Senior Demand and Supply Planner

 

Full-time


Location: Dordrecht

 

Trust might not be a family business, but we definitely operate as one. We work as a team, support one another through successes and setbacks, and are passionate about and proud of what we do. In addition to an ongoing rebrand, we’ve this year set out exciting and ambitious sustainability goals – committing to becoming climate-neutral. We’ve also began releasing our line of ‘ECO’ products, which are made from recycled materials. We’re making our way to a greener, brighter future – and we’d love for you to join us! 

 

As a Demand and Supply Planner at Trust International, you will play a crucial role in driving the efficiency and effectiveness of our demand and supply planning processes. Your responsibilities will span both demand and supply planning functions, contributing to the success and growth of our organization.

 

Become a vital character in Trust International's dynamic team story. Working alongside two experienced Demand and Supply Planners, you'll contribute to the evolution of our two-year-old Demand Planning team and six-month-old Supply Planning team. Reporting directly to the Demand Planning Manager, you'll play a crucial role in shaping the future, actively participating in process improvements and automation initiatives. What sets our team apart is the commitment to a data-driven approach, moving away from Excel to embrace Python and Power BI. Join us in this transformative journey, where your role goes beyond routine planning to become an integral part of a collaborative, innovative narrative.

 

 

Demand Planning Responsibilities:

  • Maintain a 12-month rolling forecast to enhance accuracy and planning precision.
  • Analyse trends to improve Forecast Accuracy (FA%) and make data-driven adjustments.
  • Clean and manage data within the forecasting tool to enhance baseline forecast accuracy.
  • Collaborate with R&D and Category Management on New Product Introduction (NPI) forecast data and ensure alignment with overall demand plans.
  • Support sales teams to validate demand plan inputs and ensure accuracy.
  • Collaborate with country heads to align on total market demand plans.
  • Identify risks and opportunities, providing insights during monthly Sales and Operations Planning (S&OP) meetings.

 

 

Supply Planning Responsibilities:

  • Generate a weekly supply plan based on forecast inputs, ensuring alignment with demand plans.
  • Cooperate with our global Procurement team ensuring optimal order quantities and supply conditions, considering complex production prerequisites.
  • Identify supply constraints and collaborate with the business to mitigate supply risks effectively.
  • Ensure optimal product availability across all three warehouses while optimizing supply chain costs.
  • Manage (safety) stock levels, considering each product's life cycle and demand variability.

 

 

Projects:

  • Contribute to the ongoing data-driven journey by actively participating in the automation of manual tasks and reporting processes.
  • Enhance Power BI dashboards to provide better visibility on risks, enabling data-driven decision-making.
  • Improve the current phase-in/phase-out management plan, specifically focusing on safety stock and forecasting accuracy.
  • Drive improvements in New Product Introduction (NPI) forecasting processes.

 

 

Qualifications: 

  • HBO/University degree in Business, Supply Chain Management, or a related field.
  • At least 2-3 years of proven working experience in Supply or Demand Planning (within the consumer electronics or CPG/FMCG industry as a pre).
  • Strong commercial acumen with entrepreneurial mindset.
  • Pro-active and hands-on mindset with the ability to independently make decisions and drive initiatives.
  • Experience in project management with the capability to independently lead and execute projects.
  • Strong problem-solving skills with meticulous attention to detail.
  • Collaborative and result-driven attitude, thriving in a team-oriented environment.
  • Excellent communication skills, both verbal and written in Dutch and English.
  • Exceptional interpersonal skills, capable of building and maintaining strong relationships.
  • Ability to simplify and effectively communicate complex data to senior leadership.
  • Advanced proficiency in Excel and PowerPoint.
  • Proficient in building dashboards in Power BI or a strong willingness to learn.
  • Familiarity with manipulating large datasets and automating tasks (experience with Python is a plus).

 

What we offer: 

  • A versatile and creative function
  • An international team of young, enthusiastic colleagues
  • Salary in accordance with job grade and great secondary labor conditions such as a bonus and a pension
  • Monthly get-together with drinks and snacks in our very own bar

 

Trust is a global company on a mission to make fair digital accessories the new norm: Fair for people. Fair for the planet. And at fair prices. We are engaging and collaborating with our retail and manufacturing partners to make clever changes in our production, operations, and product range.

 

Trust offers a range of affordable products for your laptop, gaming device, tablet, desktop, home, smartphone, and TV. Trust’s products are available in 50 countries, from local shops to larger electronics stores, department stores, hypermarkets, and online.

 

Interested in seeing other great career opportunities at Trust? Visit the ‘Careers’ page of our website – or check out our LinkedIn or Indeed pages – where you’ll see all open job listings!

 

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