Supply Chain Planner m / v

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  • Logistiek/ transport / inkoop
  • Noord Limburg

Functie omschrijving Supply Chain Planner m / v

For our customer in Venlo, we are looking for a fulltime


Purpose of the position

The Supply Chain Planner will facilitate necessary communication with business leaders, supply sites and Global Operations Integrated Business Planning Managers. The individual will work with manufacturing and operations partners to reconcile and synchronize supply forecasts in order to maintain product availability while keeping inventory investments at targeted levels. The forecast provided will be used by the Global Operations Integrated Business Manager to help determine manufacturing needs and resources required to meet the plan. Investment decisions could be made based on the information provided by the Demand and Supply Planner.


• Ensure on time delivery of high quality purchasing / selling forecasts of the Division by SKU and product line. Must assemble and
analyze all data pertinent to creating the supply forecast: historical data, manufacturing and purchasing batch sizes, seasonality,
working calendars, and inventory levels. Will need to gather, analyze and validate data, review resulting statistical forecast
• Meet customer service needs assuring a high standard of Customer Service and Supply Chain Planning metrics performance,
while sizing the optimal inventory and meeting the committed inventory investment targets.
• Manage fill rates, forecast accuracy, and inventory metrics for his/her division.
• Improve forecast accuracy by effectively analyzing sources of forecast error and recommending appropriate action plans.
• Use Supply Chain Planning tools and technologies and suggest improvements to improve the current supply chain planning
• Serve as the primary planning contact for Manufacturing and Finance business partners and also as the primary contact for the
Global Operations Integrated Business Planning Manager and Plant Networks.
• Flawless supply chain execution for all new product launches and new business plans, as well as existing base products.
• Monitor SKU levels and recommend SKU rationalization initiatives for future consideration to
Divisional Management. Can make recommendations for targets based on changes in supply and market trends.
• Participate in development, modification and improvement of procedures, policies, processes and technologies within the
• Participate to IBP meetings at divisional level and leverage best available cross-functional inputs and apply judgment based on
knowledge of the business and robust cross-functional discussions.
• People development and succession and backfill plans.
• Contact person for the Local Companies Sales Companies within the European Division regarding all outstanding
purchase orders and pending shipments.
• Responsible for the purchases of saleable goods (service level KPI “Days backlog critical items”.
• Responsible for keeping EMEA stock levels in line with company guidelines (KPI inventory free stock (days)”.
• Participate to the Product Lifecycle Management within the local Organizations levels.
• Responsible for keeping purchase related data (both static and dynamic) up to date within Oracle.
• Supplier evaluation.
• Initiating and participating in Supply Chain projects to improve productivity, processes and savings.

Functie eisen Supply Chain Planner m / v

• Higher or Medium Vocational Education (HBO or MBO).
• Experience with the Oracle e-Business Suite with regard to purchasing, inventory management, PLM and forecasting modules.
• Pro-active approach in determining manufacturing needs and translating these needs into inventory requirement.
• At least 5 years experience as a Demand & Supply planner in an (international) production environment.
• Experience in Material Management, Inventory Controlled Management
• Experience in two or more of the following disciplines are required: Supply Chain Planning, Demand or
Supply Management/Forecasting, Logistics,
Manufacturing, Procurement, Order Management, Inventory Management and/or Contract Manufacturing.
• At least 5 year experience with S&OP or IBP processes
• Background in new product introductions and supplier metrics is preferred; experience of ERP systems is required.
• Strong negotiation and influencing skills with the ability to drive results through a global matrix structure is required.
• Proven ability to communicate and present to all levels of the organization.
• Analytical / quantitative skills
• Ability for decision making, to work under pressure, and capacity to make good judgment under critical situations.
Accuracy and prioritization in a fast-paced environment.
• Team work and customer service orientation.
• Demonstrate planning processes and inventory management skills.
• APICS certification is preferred. Lean Manufacturing Training is also preferred.
• Process Excellence/Six Sigma tools, training and/or certification experience is highly preferred.
• Must be proficient in Project Planning software, Flow Charts, and management of Database tools. Must have experience using
statistical software packages and must be capable of extensive spreadsheet analysis.
• Knowledge of International Regulations
• Good knowledge of the English, German and Dutch language


Your offer at our client includes:

• a Challenging, permanent position
• 40 working hours/week;
• Competitive salary depending on experience with 10% bonus opportunity
• 8,5 % holiday allowance
• 27 holidays per year on full time basis;
• Travel allowance
• Subsidized lunch
• Collective Health insurance available
• Free Accidental Death & Disability Insurance for all employees
• Free insurances for long term disability
• Discount on gym membership and bicycle
• Meaningful innovation, growth and opportunities
• International working environment (30+ nationalities);
• Dynamic and fast paced work environment;
• Social Committee activities: Holiday party, monthly after work drinks, free fruit, football table etc
• Fortune named our client for the second year in a row a Great Place to Work, they rank #12 in the World Best Workplaces 2018

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