Posted: 22 June 2022

Functional Specialist Advanced Planning – DSM

Location: Delft, The Netherlands
Hours: 40

DSM – Bright Science. Brighter Living.™

Royal DSM is a global, purpose-led, science-based company active in Nutrition, Health and Sustainable Living. DSM’s purpose is to create brighter lives for all. DSM addresses with its products and solutions some of the world’s biggest challenges while simultaneously creating economic, environmental and societal value for all its stakeholders – customers, employees, shareholders, and society at large. DSM delivers innovative solutions for human nutrition, animal nutrition, personal care and aroma, medical devices, green products and applications, and new mobility and connectivity. DSM and its associated companies deliver annual net sales of about €10 billion with approximately 23,000 employees. The company was founded in 1902 and is listed on Euronext Amsterdam.

At DSM we are striving to make zero-touch sales orders possible for ours. In an industrial setting this is ground-breaking, and, in this role, you have an opportunity to be part of this shift. To make this goal happen, we need your ability to help create perfect supply chain processes and build perfect IT systems to support those processes.

You’ll join the Improve Supply Chain Team with a focus on advanced planning, and support global business applications for business group DSM Food and Beverage, including end-users and managers at various levels in the different Business Units and Regions. To make important next steps in our IT systems you will interact with Group Digital Services Department as well as external software providers.

Are you an experienced supply chain professional in advanced planning and want to learn more about IT, or are you an IT specialist in the Supply Chain domain who wants to get closer to the business? Then this could be the perfect opportunity for you!

Key responsibilities

  • Support improvement projects e.g., by gathering requirements, process improvement, writing test scripts, testing, project implementation, training, and user support.
  • Ensure that the supported business processes and business applications including IT tools are running well.
  • Create, share, and enforce best practices on the use of planning tools and master data. management. Planning includes Demand Planning, Supply Planning & Detailed Scheduling.
  • Ensure standardization and harmonization globally, on the Business Group level of processes and tools.
  • Coach, train, coordinate and evaluate the relevant group of Regional Key Users.

We Bring

  • The possibility to work autonomously and with a team in finding the right solutions.
  • The freedom to be creative and proactive.
  • A hybrid workplace (50% office / 50% working from home) that offers flexibility to employees across the business.
  • We offer you the possibility to grow and develop yourself professionally and personally.
  • A team of diverse employees who aren’t afraid to think outside of the box.
  • A truly global and collaborative team that cares about the experience of our employees.

You Bring

  • At least 5 years of experience in a similar role in Supply Chain or IT, supported by a Bachelor’s degree.
  • Proven and strong knowledge of SAP MM/PP and APS (preferably OMP).
  • Strong knowledge of the various business processes, especially Demand-to-Supply Planning.
  • Preferably experience in the process- or food industry.
  • Have experience in co-operation in different types of international and diverse organizations.
  • Live within a reasonable distance of Delft, The Netherlands or willing to move.

About Us

No matter which team you are on, at DSM you’ll be part of a powerful shared purpose – to create brighter lives for all. You’ll get opportunities to work collaboratively with different departments and industry experts to make a positive difference to the future of millions of people and the planet we all share. Together, we’ll understand the needs of every customer and offer solutions that promote their success and impact, today and in the future.

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