Supply Chain - Planning Manager - Hong Kong

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Hong Kong

Posted Feb 14, 2017 - Requisition No. 57045

Whats the role?

Bloomberg’s Supply Chain Operations department is seeking a Planning Manager who will partner with various functions within the organization to lead demand, supply, and distribution planning functions for our customer products, primarily desktop hardware, network equipment, and authentication equipment. and optimize our inventory level and be able to perfectly support our customers.

What will I do?

You will be a high energy person with strong social skills who has demonstrated success with managerial role and will be responsible for:

  • Leading Demand, Supply, and Distribution Planning function for our customer equipment, their components and other materials
  • Working closely with various functions within the organization: Warehouse, Trade Compliance and Logistics, Quality, Accounting, and the various functions within Asset Management
  • Work closely with our existing contract/component manufacturers for electronic hardware
  • Phasing in new products and providing suggestions for new relationships
  • Proposing and implementing Lead Time reduction initiatives with various suppliers across multiple product lines
  • Achieving yearly goals for critical metrics such as Plan vs. Actuals, BIAS, Inventory turns, etc.
  • Working to reduce global inventory
  • Maintaining accuracy of physical inventory and conducting cycle counts, validating inventory and controls in place with a focus on loss prevention, fraud prevention, and improving operational efficiencies
  • Maintaining customer record accuracy

What do I need to apply?

  • Minimum of 5 years of leading experience
  • Minimum of 10 years of relevant planning experience in S&OP, materials management, MRP,
  • Rate Based Systems, master scheduling, production planning and inventory management.
  • 5-7 years of experience with handling inventory and cycle count
  • In-depth knowledge of SAP / SCM / MRP / DRP is required
  • In-depth knowledge of statistical forecasting and applying error analysis techniques to improve forecasting
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills
  • Advanced degree in Supply Chain, or equivalent work experience
  • APICS or CSCP certification a plus

We are an equal opportunity employer and value diversity at our company. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, color, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, age, marital status, veteran status, or disability status.

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