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Planning & Logistics Manager - Exclusive

Comprehensive salary + bonus, including holiday pay

Job Description

EMEA Recruitment is working exclusively with a large, international manufacturing company in its search for a Planning and Logistics Manager, based in the Amsterdam area.

The Planning and Logistics Manager will create a masterplan for warehousing and logistics, analyse the situation, and create long-term safety, capacity and improvement requirements.

The successful candidate will be an active member of the management team, reporting to the Director Global Logistics, and managing three direct reports.

The Planning and Logistics Manager will have multiple years of experience in leading and managing an S&OP process in conjunction with a manufacturing environment, and the ability to create and manage OPEX and FTE budgets throughout the year.

As the Planning and Logistics Manager, your role will include:

  • Monitor, challenge, and assist the Warehousing team on safety, productivity, and on time delivery
  • Ensure formulation and execution of the approved preventive maintenance plan and troubleshooting service, identify required replacement or expansion of machinery, and formulate investment proposals for further approval
  • Conducts monthly S&OP process
  • Monitors stock levels and optimises batch sizing (Economic Production Quantities) and (cost) improvements
  • Collaborate with many different departments, e.g. Factory Logistics Managers, Sales organisations, R&D department, Operations team, Quality departments, Central Logistics, IT, etc.
  • Higher HBO or degree (university) level
  • 8-10 years of relevant work experience complemented with applicable work experience in Operational Planning and Logistics roles
  • Experience in leading large Logistics operational teams
  • Ability to motivate teams and simultaneously manage several projects
  • Good problem-solving and communication skills
  • Fluent English and Dutch

EMEA Recruitment is committed to promoting Equity, Diversity and Inclusion in the workplace. We act as a neutral third party in the recruitment process, basing our candidate searches on skills and experience. We do not discriminate on the basis of age, gender, sex, relationship status, disability, race, religion/beliefs, or sexual orientation.