Every moment of every day, people all over the world turn to Panasonic to make their lives simpler, more enjoyable, more productive and more secure. Since our founding almost a century ago, we've been committed to improving peoples' lives and making the world a better placeone customer, one business, one innovative leap at a time. Come join our journey.
What You'll Get to Do:
Responsibilities include managing the Sales Forecasting, Purchasing, and Inventory Management functions for multiple product categories. This is a working manager position, requiring management of multiple supply and demand planners, as well as executing planning processes for product categories, directly. Manage 3rd party vendor planning and purchasing. Also participate in process improvement projects, as needed.
Supply Chain Management and Execution:
Work with Product Managers and Sales Management in order to finalize sales forecasts, purchases from the factories, as well as Panasonic and channel inventory levels.
Manage daily communication with the factories on purchase orders, estimated times of arrival, and changes (pull ins and push outs of purchase quantities)
Analyze sales history for trends and seasonality as well as other inputs to develop a consensus forecast
Ensure the proper placement of 3rd party purchase orders as well as goods receipts and vendor payments
Manage supply and demand planners as they execute the PSI process for various product categories
Act as the point of escalation for customer service and inventory issues for certain product categories
Monitor and report on KPI's related to customer service, on time delivery, forecast accuracy and inventory levels
Monitor and drive any necessary corrections in Panasonic and/or channel inventory
Utilize demand and supply planning tools as necessary in order to increase planning accuracy
Work with Operations, Master Data, Product Management, and Logistics to resolve customer related issues
Process Improvement Initiatives:
What You'll Bring:
Education & Experience:
Bachelor's degree preferred in a related field
5+ Years of Supply Chain Experience Required
APICS CSCP Certification Preferred
Experience with SAP a plus
Advanced user of Microsoft Office including Excel, Word and PowerPoint
People Management/Conflict Resolution:
Ability to facilitate issue resolution within the supply chain team, as well as between the supply chain group and other groups
Ability to communicate with customers and resolve customer issues in a timely manner
Must have excellent interpersonal, communication and customer service skills
Work with Customer Service, Sales, Product Management, Channel Management and Finance to resolve issues
Willingness to learn and evaluate new systems related to SCM for process and data quality improvements.
Must be deadline oriented
Organizational, Time Management, People Management & Presentation skills required
Data Analytics skills required
What We Offer:
Family like environment with an entrepreneurial spirit
Collaborative culture that thrives on innovation and new ideas
Rewards and recognition for great achievements
Growth opportunities for career development
Flexible work arrangements to help balance life and work
Competitive benefits and compensation package
Through its broad range of integrated business technology solutions, Panasonic empowers professionals to do their best work. Customers in government, healthcare, production, education and a wide variety of commercial enterprises, large and small, depend on integrated solutions from Panasonic to reach their full potential, achieve competitive advantage and improve outcomes. The complete suite of Panasonic solutions addresses unified business communications, mobile computing, security and surveillance systems, retail information systems, office productivity solutions, high definition visual conferencing, projectors, professional displays and HD and 3D video 4K Cinema production. As a result of its commitment to R&D, manufacturing and quality control, Panasonic engineers reliable and long-lasting solutions as a partner for continuous improvement. Panasonic solutions for business are delivered by Panasonic System Solutions Company of North America (PSSNA), Division of Panasonic Corporation of North America (PNA), the principal North American subsidiary of Panasonic Corporation.
Panasonic is proud to be an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender identity, sex, sexual orientation, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status, and any other characteristic protected by law or company policy. All qualified individuals are required to perform the essential functions of the job with or without reasonable accommodation. Pre-employment drug testing is required for safety sensitive positions or as may otherwise be required by contract or law. Due to the high volume of responses, we will only be able to respond to candidates of interest. All candidates must have valid authorization to work in the U.S. Thank you for your interest in Panasonic Corporation of North America.
Location/Division:Newark, NJ, USAJob Requisition:PN9799
Panasonic Corporation Of North America