Dedicated Production Planner - Aarhus

Do you have a mind for numbers and a taste for optimal utilisation of capacity and resources? If yes, join the Global Planning department in a job where your efforts will indeed influence the results. As part of the Global Planning department you will work with a number of dedicated and professional colleagues. The department is based in Aarhus, but you will also have close colleagues working in Sweden, Germany and UK. This job will give you the opportunity to develop your skills both on a personal and professional level.

Your role is crucial to the success of our sites

You will be the coordinating link between our sales and production units and your major objective will be to follow up on plans for both areas. You will be responsible for the master planning of 1-2 sites balancing available milk and capacity with the demand. As such, you will play a decisive role ensuring that we apply and use our capacities optimally from a global perspective.

You will:

  • Make weekly production plans
  • Monitor global stock levels in SAP APO
  • Establish and maintain planning principles and master data in SAP R/3
  • Prepare material and analysis for the monthly Sales & Operation Planning process
  • Lead planning meetings at sites and other relevant meetings with stakeholders
  • Secure the progress of a series of concurrent projects within logistics and planning
  • Handle purchase of packaging
  • Have close collaboration with leaders and employees at all levels and gain a unique insight into Arla Foods’ business across units and functions.

Proactive logistician with strong analytical and communication skills

You have a degree in logistics e.g. cand. Merc. and if you have been working with planning and logistics for some years, that would be a benefit. You are an advanced IT-user with solid understanding of the supply chain activities, processes and tools. As you will depend on a variety of stakeholders you will need to master executing through others in a matrix organisation.

In your approach, you are positive, goal-oriented and thrive on working autonomously. You are able to retain a customer and service-oriented approach and possess excellent stakeholder management skills.

You are proactive, able to remain calm under pressure and you use your analytical skills when solving problems. Additionally, you are a skillful communicator with good written and verbal English skills. 

Application and contact

Please apply as soon as possible. We will screen applications on an ongoing basis, due to start as soon as possible. For additional information, please call Charlotte Sønderby, Planning Manager, Global Planning, at +45 9131 3868.

Please apply via this link

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