Czech Republic » Prague
Purpose of the Job
Manage the Western Europe (WE) Returnable Packaging (RTP) information flow and decision support tools, supporting the WE RTP organization.
Act as the zone central administrator for the Returnable Packaging assets.
Provide analysis, projections and reports on availability, spend and operational Key Performance Indicators (KPI) to enable the WE RTP organization to ensure availability at lowest landed Capex and Opex spend.
Act as Zone central contact for Global reporting and analysis of CHEP pallet balances and flows.
Proactively seek ways to improve existing processes and share best practices across Business Units (BU)
Scope covers all Returnable Packaging that is owned, leased or filled in Western Europe
Management tools in scope include crate and keg availability models, Capex budget database, sampling database, KPI Track & Monitoring (T&M) tools
150 RetPack items, covering 60% of WE volume
On-demand reconciliations of data covering RTP assets.
Weekly reports and analysis of RTP KPIs
Monthly reports and analysis of Capex and Opex spend
Monthly control of balances
Key contacts: (internal – external):
WE RTP managers
Plant asset managers
WE RTP director
Ensure the empties availability in network taking all supply activities into the consideration without Service level hits
Maintaining the following tools from both functional and information accuracy perspective:
RTP budget database
RTP availability models
CHEP pallet reporting and audit preparation
German bottle activation spreadsheets
Monthly sampling of kegs and crates returns
Ensuring consistency and quality of information in these tools
Recognize, signal deviations and potential issues to the WE RetPack management team
Issuing recommendations on tools improvement
Issuing recommendations on information flow improvement, relating to both local data availability as well as information from EERP, APO (SAP applications)
Providing information to external pallet lease providers
T&M and reporting on RTP KPIs and providing analysis and recommendations on performance gaps and opportunities
T&M and reporting on RTP balances with customers and external service providers and providing analysis and recommendations on performance gaps and opportunities
Perform tasks as requested by line manager
Qualifications and Technical competencies required
Education / Language skills
Good understanding of FMCG (fast moving consumer goods) logistics processes
Good understanding of data flows and capability to filter information
Advanced English speaking and writing
German language is an advantage (but not essential to the post)
Working in a data driven role essential
Working with decision support tools
Understanding of SAP and APO is an advantage but not essential
Logistics operations (inventory management / demand / supply planning) an advantage but not essential
Excellent attention to detail, including a strong ability to turn raw data into useable information for a wider audience
Good analytical skills
Good communication skills
Ability to perform under stressful conditions
Flexible, allowing to operate in changing environments
Self-driven, able to proactively identify and implement changes
Technical and Process competencies:
Advanced excel skills
Good business operational knowledge
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!