Senior Supply Planner

Alkmaar Permanent

Added 26/04/2022

  • Multicultural, financially strong and fast growing international FMCG company
  • Career opportunities for you to develop within the company

About Our Client

Our client is a top Multinational Retail Company leader in the FMCG who offers a broad range of products for all kinds of usage.

With more than 2.000 stores in 10 different countries and more than 50.000 employees they are leading the market.

The rapid growth makes them a successful organization, continuously expanding in scale. The responsibilities of the Supply Planner will increase accordingly. Not only does this organization keeps growing, but you will also have numerous possibilities to grow and develop yourself within the company. Development opportunities for you as a supply planner are there for the taking at our head office in North Holland

Job Description

  • You are in the lead as a planner, and you act as the first escalation point and knowledge holder regarding the ins and outs within the category group.
  • You are responsible for the forecast and parameters in the system, and you respond to key moments.
  • Track demand deviations and ensure an optimal performance at the stores.
  • Check the orders in the Symphony GOLD system and act based on the stock and forecast. No one to come between you and your stash.
  • Monitor inbound deliveries for timeliness and completeness.
  • Hold periodic meetings with suppliers and colleagues to improve internal stock and availability of items.
  • Keep the administration for master data or the closing of open orders; you know exactly what's going on.
  • Make shipping plans for the direct-import items and monitor them with the correct hub or cross-dock location.
  • In addition to planning activities, you have a driving role in making the organization scalable and thus preparing the company for further growth.
  • You have an active role as a "Subject Matter Expert" in which you represent processes and projects.
  • Mentoring junior planners and sharing knowledge on hard and soft skills.

The many contacts with suppliers, among others, make your work challenging and diverse. And the most beautiful? Together with your colleagues you put a smile on the face of our customers. By surprising them with more than they expect. And by making sustainable products affordable and accessible to everyone.

The Successful Applicant

  • Bachelor's or Master's degree ideally in the direction of Supply Chain
  • 5 years' experience in a similar position in a fast pace FMCG company
  • Strong English command
  • Love to work with numbers and know Excel in and out
  • Able to work under pressure
  • Excellent agenda planning skills
  • Have strong analytic skills and are results driven;
  • Show affinity for FMCG;
  • Are proactive and have great communicative skills;
  • Are flexible and not afraid of changes.
  • Live in easy to commute distance from the area of Alkmaar.

You are an expert in planning. You would describe yourself as organized, flexible and someone who can take a beating. Thanks to your structured approach, you know how to deal with rapidly changing priorities and time pressure. Teamwork makes the dream work, that's why you like to work with your colleagues. By keeping short lines with your stakeholders, you know how to achieve your availability and inventory goals.

What's on Offer

You will work in a team of professionals in an international environment. We have more than 2000 stores in 10 European countries and we regularly open new stores and distribution centers every week. The rapid growth of the organization continues continuously. Not only is the company growing, but there are also career opportunities for you to develop within the company.

  • A competitive salary.
  • Commuting costs.
  • Employee discounts for purchases inside the company.
  • The unique opportunity to help setting up our supply chain planning process.
  • The chance to be part of a young and ambitious international team.
  • The opportunity to push the boundaries for our international footprint.
  • Personal development and lots of variety in your work.
  • A broad scope of responsibilities.
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Procurement & Supply Chain
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Supply Chain Planner
FMCG (Fast Moving Consumer Goods)
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