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Integrated Planner & Scheduler

Job Requisition ID:  38662


The Scheduler defines and executes the short-term production schedule required to execute the Master Production Schedule (MPS).  The role primarily deals with detailed planning, scheduling and inventory management over the short-term (up to 3 months). The scheduler will regularly interface with the supply manager, demand manager, manufacturing area leaders, customer service and sales representatives in the region. 
• Develop and implement a detailed production schedule that supports business strategy and communicate to key stakeholders. 
• Monitor and optimize supply plans to maximize value through a focus on asset optimization, plant balancing, logistics costs, inventory control, and product transition minimization.
• Contribute to supply meeting to develop consensus with demand plans.
• Evaluate new business opportunities and provide assessment of supply capability.
• Model "what-if" scenarios and propose optimized solutions based on variable supply/demand conditions. 
• Identify constraints and propose alternatives where demand plans cannot be met.
• Identify, communicate, and escalate variances from plan. Manage and resolve variances and exceptions.
• Determine if order commitment and/or sales allocation plans are warranted and propose plan modifications required to meet goals.


 This is who you are
You have strong analytical skills, you dare to challenge existing paradigms and in your world complexity is a source of value. You are trustworthy and reliable, with a manner which is customer orientated. You are able to work in a team as well as individually, and you are self-motivating and innovative in attitude.

This is what you bring:
•    Master’s degree in business engineering (or equivalent). 
•    Experience with supply chain in a production environment is an asset. 
•    Languages: fluent written and verbal skills in Dutch and English, German is a plus.
•    Knowledge of SAP is a plus. 
•    Analytical minded and advanced Excel skills. 
•    The scheduler will be responsible for a new production operation, so we are looking for somebody who has experience with process design and feels comfortable to work in a changing environment. 
•    A flexible team player with high resistance to stress and good communication skills to interact across the organization.
•    Ability to formulate good judgments and clear rationale in making decisions, considering all relevant inputs and alternatives. 


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