, New York

Director, GBSC Clinique Operational Excellence

Brand: Clinique


To improve operational excellence with respect to service, cost and inventory by creating a branded view of supply chain performance with forward visibility to identify future supply and inventory issues for review at the global brand SIOP .

Consolidate, review and analyze service and inventory information provided by the regional supply teams, adding brand intelligence to assist in the determination of root cause and propose corrective actions from a brand perspective.

In partnership with Global Center of Excellence and Regional Supply/Demand partners, develop new processes and request technologies to more effectively manage excess inventory and obsolescence, with a focus on Brand responsible (i.e. promotional) inventory issues in achieving brands' DTS goals

Review and analyze the monthly inventory reports, consolidating information provided by the regions, in order to identify key issues impacting performance and excess in the factories, DCs, and affiliates.(including promotional / Limited life items) .Assist in portfolio management by providing analyses related to inventory and/or COGS impact. Participate in regional brand inventory review meetings. Follow up on issue resolution.

Support the global supply chain organization via strategic projects related to inventory and service goals. Engage with project teams to evaluate various scenarios and the inventory impact of proposed changes within the supply chain. Ensure timely communication is cascaded throughout the GBSC organization.

In conjunction with the Global Business Planner, create the monthly global brand SIOP deck and identify agenda items

In coordination with the regional supply planning, monitor the repacking / reformulation/ focus factory transfer execution processes to ensure balancing inventors and avoiding destructions

Monitor collateral inventory levels in the DCs and affiliates to insure obsolete materials are dispositioned. Develop tools and tracking reports to improve collateral inventory tracking.

Single Point of contact for global allocations on items with extended supply constraints and for Quality issues for basic business. Prepare and participate in Consumer Quality reviews. Brand single point of contact for regulatory issues.

APICS CPIM a plus, Industrial Engineering, Operations research, or mathematics background preferred but willing to consider other technical majors and relevant experience.


Minimum 4 year college degree – preferably in a field of study with a quantitative or supply chain focus.

Familiarity with AMAPS & SAP or other advanced planning systems.

Strong character - willing to champion the right decision and not be easily dissuaded.

Highly analytical - analyzes & utilizes facts effectively for presentation to decision makers. Must be comfortable with higher level mathematics and statistical analysis.

Experience with master production scheduling on both a tactical and strategic level in a multi-plant environment.

Strong Communication – expressing ideas effectively in individual and group situations.

Organizational Awareness – having sufficient knowledge of the organization to identify problems and opportunities.

Individual Leadership/Influencing – inspiring and guiding others toward goal achievement.

Teamwork/Collaboration – working effectively with teams and work groups.

Organizational Skills- possessing excellent organizational and process skills.

Advanced proficiency with Access and Excel – creating queries and performing complex quantitative analysis to detect correlation and patterns in the data.

Professional affiliations and/or certifications (APICS

Job: Manufacturing / Operations / Packaging

Primary Location: Americas-US-NY-New York

Job Type: Standard

Schedule: Full-time

Shift: 1st (Day) Shift

Travel: No

We are an equal opportunity employer. Minorities, women, veterans, and individuals with disabilities are encouraged to apply. Job Number: 176863