Global Senior Planner
Amersfoort, Utrecht
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locationsAmersfoort, Utrechttime typeJornada completaposted onPublicado hace 20 díasjob requisition idVAC13523

Job Description :

In a world with limited natural resources and a growing population, the demand for food is constantly rising. Sustainably meeting this demand poses many complicated challenges.

As a Global Senior Planner, you can contribute to our purpose of Feeding the Future by becoming an integral part of the Global Procurement team and optimizing our global procurement strategy for Micro ingredients.

If you are a procurement professional looking to work on projects hands-on while also having strategic input on a globally operating company, this is the job for you! Nutreco Global Procurement is responsible for the global procurement strategies and leads in defined categories (direct and indirect spend categories) by central contracting and coordination for all Nutreco Business Units and operating companies (OpCo’s).

As a Global Senior Planner you support the Category Manager and the OpCo’s by optimizing and sourcing of centrally managed raw materials.

You provide valuable support by collecting OpCo forecasts, providing Category managers guidance on volumes to be contracted.

Besides that, you make optimal contract allocations for OPCOs on the basis of the negotiated contract conditions, monitoring OPCO and Supplier contracts and initiate improvement projects (, improve reporting, improve TCO, contract process improvements ).

You work close together with our buyers. They give you an update about the market and you will present how much they need to buy, by country, to be covered till end of a period.

Your focus is to ensure timely availability of contracts and optimize contract utilization. You initiate and contribute to projects for process improvement.

Operational excellence flows through your veins. You show a mind-set for continuous improvement (long term relationships).

What are your key accountabilities?

  • Pro-actively define actions based on forecasts and sourcing plans (long / short term) to deliver added value for Category Managers and Nutreco Procurement;
  • Prepare quarterly and monthly planning (allocation of volumes and costs) and contracting based on OPCO forecasts () for multiple Categories;
  • Support with Tender process based on volume, pricing and availability. For example : stock positions and coverage. And the impact on Purchase performance;
  • Re-)allocate volumes to suppliers and internal / external customers;
  • Ensure a good service interface with internal / external customers, including problem solving, in order to maximize customer satisfaction and value for Nutreco Procurement;
  • Define, develop, implement and monitor KPIs to help improve Nutreco Procurement, OPCO, customer and supplier performance;
  • Initiate and develop improvement tools, Operational excellence (IT) to manage planning tasks.
  • What we offer

    Working for Nutreco means working in an international working environment in which we challenge you to get the best out of yourself.

    We can offer you

  • Challenging work on complex and diverse topics;
  • The opportunity to grow professionally;
  • An informal multi-cultural working environment with great colleagues;
  • Opportunity to develop an international career;
  • No-nonsense, pragmatic, flat organization, with direct reporting lines;
  • Belonging to the SHV Family with more than 60.000 employees.
  • What else is in it for you?

  • We will offer you a fulltime position, 40 hours per week;
  • Flexible work environment with option to work from home several days per week;
  • Competitive remuneration package with a good pension scheme;
  • Your position will be classified in a Hay scale;
  • Attractive salary based on skills and experience -paid in 12 monthly payments- plus Holiday allowance;
  • You will have the opportunity to grow within Nutreco and SHV Group;
  • 30 vacation days, with the possibility to sell or purchase a limited amount of days.
  • What we ask

    Your capabilities should include being an excellent business partner. You are a natural team-player that collaborates with colleagues in the global Headquarter and with international Operational Companies.

    Besides that, you are a strategic doer’ who can make things happen. You undertake actions to improve yourself and the process.

    Besides that, you develop tools to manage contracts in a pro-active way. You are sufficiently motivated to work on your own initiative without needing direction.

    Your approach is client and result oriented and you have excellent social and communication skills.

    What you bring

  • Bachelor’s or Master’s degree in Business Management, Supply Chain Management or similar;
  • 5+ years of working experience in an international planning role in an international industry;
  • Excellent understanding of financial impact of planning and sourcing (and on pricing);
  • Ability to act on various levels (internal / external customers, senior management, category managers, order administrators, suppliers) with positive impact;
  • Outstanding knowledge of and broad experience with ERP and related systems (, Business Objects, Power BI);
  • Good understanding of and practical experience with change & project management;
  • Fluent in English (writing and speaking) is mandatory, and other languages are welcomed.
  • Extra information / Apply direct

    Are you the candidate we are looking for? We would like to hear from you! You can express your interest in this role by clicking the button apply online’’ and we will contact you as soon as possible.

    For more information regarding this vacancy, you can contact Jeffrey Duyzer (Team Lead recruitment) at +31(0)651419317

    or In case you do apply, we like to thank you for sharing your ambition with us!

    For all agencies

    Please be aware that acquisition based on our vacancies is not appreciated.

    Our organisation :

    Nutreco is a global leader in animal nutrition and fish feed. Our advanced nutritional solutions are at the origin of food for millions of consumers worldwide.

    Quality, innovation and sustainability are guiding principles, embedded in the Nutreco culture from research and raw material procurement to products and services for agriculture and aquaculture.

    Experience across 100 years brings Nutreco a rich heritage of knowledge and experience for building its future.

    Equal Opportunity Employer :

    Nutreco is an equal opportunity employer; applicants are considered for all roles without regard to race, color, religious creed, sex, national origin, citizenship status, age, physical or mental disability, sexual orientation, marital, parental, military status or any other status protected by applicable local law.

    Please advise us at any point during the recruitment and selection process if you require accommodation. Nutreco is committed to compliance with all applicable legislation, including providing accommodation for applicants with disabilities.

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