The scope of this role is to support the success of the Distribution Center that enables achievement of customer satisfaction and the operational and financial targets for the VTBA Distribution Center EMEA Region.

The Supply Planner role requires planning, priority setting, competing priorities and customer focus. This is a crucial role between Customer Centres, Distribution Centres, Service Technology Centres, Product Companies to support the VTBA Distribution Center EMEA to set the most appropriate Inventory Management Tools with a strong focus to fulfil our customer needs.

Efficient and effective planning is only possible with the correct parameters. You will recognize temporal deviations and adjust the parameters proactively to ensure optimal service. You will play a leading role in solving problems that may affect the availability of materials. In your position you will therefore work closely with various departments within the Atlas Copco Group.

In addition to the daily operating process, you are constantly paying attention to potential risks and opportunities and to make suggestions for improvement. You will also participate in several Projects.

Be an active, dynamic member of the Distribution Center (DC) EMEA Team.


  • In the new formed legal entity in Belgium for the Distribution Center activities in EMEA Region you are responsible for all Supply Planning activities within this entity.
  • Establish daily, monthly and quarterly inventory control processes (like Review Overdues, adjust Stocking parameters, Aging Stock Cleanup, etc.)
  • frequently negotiation on Inventory Levels incl. participation in monthly S&OP Meetings with Divisional Logistics Managers of VTBA and in agreement with PTD on capacity planning
  • Slow Moving / Obsolete Inventory Management with problem – solving activities together with Divisional Logistics Managers and Customer Centre.
  • Managing of all inventory and planning parameters in SAP (e.g. factored goods)
  • Maintain of Material Master Data in VTBA SAP with interface to PTD
  • Follow up on out of stock inventory together with the relevant Product Companies.
  • Error and Exception Management together with Customer Centers and Product Companies.
  • Setting stocking policy for externally sourced materials
  • run the applications to review, generate and to update forecast in SAP (e.g. factored goods)
  • Set and Control Cycle counting rules.


Experience requirement:

  • deep Planning experience in a manufacturing company
  • Procurement experience is also preferred
  • Supplier Management and good knowledge on Logistics
  • Advanced knowledge in SAP
  • 3+yrs of work experience in a fast paced, change oriented manufacturing or logistics environment

Educational requirement:

  • You have a university degree in Economics or Supply Chain
  • Any equivalent commercial study will be considered or several years of relevant working experience

Personality requirement

  • You have strong interpersonal communication.
  • You have high energy and motivation levels
  • You have excellent organizational competencies.
  • Ability to work independently
  • You are a strong team player
  • You have a customer centric attitude and create trustworthy and fair relations with all stakeholders.
  • You are an open-minded person to implement new ideas and see opportunities for improvement.
  • You combine a strong personality with the ability to work as part of a team.
  • English communication skills (verbal and written) are required

Choose your career with us!

We are offering a great working environment within Vacuum Technique business area, we give freedom with accountability, fantastic networking opportunity and international environment plus a great team to work with. We also offer flexible working hours and support individual development as well as a wide-range career opportunity in the Atlas Copco Group.

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Functional area:
Supply Chain/Logistics
Company name:
Atlas Copco Vacuum Belgium nv
Date of Posting:
February 19, 2021
Last date to apply:
March 31, 2021

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