Material planner

  • Mijdrecht
  • HBO
  • Salary indication €14.00-18.00
  • 40 Hours per week
  • Fulltime
  • #1AV0033498

About the job

As a Material planner you are part of the Planning Team and you are responsible for translating the production plan into a short-term planning of the raw materials and components. You pay close attention to the long-term delivery capacity of the suppliers and for this you will use Excel.
You work together with the different factories to order raw materials, plan deliveries and provide a forecast with information to both the suppliers and the factory where it must be delivered.

Your activities will mainly consist of:

  • Ensuring the timely presence (according to MRP) of raw materials / materials, purchased items and outsourcing;
  • Translate the production plan into a short-term supply plan for raw materials, you do the weekly planning;
  • Monitoring long-term delivery capacity of suppliers;
  • Assess material requirements and coordinate specifics with sales order planning and production planning;
  • Planning of the introduction of new raw materials and phasing out old stocks, optimizing new formulas;
  • Updating and maintaining the KPI's dashboard and supplier scorecards;

Job requirements

You work accurate and you like to work with structure. And we also ask the following:

  • You preferably have a Bachelor in supply chain, finance, engineering;
  • Are You are handy with the Office package including Excel and know how to make pivot table.
  • If you have solid experience with purchasing and planning within the production or packaging industry this is a great advantage;
  • You preferably have experience with SAP;
  • You master the English language and preferably also Dutch;
  • You can easily interact with all kinds of departments, so you have strong communication skills;
  • Do you live near Mijdrecht, for example in Utrecht;
  • You are available immediately or as soon as possible, temporarily and full-time?

About the company

For a family business that produces A-brand cleaning products, known worldwide!
The company has been making great products for over 125 years and the same family that started the business owns and still runs it. For more than a century, spanning five generations, the client has been demanding the best for families everywhere.
The client has built a legacy of generations of environmental responsibility, community leadership and providing great workplaces. They do this because they want to do what is good for the company today, and also what is good for people and the planet of tomorrow!

What we offer

  • A tailor-made package in which you can further develop and grow;
  • Drinks, team outings in which we keep each other informed of our own experiences and development;
  • A fixed-term contract for at least 6 months.
  • Joining the client!
  • A lot of attention is paid to your development.

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ASA Professionals MIdden
Breestraat   51   -53
2311 CJ, Leiden

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Frequently asked questions

Yes, we are a member of ABU: the branch organization of the temporary employment sector. This organization guarantees that its members act according to the Dutch law. 
You are more than welcome at our office in Venlo, where our recruiters can talk to you in either Dutch, English, German and/or Polish.
If you work via Start People it is possible to, I some cases,  use one of our collective health insurance policies. However, if you want to stay in The Netherlands for a longer period of time, we advise you to arrange health insurance yourself.  
Some companies we work with only offer day shifts, but the most companies offer several shifts (morning-, day and night shifts). It is often not possible to work structurally in one specific shift.
Unfortunately, one of these three languages is required to find a job via Start People. It is important that you can communicate with our colleagues and your manager at work.
Yes, you can choose between a weekly or a 4-weekly payment of your salary.
If you want to work in The Netherlands, you should be able to arrage your own transportation. Also, traveling together with other people is not preferred due to the flexibility you need for several jobs. 
Unfortunately, Start People does not offer housing. If you wish to work for Start People, you need to arrange housing in the Netherlands or in the Dutch border area.

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If you intend to stay in the Netherlands for less than four months, registration in to the personal record database is not obligated. If you still want a citizen service number, you must register in the personal record database of the city you live in. 

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You need a valid ID, BSN number on an original document from either the Tax Authorities or City (Hall) you are registered in, and a European bank account number (IBAN) in your name.
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