01 Aug 2019

Senior Supply Planner

Do you want a key position within our new Customer Supply Chain team? Do you thrive in a fast-paced environment, acting as the link between Production and Sales?

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 Sunquick, Suntop, Suncola, Sun Lolly and MashUp. CO-RO, founded in 1942, is a Danish company with a global footprint. The Brands are available in more than 80 countries with production sites in Europe, Middle East and Asia. Our turnover was approximately DKK 2bn in 2019.

The position

As Senior Supply Planner your main responsibility will be weekly scheduling of production lines at our factories in Frederikssund or at our co-packers around the world. You will also have to ensure that we have sufficient packing materials available for production and manage the daily business with suppliers. You will ensure the right balance between product availability, inventory and production efficiency and act as the link between production and sales. You are a key player in ensuring our products reach the consumer in time. CO-RO is expanding in a fast pace, so you will manage planning related cut-over activities in connection with launches of new products produced on the lines you schedule or implementing new packing material lay-outs.

CO-RO has an ambitious growth strategy which drives the need for stronger planning. In combination with the implementation of a new ERP system (Dynamics 365) this provides us with a unique opportunity to develop planning at CO-RO into a key stakeholder and center point for decision making. You will take part in this transformation by developing strong processes for operational execution and implementing new ways of working. As our planning matures, you will also take part in developing tactical planning processes such as inventory policies, service level agreements, master planning as well as KPI framework and target setting.

You will be part of a team of 5 supply planners, within our Customer Supply Chain function. Customer Supply Chain covers Sales & Operational Planning, Supply Planning, Customer Service and Strategic Sourcing. Customer Supply Chain is a newly established function, established to ensure best service to our customers all over the world. We have a wide range of stakeholders at other departments in Frederikssund as well as with our many partners around the world.

The profile

  • You are a Master’s/diploma graduate within SCM or engineering and have a 3-5 years of experience with supply planning and production scheduling.
  • You like executing and being part of the daily operations
  • You have attention to detail
  • You value carrying out the weekly tasks keeping an eye on continuous improvements
  • You have an open mind, are pragmatic and like to communicate with other people
  • You have good excel/BI skills and are familiar with Dynamics 365 or other ERP and planning tools
  • English (written & spoken) is a requirement, Danish (written & spoken) is an advantage
  • Some travel to visit co-packers may occur (app. 10 days per year)

We offer

A unique opportunity to be part of developing the future planning set-up. You will be given responsibility for your own portfolio of items to schedule and you will work in a great working environment.

Joining the CO-RO family entails freedom with responsibility. We have just moved into our brand-new facilities, which creates the best possible work conditions and physical settings for your daily work. Our canteen allows you to bring home delicious dinner and we have recently opened our new fitness and spinning area. Our headquarter reflects our ambition of attracting the best employees from around the world and allows you to join a truly global work environment.

01 Aug 2019

Apply Now

Soonest possible – interviews held regularly – Please submit your application and CV with relevant documentation. If you have any questions regarding the position, please contact Mette Friis Grønbech, Supply Planning Manager by e-mail: MGroenbech@co-ro.com

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