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  • Job Type
    Full-time Position
  • Category
    Supply Chain & Logistics
  • Languages
  • Experience Required
  • Degree Required
    • Province
    • Date Posted
      November 30,2021
    • Entrusting Package
    • JSS
    • VISA
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    Global Planning and Logistics Manager – Machines and Spare Parts

    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 on the look out for a Global Planning and Logistics Manager to strengten our Global Supply Chain team. The role is based in Utrecht and reports to the Central Planning Director.

    You'll be part of the worldwide JDE Supply Chain. Global Supply Chain arranges the supply of coffee machines and spare parts and is the main contact for international suppliers and local Operation departments. Our team works dedicated for the B2B division and ensure people enjoy coffee, tea or technical services in all out of home occasions. The department is responsible for the aggregated forecast, realization of optimal availability of products, stock management, warehousing, introductions of new machines and continuous improvement.


    • You will lead the Planning and Logistics team and realize development of the 7 team members.
    • Towards our suppliers, you manage the forecast communication, ordering process and relation management
    • You are responsible for delivery of Supply Chain Service Levels, costs and stock levels on target
    • You manage the performance of our central LSP and the costs connected to Warehousing and Distribution.
    • You will be responsible for monthly business reporting. This in alignment with the Global SC Finance department.
    • Continuous improvement is important. Based on KPI with your team you will do root cause analyses and initiate and implement improvements.
    • You are the escalation level for the JDE internal markets, Global departments and suppliers


    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, we’re looking for someone who has the following skills and experience:

    • You need a Bachelor’s or Master’s degree in Economics / Logistics along with 7 years of Supply Chain expertise gained within an international environment (ideally Service logistics or FMCG).
    • We expect you are a team player with excellent internal & external stakeholder management skills with the ability to effectively communicate & influence others.
    • You are eager to take initiative and got clear capacity to manage projects: You make it happen!
    • Furthermore, you have highly developed analytical and numerical skills
    • You have sound knowledge of SAP ECC and/or SAP APO, Excel and Powerpoint
    • We expect you to have a strong command in English, as this is our business language.

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