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Jan 6, 2021

Eersel, NL, 5521 CB

Production planner

Production Planner – Integrated Supply Chain


Light up your career at Scandinavian Tobacco Group
Do you want to be part of our Integrated Supply Chain Team as a Production Planner, supporting our business to sell our products throughout the world, in an efficient manufacturing environment? Then we’ve got the perfect job for you!
Scandinavian Tobacco Group employees are united by their trust in each other, by their dedication to delivering outstanding results, and by the empowerment we believe must be given to do their very best. It takes a team of quick minds to survive and thrive in our business, and we look for smart tenacious people who will go that extra mile – every single day. In return, we offer you opportunities to challenge the status quo and develop and grow in your role and in our company. Are you up for the challenge?


Your role
The Production Planning team sits within the Supply Planning team, and with a group of colleagues you will be responsible for managing the production plan at our site in San Pedro, Dominican Republic.


Main assignments and responsibilities:
• Develop feasible and realistic production plan, based on incoming customer demand and taking plant shutdowns etc. into account
• Excellent and efficient planning performance
• Keep close contact with Customer Service, Demand Planning and Replenishment planning to assure high service to the markets
• Ensuring the most economic and efficient production plan
• Ensure finished goods inventory for Make-to-Stock items
• Contribute to projects to improve the supply chain planning processes and procedures
• Take corrective actions in the planning when needed
• Ensure planning master data is at all times correct


Your department
The Supply Planning EU, Asia & Export department contains the total supply chain process: sourcing tobacco and non-tobacco materials, production of machine rolled cigars, smoking tobacco products and little cigars (10 locations in different countries) and delivering orders to customers worldwide. The strategic objectives of the Supply Chain are  based on the ability to serve our customers to the agreed Service Level Agreements whilst operating with the desired inventory level. The Production Planner will report to the Team Leader Production Planning


What is required for you to succeed?
You are accustomed to working in an international company, at ease in a matrix environment, as a team player collaborating with colleagues from different locations and internal and external stakeholders. You are enthusiastic, accurate and assertive. You work with a strong drive, getting your energy from achieving your goals. You possess good business acumen and demonstrate excellent communication skills as you interact on different levels. You are an influencer, able to give and defend your orientations and manage trade-offs


Other requirements:

• College degree (Bachelor in e.g. in Supply, Logistics, Business Administration, Business and Management, Technology and Operations)
• At least 5 years of Production Planning experience,  preferable supported by APICS certification (CPIM)
• Strong proficiency in planning under ERP (QAD is a plus)
• Strong analytical skills
• Proactive and pragmatic
• Excellent  communication skills in English and as a plus: Dutch and/or Spanish


What do we offer?
If you think you’re up to the challenge, please apply, we’d be happy to receive your application. We offer a challenging job with a competitive salary and room for growth. The job is located in Eersel (NL).


Are you interested?
We are looking forward to receiving your application. Please apply for this vacancy no later than the 31st of January 2021. If you have any questions, please contact Claudia Semmeling via Claudia.Semmeling@st-group.com