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 SupplyPlanning 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.
In this role you will 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.
To be successful in this role, you preferably have a Master’s degree and looking for your second careerstep (about three years of experience experience in supply chain or supply chain planning) within a leading FMCG business. Ideally you have worked with SAP and APO. You will have to deal with ambiguity, you are analytically strong, take accountability for your results and have strong communication skills.