Deployment Planner

Location: Zoetermeer, Zuid-Holland  |  Sector: Food  |  Start Date: 7/4/2024  |  Job ref: 53039

Deployment Planner

The Company
Our client is one of the top dairy/milk companies around the globe with a nutritional portfolio who aims to support people around the world, from the first 1000 days and onwards into old age. Together with partners from around the world, they continue to build upon the unique knowledge of nutrients and their specific roles in the body to develop breakthrough nutritional solutions that help people live longer, more joyful and healthier lives.

Role Description
Your role as a Deployment Planner is to be the key point of contact from Supply Point to all Country Business Units regarding shipments of the right product, right quality, right quantity, right place, and at the right time.


  • Plan daily and weekly shipments ensuring the right product, quality, quantity, place, and timely delivery for all Sales Units (KPI: Inventory Quality).
  • Act as a key contact from Supply Point to Country Business Units, providing timely and accurate information to manage critical stock situations or overstocks (KPI: Service Level and Write-offs).
  • Optimize supply chain management by enhancing deployment performance through projects focused on forecasting, stocks, and distribution.
  • Analyze daily/weekly shipment advice exceptions (SAP APO).
  • Determine equitable distribution of finished goods to customers (CBUs).
  • Create sales orders for shipments to CBUs (SAP R/3).
  • Proactively inform customers about stock level issues (quality releases, etc.).
  • Collaborate with Production Planning, Customers, and Warehouse to improve deployment plans.


  • Minimum 3 years of experience as a planner, preferably in stock or deployment planning; supply or demand planning experience is also acceptable.
  • Customer-focused and service-oriented.
  • Ability to process large data sets into valuable customer information.
  • Pride in work with a sense of ownership for specific issues or improvements.
  • Strong analytical skills and a structured approach to tasks.
  • Adaptable to a changing environment and eager to be part of the change.
  • Critical thinker, with an eye for detail and a questioning attitude.

Other Information

  • If you think this role is for you and you want to explore more of the possibilities, please contact Leri Salve Lapore and apply via the button below.


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Since 2012, SIRE Life Sciences is the most innovative and engaged consultancy company for the life sciences industries.

SIRE Life Sciences is proud of its ability to adapt to changing trends while always maintaining the highest level of quality for both our clients and our candidates.

Our team of knowledgeable professionals provides customized staffing services to clients and candidates, including secondment, direct hire, temporary-to-hire, temporary staffing, brokering, Statement of Work and we approach each type with the same degree of professional assessment. Our refined and collaborative style is unmatched in the staffing industry. We’re able to see beyond the surface to create matches that result in successful careers for our candidates and valuable talent for our clients.

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