(Interim) Distribution Requirements Planner (CLOSED) – Zuid-Holland

Nissrine Kohen | 24 December 2019


For our client in Zuid-Holland, Inspired-Talent is looking for a (Interim) Distribution Requirements Planner. As (Interim) Distribution Requirements Planner you will be responsible for creating the supply plan across the whole supply network in such a way that service level, inventory and costs are optimize. You will optimize the stocking policies across the supply network, maintain and improve master data in order to optimize and cooperate with commercial teams in order to optimize customer satisfaction while balancing costs.

Furthermore your responsibilities include:

• Create the supply plan across the whole supply network while balancing service level, inventory and costs;
• Manage the supply and replenishments across the whole supply network;
• Release Stock Transfer Orders to the site in order to manage the supply and replenishments across the whole supply network;
• Support the distribution centers and customer service with analyses when needed to create visibility;
• Continuously determine the best stocking policies and supply routes;
• Coordinate allocation across markets in case of limited stock availability;
• Review mid term and long term outlook of the supply plan against resources and warehouse capacities;
• Execute and support on various analyses using different tools and systems to optimize inventory and costs;
• Ensure on target service levels and customer satisfaction at the distribution centers and report to the appropriate channels;
• Ensure on target inventory health and report to the appropriate channels;
• Ensuring supply at new customers and take into account specific customer requirements;
• Provide impact analyses when needed to show the impact of decisions or scenarios to the markets;
• Actively participate in the demand control process and answer questions from the commercial teams on product availability;
• Cooperate with logistics to be able to balance the supply chain costs and customer satisfaction;
• Lead/participate on special projects if needed;
• Actively participate in the gate keeping meeting with production planning to make customer priorities clear;
• Support the DRP Planning Manager in analyses for the IBP process preparation;
• Continuously improve processes, reporting and tools in order to improve performance
• Support on reporting where necessary;
• Maintain and improve master data parameters to optimize the supply chain in terms of service level and inventory;
• Make sure that transactional data in the system is up to date and reflecting the reality;
• Proactively flag potential issues, and come with gap closing proposals to mitigate.

Important keywords are: HBO thinking/working level | Communication skills | Building relationships with stakeholders at multiple levels in the organization | Thinking in possibilities | Analytical, and being able to turn this data into information | Problem solving skills | Striving for improvement | Focused on processes

Inspired-Talent: Recruitment & Talent Development for Logistics and Supply Chain Professionals has been selected to find and select the best candidate for this position. If you are interested or if you want more information, please contact:

Ujendre Ramautarsing, Managing Partner Inspired-Talent
ujendre@inspired-talent.com | +31 6 25048826