Posted: 20 June 2022

Manufacturing Planner – Marel

Location: Boxmeer, The Netherlands
Hours: 40

Scope and Authority

The Manufacturing Planner manages the timely availability of parts and machines within the agreed service levels, considering optimal costs (Total costs of ownership principle) management. The Manufacturing Planner is responsible for managing the availability according to realistic planning and taking into account the available capacity and customer requirements.

Main Tasks

  • Implement processes and tools that focus on early identification and resolution of exceptions/shortages
  • Identify component supply risk and proposes/implements corrective actions to secure component supply (shortage management)
  • Evaluate component demand against capacities resolving exceptions to ensure component supply
  • Manage, reject and returns process according to the correct priorities
  • Monitor Supply Chain KPI’s (use PDCA method)
  • Responsible for Master Data management
  • Streamline logistics/warehousing activities to minimize all relevant operational cost and communicates in case of exceptions
  • Set the right balance between short-term and long-term planning
  • Balance deadlines and details, speed and completeness, and focuses on items with the greatest impact
  • Incorporates product life cycle into component plans to ensure availability and minimize obsolescence (phase-in / phase-out management)
  • Upon request analyzes, identifies and proposes actions regarding Inventory strategies and stock levels
  • Work together with Supply Chain Engineer on inventory levels and execution of inventory strategies
  • Monitor partnership with the supplier while holding supplier fully accountable for supply performance
  • Monitor key supplier performance indicators: delivery reliability, supplier lead time and obsolescence
  • Identify, define and execute supplier improvement initiatives to increase supply agility and reliability
  • Propose and validates logistics agreements with suppliers
  • Participate in continuous improvement projects
  • Propose continuous improvements, taking into account own workspace, department processes, Marel processes and supplier processes
  • Use available Supply Chain tools / ERP systems and interprets / analyse data to review component plan inputs and constraints
  • Enable smart system planning by using/setting up master data (lead times, MRP types, MOQ, etc.)
  • Use tools to evaluate and improve supplier performance
  • Shows respect for the views and contributions of other team members; shows empathy; listens to others; builds team spirit and reconciles conflict; adapts to the team and fits in well
  • Upholds ethics and values; demonstrates integrity
  • Easily establishes good relationships with customers and staff; relates well to people at all levels
  • Builds wide and effective networks of contacts
  • Analyses numerical data and all other sources of information, to break them into component parts, patterns and relationships; probes for further information or greater understanding of a problem; makes rational judgements from the available information and analysis; demonstrates an understanding of how one issue may be a part of a much larger system
  • Produces new ideas, approaches and insights; produces a range of solutions to problems
  • Creates innovative products or designs
  • Focuses on customer needs and satisfaction; sets high standards for quality and quantity; monitors and maintains quality and productivity; works in a systematic, methodical and orderly way
  • Adapts to changing circumstances; tolerates ambiguity; accepts new ideas and change initiatives

Education, Knowledge and Experience

  • MBO+ educational level or equivalent
  • Experience in Supply Chain processes (Planning, Inventory Control)
  • Knowledge of ERP, engineering, and reporting systems
  • Experience with MS office
  • Strong English skills, both written and verbal
  • Experience with and comfort working in a multi-cultural, multi-discipline organization is an advantage

Commitment to Global Safety

As a Marel employee, you are expected to respect internal rules and actively contribute to the delivery of the corporate Safety policy and guidance to ensure Marel is a safe place to work.

Marel Vision and Values

In partnership with our customers, we are transforming the way food is processed. Our vision is of a world where quality food is produced sustainably and affordably. Marel’s core values are Unity, Innovation and Excellence.

For more information about this vacancy contact recruiter Jorrith at +31 6 25417376/

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