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Our client is based in the region between Eindhoven and Nijmegen and is one of the world’s biggest food companies specialized in dairy industry.

Can you? Start a new job on short notice.
You want? A supply chain position in the key supply chain hub of their European Network, with a lot of exposure in the organization.
You bring? A Bachelor in Logistics or Supply Chain Management and a willingness to learn?

*** Material Availability, Data Management, S&OP, Digital Skills, Planning, Communication***

Because our client is looking for a candidate to start on short notice, we have arranged a smooth and efficient interview process. As Material Coordinator you will be part of the Inbound Planning team, part of the supply chain of 2 Dutch factories. The Material Coordinator main responsibility is to secure 0-13 weeks material availability at right stock levels, timing, location and costs.
The inbound department is responsible for Material Planning of 0-18 months for raws, packs, liquids and semi-finished goods, but also in scope inventory control/management, contract and material management, and act as the main interface with the suppliers of the network. 
In this position you have contact with a lot of internal and external stakeholders: 
Internal: Planners, MRP planners, Finance (SC Controller), Production (Unit Managers), Warehouse, Quality and Production.
External: 3PL, Suppliers, Planning Central Team, C&P

- Perform material availability checks to production plan
- Prepare weekend alignments with SC and also other stakeholders.
- Pro-actively collect, share and analyze data anticipating to material availability risks on operational horizon (1-13 weeks, weekly review).
- Understanding 13W rolling forecast changes with Outbound planners (waterfall analysis)
- Share 13W rolling forecast with suppliers, on a weekly basis.
- Phasing In & Phasing Out of raws & packs together with OPP, C&P, Specs Management, supply chain, quality, finance.
- Be 1st point of contact about non SAP related systems
- Monitor supplier contracts & solve/support supplier invoices (contract admin interface)
- Managing overall inventory including transitions/exchange
- Maintaining & updating the processes, procedures and working instructions related to the job scope.
- Support on cost management by explaining stock levels higher than target, with projections for the upcoming periods.
- Formal attendee of NPI meeting (lead by Activity Management).
- Order backflush & non BOM materials through One-Buy.
- User of SAP MM / SAP APO (consult)/BAAN/
- Create/adjust/close purchase orders to supplier respecting lead-time, MOQ, demand changes. 
- Create daily call off materials (STO) with 3PL using power BI and other tools available.

You bring?
- Bachelor or Master in Supply Chain Management or related
- Preferably some Planning experience, 
- Analytical & Digital capabilities, 
- Stakeholders management and supplier’s relationship 
- Excel mid-high.
- Agility, hands on approach, able to adapt (fast learner) willingness to learn, proactivity.
- Fluent English

If you are interested in this position, simply upload your CV via the apply button. If you have any questions or comments, please contact Joost Spape at