Demand Planner

Location: Breda, North Brabant, Netherlands    |  Remote Working Available
Salary: €3500 - €4200 per month + competitive
Job Type: Permanent
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Do you want to be part of an international supply chain team, and be responsible for supporting demand analysis, supply market analysis, and creating meaningful forecasts? Are you experienced in demand planning or are you looking for an opportunity to gain valuable experience and develop your career within an international environment? Because even if you only have a few years' experience, this could be the opportunity for you…

Demand Planner

Location: Breda
Language: Dutch & English
Contract: Full-time
Salary: 3.500 - 4.200 EUR gross/month (excluding secondary benefits)

The company is a multinational that is industry leading in technology. They have an international footprint, but are also still rapidly expanding. Due to this there is a strong entrepreneurial mentality requiring you to keep up pace in a fast changing organisation. You are not afraid to reach out of your comfort zone, and you get energy from communicating with different stakeholders throughout the organisation.

About the role
We are searching for a talented Demand Planner to ensure the operations are timely, efficient, and cost-effective. You will assist in all demand planning duties, including estimating future product demand, analyzing inventory flow, and developing forecasting models. To be successful in this role, you should be professional, highly analytical, and possess excellent communication skills in both Dutch and English.

  • Develop and execute best practices - reduce lead times and supply variations, optimize stock levels, and improve material margins through the Total Cost of Ownership model;
  • Front to end planning/scheduling - improve the availability of products;
  • Plan and coordinate the following activities - sourcing, freight management, and distribution to ensure timely availability of end products;
  • Drive accurate planning and the inputting of master data into our ERP system, resulting in better reporting and steering of planning related processes;
  • Maintain inventory at target levels to ensure high service levels;
  • Key member of all new product launches, coordinate all demand planning efforts;
  • Partnering with teams across the business - deliver commercial and operational requirements of the business;
  • Establish and manage range and portfolio processes;
  • Provide root cause analysis of stock-outs/overstocks with solutions to drive improvements
  • Deliver strategies for rotation and obsolescence management;
  • Issue, amend, and maintain purchase orders confirming supplier capabilities to meet requirements;
  • Maintain supplier performance metrics including, but not limited to, on-time delivery and price variance.

The Demand Planner is a…
A proactive and highly analytical individual that shows strong capacity in problem solving and analysing data. You are invaluable in making forecasts, developing and implementing strategies impacting supply chain, You are one of the first people in the supply chain, and as such are integral to the correct flow of resources.

As an individual you have a can-do attitude, can easily make social contact, and have a strong understanding of supply chain and planning. You are disciplined and can work independently (even with a manager on the other side of the world). You have demonstrated strong understanding of supply chain, or demand planning.

Your profile

  • Bachelor degree or master in supply chain (or related field);
  • 3+ years of relevant experience in demand planning;
  • Fluent in English and Dutch;
  • You live and breathe Microsoft excel;
  • You are sufficient in using SAP;
  • Strong analytical and process oriented skills;
  • Structured work ethic;
  • Experience in medical devices is a strong preference.

What do you get in return;
You will have the opportunity to work in a multinational that will provide you with experiences that are beneficial for the rest of your career. This company provides a unique opportunity as they are still busy rolling out their activities across Europe in which you play an integral part. Furthermore, you will be part of a talented team of individuals, in a flat-organisational structure where contact lines with management are short and you are given considerable responsibilities.

  • A full time work week (40hrs);
  • Salary indication between EUR 3500 - EUR 4200 gross per month excl. holiday allowance;
  • 25 holidays + 6.5 ATV days;
  • Travel allowance;
  • Flexibility to work (100%) remote;
  • Pension plan
  • Educational budget

If you are interested in this role we look forward to receiving your application. You can send your cv and motivation to j.tukker(a) We will do our best to respond within 5 working days once you meet the requirements, on the off chance they we do not manage, we regret to inform we have continued with other candidates.

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