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Manager, Global Supply Planning

Country : Area Hong Kong Area Hong Kong

Town : 香港

Category : Purchasing

Contract type : Permanent

Availability : Full time

Company presentation

Organized in 1899, VF Corporation is a global leader in branded lifestyle apparel, footwear and accessories, with global iconic brands, 64,000 associates and $12.4 billion in revenue. Our businesses and brands are organized into four categories called coalitions, comprising: Outdoor & Action Sports, Jeanswear, Imagewear, and Sportswear. While VF is highly diversified across brands, products, distribution channels and geographies, our One VF culture and approach to doing business provide a unique and powerful competitive advantage.

Job description

Key Purposes of the Job:
Lead the Global Supply Planning team for Timberland Apparel, planning the capacity and supply through connectivity and effective communication with the Brand and teams across all regions, functional departments including the Production team to ensure the brands' quality standards are achieved while deliveries and service expectations of our customers are met.
Key Areas of Responsibility:
- Build strategic relationships with all Regional Operations teams, Timberland functional departments to ensure transparency of issues, effective communication, and appropriate prioritization of Timberland business needs so the products are delivered at the right place, on time, at the right cost
- Drive forecast accuracy improvements through higher level communication and transparency with the regions on issues and opportunities and be a true partner with them by evaluating best practices, leveraging opportunities, and resolving key issues and concerns
- Lead the monthly S&OP Meetings with Global Operation leadership and twice yearly Global Operations meetings
- Develop robust succession and employee development plans creating a higher sense of teamwork within the team leveraging the differences and diversity we have within to become a more consumer and customer centric organization
- Work closely with the Production team to ensure that the CRD dates are aligned with IDD dates
- Be a driver for "Faster Together" initiatives within the sourcing organization and advance the global supply planning processes to support agility and market needs
- Drive final decisions on Minimum Order Quantity and Buy/No Buy at a regional and global level
- Create and maintain the seasonal buy plan updated monthly to reflect requirement and capacity changes
- Own the monthly need to buy process as well as seasonal calendars for buy dates and shipping schedules
- Identify and lead changes in process improvement within the team and across other departments globally
- Drive department KPI's OTP, Acceptance Rates, Calendar Execution, Fill Rates, Management Reporting and support Quality, CSR, and other relevant Brand needs.
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