Are you ready to play a pivotal role in the heart of our manufacturing operations? We are seeking a dynamic and detail-oriented Material and Production Planner to join our team and help drive efficiency and excellence in our production processes. If you have a passion for logistics, organization, and a desire to contribute to a thriving company, we want to hear from you!
The client is an international company with activities in and around Brussels.
As a Material and Production Planner, you will be responsible for:Material Planning: Efficiently managing inventory levels by forecasting demand, monitoring stock levels, and ordering materials as needed to ensure uninterrupted production.Production Scheduling: Collaborating closely with production teams to create and maintain production schedules that optimize resources and meet customer demand.Demand Forecasting: Utilizing historical data and market trends to develop accurate demand forecasts, helping the company to plan for future growth.Inventory Management: Implementing best practices to minimize excess inventory and reduce carrying costs while ensuring materials are readily available.Supplier Relations: Establishing and maintaining strong relationships with suppliers to ensure timely deliveries and negotiate favorable terms.Continuous Improvement: Identifying opportunities for process improvements, cost reductions, and increased efficiency within the supply chain and production processes.Cross-functional Collaboration: Collaborating with various departments, including production, procurement, and logistics, to ensure seamless coordination and communication.
To excel in this role, you should have the following qualifications:
- Bachelor's Degree: A degree in supply chain management, operations management, or a related field is preferred.
- Experience: 2+ years of experience in material and production planning or a related role within a manufacturing environment.
- Language skills: Mastering Dutch and English perfectly
- Technical Skills: Proficiency in supply chain management software, ERP systems, and Microsoft Excel.
- Analytical Skills: Strong analytical and problem-solving abilities to make data-driven decisions.
- Communication: Excellent written and verbal communication skills with the ability to collaborate effectively with cross-functional teams.
- Organizational Skills: Exceptional organizational skills and attention to detail to manage multiple tasks simultaneously.
- Adaptability: The ability to thrive in a fast-paced, ever-changing production environment.
What We Offer:
- Competitive Compensation: We offer a competitive salary and benefits package, including health insurance and retirement plans.
- Professional Development: We value your growth and offer opportunities for ongoing training and development.
- Dynamic Work Environment: Join a dynamic and collaborative team that values innovation and creativity.
- Impact: Be part of a company that is shaping the future and making a difference in the industry.
- Work-Life Balance: We promote work-life balance to ensure you have time for your personal life and interests.