Material and Production Planner| English

  • Location


  • Sector:

    Logistics and Supply Chain

  • Contact:

    Alessia Di Giacomo

  • Job ref:

    JN -122018-24558

  • Published:

    2 months ago

  • Expiry date:


Are you looking for a new challenge within an organization which is very focused on improvement, which is truly fast paced and you can learn to be truly adaptable and flexible? In this company, no day is the same and it is a wonderful learning school for your career progression. Have you developed 2-3 years experience in supply chain/logistics and are you looking for the next step where you can grow and learn from a complex yet fascinating industry? Do you know how to operate in a lean way or are you interested in learning? Do you have initiative and are keen on working in a company that gives you the opportunity to come up with process improvement ideas?

What will you be doing? The Role will be part of the combined Material and Production planning team. The purpose of the role is to create a production plan as well as a detail schedule for the assigned production lines, taking into account the agreed Lead Times and Service Levels with customers as well as the operational cost and inventory targets. The complexity of the job is not in the planning and scheduling itself, but due to the nature of the environment an order-driven Supply Chain with short order lead-times where many processes are still in development. Responsibilities include:

  • Create a master production plan for assigned production lines for the coming 1-4 weeks
  • Create a detail production schedule for the coming week
  • Arrange delivery of raw materials needed for production form the warehouses to production
  • Daily monitoring and adjustment of the above plans and activities
  • Maintain all process orders both in SAP and PPC
  • Manage open process orders in coordination with production staff and assure that the sales order management team is clearly informed about any deviation
  • Organizing transport of finished products to external warehouses and responsible for the stock accuracy
  • Plan the needed amount of a variety of fruits, ingredients and packaging materials. Keeping in mind stock levels, lead times, forecasts, shelf life and harvest
  • Work closely together with procurement to monitor/challenge and execute the agreed strategy per fruit group
  • Initiating the purchase order and chasing/monitoring it were necessary
  • Master data management for production planning related parameters
  • Initiate improvements and participate in improvement projects and activities
  • Act as backup for direct and indirect colleagues within the supply chain teams in case of absence
  • Responsible for keeping stock within targets and consult sales and supply chain management in order to calculate required safety stocks to ensure availability
  • Monitor KPI’s and follow up to get the agreed targets

What is it required from you?

  • Bachelor/Master degree in Supply Chain or related field
  • Preferably 2-3 years of experience as a Material or Production Planner
  • Knowledge of Excel required
  • Flexible and customer focused
  • Ability to work in a dynamic environment with multiple, competing priorities
  • Enthusiastic team player with ambition to improve our standards and performance
  • Strong interpersonal communication and analytical skills
  • Proactive self-starter
  • Focused on performance and results
  • Fluent in English (spoken/written) ; Dutch is nice to have

What is in it for you?

  • Positive, flexible, open, hard working but fun environment
  • Great salary package including: 8%, 13th month, 25 days holidays plus 9 ADV days, good pension contribution
  • Possibility to take additional training and courses for professional development

If you are interested in knowing more about it, please contact me at or call me at 06 52671224