Supply Chain Project Specialist

2-11-2018 diegem
job description

You will report to the Supply Chain Manager Projects. The Supply Chain Project Specialist is responsible for the planning, alignment and execution of Supply Chain activities related to approved and funded projects. Projects can include new product introductions, product line extensions, asset reconfiguration, acquisitions, divestiture, life cycle management, product changes, cold chain set-up.

This person works directly with overall project leaders, supply planners, network planners, Master Data Management team, RA & QA teams & business partners to ensure strong working relationships and processes, resulting in achievement of stated final project objectives.

Principal duties and responsibilities:
* Utilize Global Supply Chain Projects Planning processes to enact product changes and changes to supply chain flows. This role will plan for seamless transitions from the `as is' configuration to the `to be' state. Incorporate project management excellence and LEAN methodology.
* Significantly align with Supply Planning / Production planning / Purchasing / External Ops planning / Network planning to ensure capacity & capability are appropriately utilized for planning and scheduling functions.
* Significantly align with all business partners (Regulatory Affairs, Quality Assurance, Master Data Management, PLAN, CLS, MAKE, SOURCE) to ensure alignment and agreement on upcoming changes.
* Support Scenario Planning analysis, with capacity bottleneck identification where appropriate. Ensure appropriate available capacities to meet timelines and volume requirements.
* Support launch / phase in / out plans with key stakeholders and prepare for operational launch readiness.
* Identify and pro-actively mitigate risks throughout the entire supply chain

your contribution

* Supply Chain Planning background: MSc in Business Administration, Economics, Finance, Logistics or Engineering.
* A first experience in Supply Chain Management, Logistics, Industrial Engineering or Finance is required, preferably in multinational company.
* track record of a great interest in Supply Chain Management is required
* Project Management experience is not required, only a plus
* LEAN material flow, planning & scheduling knowledge, a plus.
* Process Excellence certification or proven working knowledge, a plus.
* Knowledge and proficiency of ERP and APS planning tools.
* Sense of urgency, accuracy with high attention to details are critical skills for the job
* Strong analytical skills with capability to query systems in order to extract sets of data for analysis. Advanced Excel knowledge, basic Access
* Demonstrated ability to manage complexity
* Good communication skills
* Ability to work across multiple functional organizations and levels in a multicultural and global/matrix environment.
* Demonstrated partnering and influencing skills
* Fluency in English is required (other languages are a plus)

production planner / responsible (m/f)
employment type
full time
contract type
temporary contract
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your Randstad contact
Caroline Temmerman 025066259