Global Planning & Inventory Manager

open Amsterdam Gepubliceerd op: 13-10-2022 Minimum of 8 years work experience
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Amsterdam
Gepubliceerd op: 13-10-2022
Minimum of 8 years work experience

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Bachelor’s degree in business, logistics, supply chain or equivalent focus
Minimum 8 years of supply chain planning experience gained through broad and deep expertise in the field and under a matrix structure organization

Global Planning & Inventory Manager

POSITIE

The mission of the new Global Planning & Inventory Manager is to build, shape, drive and lead an integral, E2E central Supply Chain Planning function within Leviat - including the demand planning, supply planning and inventory planning. You will work actively with regional supply chain teams and stakeholders to ensure the efficiency and effectiveness of the planning process in Leviat to improve the end-to-end lead time and customer service level. 

Initially, the Global Planning & Inventory Manager is a solitary role. You are the spider in the web, who drives this planning function and eventually will build a team. You will act as the gatekeeper to ensure supply chain planning processes are well-defined and implemented. In the next years, a solid S&OP process with the participation of all relevant functions will be set up under your governance and leadership. The role reports to the Global Supply Chain Director.

PERSOONLIJK PROFIEL

Education and Experience

  • Bachelor’s degree in business, logistics, supply chain, or equivalent focus
  • Minimum 8 years of supply chain planning experience gained through broad and deep expertise in the field and under a matrix structure organization
  • In-depth experience running sales and operations planning (S&OP) processes
  • Strong track record in project/program management of global, complex, and cross-functional projects
  • Comprehensive understanding of ERP system (preferably SAP S/4 Hana) process and key system functions related to demand planning, master scheduling, and inventory management

Competencies and skills

  • Strategic and conceptual thinker designing concepts that will enable the company to develop a competitive edge through superior supply chain planning
  • Excellent conceptual, analytical, and quantitative skills
  • IT-savvy, preferably experienced in implementing advanced planning tools
  • A very strong drive to improve always challenges the current situation. Knows what excellence looks like
  • Decisive, highly energetic, self-motivating
  • A credible leader with the ability to make a connection and inspire
  • Bridge builder, organizationally sensitive, engaging, and inclusive approach, and able to work across various cultures. Global mindset
  • Flexible and resilient
  • Excellent communication, interpersonal and influencing skills
  • Results-oriented. Has a proven ability to set challenging goals and achieving these goals

Location

  • European headquarters in Amsterdam, The Netherlands. This role will involve international travel (between 20% to 30%).

ORGANISATIE

Leviat was formed in 2020 when CRH’s construction accessories companies united in a single, global organization – bringing together the expertise, resources, and heritage of market-leading businesses including Ancon, Halfen, Meadow Burke, and Plaka. 
With its 3,000 people, operating from 60 locations across North America, Europe, and Asia-Pacific, Leviat realized a turnover of EUR 800 million euros in 2021.

Leviat offers the best of two worlds. With CRH as a strong mother, Leviat profits from the support and expertise of a corporate organization. On the other hand. Leviat is a start-up / scale-up environment, where entrepreneurship, fast decision-making, and impact are key. The Leviat headquarters in Amsterdam consist of a small team of senior management and professionals (including Supply Chain).
For more info, please visit: www.leviat.com

Supply Chain is recognized as a critical function within Leviat to be able to execute the business strategy. Leviat’s Global Supply Chain Operation wants to transform into one integral End-2-End Supply Chain. The recently created central Global Supply Chain organization is being built as we speak. One of the key pillars is building and strengthening the Supply Chain planning capability. 

Therefore, Leviat is looking for a Global Planning & Inventory Manager, a new position based out of the European headquarters in Amsterdam.

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