Looking for a job where you will play a crucial role in optimizing our supply chain operations and ensure efficient and effective inventory management? We are currently seeking a talented and experienced Group Supply Planning Manager to join our team. If you are a strategic thinker with exceptional analytical skills and a passion for driving operational excellence, we invite you to join us in this exciting opportunity as our Supply Planning Manager.
What the role is about
As our new Group Supply Planning Manager you are responsible for the development of the most beneficial product portfolio and product mix, with the main purpose to maximize sales, profit and industrial efficiency. For this reason it is important you have in-depth knowledge of all areas of the supply chain such as demand planning, supply planning and inventory planning.
You will be developing and implementing effective supply chain strategies, optimizing inventory levels and collaborating with various internal departments and external suppliers. This is why you are in this job working closely witch colleagues of Procurement, Production Planning, NPI, Sales and Finance.
Key objectives for this position are:
We believe that cycling moves the world forward!
Accell focuses on developing, producing and marketing bicycles, parts and accessories in the middle and upper segments of the market. Cycling is extremely popular and the e-bike is rapidly conquering the Netherlands and the world. Accell is growing and there is room to develop, so we want to invest further in our people. Accell is the market leader in Europe with well-known brands such as Batavus, KOGA, Sparta, Haibike, Lapierre, Ghost and Van Nicholas. Here at Accell, we believe that people have the power to change the world. You are valuable and of importance here.
Our supply Chain
Accell Group's complex supply chain is driven by a wide range of products, suppliers, countries, and consumer profiles. The business is divided into Bicycles (OEM) and Parts & Accessories (P&A), with bicycles being assembled by Accell and third-party suppliers using externally sourced frames and components, mainly from Asia. Assembly operations are strategically located near end markets to reduce lead times, with local inventories on site. Seasonality plays a significant role in the bicycle business, varying by country, with a peak delivery period from February. Accell focuses on the high-end and premium bicycle market, distinguishing itself through innovative products that require tailored components in lower volumes. Collaboration with suppliers is critical in the development process and supply chain. We have adopted a center-led supply chain organization model to improve profitability and working capital.
What we ask forYour attention to detail, strong analytical skills, and ability to work in a fast-paced manufacturing environment will be essential to your success in this role. Strong leadership is required to effectively relate with various stakeholders and to facilitate dialogue with senior management team. For this reason you have strong facilitation, negotiation, communication, collaboration & engagement skills.
Other requirements for this job are:
How to apply
Interested? Please send your resume and a cover letter by sending on the “Apply” button. If you need more information or have questions do not hesitate and reach out to Vincenzo Campanile (Strategic and Tactical Planning Manager), firstname.lastname@example.org. For questions about the procedure you can contact our Recruiter Anieke de Groot, email@example.com.
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