Assistant Manager, Production Planning

Sol de Janeiro

Sol de Janeiro

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New York, NY, USA
Posted on Monday, December 18, 2023
Launched in 2015, SOL DE JANEIRO is an award-winning, fast-growing premium global lifestyle beauty brand inspired by the beauty rituals and attitude of the beaches of Rio. Our brand purpose is to spark endless self-celebration and joy through the power and warmth of the Brazilian spirit. This philosophy extends from our products to our corporate culture. We are leaders, permanently inquisitive, category obsessed, incredibly diverse, self-demanding, true team players, and we are all Brazilian in Spirit.

Headquartered in New York and launched as a digitally native brand, we now have teams in Rio, Paris, London and Italy supporting the expansion across the globe.

We are looking for someone who loves operations, gets excited about problem solving with various cross functional teams, and is passionate about building relationships.

The position will report to the Senior Manager, Production and Supply Planning and they will partner with various stakeholders to support our Production Planning needs, through Contract Manufacturing and Component Vendor management. To manage the execution of the finished good production plan, maintain the proper inventory levels to support our customer demand, ensure daily communication with copackers and component suppliers, coordinate assembly projects, all in concert with our budget and overall support of our organizational goals.

Job Duties:

  • Work with the Production Planning Manager to plan/monitor finished goods, new products, components, bulk purchase order placements and production schedules.
  • Place and execute purchase orders under the direction of the Production Planning Manager
  • Communicate with component and/or finished good manufacturing vendors daily to ensure schedules and deliveries are firm.
  • Track the delivery of finished goods/components and update in ERP system (NetSuite)
  • Maintain system reports – sending out open order reports to vendors/component delivery reports to fillers.
  • Work with suppliers to expedite late or urgent orders; Analyze impact of late orders
  • Establish and maintain vendor relationships.
  • Work with Logistics Team to ensure timely pickup of components and finished goods
  • Work cross functionally with internal teams on timing and execution of new product launches
  • Work with Finance and Inventory on any discrepancies in costing or receipt.
  • Additional duties as required to support Operations team

Job Requirements/Qualifications:

  • Bachelor's degree in business, Supply Chain, Planning or related fields
  • 3-5+ years' experience in either Production Planning or Supply Chain fields related Contract Manufacturing
  • Advanced Excel skills required.
  • Attention to detail – must analyze many pieces of data to understand risks associated with demand
  • Solid written and verbal communication skills
  • The ability to operate effectively and efficiently on an independent level
  • A strong business sense and experience operating in small to medium-sized business environment.
  • Net Suite experience is preferred.
  • Beauty Industry experience is preferred.

Salary Range

$70,000—$80,000 USD

In addition to base salary, this position is eligible for participation in a highly competitive bonus program with the possibility for overachievement based on performance and company results.

The information contained herein is not designed to cover or contain a comprehensive listing of activities, duties or responsibilities that are required of the employee, as these may change or new ones may be assigned at any time.

Sol de Janeiro is committed to diversity and inclusion in the workplace. We are an equal opportunity employer and do not discriminate on the basis of race, national origin, gender, gender identity, sexual orientation, protected veteran status, disability, age, or other legally protected status.


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