CPFR Analyst Costa Rica
Panama, SJ, CR
hace 1 día

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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.

Job Purpose

The CPFR Analyst is the direct communication link between MARS Supply Chain, Sales and Walmart Replenishment. The position manages the strategic supply replenishment planning process for a category of items and ensures Walmart’s in stock expectations are consistently achieved.

The position also supports the preparation, communication, and flow of inventory for Walmart’s promotional events.

Key Accountabilities or Responsibilities

  • Monitor the overall alignment database to avoid affecting the level of service.
  • Link between Mars & Walmart to ensure proper implementation of catalogs per store-format-Client.
  • Interact with the customer directly on a daily basis and drive initiatives and process improvements with the customer.
  • Expert in the internal processes of Mars and Walmart, to be efficient in the process of replenishment and ensure optimal inventory level (In Stock) in the store.
  • Link between Mars - WM for achieving the logistics objectives of the JBP (Fill Rate, Dates on Hand and In Stock, OTIF) established by both companies.
  • Interpreted high volumes of complex data and make replenishment recommendations to the Walmart team.
  • Expert performance indicators Customer, the evaluation methodology and data sources.
  • Act as the onsite expert in the MARS and Walmart supply chain relationship and process and share the expertise to develop innovative solutions to causal drivers that impact forecast accuracy and retail in stock.
  • Link WM - Mars to realize business strategies at the point of sale displays, filled channel, drained of surplus, obsolete kick.
  • Review Key Performance Indicator trends & develop plans for improvement.
  • Analysis and proposals for WM system strategies to ensure the supply according to the inventories objectives.
  • Lead Customer Service, Demand Planning, Sales Marketing, Operations, Transportation and the customer to develop and improve POS forecasts to ensure excellent Supplier Performance Scorecard metrics (case fill rate, on time delivery, etc.)
  • Back up for CPFR CA4 (NI, SV, HN & GT) role.
  • Other functional tasks assigned by Line Manager.
  • Functional Competencies

  • Leveraging insights Essential
  • Execution & Measurement Essential
  • Commercial negotiation Essential
  • Customer Focus Advanced
  • In-Store Strategies & Tactics Essential
  • Analytical Capability Advanced
  • Business Process Application Essential
  • Promotional Strategies Essential
  • Planning Advanced
  • Business Requirements Forecasting Advanced
  • Logistics Expertise Essential
  • Education & Professional Qualification

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Business Administration. Retail Link & GRS knowledge preferred
  • Knowledge / Experience

  • English Fluency and Spanish.
  • 2 years of work-related experience
  • Mars is an equal opportunity employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law.

    If you need assistance or an accommodation during the application process because of a disability, it is available upon request.

    The company is pleased to provide such assistance, and no applicant will be penalized as a result of such a request.

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