Full Time

Senior Specialist Supply Planning APP

Posted 2 months ago
Application ends: October 27, 2021
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Job Description


  • Lead production of the assigned LO/ OC T1 groups in capacity management, fill-rate reports, KPI performance and the timely resolution of production issues. Work across all assigned T1/T2 and development teams to consolidate information in order to reach quality and deliver objectives.

Key Responsibilities

  • Support LO and OC teams in identifying T1 capacity and capabilities according to customer forecasted demand.
  • Manage all special programs such as Continuous Replenishment and other corporate initiatives as required and appropriate for assigned OC teams.
  • Ensure that orders and forecasts are passed to T1 on a timely basis.
  • Drive the order management process across T1 teams to ensure that orders are confirmed and tracked in accordance with adidas-Group standards.
  • Responsible for order confirmation and act as liaison between T1 and global planning teams to address any PO issues or rejects.
  • Manage the day-to-day production tracking, including fabric status, track production performance and proactively address potential delivery problems with T1 and T2 supplier management.
  • Collaborate with Technical Services and/or Development Merchandisers to ensure smooth and timely transitions from development to production start to shipment.
  • Consolidate and coordinate data to support LO Planning and Production Manager with up-to-date and accurate reporting as needed or requested.
  • Manage product transfer or reallocation along with Technical Services and with the exporting or receiving factory/LO to ensure smooth and timely transitions from development to production start to shipment.
  • Ensure T1 and internal team understand and timely adopt new process and procedures to improve delivery and quality performance while ensuring that T1 adheres to adidas requirements.
  • Manage team and actively coach and develop them to ensure performance excellence and developmental growth.

Key Relationships

  • Global Supply Planning
  • T1/T2
  • Technical Services
  • CI
  • Logistics

Knowledge, Skills And Abilities

  • Ability to coach, guide, manage and develop a team
  • Advanced knowledge of the apparel manufacturing environment.
  • Advanced MS Office skills and expertise of internal systems;
  • Strong communication skills
  • Strong negotiating and influencing skills
  • Fluent in English (written and spoken)

Requisite Education And Experience / Minimum Qualifications

  • College or university degree
  • 5 years of related work experience in the apparel industry in a technical capacity