Supply & Demand Planner QWIC – Amsterdam (NL)


Are you the Supply & Demand Planner we are looking for?

The job of Supply & Demand Planner will offer you daily challenges within Supply Chain Management. You will be responsible to setting up and streamlining purchasing, supply, demand and inventory processes that contribute to our company growth.

Join our international team of super motivated, hands-on and inventive QWIC-ers!

The role

The Supply & Demand Planner is part of the S&OP team. This team is responsible for planning, inventory management and facilitating the S&OP cycle. The team is responsible for aligning input from internal key stakeholders in Sales, Product Management, Operations and Finance to provide robust supply plan to our suppliers, ensuring availability of SKU and Parts to produce our products. Also, you will be in a close relationship with other Supply Chain functions (Operations, Logistic and Customer Service) to better manage operational efficiency.

Main tasks;

  • Stakeholder Management: Set up and maintain a performance communication and root cause analysis structure to all stakeholders. Act as a business partner for demand and supply dimension, and S&OP support.
  • Demand Planning: Understand drivers and trends of demand, based on demand forecasts for short and long term. Challenge the inputs in case of misalignment with the monthly plan.
  • Supply Planning: Prepare purchasing Replenishment. Proactively manage orders and ensure data is up-to-date while optimizing inventory.
  • Mitigate Risks: Assess potential SKU/parts’ availability risks, develop scenario planning frameworks. Work together with suppliers and internal stakeholders to find optimal mitigation strategies.
  • Planning Optimization: Build, integrate, and develop our planning tools. Managing demand and supply parameters in the systems to enable correct planning and optimized inventories.
  • Process Optimization: Act on process improvement opportunities and develop efficient and effective well documented processes.

Who are you?

As a Supply & Demand Planner, you are someone that is engaged with our products, our company and will take the customers needs into account. As you work with several departments and stakeholders, you need to be a pro-active team player! Furthermore we are looking for someone who is a strong communicator, (result and data) driven. To be successful you will need to roll up your sleeves, get a clear understanding of company wide processes, develop future proof processes and sometimes just lean into the chaos and lead stakeholders into a structured approach to solve day-to-day issues in a dynamic bike industry.

  • 5+ years of experience in Supply Chain Management, Demand/Supply Planning, Purchasing and/or inventory management;
  • Bachelor degree in a relevant field (e.g. Supply Chain Management, Logistics, Economic studies), Master’s degree is preferred;
  • Ability to communicate effectively with stakeholders at different levels within the organization on demand and S&OP-related matters;
  • Strong analytical skills and affinity towards data-driven decision making;
  • You are an inventive self-starter, flexible, analytic, accurate and you like to finish what has been started;
  • Advanced Microsoft Excel-Access knowledge and experience with Microsoft Dynamics (NAV) or other ERP system is an advantage;
  • Definitely fluent in English. Dutch is an advantage.
  • Drivers license valid in The Netherlands;
  • Living in the Amsterdam area with a valid work/residence permit.

What do we offer you?

  • A competitive salary conform with your education and experience;
  • A yearly QWIC-party and lots of fun and drinks with your colleagues;
  • Plenty potential to develop yourself and grow within your role;
  • You will have 25 holidays per year;
  • Work from home budget to set up your home office;
  • A very nice office space with beautiful view;
  • A welcoming and open work culture with a lot of interesting, international and different colleagues;
  • A very nice and healthy lunch, freshly prepared;
  • And last but not least: your own QWIC E-Bike as long as you work for us!

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