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Revlon Planner, Supply Chain in Oxford, North Carolina


At Revlon, we create beauty innovations for everyone that inspire confidence and ignite joy every day.

Breaking beauty boundaries is in our company’s DNA. Since its game-changing launch of the first opaque nail enamel in 1932 (and later, the first long-wear foundation), Revlon has provided consumers with high-quality product innovation, performance, and sophisticated glamour. Elizabeth Arden made waves as a woman-led beauty company in the 1920s. In 1931, Almay became the original hypoallergenic, fragrance-free beauty brand.

Today, Revlon resiliently continues its legacy as a leading global beauty company. Our diverse portfolio—which consists of some of the world’s most iconic brands and product offerings in color cosmetics, skin care, hair color & care, personal care, and fragrances—is sold around the world through prestige, professional, mass, and direct-to-consumer retail channels. These brands include Revlon, Revlon Professional, Elizabeth Arden, Almay, American Crew, CND, Cutex, Mitchum, Sinful Colors, Creme of Nature, Britney Spears, Christina Aguilera, John Varvatos, Juicy Couture, Ed Hardy and more.

We honor our heritage, embrace change, and applaud diversity. We champion our employees and celebrate our consumers.

We are Revlon, together, transforming beauty.

Basic Function:

The Supply Chain Planner is responsible for planning activities as it relates to their assigned SKUs portfolio which may include material inbound planning, long term finished good planning, and/or production planning occurring at Revlon factories and/or Revlon’s Third Party Manufacturers (TPMs). The objective is to maintain high level customer service fulfillment while optimally controlling inventory levels to support the demand plans of both domestic and international markets. The SKU level management activities will include maintenance of master data (lead times, MOQs, safety stock levels, etc), review weekly open order reports with suppliers, collaborate cross functionally internally/externally to resolve supply constraints, understand manufacturing capacity levels, and analyze brand performance.

The planner will be responsible for developing supply planning strategies and production plans to satisfy customer service requirements of existing replenishment codes as well as new product launches. while carrying minimum effective inventory.

Major Duties:

  • Develop, maintain, and communicate a production plan and/or supply plan and/or Master Production Plan as necessary to suppliers, operational business partners, and/or TPMs.

  • Provide delivery commitments on materials (packaging components, chemicals, or FG/wips), which involve collaboration with internal and external business partners (Supply Planning, Vendors, Operations, Quality, Transportation, Finance/AP, Global Procurement, etc). Work closely with suppliers/TPMs to deliver SKU/Items on time and in full quantities.

  • Monitor service levels by SKU/item and report Demand/Supply chain issues on the Revlon Weekly Tracker. Partner with Demand Planning and Customer Logistics in resolving demand/supply issues and allocations.

  • Perform supply/demand analysis (both short and long term) with operations and suppliers, highlighting areas of concern for the next 12 months as well as compare against RCCP (Rough-Cut Capacity Planning.

  • Develop and manage run strategy of assigned products, evaluate best service/cost alternative, and align system parameters to reflect decision.

  • Utilizing C/D (capacity/demand) ratio, determine constraints and initiate resolution steps with cross functional areas to provide an optimal production plan.

  • Coordinate and execute production sourcing moves to meet corporate objectives.

  • Develop inventory targets and manage tasks to achieve corporate inventory levels on both a cost and unit basis.

  • Maintain inventory at target levels while maintaining high service levels to our customers.

  • Project inventory levels on a quarterly basis.

  • Monitor SLOB (Slow-moving / Obsolete) inventory and provide recommendation for reducing, reworking, or proposing sales opportunities.

  • Monitor actual output versus the Master Production Plan and/or supplier committed plan. Identify gaps and drive solutions, including a metric on production performance to the requested production schedule.

  • Review forecast with Demand Planning, Sales, and Marketing monthly to identify gaps in service and potential SLOB.

  • Analyze MRP data to control and verify delivery schedules with suppliers.

  • Timely reporting of KPIs (key performance indicators).

  • Support the S&OP process meetings by reviewing service levels, evaluating performance against schedule, assessing inventory strategies, supply plans, and resources.

  • Liaise with the appropriate cross functional partners throughout the product life cycle, ensure timely NPD (New Product Development) execution, implement PIPO (Phase In and Phase Out) and discontinuations/delete management while maintaining a tight control on inventory.

  • Primary source of contact on inventory availability and production timing for Customer Logistics and Sales.

  • Maintain frequent contact with vendors and internal customers to establish a collaborating business relationship where supply risks affecting Revlon’s production plan are identified upfront, escalated, and minimized, while preparing alternate supply plans, as necessary

Knowledge & Skills Required:

  • Thorough working knowledge of computer-based manufacturing systems (MRP, MPS, Manugistics, and SAP)

  • Sound knowledge of supply chain processes and procedures including manufacturing planning, demand, and replenishment

  • Strong communication (written and verbal) and presentation

  • Strong negotiation skills with the ability to reason and influence at all

  • Strong organization and problem-solving skills.

  • Strong analytical skills required to evaluate and prioritize data.

  • Ability to manage complexity and resolve conflicts that arise from balancing multiple

  • Ability to creatively and effectively think and work “outside the box.”

  • Proficient in MS office applications specifically MS Excel, Word, and Powerpoint

Minimum Education Required:

Education Level: (minimum)

BA/BS degree or 3- 5 years related work experience

Preferred Areas of Study:

  • Supply Chain Management, Business Administration, Logistics, Operation Research, Engineering

  • Experience in managing manufacturing processes, productivity, and efficiency

  • Experience using ERP systems, especially Advance Planning Systems

  • APICS certification (CPIM) a plus

Minimum Years Experience Required: 3–5 Years


Equal Opportunity Employer/Protected Veterans/Individuals with Disabilities

The contractor will not discharge or in any other manner discriminate against employees or applicants because they have inquired about, discussed, or disclosed their own pay or the pay of another employee or applicant. However, employees who have access to the compensation information of other employees or applicants as a part of their essential job functions cannot disclose the pay of other employees or applicants to individuals who do not otherwise have access to compensation information, unless the disclosure is (a) in response to a formal complaint or charge, (b) in furtherance of an investigation, proceeding, hearing, or action, including an investigation conducted by the employer, or (c) consistent with the contractor’s legal duty to furnish information. 41 CFR 60-1.35(c)