Job Properties
  • Job Type
    Full-time Position
  • Category
    Supply Chain & Logistics
  • Languages
  • Experience Required
  • Degree Required
    • Province
    • Date Posted
      January 19,2022
    • Entrusting Package
    • JSS
    • VISA
    • IMG_6430
    • Career Consultation

    Supply Planner Bikes - the Netherlands

    Do you enjoy the challenge of tackling problems no one else sees? Have you always played well with others? Are you able to connect dots and find clarity through data? If you were able to answer “yes” to these questions, we want to talk to you!

    How you will make a difference

    • Drive the global purchase and allocation process with cross-functional and cross-cultural teams.
    • Collaborate with the Supply Chain team to develop short and long term strategies to balance global supply and demand through the S&OP process.
    • Build and maintain global purchase forecasts through the aggregation and analysis of global demand plans.
    • Communicate delivery plans and coordinate with global stakeholders to resolve gaps and excess within supply.
    • Develop joint metrics to measure and monitor Supply Chain performance across the organization.
    • Drive continuous improvement by identifying and implementing supply chain process enhancement and efficiency opportunities.

    What you need to win

    • Demonstrated analytical skills with ability to manipulate large sets of data.
    • Knowledge and understanding of Supply Chain planning capabilities in a global environment.
    • Ability to think creatively and analyze data while facing ambiguity and uncertainty.
    • Time management skills and the ability to prioritize work while under pressure in a fast-paced work environment.
    • Dynamic, self-motivated and enthusiastic to drive the day-to-day analysis requirements.
    • Innovative - consistently striving for change and improvement.
    • Confident - not afraid to form and communicate opinions. Strong interpersonal and communications skills.
    • Collaborative - enjoys working with a broad and varied group of cross-functional partners, naturally forming strong bonds.
    • Resilient - ability to adapt to an ever-changing and evolving environment.

    Preferred Qualifications:

    • Bachelor’s Degree in Business Administration, Supply Chain/Logistics, Finance, or related field.
    • 3-7 years of experience in a Supply Chain function that includes demand, supply and/or inventory planning.
    • Strong working knowledge of ERP platforms, specifically Oracle.
    • Expert level proficiency in use of MS Excel.
    • You work in an international team so therefore excellent written and spoken communication skills in English are mandatory. Other European languages are an advantage.
    • Energy, passion and enthusiasm for outdoor lifestyle in general and cycling in particular.

    Are you ready to combine your passion for an active lifestyle with your career in the cycling industry? Here at Specialized, we encourage everyone to explore different roles and jobs throughout your career. We greatly welcome your curious attitude, the desire to try new things and your eagerness to learn all aspects of our organization. Wherever you start within Specialized, you decide where you want to go. Whether you are interested in supply chain, marketing, finance, sales, or an international assignment. Join us to improve the world with the power of cycling and at the same time build your dream career!

    You will be working in a passionate, dynamic, and multicultural team within an innovative and growing environment. You can look forward to a modern working space, lunch rides, gym, and many other team activities. Of course, we love to welcome you at our office in Arnhem to fully train you. Next to that we also offer the possibility for hybrid working if your job allows this. As icing on the cake, we offer you a lease bike from Specialized. You can choose a sporty e-bike for commuting or maybe you prefer a road bike or mountain bike for more active rides.

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