Supply Lead - White Dairy

Are you ready for a visionary supply chain leader role in planning at a leading company in global dairy business?


We have great opportunity in our Global Supply Chain team as Supply Lead – White Dairy who will lead the young and talented planning team based in 5 locations across Netherlands and Belgium for entire Supply Planning and SOP activities over a very strong portfolio of consumer dairy products.


Being part of the Global Supply Planning Team, this is a pivotal role between all parts of the supply chain from suppliers to the customers for delivering the plans that offers the optimal end-to-end benefit for Friesland Campina. The role also leads the change on the transformation of the  supply chain in processes, systems and organisation to deliver Friesland Campina’s 2030 ambition.

Supply Lead - White Dairy

What we ask

As an ideal candidate:

    • You have a broader view than just your position and you can identify with our purpose ‘Nourishing by Nature’.
    • You are customer focused and are able to act with speed and decisiveness to achieve the best results.
    • You take responsibility for your work and are continuously looking for new opportunities to make a change.
    • You have strong communication and influencing skills at all levels
    • You have a degree in BSc/MSc in Supply Chain Management or certified with APICS
    • You have background is 10+years of supply chain management experience preferably in Food & Beverage
    • You have strong understanding and experience of S&OP activities, program and project management with fundamental knowledge on Financial Management

What we offer

    • The role is based in Friesland Campina’s vibrant and modern Head office in Amersfoort and the team is scattered across this office and supply sites across Netherlands and Belgium
    • Friesland Campina supports employees for continuous internal/external and cross functional trainings for personal growth,  We also offer a transparent environment for our employees to reach the open roles across the global organisation .
    • The role offers a competitive package on compensation and benefits
    • The role offers a great visibility across business groups and management

Vacancy description

What will be in your role coverage:

  • The role is part of the Global Supply Planning team which sits in the Global Plan & Logistics team.
  • With a team of 8 direct reports and total 43 employees,  your main day-to-day operational responsibility will be the proactive and optimal supply planning of 1350+ consumer dairy products and required 2500+ Raw & Pack materials for 3 internal and 32 external sites that generates €1,4Bln net sales value per year to 18 sales units across globe for Friesland Campina.
  • You will be responsible to drive the execution of the S&OP process (operational and tactical  horizon), to support and facilitate the financial forecasting process, aligned with all end-to-end stakeholders across commercial, supply chain and marketing teams.
  • The main outcome is balancing the demand and supply in the most optimal way for Friesland Campina in terms of service, cost and cash supported with scenarios for decision making by taking all opportunities and risks into account.
  • In your role you will be a key role in developing the strategy for the White Dairy Supply planning department and contribute to the development of the strategy for Global SC Plan and Logistics function including the processes, systems and organization setup.
  • Main performance indicators for the role are distributed across the service to our customers, optimal cash position on inventory, supporting the best cost to serve by supporting the efficient use of supply network and minimizing the waste on products.
  • And the role is responsible for setting up the team for success by providing the working conditions for wellbeing and efficiency and also with investing in the capability and the personal growth of the team
Staying true to who you really are, that is your starting point at FrieslandCampina. Because it is precisely by embracing our differences that we can grow together. We want to create a working environment that allows all employees to bring their best and authentic selves. If who we are suits you, but you're not sure if you're the best fit for the role, we still encourage you to apply so we can help you find the role that fits you best.
  • For thousands of people every day, we are more than just a dairy company. To our farmers, our employees, the communities we serve, the businesses we work with and the people to whom we bring happiness, Friesland Campina means something more. For them it's not just about what we do, but who we are.
  • We value talented people from any background who want to contribute to something bigger than themselves. We encourage all of our employees to make decisions that benefit our entire company. At Friesland Campina we own our own career and act accordingly. We trust you to make a difference in your job and influence the bigger picture. Working at Friesland Campina means you are contributing to a better world.
  • Friesland Campina is organised across 7 business groups commercially which are supported by functional teams. The role is part of the Global Supply Chain functional organisation and closely linked to Europe Business Group. Within the Global Supply Chain function , the role sits in Global Supply Planning Team which is part of the Global Plan & Logistics.
  • The role is based in Amersfoort head-office and works with 8 direct reports that lead a total team of 42 talented supply chain professional based in 5 different locations across Netherlands and Belgium.
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JOB-ID: 52458 | Supply Lead - White Dairy, Netherlands
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