The Estee Lauder Companies Assistant Manager Supply Chain in Paris, France

Assistant Manager Supply Chain


Execute both long and short term Brand objectives relating to product-to-market for the launch of assigned projects with a goal of timeliness, cost effectiveness and inventory management. Coordinate new product development with all departments in the Supply Chain. Manage the development of all materials necessary to support new product introductions including samples, display and collateral. Lead the Brand's operational business needs specifically related to Supply Chain and Brand Operations - Quality, Customer Service, Cost and Inventory


  • Manage the efficient and effective execution of new products and Marketing initiatives to the global marketplace, including repeat sampling and collateral offerings.

  • Develop and execute the launch timeline through Timeline Management (TLM) to support the Marketing Calendar achieving cross-functional acceptance from the appropriate Business Units including Marketing, Packaging, GSR, Procurement, Product Development, R&D, Creative and Brand Operations.

  • Ensure all milestones meet their due dates in order to achieve the Target Ship Date by driving the process end-to-end.Resolve all timeline issues and negotiate with appropriate departments and develop tactical plans when missed due dates occur to bring project back on track.

  • Update Timeline Management system on a weekly basis to accurately reflect project status

  • Act as liaison between Marketing, Manufacturing, Product Development, R&D, Packaging and Creative in all areas relating to the product-to-market timeline.

  • Review, update and resolve issues with New Launch Planning on new program progress.

  • Identify when / where to build contingency plans for new products.

  • Engage with and guide Regional Supply Planning in the resolution of issues, as required.

  • Define and implement improved processes for integration of supply chain performance into SIOP process.

  • Liaise with International markets on execution or service issues relating to new product introductions.

  • Coordinate and execute press preview and education samples for new product introductions.

  • Drive the regional Supply/Demand meetings and escalate issues related to supply/demand/inventory to Global SIOP

  • Consolidate and compile the agenda for the global SIOP meetings, escalating topics from regional SIOPs

  • Assist on any chronic/critical brand specific supply chain requirements as required.


  • Minimum of 5-6 years of Supply Planning / Demand Planning / Operations experience in cosmetics or a related industry.

  • College/University degree required.

  • Must be an excellent team player with strong analytical, negotiating and communication skills.

  • Excellent follow up, communication and organizational skills required.

  • Must possess the ability to multi-task, establish priorities and yet be flexible in an ever-changing environment.

  • Ability to use computer systems necessary to meet department objectives including Excel, Word, SAP, Global Coding System (GCS), PDS, TLM, CPMS and IMW.

  • Candidate will be based in Paris with the global brand team, with regional EU travel as required

Emploi Distribution/stocks

Type d'emploi Standard

Horaire Temps plein

Lieu principal Europe, Moyen-Orient, Afrique-FR-J-Paris

Organisation By Kilian

Language: fr

Job Number: 1810444