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Shiseido Americas Corporation

Manager, New Product Commercialization

Shiseido Americas Corporation

Location: East Windsor, New Jersey Brand: Shiseido Date: 06/27/2024

Job Summary:

Responsible for leading a category within the New Product Commercialization SAI team in executing launches to deliver OTIF. As the NPC team lead, manage a specific portfolio of projects as well as lead a team of planners/senior planners. 

 The New Product Commercialization team is responsible for collaborating with all Operations cross-functional teams to ensure that all execution activities of new products are completed on time and in full per the launch timeline.

Primary Duties & Responsibilities:

  • Lead, coach and develop a high performing team of 2 planners/senior planners in supporting new product launches with Contract Manufacturers
  • Develop internal project timeline to be shared and aligned with internal SAI partners for each project.  Internal SAI partners include Planning, MSP, Production, Manufacturing, Quality and Warehouse.
  • Responsible for validating the execution milestones on the overall project timeline from New Produce Development are accurate and achievable.
  • Lead plant project review meetings and coordinate seamless integration between all Operational and AIC processes and functions involved in developing and launching new products
  • Partner with Material Supply Planning team to ensure timely PO placement, completion and delivery of all primary, secondary, and tertiary components needed to support launch timelines.
  • Partner with FG Planning team to ensure successful end-to-end FG planning while transitioning of projects from launch to replenishment.
  • Partner with Quality team to quickly resolve quality issues that may arise to ensure original project timeline can be maintained.
  • Partner with Planning, Production and Manufacturing for successful execution of a manufacturing & production schedule to support the internal project timeline.
  • Keep track of all liabilities related to projects.
  • Maintain LOI tracker for any projects (if applicable) until reconciliation is completed.

Working Relationships/Key Stakeholders:

  • Operations Cross Functional Teams including  New Product Development, Manufacturing, Technical, Production, FG & Bulk Planning, Material Supply Planning, Finance, Compliance, QA/QC, Procurement, Packaging, S&OP

Financial Accountability

  • Responsible for tracking all liabilities & LOIs related to project portfolio.

Qualifications & Competencies:

  • Bachelor’s degree in relevant field or related job experience
  • Minimum 3-5 years of experience in a project management or supply chain role
  • Competent user of Word, PowerPoint, and Excel
  • SAP and IBP experience a plus.

Trust 8 Competencies: Our Trust 8 Competencies are designed to help employees at Shiseido Americas succeed as the company continues to evolve and innovate.

  1. Think Big: Adapt a big-picture perspective. Deliver new values through creativity.
  2. Take Risks: Embrace Risk, Practice “Trial and Error and Trial”.
  3. Hands On: Consider Front-line realities when making decisions. Take the lead from end to end.
  4. Collaborate:Leverage the diverse capabilities of colleagues.
  5. Be Open:Create an environment that encourages everyone to speak up.
  6. Act with Integrity:Be sincere and humble at all times.
  7. Be Accountable:Commit to the goal. Take accountability for the execution.
  8. Applaud Success:Create a culture that celebrates success.

Job ID: 13883 Category: Factory

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