Demand Planner

Location: Amersfoort, Utrecht  |  Sector: Food  |  Start Date: 5/31/2024  |  Job ref: 52795

The company
Our client is a well-known dairy cooperative with a global presence, serving communities for over 150 years. Dedicated to providing top-quality dairy products and nutritional solutions worldwide, they have a rich history and a strong commitment to sustainability, innovation, and excellence in the dairy industry.

Role Description
As a Demand Planner, responsible for the process for BG Europe Supply Chain, creating demand plans based on statistical forecasts for both operational and tactical horizons, and ensuring an optimal planning process within the S&OP framework.


  • Responsible for continuous improvement of the demand planning process through analysis and improvement initiatives
  • Translated business dynamics into the demand plan, including NPD, phase-in/out, promotions, events, seasonality, tenders, contracts, and activations.
  • Ensured an optimal planning process that fits within the S&OP framework.
  • Managed KPIs such as Service Level, Forecast Accuracy/Forecast Bias, and waste (obsoletes)
  • Handled stakeholder management with key stakeholders, including sales, marketing, finance, and supply planning.


  • Minimum bachelor’s degree (preferably in Supply Chain)
  • Commercial mindset and customer-focused
  • Broad understanding and experience in SAP/planning tools, with knowledge of SAP APO-SNP being a plus.
  • Proficient in Microsoft Excel and PowerPoint.
  • Fluent in Dutch and English.

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