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Opportunity Details

Subcontracting Senior Specialist UK

Posted: 2017-08-02
Czech Republic, Prague
About the role:
At the heart of our dynamic global growth is a simple belief: nothing should come between incredibly talented people and an accelerated career.

That’s why we dream big. Why we look to the future, not the past. Why we value talent over title. And why we hire people that can be better than ourselves.

At AB InBev you’ll join a driven team that shares your desire to grow, your courage to challenge and commitment to act. In return, we’ll reward your achievements.

The opportunity is here. Make it yours!

Purpose of the Job

  • Coordinate component (materials, finished goods & empties) flows within the UK network in an efficient and optimal way in order to guarantee stock availability in the Subcontracting plants (secure & manage on time component deliveries for production)
  • Analyze inventory & financial performance of UK Subcontractors
  • Identify & analyze risks of both material availability and obsoletes and coordinate solutions to mitigate.
Business environment

  • Main characteristics:
    • Central function in between multiple organizational entities, roles and levels
    • Quickly changing environments
    • Impact on service level with customers
    • Impact on operational costs (production and obsoletes)
  • Key dimensions:
    • Managing end to end Subcontracting flow for the whole ABI UK business unit
  • Key contacts: (internal – external)
    • BSC Transport planning
    • BSC Road Tanker planning
    • BSC Inventory Deployment
    • BSC & UK Customer Supply Management Team
    • Site Logistics operations
    • Site Schedulers
    • Site Quality department
    • Demand Planning team
    • Supply Network planning
    • BSC & UK Finance teams
    • Procurement team
    • BSC & zone Master Data team
    • Subcontracting Manager WEZ
    • Material Resource planning
  • Is accountable for assuring the right components as materials, finished goods & empties are available at the right location at the right moment for production at the Subcontracting plant
  • Analyzes inventory & financial performance of UK Subcontractors
  • Liaises with Procurement team making sure all contracts with material suppliers are correct and up to date
  • Liaises with Master Data and Material Resource planning regarding to the maintenance of  bill of materials
  • Liaises with Material Resource planning in terms of material production schedules / phasing & availability
  • Liaises with Finance teams & solves invoice issues
  • Analyzes stocks of Subcontracting plants & taking actions on stock discrepancies
  • Liaises with business SPOCs to alleviate availability issues
  • Escalates unsolved issues to the right business SPOC
  • Evaluates communication flows with Subcontractors & escalates issues to Subcontracting Manager
  • Reacts on demands and questions and solves issues from the business
  • Assures accurate & on-time reporting
  • Assists and coordinates ad hoc projects linked to Subcontracting
  • Participates & provides input related to operations on weekly routines in BSC and/or with the business

About the candidate:
Qualifications and Technical competencies required

Education / Language skills
  • Fluency in English
  • Logistics degree, higher educational level or equivalent through experience

  • Logistics/supply chain roles (stock management, planning, scheduling, packaging)

Behavioral Competencies & skills:
  • Active problem solving
  • Focus on detail
  • Precision in daily job execution
  • Team spirit
  • Self-driven / independent
  • Good analytical skills
  • Good communication skills
  • Stress resilience

Technical and Process competencies:
  • Good understanding of supply chain operations and logistical processes
  • Proactive “Hands-on” mentality
  • Delivery and “Make it happen” minded
  • Good IT-skills (SAP and Excel)
  • Ability to perform in stressful conditions
  • Highly flexible allowing to operate in changing environments
  • Acceptance to give support outside working hours if required
About the Company
We are AB InBev. Committed to driving growth that leads to better living for more people, in more places. Through brands and experiences that bring people together. Through our dedication to brewing the best beer with the best ingredients. And through our commitment to helping farmers, retailers, entrepreneurs and communities grow. We are building a company to last. Not just for a decade, but for the next 100 years. Through our brands and our investment in communities, we will bring more people together, making our company an integral part of our consumers’ lives for generations to come.

Our brewing heritage dates back more than 600 years, spanning continents and generations. From our European roots at the Den Hoorn brewery in Leuven, Belgium; to the pioneering spirit of the Anheuser & Co brewery in St. Louis, US;  and  the creation of the Castle Brewery in South Africa during the Johannesburg gold rush. Now, with operations in over 50 countries, and our brands sold in over 100, we are truly a world leader, and our diverse portfolio of well over 400 beer brands includes global brands Budweiser®, Corona® and Stella Artois®.