Senior Manager Supply Planning | Solventure

Senior Manager Supply Planning

Solventure is looking to strengthen its team in Belgium with a Senior Manager Supply Planning.

Solventure acts as reseller and integrator of tooling supporting the sales & operations planning processes in manufacturing companies. This includes support for customer-product segmentation, demand planning, supply planning, inventory planning and executive S&OP.

Solventure provides supply chain analytics services. This combines a cloud based tooling solution with process improvement, coaching and analytics in all aspects of the S&OP process. In the analytics mode, we develop supply chain processes in a step-by-step and self-financing approach.

Next to these, Solventure is developing a ‘leading indicator forecasting solution’. This is based on Phd research within Solventure, in close collaboration with the universities of Lancaster and Gent. Leading indicators is a promising new technique. It will help the leaders in supply chain to realize a new and much needed breakthrough in forecast accuracy.

Solventure has also recently launched ‘Solventure Academy’, which develops S&OP competence, by providing open and in-company training, in the different steps of the S&OP process.

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    • As a Senior Manager in Supply Planning, you use the power of Sales & Operations Planning to add true value and turn our customers’ Supply Chains into a competitive edge.

    • You manage Supply Planning projects including Rough Cut Capacity Planning, Master Production Scheduling, and Detailed Production Scheduling.

    • You facilitate workshops with our customers to identify their needs. Together with the team, you propose suitable solutions focusing on process, tooling, and analytics.

    • You provide guidance during the configuration of the planning software.

    • Towards our customers, you act as a strategic partner and ensure customer satisfaction.

    • As a senior manager, you are also involved in pre-sales activities

    • You structure and develop knowledge in our Supply Planning Competence Center.

    • You are happy to coach and develop a team of S&OP consultants.


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    • You hold a Master’s Degree (preferably in Engineering or Economics).

    • You have at least 8 years of experience in Supply Planning (Scheduling, MPS) and Optimization.

    • You have a deep knowledge and understanding of the manufacturing processes.

    • Experience with planning tools is a must. You are a solid user of MS Office.

    • You are analytical and result-oriented, you think in solutions rather than problems.

    • You are a strong communicator and connect easily with internal and external stakeholders.

    • You communicate easily (in speaking and writing) in English.

    • You can work autonomously, but you also get energized by working in a team.


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    • A specialist role with lots of autonomy and the opportunity to actively contribute to the growth of our business.

    • “More-than-just-a-job” in an ambitious scale-up, characterized by an openminded, transparent and caring culture.

    • A stimulating and international environment with lots of training and development opportunities.

    • A young and dynamic setting, combining hard work with fun & interaction.

    • A competitive salary package (including company car, fuel card, representation allowance, lunch allowance, group insurance and other interesting fringe benefits).

    • The flexibility to work in our offices in Gent (Blue Towers), Deinze, Antwerp or from home (anywhere in Europe).

    • Free fruit and soup on Tuesdays!


Looking forward to meeting you! Apply online now or email your resume to leentje.claeys@solventure.eu

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