28 Jan 2020

Supply Planning Manager

Do you want to be part of a new Customer Supply Chain management team and take leadership of our Supply Planning team? Are you passionate about planning and making plans work in real life? Then you may be the right candidate for our open position as Supply Planning Manager.

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, Sunquick, Suntop, Suncola and Sun Lolly.

CO-RO, founded in 1942, is a Danish company with a global foot print. The brands are available in more than 75 countries with production sites in Europe, Middle East and Asia. The company is continuously growing by maintaining market leadership, expanding to new markets and introducing innovation. 2017 turnover was approx. DKK 2 bn. – mostly generated outside Europe.

We follow an ambitious growth strategy, and our ambition is to expand the role of our brands in people’s lives. We want to lead in the markets we operate in through innovative products that refresh and delight consumers.

The position

As Supply Planning Manager you will be leading a team of supply planners. The main responsibility of the Supply Planning team is to ensure weekly scheduling of production lines at our factories in Frederikssund and at our co-packers around the world. The team will also ensure that we have sufficient materials available for production and manage daily business with suppliers. The Supply Planning team is ensuring the right balance between product availability, inventory and production efficiency and act as the link between production and sales. You will be a key player in ensuring our products reach the costumers and consumers in time.

CO-RO has an ambitious growth strategy which drives the need for stronger planning. In combination with current 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 our Customer Supply Chain management team. 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 5-10 years of planning experience ideally within FMCG
  • You have experience with managing a team of planners and you are willing to take active part in daily operations while also managing the team
  • You have attention to detail and have good excel/BI skills and are familiar with Dynamics 365 or other ERP and planning tools
  • You enjoy the fast pace and decision making in an operational environment
  • You are excellent in stakeholder management and have the ability to create and maintain trusted relations
  • You communicate convincingly and is fully proficient in English and Danish in a professional context
  • Some travel to visit co-packers and suppliers may occur (app. 10 days per year)

We offer

A unique opportunity to be part of developing the future planning set-up within Customer Supply Chain. You will be leading a team of Supply Planners and you will work in a great working environment in our new beautiful head office building in Frederikssund.


Soonest possible – interviews held regularly. Please submit your application and CV with relevant documentation. If you have any questions regarding the position, please contact Kasper Herluf Østlund, Director, Global Customer Supply Chain by e-mail kostlund@co-ro.com.

28 Jan 2020

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