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  • Job Type
    Full-time Position
  • Category
    Supply Chain & Logistics
  • Languages
  • Experience Required
  • Degree Required
    • Province
    • Date Posted
      December 04,2021
    • Entrusting Package
    • JSS
    • VISA
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    Central Supply Planner

    Company Description

    It’s amazing what can happen over a cup of coffee. At JACOBS DOUWE EGBERTS, we’ve made it our mission to find out . Our people have been raising the bar since day one, thinking fast and acting even faster to make an impact that’s felt around the world. JDE is the home to some of the most well-known coffee brands in the world. To date, our coffee and tea portfolio is available in over 100 countries and includes iconic household names such as Jacobs, Tassimo, Moccona, Senseo, L’OR, Douwe Egberts, TiOra, Super, Kenco, Pilao and Gevalia. We’ve built our business on the belief that everyone deserves the coffee they love – no matter who you are, where you live or how you take it.

    At JACOBS DOUWE EGBERTS we are inspired by our belief that it’s amazing what can happen over a cup of coffee. We are driven by the vision that everyone deserves the coffee they love.

    Job Description

    We are looking for a Central Supply Planner who will be responsible for managing customer service levels and inventories in one of our Coffee & Tea categories. You will manage the supply planning for several internal and external packing facilities and over 20 countries. You will report to the Supply Planning Manager and become part of a team of highly motivated and ambitious supply chain professionals. You will be based in Utrecht, Netherlands.

    In this role as Central Supply Planner you will ensure supply of the right volume at the right time so that we deliver our customers on time and in full. By taking into account market requirements, capacity utilization and materials management, you ensure optimal inventory positions of finished goods in your category.

    Furthermore you'll work closely with various stakeholders and functions, including Manufacturing, Demand Planning, Procurement, New Product Development and Finance. As part of cross-functional project teams, you will manage new product introductions and phase out of products.

    Continuous improvement is one of the key areas in this role and throughout our organization. You will daily monitor your performance in terms of results and define actions to steer towards your targets. For this, you will cooperate with and influence key stakeholders in your network. You will participate in improvement initiatives to optimize our Supply Chain.


    If you’re brimming with entrepreneurial spirit and a drive to succeed, you’ll fit right in at JDE. Working globally and locally, our Associates have been positively influencing the world of coffee for over 265 years. We love people who are not afraid to try, and who try until they get it right. We value strong convictions and encourage debate. And all this in an open, friendly environment where you can approach anyone and grow any way you like.

    For this role as a Central Supply Planner we’re looking for someone who has the following skills and experience:

    • You preferably have a Master’s degree and are looking for a second career step (about 3-5 yrs of experience in supply chain or supply chain planning) within a leading FMCG business
    • Ideally you have worked with SAP and APO, though not essential
    • We are looking for someone who is analytically strong, who is eager to learn and someone who takes accountability for their results
    • Last but not least, we are looking for someone with strong communication skills, who is able to address key messages to the different stakeholders

    Does this sounds like you? Don’t hesitate to apply directly, we are looking forward to get to know you over a cup of coffee or tea!

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