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Demand Planner – Automotive

You are a proactive customer-oriented analyst who communicates clearly and openly. You have a good sense of empathy and you want to help build a fantastic company.

Our client is a leading family business in the design, development and production of high quality carpets that are delivered all over the world. The customer is king and a lot is invested in sustainable product development with the latest techniques. After more than 100 years of being active in this industry, you can find our customer's products in the following market segments: automotive industry, exhibition sector, residential projects and landscape.

We are looking for an experienced demand planner, hereby you are responsible for optimally aligning the short and long term demand of Automotive customers with the deployment of capacity and delivery schedules, so that the SLAs are achieved at all times.

In this role you have daily intensive contact with customers in the Automotive sector and translate the demand into internal production planning, external suppliers and logistics partners. In addition, you monitor progress and inform customers about delivery schedules and stocks. You monitor the agreed SLAs and you proactively anticipate future demand. Data for the forecast is analyzed and assessed from EDI schedules. These are recorded in long-term forecast orders and coordinated with the Supply Planner and Production Planning.

In this position you will have the opportunity to think along in optimizing and improving processes and systems, such as optimizing stock levels and setting up and implementing Advanced Shipping Notification. In addition, you have a guiding and coordinating role in the introduction of new products. You are part of a Planning department with 12 colleagues and you report to the Manager Planning and Logistics.

Your profile

You are a proactive customer-oriented analyst who communicates clearly and openly. You have a good sense of empathy and you want to help build a fantastic company. In addition, you have an overview and abstraction level to oversee both short and long-term demand. You also have:

  • Several years of experience in a similar role in, for example, the automotive industry;
  • Completed HBO or WO study Supply Chain Management;
  • Excellent command of the Dutch and English language.

What we offer

  • You are an active part of a dynamic, professional working environment and you will work together with down-to-earth, loyal colleagues.
  • You will work in a high-performing family business with short communication lines.

In addition, you can count on an excellent package of primary and secondary employment conditions;

  • a competitive salary,
  • 25 vacation days,
  • year-end bonus,
  • 38 hour working week
  • permanent employment.


Genemuiden (The Netherlands)

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Genemuiden, the Netherlands

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