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Affiliate Planning and Reporting Lead - Hackettstown, NJ

LOCATION:  Hackettstown, NJ, US, 07840
A mutually rewarding experience.
Work. Realize your ambitions. And realize there’s more to being in business than just making a profit. That’s the Mars philosophy. And the opportunity we offer every one of our Associates. An opportunity to take what you do and make it mean more for you, for those around you and for the planet.  What you get here is challenging, interesting work. You get the tools you need to do a great job and you get to have the best possible people on your side to help you do it. And at the same time as getting to find ways to do business better today than we did it yesterday and driving a great career, you also get to build a more enlightened business and drive sustainability.
Because it’s never just about a single person, a single project or a single brand. It’s about how you can grab everything that’s within your reach here and use it to pursue mutual, long-term gain. It’s about having ideas. And ideals. Being prepared to risk failure because the promise of success means we’ll all be a little better off. It’s that mix of integrity and ambition that makes Mars such a special place to work. And why working here is always about more than just a job.
About Mars, Incorporated 
Mars is a family-owned business with more than a century of history making diverse products and offering services for people and the pets people love. With almost $35 billion in sales, the company is a global business that produces some of the world’s best-loved brands: M&M’s®, SNICKERS®, TWIX®, MILKY WAY®, DOVE®, PEDIGREE®, ROYAL CANIN®, WHISKAS®, EXTRA®, ORBIT®, 5™, SKITTLES®, UNCLE BEN’S®, MARS DRINKS and COCOAVIA®. Mars also provides veterinary health services that include BANFIELD® Pet Hospitals, Blue Pearl®, VCA® and Pet Partners™. Headquartered in McLean, VA, Mars operates in more than 80 countries. The Mars Five Principles – Quality, Responsibility, Mutuality, Efficiency and Freedom – inspire its more than 100,000 Associates to create value for all its partners and deliver growth they are proud of every day.
Mars Wrigley Confectionery is looking for an Affiliate Planning and Reporting Lead in Hackettstown, NJ


Job Purpose:

Mars Wrigley Confectionery “Affiliates” are MWC sister companies around the globe that due to the lack of in market manufacturing capabilities or available production capacity cannot produce the products they require thus they must source and import product from the US.

The core purpose of the Affiliate Planning and Reporting Lead role is to support the US Affiliate, Supply Planning, Industrial Engineering and Finance teams by overseeing the Global Affiliate Demand Forecast process ensuring all Affiliate Markets have reasonable and timely demand forecasts loaded into the JDA Planning system. The Affiliate Planning and Reporting Lead will lead the development and analysis of all Affiliate Business Intelligence and identify Continuous Improvement and Automation Opportunities in order to support excellence in customer service, order fulfillment, forward planning and business insights to continue to move the Affiliate supply chain from a reactive to proactive state.

The role is highly focused on business process and customer relationship management, communication and organization with a specific focus on Demand Management, Business Intelligence, Continuous Improvement and Project Management. The role requires a strong understanding of the end to end US MWC supply chain and cross functional processes and impacts.

The Affiliate Planning and Reporting Lead role is critical in supporting MWC global growth strategies and supporting the MWC Affiliate Charter of: “Growing Our Diverse Global Family Through Collaborative Relationships One Sweet Shipment at a Time”.


Key Responsibilities:

The Affiliate Planning and Reporting Lead is responsible for ensuring excellence in Demand Management, Business Intelligence and Supply Chain Continuous Improvement. Areas of focus are:

1.           Master Data Management

Ensure all Affiliate master data and systems are correct and properly maintained
2.           S&OP and Customer Demand Management

Ensure each MWC Affiliate Region / Country provides a reasonable and timely demand forecast relative to historical actuals and

About the company

Mars is an American global manufacturer of confectionery, pet food, and other food products and a provider of animal care services, with US$33 billion in annual sales in 2015,and is ranked as the 6th largest privately held company in the United States

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