The Estee Lauder Companies Manager, Global Brand Supply Chain Operations in New York, New York

Manager, Global Brand Supply Chain Operations

Brand: Estée Lauder Companies


Lead, guide and support the Global and Regional Brand / Cluster of Brands to achieve business objectives. Lead the Brand's operational business needs specifically related to Supply Chain - Quality, Customer Service, Cost and Inventory. Identify, communicate, and participate in the resolution of critical areas of risk, and related mitigation strategies, to key stakeholders.

  • Ensure that business risks (both short term and long term) are identified, translated into Brand impacts and effectively communicated to the appropriate Global/Regional stakeholders to support strategic decision making.

  • Provide strategic support to GBSC brand leads on Customer Service, Inventory Management, and Risk Aversion.

  • Communication point person to Regions regarding the status and timing of R&R initiatives and corporate reporting if applicable.

  • Recommend best practice solutions related to Global inventory deployment and allocations for basic items by working in concert with Regional Supply Planning Teams. Drive the repacking / reformulation/ focus factory transfer execution processes to ensure balancing of inventory and avoidance of destruction by coordinating and communicating effectively with the regional supply planning teams.

  • Drive continuous improvement in inventory performance by reviewing and analyzing service and inventory information, adding brand intelligence to assist in the determination of root cause and propose corrective actions.

  • Lead Global SKU Retirement Processes by leveraging strong project management skills in the oversight of: Global Line Edit/Line Maintenance process, BOM management and Phase In - Phase Out (Soft Phase) and STAR (SKU Transition and Retirement). Work with STAR Project Manager to coordinate execution with regional functions and provide Global process support.

  • Ensure functional ownership of Root Cause Analysis and Issue Resolution for matters and events causing a disruption in product supply (QA Issues, Capacity Constraints, Vendor related failures). Facilitate cross-functional dialogue as required, and formalize relevant communication process.


-5 years related experience

-APICS CPM 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 business or supply chain focus. Related Experience in the area(s) of Supply Planning and Project Management

  • Effective Leadership and Decision Making capabilities. - Analyzes & utilizes facts effectively for presentation to decision makers.

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

  • Teamwork/Collaboration – Encourages interdependency while holding others accountable.

  • Project Management - Understands and drives the execution of relevant projects.

  • Familiarity with SAP SNP or other advanced planning systems.

  • Must be knowledgeable of organizational design and interdependencies.

  • Organizational Skills- ability to successfully manage multiple accountabilities simultaneously

Job: Supply Chain - Corporate

Primary Location: Americas-US-NY-New York

Job Type: Standard

Schedule: Full-time

Shift: 1st (Day) Shift

Travel: Yes, 5 % of the Time

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

Job Number: 192338