Supply Chain Planner
|Job Title:||Supply Chain Planner|
|Location:||Amsterdam, North Holland|
|Salary:||Up to €0.00 per hour|
|Contact Name:||Mark Crorkin|
|Job Published:||January 08, 2018 09:42|
This role oversees the Supply Chain planning (forecasting and inventory) requirements process. This is a hands-on position responsible for developing and executing short and long-term supply plans to balance the forecast and required service levels.
Designing and generating weekly and monthly (statistical) forecast reports.
Assemble and analyze all data relevant for creating the forecast (historical sales, market trends, seasonality, promotions and inventory levels).
Establish and utilize best methods (statistical models and software tools) in creating forecasts and respective inventory targets.
Make recommended adjustments to forecast and inventory targets based on changes in demand and market trends.
Conduct ongoing development of inventory strategies to determine cost-effective use of inventory investment while maximizing inventory turns and meeting service level targets
Develop and maintain purchase plan. Submit, monitor and report on purchase orders and stock transfers according to plans and stock transfers.
Chair forecast and inventory planning meetings with internal stakeholders, reviewing recommended sales forecasts and inventory goals (emphasis on product life cycles, new product introduction, and promotions).
Manage inventory targets (including safety stock levels), stock allocation and alignment with 3PL.
Prepare, report, and communicate forecast and inventory measurements to management (forecast accuracy, inventory plan vs. targets).
Evolving and maintaining documentation and standard operating procedures for supply chain planning processes and systems
Continuously improving forecasting techniques, method, and approach.
Other activities if requested
Educational background: Bachelor, preferably in Logistics or Supply Chain Management
Experience in and knowledge of purchasing, demand and supply planning and inventory management processes and systems
Experience in setting-up and maintaining advanced planning and replenishment systems
2 + years' experience in a relevant position
Advanced analytical skills
Detail oriented and accurate
Advanced knowledge of Microsoft Excel
Excellent written and verbal communication skills
Ability to meet deadlines, balance multiple responsibilities at one time and reprioritize as needed
Self-motivated and able to make timely, quality decisions
Ability to build relationships and work in a collaborative environment
Being able to work in a fast paced dynamic environment