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With nearly 800 employees and offices worldwide we believe that team and cross-functional work is instrumental in order to bring people with different expertise, experiences and ideas together to solve a problem, explore a potential solution and reach the same goal.

Here at Novus, we are all dedicated to the same goal – to help our customers feed the world. It gives us each a purpose to what we do every day!

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The senior leadership team developed the Novus Management System to allow employees with diverse ways of thinking from different functional disciplines to work together effectively.

Within this framework, all employees are empowered to contribute to our strategy.

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Sustainability is at the heart of the Novus business.

It is a part of the strategy. Novus’s customers are facing ongoing challenges to produce safe, affordable food with the least possible insult to the environment. As a partner, Novus must provide solutions which not only solve customer pains, but do so sustainably.

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Novus International values our exceptional employees and offers a robust, market competitive benefits package across all the countries in which we operate. In addition to the benefits offered, we are committed to helping our employees lead a healthy lifestyle by offering a comprehensive wellness program to meet their diverse needs, including those that promote physical, financial, social and emotional well-being.

We believe that delivering in these areas has a strong, positive impact on employee engagement, helping drive the organization to deliver on its long-term vision, mission and core values.

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Meet one of our employees!

Abi

Abishek Shingote, North American Marketing Manager, Enzymes and Feed Quality

“For me, the best part of working at Novus International is learning from my experienced colleagues, managers and executives within the company. I am surrounded by individuals who are passionate about making a difference in the North America livestock industry, which makes my job very fulfilling. I’ve been provided opportunities to improve business and cognitive skills at Novus and have been fortunate to be afforded avenues of growth through my career here.”

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In 2016, Novus International celebrated 25 years!

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Sr. Coordinator S&OP, EMEA

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Novus International, Inc. is a global leader in animal health and nutrition solutions for the poultry, pork, beef, dairy, aquaculture, and companion animal industries. Over 2,500 clients in more than 90 countries trust the Novus product family to be an integral part of their daily animal agricultural operations. Novus has more than 25 locations around the world. At Novus we believe in Performance Through Innovation which is why we employ more than 50 Ph.D. Animal Nutritionists and Doctors of Veterinary Medicine who work continuously to create new products and programs for animal health and nutrition. Novus’s Mission is to “help feed the world affordable, wholesome food and achieve a higher quality of life."

Job Description:

The Sales & Operations Planning (S&OP) Specialist plays a key role in the preparation and implementation of the S&OP process and takes care of all aspects of the Sales and Operations Planning process. This includes the deployment of best practices and processes that drive continuous improvement in forecasting with the purpose to find the right balance between demand and supply.

You are the link between Sales and Operations and support the operations and sales ensuring a supply planning process that meets the customer demand.

The S&OP Specialist is monitoring and managing the forecast data, the inventories & obsoletes and coordinates and complies with the S&OP process in place.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Timely execution of all phases of the S&OP process to provide an optimal customer service level and working capital performance as defined by the organizations business operating plans and strategic objectives.
  • The S&OP Specialist is responsible to ensure all activities related to communication, site standardization, stakeholder and departmental alignment are approached in a harmonized process and in line with the business unit objectives.
  • Gather and coordinate in a timely manner the forecast entries and be proactive in identifying risks and opportunities to forecast.
  • Organize, prepare and lead the monthly meetings with regional sales area managers to analyse, discuss and correct sales forecast.
  • Manage the data in the S&OP ERP system with input from both regional sales area meetings and EMEA executive S&OP consensus meeting.
  • Prepare and lead monthly EMEA executive S&OP consensus meetings to give update on the forecasts, damaged products, expired products, slow movers, identify supply issues, review products about to expire and guide on final decision of open items.
  • Maintain close cooperation with sales to acquire business knowledge to allow interpreting and questioning forecast and report discrepancies of forecast vs AOP (above 20%.)
  • On a regular basis review and make proposals to update the MRP data in the SAP system: product strategy, safety stocks, supply chain lead-times, …
  • Review historical sales trends and continuously analyse forecast trends.
  • Inventory planning

Skills and Experience

  • Minimum 2 years experience of demand and supply planning.
  • Strong cross functional skills to effectively collaborate and communicate with the sales teams in EMEA, the Finance team, the Logistics team and the product managers team, ensuring alignment with Novus' key objectives.
  • Strong analytical skills in order to make decisions quickly and effectively.
  • Able to influence key stakeholders in S&OP.
  • Able to be pro-active in addressing issues / problems
  • Able to challenge current work practices to improve performance.
  • Confidence, patience, politeness, tact and diplomacy when dealing with challenging situations
  • Strong comprehension of the SAP OTC Customer Service and LE Logistics Execution & Inventory Management planning business systems and overall business processes
  • Excellent working knowledge of Microsoft Excel
  • Awareness of cultural differences

Required Language Skills

  • Fluent in English
  • Additional European languages are of value

Travel

The position requires very occasional travel

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