Senior Planning & Stock Controller

The challenge

As Senior Planning & Stock Controller you are responsible for the planning & stock control activities of your brand portfolio but besides you have an important role in improving our processes and in coaching the other members of the planning & stock control team. You make sure that orders are placed in time and correctly, based on sales history and forecast, production- and delivery times and current stock situations. Together with your colleagues you check the sales planning for the Bike division and you steer the purchase if necessary. You maintain intensive contacts with the sales organizations for Benelux, France, Norway, Sweden, Denmark, Finland, Italy and Turkey and our suppliers. It is evident that you stay informed about developments in the market by visiting events and studying relevant developments. Besides these activities you work on continuously improvement of the supply chain performance. This could include activities like:
• Improve the use and knowledge of systems used in supply chain together with the Planning & Stock control team members;
• Work with Planning & Stock controllers and Demand Manager on initiatives to improve the forecast accuracy;
• Develop initiatives, with the other Planning & Stock controllers, Brand Coordinators and Logistic department, to improve the supplier performance of the vendors;
• An active or leading role in supply chain (related) projects.

What are we looking for?

• You are customer oriented. You quickly correct problems and you monitor customer satisfaction;
• You take intiative. You are proactive, you formulate proposals for improvement and ensure realisation, including the implementation of required changes/adaptations;
• You have good skills in planning and organizing. You make plans for your own work as well as others, in which you are setting goals. In the fulfillment you set priorities;
• You are analytical. You quickly see the core of the problem and you are able to translate this into practical solutions;
• You are able to obtain the right information in a variety of sources, by asking questions and doing desk research;
• You are possessing the quality to work for an extended period in an accurate and careful way, with the aim to prevent errors and carelessness from yourself and colleagues.

Must haves

• You have a relevant bachelor degree in business or technique, preferably in the field of supply chain and/or logistics.
• You have at least 3 years of relevant experience in a similar position, preferably in an international supply chain environment.
• You are experienced in process improvements and projects and are used to fulfill a coaching role towards others.
• Excellent language skills in both Dutch and English are necessary.
• You are used to work with ERP and planning software, experience with Oracle EnterpriseOne and SLIM4 is an asset.
• Good Excel skills.

What do we have to offer?

Shimano offers a pleasant, informal working environment with colleagues who work well together and are proud to work for Shimano. In addition to our good working conditions (training and development opportunities, individual and company bonus, collective health insurance and a pension-scheme), Shimano offers you the opportunity to work in a responsible and challenging position within a dynamic, international and ambitious environment. Together we want to win, therefore we have a strong focus on team achievement.

Our Team

Shimano employees are dedicated, loyal and experience Shimano as a good employer in a pleasant working environment. Our people have fun in their work, fit into the organizational culture and are especially proud to work for Shimano.

Do you want to join our team?

Please send your application letter and Curriculum Vitae, via our jobsite: Please check the job opening via ‘Jobs’ and apply via the ‘Apply’-button.
Acquisition regarding this vacancy is not appreciated.



Contact person

Annemarie Snijders

Latest Jobs
There are no jobs listed at this moment.
all jobs

Shimano Europe Group

High Tech Campus 92

5656 AE  Eindhoven 

The Netherlands

Phone: +31 (0)341 272 340

Europees hoofdkantoor Shimano naar High Tech Campus in Eindhoven EINDHOVEN - Het Europees hoofdkantoor van Shimano wordt per 1 januari 2017 gevestigd op de High Tech Campus in Eindhoven. Shimano kiest voor de High Tech Campus vanwege de aanwezigheid van veel jong talent en een sterke focus op innovatie. Ook ...
About Shimano
Shimano Europe Group uses cookies to remember certain preferences and align jobs interests.