20 Oct 2021

Global Planner

We are looking for a Planner with interest in Digitalization, Data, and AI

The company

CO-RO A/S is a global leader in fruit concentrates, fruit-based drinks, and home-freeze ice lollies. Our more than 1,200 employees globally work diligently to develop, produce and market products under our internationally recognized brands such as Sun Lolly, Sunquick, Suntop, Suncola and MashUp. CO-RO, founded in 1942, is a Danish company with a global footprint. Our Brands are available in more than 80 countries with production sites in Europe, Middle East and Asia. We annually provide consumers with 3.5 billion servings of high-quality fruit-based soft drinks.

The position

We are offering an exciting newly established position as Global Planner, Digitalization Lead. The focal point of the role is demand planning – but with a unique focus on digitalization, data, and AI. You will play a pivotal role in ensuring manufacturing and delivery are consistent with what is needed at our sites in APAC, Middle East and Africa – entailing an everchanging and challenging workday. You will join a truly global work environment and collaborate with skilled employees across many different countries and cultures.

You will be the lead in establishing processes within demand planning, inventory management, NPI, phase out, and reporting – focusing on how digitalization can help streamline and make our processes more efficient. You will own the monthly planning process and act as the link between our global sites and key stakeholders situated in our HQ, Denmark. You will represent Supply Chain and constitute a valuable contributor in many of CO-RO’s growing development projects, collaborating across functions while utilizing your distinct project managements skills. You will join the Global S&OP team and will report to the S&OP Manager.

You must thrive in a fast paced and dynamic work environment. You can expect a diverse role characterized by empowerment and a steep learning curve. You must be driven by digitalization and how data and AI can redefine workstreams – we offer you an opportunity to impact the future scope of demand planning within CO-RO!

The profile

In order to be taken into consideration for the role, you possess no less than three years of relevant work experience from a similar position. As an educational basis, you likely hold a MSc in Supply Chain Management, Business Administration or equivalent.

You have built up valuable project management skills, touching upon product launches and phase out projects. Additionally, we expect you to hold strong stakeholder management skills, being a good facilitator and communicator. You enjoy a broad stakeholder interaction and can easily communicate within all levels of an organisation, from CEO to Warehouse Worker.

You possess both knowledge and interest in AI and digitalization. You hold sufficient skills in BI and Excel. Experience with Microsoft Dynamics 365 or other ERP and planning tools will serve valuable in our selection for the role. Fluency in written and spoken English is a must.

On a personal note, you are hands-on, analytical, and proactive in your work approach – and most importantly, you like to have fun while reaching ambitious goals. You will join a harmonious work group and we expect you to impact the culture of the team.

 We offer

In 2019 we moved into our new Innovation Centre and HQ – the beautiful Henning Larsen designed Oval. Our physical surroundings create the best possible work conditions and settings for your daily work. Our canteen allows you to bring home delicious dinner and we offer modern fitness and spinning facilities. Our headquarter reflects our ambition of attracting the best employees from around the world and allows you to join a truly global work environment.

Working for CO-RO entails flexibility and freedom with responsibility, balancing working from office and home. You can expect to join a department where your growth and development are on the agenda.

20 Oct 2021

Apply Now

Apply as soon as possible – we are conducting interviews on an ongoing basis for this exciting position. Please submit your application and CV with relevant documentation. If you have any questions regarding the role, please contact hiring manager Joachim Byrch Madsen, Sales & Operation Planning Manager, by e-mail jmadsen@co-ro.com.


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