Avon Products Inc.

by Publishing Team on December 14, 2010

Avon Products Inc. Job Description

Avon has been committed to being the company for women since 1886, and for over 120 years we have taken very seriously our responsibility to improve the lives of women. Our core values—trust, respect, belief, humility and integrity—guide the company every day and are fundamental to how we conduct our business and meet the evolving needs of women and all of our stakeholders. In today’s increasingly complex, world, an unwavering commitment to corporate responsibility is more important than ever and represents the hallmark of success in any industry. As a leading global provider of cosmetics, personal care and related products, we at Avon continue to strengthen our commitment to such critical areas as economic empowerment, environmental stewardship and product responsibility as we work to create a brighter tomorrow.

Avon Products Inc. Duties and Responsibilities

  • Planner, NA Fashion and Home (1 of 2)

The Finished Good Planner must effectively analyze total demand and develop an achievable plan that balances service, inventory, and cost. The individual must show a high level of competence in decision making, risk management and cost analysis. The Finished Good Planner must work in partnership with Sourcing, Suppliers, and Logistics to develop, monitor and communicate a schedule that supports 100% customer service at the lowest possible cost. This person will be assigned to review New Items and manage re-buy decisions for finished goods and back up materials at S&OP, AIA, Demo Trend, Early Sell and 2 day; partner with the Supplier to develop and negotiate the best production and sailing schedule needed to support customer demand; communicate service outlook and develop strategies for all service shortfalls; and manage inventory levels with a key focus on reducing inventory days while improving service to our Representatives. The qualified candidate should have earned BA/BS degree with basic understanding of the fundamentals of Supply Chain Management, Finance, Engineering and Logistics; two to four years experience with MRP system; proficiency in MS Excel and MS Access is a requirement; knowledge of functional operations (production, material handling, purchasing, and finance); experience analyzing, preparing and communicating reports to production and planning with projected impact to the goals and objectives; must have a thorough understanding of all policies and procedures relative to customer service and inventory control; APICS certification recommended; must possess knowledge of MRP II concepts and ERP system functionality; detailed oriented, yet comprehend which issues to prioritize and which details to monitor, with the ability to work at a fast pace in a rapidly changing business environment; demonstrated experience in addressing issues to senior management, constantly look for processes in improving lead-times and eliminate non-value-added activities; and customer focused and have a sense of urgency with the ability to effectively function within a diversified team which utilizes matrix management.

Planner, NA Fashion and Home (1 of 2) Salary: No data available

  • Senior Manager, Customer Connect

The Senior Manager of Customer Connect is a strategic general manager role responsible for developing the strategy to keep Customers connected through the power of technology and the power of the company’s distribution channel. Specifically, the candidate will partner with top Field Sales Leaders to implement tools that will help them retain their customers; develop plan to capture customer names and contact information via strategic partnerships and marketing plans; project manage the scope and implementation of technology that will enable the company to easily capture customer names, and keep customers connected; develop CRM plans to keep customers connected; manage P&L associated with the retention of customers; act as guardian of the brand positioning developed in Global/COE; Liaise with any all key functions required to unleash the revenue potential, including Sales, Marketing, Market Research, Finance, Communication, Online, Creative, Supply Chain, Customer Service, Legal, Spanish translation, New Product Development/R&D, Human Resources; The right candidate should earned BA degree from top-tier school, MBA is a plus; 5 years Strategic Consulting experience with focus on Customer Relationship Marketing; experience project managing the implementation of new technology; and mix of traditional large company and small company (entrepreneurial) expertise.

Senior Manager, Customer Connect Salary: No data available

  • Senior Analyst, Strategic Planning

An Analyst in Strategic Planning will provide analytic and strategic support to the entire team and will report to the Director of Strategic Planning. She/He must be able to analyze, synthesize and interpret business data and use a creative problem solving approach to solve critical business issues. Example projects and assignments include: strategic assessment of Avon’s current and future growth opportunities, analysis and research in support of specific business strategies in sales, operations and marketing, financial scenario modeling of potential initiatives and investments (e.g., financial business case, ROIs, cash flow, P&L implications), external competitive benchmarking and consumer trend research, tactical implementation plan development and pilot testing for various initiatives, and evaluation of strategic business alliances with third parties (e.g., partnerships, JVs). The right candidate for this position should have 3-5 years of work experience; consulting experience; Bachelor’s degree in business-related or analytic field. Accounting, finance and strategy development coursework is a plus; analytics, strategic thinking and creative problem solving; interpersonal skills, working with both peers and senior managers in various business units; computer proficiency, particularly in Excel and Powerpoint; oral and written communication skills, particularly in communicating with senior management; and positive learning attitude.

Senior Analyst, Strategic Planning Salary: No data available

  • Technician

The Technician performs routine and non-routine analysis of a chemical and physical nature on finished, raw and processed ingredients as well as Finished Stock samples; performs microbiological analyses on raw, processed, and finished ingredients; components and Finished Stock; utilizes prescribed methodology and technique in two of three laboratory areas (RI, FI or Micro), at minimum; and may function in the control of raw ingredients or finished stock via performance of sampling, inspections and recording. The right candidate should have a minimum associate’s degree in college chemistry, biology or related field, including instrumental analysis or equivalent experience; strong analytical skills, mathematical skills, deductive and analytical reasoning needed; must pass Word, Excel, and Access at Level I; ability to become competent in operational systems such as Lab, MRP and Warehouse necessary; must have working knowledge of microbiological and/or chemical principles and analytical procedures; must be knowledgeable in cGMP requirements as it relates to a topical OTC manufacturing laboratory; ability to understand facility systems as it relates to the control and release of quarantined materials such as FSC, and raw materials needed; excellent written and verbal communication skills needed; must display ability to handle pressure and demonstrate flexibility; must demonstrate good interpersonal skills and take initiative on specific issues; and ability to prioritize handling of situations necessary.

Technician Salary: No data available

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