As a Supply Planner you will be part of the Supply Chain Planning department and report to the Unit Planning Manager. The Supply Planner is in close contact with the Category Demand Planner, Category Buyer and Individual suppliers.
The main focus of the Supply Planner lies in ensuring optimal inventory levels and availability for our stores and DC’s. You are the main point of contact for the supplier to ensure optimal delivery and solve any delivery issues. You have the ability to signal core issues and provide input to improve category and/or supplier performance on a continuous basis. You know your way around the business in order to fully align all supply chain related activities with relevant stakeholders within your category/supplier domain.
Your daily Actions
You will be carrying out tasks such as maintaining logistic and order management data, and maintaining forecasts in the replenishment system. You will be responsible for validating and creating purchase orders per DC provided by the replenishment system. Moreover, you will follow up on delivery issues and will monitor inbound deliveries in the portal on a daily basis, while you will also maintain promotions in order to ensure in time and in full availability of promo items. You will provide input and feedback on day-to-day performance on issues, and you will monitor and maintain KPI's on a daily basis.
You will communicate and cooperate with internal stakeholders such as buying, commercial and logistics in order to achieve (common) goals and participate in projects.
You need to follow up on in time and in full delivery for domestic and/or direct import suppliers. Additionally, you maintain contacts with suppliers in order to follow up on issues and take mitigating actions to prevent issues with suppliers and organize periodic meetings with key suppliers of your category.
You coach and support (new or less experienced) colleagues.
Who you are
You are organized, able to structure activities, and stick to agreements within deadlines and according to guidelines. You work efficiently and effectively, also when under time pressure. You work effectively with internal stakeholders to achieve common goals, and you communicate in an effective, motivational way to accomplish your goals. You make proposals for efficient and effective working methods with the least possible complexity and implement these, and you are able to participate in projects that reach beyond own planning activities.
Furthermore you have:
- Bachelor degree, preferably in supply chain or business
- 5+ years of relevant work experience
- Good knowledge of excel
- Experience with Forecasting & Replenishment systems (e.g. Symphony, Slimstock,)
- Business level English
Please note: to be able to apply you actually have to live in the Netherlands.
What we offer
- Market-based salary
- 24 holiday days and the option to buy 5 extra days a year (based on 38 hours)
- A company laptop
- Flexible working hours
- The option to participate within a collective health insurance scheme
- 15% staff discount on Action merchandise in Action stores
- Extensive education and training possibilities at our own Action Academy
A fast-growing, international non-food discounter with a simple and successful business model operating in the Netherlands, Belgium, France, Germany, Luxembourg, Austria, Poland, the Czech Republic and Italy. We lead on price and differentiate on surprise. We are known for our affordable everyday products. We offer around 6,000 different items in our stores, with more than 150 new products every week. We sell A-brands and private label products. Products that make your life easier, better and more fun. Good quality products that add value to your life. Because despite our low prices, we make no concessions to the quality of our products. Quality, sustainability and transparency are important for us.
Inclusiviteit en diversiteit
Uiteraard staat deze vacature open voor iedereen die zich hierin herkent. We geloven dat diverse teams van belang zijn voor ons als lerende organisatie, die voorop wil blijven lopen in de wereld van werk. Want juist verschillen tussen mensen zorgen voor groei. Van collega's, klanten, kandidaten en daarmee van Yacht. Heb jij een uniek talent? We ontmoeten je graag.