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  • Job Type
    Full-time Position
  • Background
    Management & Business Others
    Supply Chain and Procurement
  • Category
  • Languages
  • Experience Required
    3 - 5 Years
  • Degree Required
    • Province
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    • Date Posted
      May 17,2021
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    Supply Planner

    Founded in 1920, Eastman is a global specialty materials company that produces a broad range of products found in items people use every day. With the purpose of enhancing the quality of life in a material way, Eastman works with customers to deliver innovative products and solutions while maintaining a commitment to safety and sustainability. The company's innovation-driven growth model takes advantage of world-class technology platforms, deep customer engagement, and differentiated application development to grow its leading positions in attractive end-markets such as transportation, building and construction, and consumables. As a globally inclusive and diverse company, Eastman employs approximately 14,500 people around the world and serves customers in more than 100 countries. The company had 2020 revenues of approximately $8.5 billion and is headquartered in Kingsport, Tennessee, USA. For more information, visit

    The role

    The supply planner is the key person between business, sales, customer service, scheduling and manufacturing. Main target for the Supply Planner is to guarantee an uninterrupted supply process for the 0-4 (current +3) months outlook in accordance with the needs of in- and external customers and in line with business and functional guidelines and targets. The goal is to become the key interface between Business, Sales, Customer Service, Manufacturing, and the onsite Scheduling team.
    This position is in Rotterdam and reports to the Planning Manager EMEA & APR.


    • Develop and maintain the rolling current +3 months production plan
    • Lead the operational excellence meetings and present plan on a weekly basis to required stakeholders and escalate when necessary
    • Analyze KPI outcome (e.g. Adherence to Schedule, OTIF, forecast accuracy) and act where needed to meet targets
    • Develop and maintain raw material requirements based on agreed mid-term Supply Plan
    • Control inventory levels of raw materials, semi, and finished goods in line with agreed inventory targets and provide appropriate reporting.
    • Understand and execute the key analytics in line with manufacturing processes to achieve optimal demand & supply balance
    • Provides stakeholders with clear and documented options and related (financial) consequences
    • Responsible for Master Data Analysis and maintenance to allow planning tool usage
    • Work in assigned project teams on functional and cross-functional basis
    • Active engagement in (CRM) deployment
    • Initiate improvement opportunities (automation, digitization, data analysis)
    • Actively supports the supply manager in developing the 24-month supply plan
    • Regional coordination of the pallet recycling program
    • Responsible for monthly reconciliations of inventory levels and initiating and leading annual physical stock counts


    • Bachelor or master's degree, preferable in Planning, Logistics, Supply Chain Management or Technical Business Management
    • At least 2 years of experience in the field of Production Planning & Inventory Management
    • Fluent written and verbal skills in English (Required)
    • Excellent knowledge and experience with SAP, OMP, advanced Excel and Power BI skills
    • APICS certification and Six Sigma certification is preferred

    Desired personality traits

    We are looking for someone with the capacity for assimilating and comprehending data and trends to determine the "bigger picture". The successful candidate has strong analytical and communication skills, enjoys handling multiple tasks in a structured and methodological way. A jack of all trades with the resilience to thrive in a constantly changing environment.


    For further information about this position please contact Fiorela Moretto (Talent Acquisition Partner, EMEA) via +31641369491 or send your application via the apply button.
    Note: We already have chosen our sourcing channels and kindly ask not to be contacted by search, advertisement, or staffing firms.

    Eastman is committed to creating a powerfully diverse workforce and a broadly inclusive workplace, where everyone can contribute to their fullest potential each day

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