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Senior Supply Planner Europe

Europe Supply Chain Planning Organization (Amsterdam, the Netherlands) 

The Company

Apollo Vredestein B.V. (AVBV) is the European subsidiary of Apollo Tyres ltd. : a tyre manufacturer with Indian roots. AVBV develops, produces and sells premium tyres. With different locations in Europe and USA, AVBV sells over 7 million tyres per year and has over € 500 million revenue. Its Global office is located in Amsterdam. 

Apollo is known for ongoing innovation, short communication lines and an informal and open culture. Working at Apollo means autonomy, versatility and multidisciplinary cooperation. Passion, drive, creativity and daring are important competences for (potential) employees!

Your responsibilities 

This is a newly created position in the new Europe Supply Chain Planning organization in Amsterdam. With much more complex sources, product lines, products and sales channels, this position will support the Central Planning Manager to build Europe supply and Regional DC inventory plans to accomplish business goals. It is a key position to transform AVBV to a demand driven Supply Chain company and maximize the footprint of AVBV while increasing customers service levels. You will work in cooperation with local production, warehousing and logistics teams in Enschede, Hungary and India and report to the manager of Central Planning. 

To support the new integrated Sales and Operations Processes (S&OP) for various product segments, you will be responsible to get a constrained supply plan. You will validate the rolling 12 month forecast from Production and Logistics Planning departments in Enschede, Hungary, India and other third party sources. 

You are responsible to ensure supply by generating nett requirements to multiple sources by SKU. The position will also work in close cooperation with Sales, Marketing, R&D, Manufacturing and Finance departments to define RCCP (Rough Cut Capacity Planning), long term SKUs/product allocation among different sources.  

Your profile

You are an ambitious, eager and proactive professional. This role requires very good analytical and database skills as in the first year most of the work will be done using Excel/SQL until AVBV implement full SAP APO DP/SNP functionalities. You are a pragmatic problem solver, able to simplify complex problems and standardize routines. 

Furthermore you have:

  • A Bachelor/Master degree in Supply Chain, Business Administration, Engineering.
  • At least 3 years’ experience in complex manufacturing industries.
  • Proven experience in planning functions.
  • Experience with database structures and basic programming languages such as Visual Basic.
  • Strong written and verbal skills in English. Other languages are preferred!
  • If you are from abroad, you should be willing to relocate to the Netherlands

The offer

Apollo Vredestein offers you a newly created position within an innovate, international and multicultural organization. You get the possibility to set up multiple supply chain processes. 

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