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The Company
Our client has an ongoing commitment to provide life-transforming nutrition at key moments throughout life. They first began their early support of mothers and their infants and they positively impacted millions of lives around the world over for over 125 years.

Main responsibilities:

  • Deployment planning is responsible for all daily/weekly planning of shipments of the right product, right quality, right quantity, right place and on time for all Sales Units (KPI: inventory quality
  •  Be a key point of contact from a Supply Point to all Country Business Units on shipments and provide timely qualitative and quantitative information necessary to anticipate on critical stock situations or overstocks (KPI: Service Level and write offs)
  • Optimizing supply chain management by improving the Deployment performance with main projects on forecast, stocks and distribution
  • Complaints handling from the Sales Units on transport, production, mistakes during invoicing etc. (KPI: credit management)

Details of the job

  •  Analyze weekly/daily exceptions on shipment advice (created by SAP APO)
  • Determine the right fair share of finished goods of supply points to customers (CBU's)
  • Create sales orders for shipments to CBU's (SAP R/3)
  •  Pro-actively inform customers on issues regarding stock levels (quality releases, etc)
  •  Discuss deployment plan improvements with Production planning, Customers or warehouse
  • Create export documentation (invoices, packing lists, COKZ-documentation, chamber of commerce, etc).

Your Profile:

  • Experience as a planner (minimum 3 years), stock or deployment planning preferred, but experience with demand planning also fine
  • Customer focused, service oriented
  • Being able to process large amounts of data into valuable information for the customers
  • Take pride of the work that has to be done and have ownership for specific issues or improvement
  •  Strong analytical competences and structured way of working
  • Open to a changing environment and willing to be part of the change
  •  Always be critical on the process and questions received, wanting to know all in detail