At The Estée Lauder Companies Australia, these three support functions report into the Supply Chain Director, however play different roles in the Company.
Supply Chain Management is responsible for leading the Affiliate Supply Chain functions supporting the rapid expansion for all existing and future brands. The Supply Chain Manager is accountable for day to day operations along with the development and maintenance of a supply chain strategy aligned with the Australian and Global Operations objectives.
Procurement Management is accountable for managing the implementation of Indirect Procurement initiative at a domestic level. This function is responsible for leading the procure-to-pay process of indirect commodities spend and capital expenditure from opportunity assessment, data gathering, market analysis, sourcing, negotiation, vendors selection, creation of purchase orders, tracking saving and reporting, performance management to achieve the best value for money.
Our team of Inventory and Demand Planners covers all administrative duties for inventory and demand planning related functions, from the time of first forecast conception through to the product arrival into the warehouse and all general inventory/demand planning activities thereafter. The Demand Planners and Inventory Analysts are responsible for the management and development of the Demand Planning functions, providing the interface between Brands Marketing, Sales, Finance and Supply Chain ensuring the demand planning process meets the business' objectives and needs. The primary responsibility is to assist in the development and facilitation of an integrated Sales & Operations Planning process across the business, ensuring data analysis, systems and measures are in place for both quality of demand plans and alignment with Finance plans.