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Brown-Forman Junior Demand and Supply Planner - Belgium in Paris, France

Who is Brown-Forman?

Brown-Forman, an American family-owned company headquartered in Louisville, Kentucky (USA), is one of the world's ten largest producers of wines & spirits. The group employs roughly 4900 people in more than 160 countries. At Brown-Forman, diversity & inclusion is part of our daily life and culture. The main brands of the portfolio in France are: Jack Daniel's Tennessee Whiskey, Woodford Reserve, Chambord, Finlandia, Herradura and El Jimador, BenRiach, GlenDronach and Glenglassaugh. Brown-Forman France has been a Great Place to Work since 2016 and signatory of the Diversity Charter, subsidiary of the group.

Meaningful Work From Day One:

This position is responsible for supporting the Supply Chain Manager for Belgium in all topics related to Demand & Supply Planning. The Demand and Supply Planner - Belgium will provide analytical support and advice on planning issues, including providing and improving demand forecasts and monitoring.

What You Can Expect:

Sales Forecasting

  • Establish the Sales Forecast in collaboration with the Sales Team

  • Closely cooperate in this process with our Corporate Planning Team in our Headquarter in the USA

  • Monthly evaluate and update the Sales Forecast in collaboration with the local Key Account Managers

  • Trend analysis, depletions & promotions reviews

  • Creating rolling forecast in KAMS and SAP for Supply Chain Lvl

  • Leadership for usage and validation of APO (Advanced Planning Optimization)

  • Compare planning to agreed forecast

  • Function as S&OP liaison to our headquarter in Louisville and participate to the monthly S&OP reviews


  • Establish weekly production plans considering the promotional calendar

  • Create all production orders and follow their receipts in collaboration with the 3rd Party Logistics Providers

  • Collaborate closely with the Logistics Providers as it relates to the co-packing activity

  • Monitor the inventory level of all components required in the co-packing activity and share with the Procurement and Marketing teams the needs for replenishment of the components

  • Set up and maintenance of production bills of material

Master Data Maintenance

  • Request New SKU set up to Corporate Team, sharing all the necessary information for the set up

  • Establish and share logistics master data for all finished products

  • Monitor and Analyze Slow Moving products. Set up monthly meetings with all stakeholders to review slow movers and implement action-plan to deplete the inventory.


  • SKU analysis including Slow Movers reporting

  • Comparison of budget to forecast and close collaboration with the Leadership Team to close the gaps between sales forecast and budget

  • One off reporting on Depletions (Permanent skus and Promotions)

What You Bring to the Table:

  • University Degree (Bachelors or Equivalent) in the field of Business/Supply Chain

  • First work experience in Demand or Supply Planning

  • Fluent in French & English, both spoken and written; Flemish as a plus

  • Great analytical and numerical skills with attention to details

  • Prior experience in wine and spirits or luxury FMCG industries

  • Experience with Financial / ERP Systems – SAP (MM, SD & APO) Applications

  • Strong interpersonal skills; able to develop and maintain effective working relationships with all levels of internal and external contacts and with diverse cultures

Nothing Better In The Market:

Total Rewards at Brown-Forman is designed to engage our people to ensure our sustainable and profitable growth for generations to come. As a premium spirits company, we offer premium and equitable pay & bonus for individual and company performance. At Brown-Forman France we can offer a competitive benefits package including, but not limited to flexible-working options, product samples, private pension plan and life insurance, participation in a private health insurance, and top IT tools (IPad, Iphone, Laptop), along with global career opportunities.


Brown-Forman Corporation is committed to equality of opportunity in all aspects of employment. It is the policy of Brown-Forman Corporation to provide full and equal employment opportunities to all employees and potential employees without regard to race, color, religion, national or ethnic origin, veteran status, age, gender, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, genetic information, physical or mental disability or any other legally protected status.

Business Area: Global Production

City: Paris


Country: FRA

Req ID: JR-00002931