• 13 oktober 2020
  • vacaturenummer: 219410


Due to business success and expansion of the team, we are looking for a naturally curious and ambitious Demand Planner covering Europe. We are looking for a Demand Planning expert wanting to showcase their knowledge on a large European platform.

If you have experience of S&OP, flourish on efficiency and demonstrate continuous improvement, you may be just the person to join the team! You will, of course, evidence business and commercial acumen; thriving on offering innovative planning solutions.

The most important qualities for this person are curiosity, analytical skills, unquestionable organisation ability, perseverance, determination and an eye for continuous improvement, all ideas are welcomed in the Demand Planning team and, as an integral part of the wider Operations team, you have accountability to truly deliver excellence.

Working as part of a fun, highly professional, experienced team, you will be fully supported in your success and career development. This is an opportunity to really shape the success of this role.

Your responsibilities:

Working together with the EU Operations and Logistics Managers to define and implement S&OP process in cooperation with EU Management team;
Refining processes to include impacting product launches, sales forecasting, spare parts forecasting, demo kit forecasting, requirement planning, safety stock planning and capacity;
Communicating commercial plans and working with the planning and supply chain teams to achieve sales forecast planning;
Working with HQ factory in China and with European vendors, acting as the key contact point for local vendors;
Creating and maintaining forecasts for various product lines;
Building, maintaining, and removing re-order points for different product lines;
Ensuring part number updates are communicated to relevant stakeholders internally;
Placing orders to vendors on daily or bi-weekly basis if necessary;
Maintaining ongoing strong relationships with local vendors to ensure product updates, price changes and EOL statuses are properly maintained in our ERP system;
Confirming new part numbers with local vendors or extending part numbers from our HQ factory;
Generate monthly reports based on key performance indicators.

What are we looking for in you?

Fluent in Dutch and English – both written and spoken;
Experience in a demand planning role with focus on S&OP highly beneficial;
Humility and ambition along with a sense of ownership… and sense of humour!
Alongside a great eye for detail and the ability to work well under pressure , you will showcase the right behaviours:
Strong relationship management skills , both internally and externally;
Customer orientated , with good interpersonal, verbal and written communication skills;
Obvious natural curiosity to go above and beyond expectations;
Well organised with experience of functioning independently as well as part of a team, requiring limited supervision;
Showcases creative thinking and a willingness to implement new approaches with entrepreneurial flair;
Understanding of cultural differences among various regions/countries in the world and how to work within those cultures;
Ability to work in Europe without requiring sponsorship;
Advanced knowledge of MS Office.

If you are interested in the above vacancy, please respond via the application button with an up-to-date resume and short motivation.

If you want more information about the vacancy, please call Mascha or Evalin or send an email to

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Mascha Zijl en Evalin Kerkhof