All-round Production Planner at Quaker Houghton

All-round Production Planner bij Quaker Houghton

Uithoorn (NL), full time

Quaker Houghton is looking for an enthusiastic All-round production planner to join our team of professionals. You will be responsible for the day-to-day production plan, administrative processing, stock management and improvement projects.

The position

As all-round production planner you are responsible for the production planning at the production plant in Uithoorn, NL. Your goal is to generate an optimal mix between the given request dates, available raw materials and available tanks, these parameters (among others) are also the drives for the related KPI’s.

It’s a day-to-day challenge to have an optimal production plan which also meets our customer’s high standards in terms of product quality and lead-times. This entails both the order processing, stock checks and integral alignment (if necessary). Also the daily production plan interruptions need to be managed in alignment with the production, warehousing and customer service departments.

You’re also responsible for managing the local stock for both the on-site material and material stored at our external warehouse. It starts with running and analyzing stock reports but also includes the follow-up with related stakeholder (lab, sales and OPS). Goal is to ensure up to date inventory data and the reduction of UFU stock.

You will be part of the local NL supply chain team and will report to the team leader planning.

Key education

  • College or Bachelor degree in supply chain or logistics.
  • Good MS office skills.
  • Good understanding about process flows.
  • Project management skills.

Relevant experience

  • Minimal 5 years’ experience in a logistics and/or production environment.
  • Knowledge and experience with production planning and quality control principles.
  • Experienced with cross-functional thinking, communicating and working.
  • Knowledge and experience in MRP II (material recourse planning).
  • Strong problem solving skills.
  • Knowledge and experience in inventory management.
  • Good understanding of the English and Dutch language (written and verbal).

Skills and competencies

  • Analytical
  • Proactive
  • Accurate
  • Problem solving skills
  • Strong communication kills
  • Customer focused
  • Decisive
  • Stress resistant
  • Result driven
  • Multi-Tasking
  • Dutch (speaking/writing)
  • English (speaking/writing)
  • MS Office
  • JDE / Oracle (pre)

Our offer

We offer an interesting job in a professional team in a challenging environment. A good salary and excellent benefits (premium free health insurance, bonus arrangement, cost reduced company fitness).

About Quaker Houghton

Quaker Houghton is the global leader in industrial process fluids. With a robust presence around the world, including operations in over 25 countries, our customers include thousands of the world’s most advanced and specialized steel, aluminum, automotive, aerospace, offshore, can, mining, and metalworking companies. Our high-performing, innovative and sustainable solutions are backed by best-in-class technology, deep process knowledge and customized services. With 4,000 employees, including chemists, engineers and industry experts, we partner with our customers to improve their operations so they can run even more efficiently, even more effectively, whatever comes next.

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Do not hesitate to send your written motivation and curriculum vitae to the attention of Christa Koot. Please use the application form to apply.

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