Sales & Operations Planner
For on of our partners in the automotive industry we are looking for an Sales & Operations Planner.
This company is located nearby Aalst.
BASIC PURPOSE AND FUNCTION:
Translate customer demand into mid term supply plan.
Process in put : sales history and forecast; production capacity.
Process output : production plan (12 rolling months).
Targets, responsibilities : customer service levels ; inventory turns ; levelled production plan
Drives inventory management process.
Focus on mid term horizon, as well as proper implementation and execution of short term planning tools (PULL systems, …), in relation with plants.
Actively involved in Lean Supply Chain deployment.
Continous improvement of planning process, standardization and communication
POSITION DIMENSIONS: (SCOPE) (e.g., reporting structure; personnel responsibility; decision-making authority;
Reporting to the Sales & Operations Manager PT.
Decision making authority : plant loadings , inventory management, data management, process improvements.
Suppliers (internal, external).
Customer Service departments
Other (travel, working conditions, unusual work schedules):
Occasional travelling to plants and / or suppliers to capture local processes and improve communication.
- Strong analytical skills, extremely reliable
- Good communication skills, proactive behaviour
- Strong understanding of Supply Chain Management
- Organization skills, must be able to prioritize tasks in an effective way.
- At ease with systems (ERP, Arkieva S&OP software, execution systems, MS Office)
- Fluent level of English
Education/Experience (minimum required):
University degree or equivalent.
Experience in supply chain function required, preferably in a manufacturing environment.
Possibilities to grow
A salary in line with the market