Supply Chain Launch Planner APMEA

6-8 years
a month ago
Job Description

Job Description

Be part of something bigger. Decode the future.

At Electrolux, as a leading global appliance company, we strive every day to shape living for the better for our consumers, our people and our planet. We share ideas and collaborate so that together, we can develop solutions that deliver enjoyable and sustainable living.
Come join us as you are. We believe diverse perspectives make us stronger and more innovative. In our global community of people from 100+ countries, we listen to each other, actively contribute and grow together.

Join us in our exciting quest to build the future home!

All about the role:

The Launch Planner has the ultimate accountability and responsibility for all activities related to Supply Chain in launch planning process of all the products of our three product lines u201CTASTEu201D, u201CCAREu201D & u201CWell Being. The role defines launchu2019s success or failure. Moreover, you will manage Integrated Launch starts from design-stage until delivery to customer working in cross-functional teams that link Product Line, R&D, Purchasing, INDOP u2013 Inbound, Logistics, SCM u2013 Demand planning and Customer Service.

What youu2019ll do:

  • Support Project Manager as Supply chain representative, participating into Electrolux Project Management checkpoint process
  • Follow and improve the launch planning process for EPM and non EPM projects
  • Coordinate with relevant functions to ensure fulfilment of Supply chain-related exit criteria of every checkpoint (CP).
  • Follow the process of Base models (in agreement with LCM), frozen BOM & Release of RPOs with all relevant parties (R&D, Purch., PL, Material planning & Project Mng/R&D) to ensure long LT components availability
  • Ramp up plan definition (volume / sequence) and follow-up based on LCM prioritization
  • Coordinate with Factory Supply Chain Manager for production Ramp-up planning. If bottlenecks in given period//week emerge on PNC launch capacity, drive prioritization of activities.
  • Responsible for planning & executing Phase In and Phase out plan by working along with the country supply chain & Product line teams
  • Ensure Demand plan availability on time and in line with business plans and Category team expectation, linking to Sales operation team and coordinate with LCM to get Cluster PL acting on the issue.
  • Check that Base model (with factory on phase in meeting) homologation process is in line with ramp up requirements.
  • Consider implications on Phased-out PNCs to avoid obsolescence or out-of-stocks based on phase-out plan developed by LCM
  • Collaborate and coordinate for timely material code creation & readiness by working along with the MDM team
  • Check major issues on PNC level (Tracking Models, RPO, BOM, demandu2026etc.) and contact relevant functions to close issues and lead corrective actions to eliminate Launch failure root causes.
  • Align with Project Manager on the need to change RDD or prolongation of old PNC to compensate for later launches considering implications and avoiding obsolescence or out-of-stocks
  • Participate in all necessary meetings/ follow ups, including weekly factory Phase in meeting


  • Degree in Supply Chain or Engineering
  • Professional certification i.e., ASCM (formerly known as APICS) CPIM or CSCP will be a plus point.
  • Minimum 6 years of experience in Product Launch Planning along with End to End understanding of Supply Chain management (Demand Planning/Supply Planning & S&OP), ideally in a sales/manufacturing organization. Appliances industry is a big plus.
  • Proven ability to consistently improve performance in launch planning, supply chain planning etc.
  • Working knowledge of Finance, Product Line, and sales
  • Understand MPS and MRP principles
  • Excellent organization skills, attention to detail and ability to work with deadlines in a multicultural environment
  • Able to articulate complex concepts clearly (both written and in presentations)
  • Able to work in a fast pace, results-oriented environment under minimal supervision
  • Curious with good analytical skills to independently investigate issues, develop solutions, and articulate the associated business case
  • Able to perform as part of a management team
  • Experience working with advanced supply chain planning tools (SAP-IBP, SAP-APO, any PLM tool) and Power BI
  • Working knowledge of Microsoft Office (Microsoft Excel, Word, PowerPoint & MS Projects). Should be an Excel advance user.
  • Excellent Project Management skills and ideally experience with Lean six Sigma Continuous Improvement methodology
  • Fluency in English is a must. Additional language is a plus.

Where youu2019ll be:

You will be based in our Bangkok office and report to Supply Chain Launch Planning Manager APMEA

Benefit highlights:

  • Flexibility of work hours
  • Discounts on Electrolux products and services
  • Medical & Hospitalization coverage

As part of Electrolux, we will continuously invest in you and your development. There are no barriers to where your career could take you.

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Lean six Sigma Continuous Improvement methodology
Product Launch Planning

Electrolux AB (Swedish: [&#603&#x3B;&#712&#x3B;l&#603&#x3B;&#770&#x3B;k&#720&#x3B;tr&#650&#x3B;&#716&#x3B;l&#629&#x3B;ks, &#603&#x3B;l&#603&#x3B;ktr&#650&#x3B;&#712&#x3B;l&#629&#x3B;ks]) is a Swedish multinational home appliance manufacturer, headquartered in Stockholm. It is consistently ranked the world's second largest appliance maker by units sold, after Whirlpool.
Electrolux products sell under a variety of brand names (including its own), and are primarily major appliances and vacuum cleaners intended for home consumer use.Electrolux has a primary listing on the Stockholm Stock Exchange and is a constituent of the OMX Stockholm 30 index.