Sr. SC Planner – DSJ Global – Maastricht

DSJ Global

Position Overview: As a Senior Supply Chain Planner, you will be instrumental in ensuring seamless operations throughout our client’s supply chain network. You will collaborate closely with various departments, including procurement, manufacturing, logistics, and sales, to optimize inventory, minimize costs, and meet customer demand while upholding stringent quality and compliance standards.

Your Responsibilities:

  • Demand Forecasting: Utilize historical data, market trends, and customer insights to forecast demand accurately, ensuring alignment with production capabilities and inventory levels.
  • Supply Planning: Develop comprehensive supply plans that encompass procurement, manufacturing, and distribution activities, considering lead times, capacity constraints, and supplier capabilities.
  • Inventory Management: Implement strategies to optimize inventory levels across the supply chain, balancing the need for product availability with the goal of minimizing carrying costs and excess stock.
  • Production Planning: Collaborate with manufacturing teams to develop production schedules that meet demand requirements while maximizing operational efficiency and resource utilization.
  • Supplier Relationship Management: Foster strong partnerships with suppliers to ensure timely delivery of materials and components, manage supplier performance, and mitigate supply chain risks.
  • Order Fulfillment: Oversee order processing and fulfillment processes, coordinating with logistics teams to ensure on-time delivery to customers while adhering to quality standards and regulatory requirements.
  • End-to-End Supply Chain Optimization: Drive continuous improvement initiatives across the entire supply chain, from procurement to distribution, leveraging data analytics and performance metrics to identify opportunities for optimization and efficiency gains.
  • Cross-Functional Collaboration: Work closely with cross-functional teams, including sales, marketing, finance, and quality assurance, to align supply chain activities with business objectives and drive collective success.
  • Your Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s degree in supply chain management, logistics, business administration, or a related field. Master’s degree preferred.
  • Proven experience in both supply planning and demand planning roles within the medical device or pharmaceutical industry (preferably, but not required), demonstrating a deep understanding of end-to-end supply chain processes.
  • Strong analytical skills with the ability to translate data into actionable insights and recommendations.
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills, with the ability to collaborate effectively across functional boundaries and influence stakeholders at all levels.
  • Proficiency in supply chain management software, ERP systems SAP, Oracle), and advanced Microsoft Excel skills. SAP 4 Hana experience is a plus.
  • Proactive mindset with a focus on continuous improvement and problem-solving.
  • Fluency in English; proficiency in Dutch is desirable.
  • If interested apply directly below!

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