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Shiseido Americas Corporation

Planner, New Product Commercialization

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

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  • Deadline-oriented
  • Technologically
  • Communicator
  • Problem-solver
  • Quick-thinking
  • Strategic


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  • Nursing Mother Rooms

  • Relocation Reimbursement

  • Life & Disability Insurance

  • Holidays

Job Summary:

Responsible for leading the launch activities of the plant by developing an internal timeline for executing launches to deliver OTIF. Collaborate 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 the new product commercialization process for a designated brand from formula approval to execution, ensuring timing, quantity and KPI targets are achieved
  • Develop internal project timeline to be shared and aligned on 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 Product Development to ensure accuracy and that it is 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:

  • All 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 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.

All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, or disability.

Requisition ID: 13837

Job ID: 13837 Category: Factory

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