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Customer Supply Chain Lead CPFR - Walmart - Bentonville, AR
LOCATION: Bentonville, AR, US
JOB CATEGORY: Supply
REQUISITION NUMBER: 194612
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 a Customer Supply Chain CPFR Lead – Walmart in Bentonville, Arkansas
Purpose of Role:
The Customer Supply Chain CPFR Lead - Walmart is to ensure on-shelf in-stock excellence of Mars-Wrigley products, thereby providing our consumers with the ultimate enjoyment of our products.
The Customer Supply Chain CPFR Lead is the primary point of contact for Wal-Mart Replenishment Manager’-s and is a secondary point of contact for Wal-Mart Buying personnel. The role is critical to developing a high quality relationship with this supply chain driven customer, and plays a vital internal role supporting sales growth and driving operational efficiencies while working collaboratively with Supply, Sales and Demand Planning.
The Customer Supply Chain CPFR Lead is responsible for supporting critical decisions and providing recommendations impacting both the customer and Mars-Wrigley supply chain & finished goods inventory. Influencing the customer, our account team, and our internal supply teams is crucial to the effectiveness of this role. Strong analytical skills coupled with the ability to provide an influential business case will be essential to successfully gain alignment for implementing product supply recommendations.
The success of the Customer Supply Chain CPDR Lead is measured by exceeding targets on both in-stock and product fill rate goals while delivering target return on inventory investment, supporting sales growth, accurately predicting future demand forecasts, and effectively identifying and collaboratively resolving supply chain disconnects between Mars & the customer’s supply chains.
Embraces and live the Mars culture by leading with The Five Principles
Ability to adjust, adapt, respond to, and be resourceful in the face of change to deliver business objectives
Leads End-to-End Customer Collaboration process with a focus on service metric improvements and mutually beneficial, efficient supply chain solutions
Develops strong relationships at all levels of the customer’s supply chain
Must effectively influence team members to gain support for replenishment and inventory management policies that maximize
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