• Rotterdam
  • 40 uur
  • HBO
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Packaging Change Planner

  • 24 december 2018
  • Rotterdam
  • 40 uur
  • HBO


  • 24 december 2018
  • vacaturenummer: 9061797

The purpose of the Portfolio Change Planner role can be split in 3 parts: 

  1. Influencing the artwork transition with central and local marketing 
  2. working with the Demand Planning community to deliver phasing of innovation
  3. Phasing out packaging materials the with packaging planners    
This role will drive alignment between marketing innovation activities, phasing out materials and landing innovations within the right time frame in the market considering the impact on retailers.

There is a strong element of tracking and gathering data from various systems, providing clarity to senior stakeholders and working with planners to phase in and out of packaging materials. Some of the planning activities will be driven by this role itself, whilst others is relying on others.
This role will report into Supply mgr and Demand Planning mgr for Europe and works together with the European material planning lead.

Key Responsibility Areas: 
  • Phasing out packaging materials to zero
  • Ensure OTIF delivery of new packaging materials from suppliers to meet production requirements
  • Weekly coordination calls with suppliers and planners
  • Creating a packaging EOQ/ MOQ strategy with procurement
  • Working with artwork team on general artwork changes
  • Obsoletes management: Pro-actively reducing obsoletes, alerting risks
  • Checking new packaging artworks in Artwork mgt processes
  • Responsible for planning KPI targets related to service (on time in full delivery of new R&P to factory), and obsoletes for R&P.


  • 3-5 years of Material planning expertise in FMCG
  • Analytical, Excel skills are the basics, Power BI the new tool set
  • Excellent communication skills. Lost in translation happens between levels, cultures and functions. Can you communicate across?
  • Structured way of working, you like your lists and checks.
  • Passion for building and improving relationships cross countries and cross functions within an energizing multinational environment
  • Knowledge of planning systems, e.g. SAP/ APO


You will be seconded through Yacht's against excellent remuneration conditions.


Our principal is a leading FMCG company.


Voor meer informatie neem je contact op met Arjen Veldstra via telefoonnummer 06-21110297

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