Strategic Global Supply Chain Analyst

We are looking for an experienced Strategic Global Supply Chain Analyst  for the department ’Dairy Supply Chain’ (DSC) in Amersfoort within the department Global Supply Chain Strategy. This is an enterprise role working in very close collaboration with the other Business Groups. 

DSC ensures the valorization of all milk streams within FrieslandCampina to maximize the return to our member farmers. For this purpose, we develop decision support models and forecasting models. The DSC department is responsible for the planning of the milk streams from farmers to our factories and between our factories on a strategic level (yearly, 1 to 10 years horizon). It aims to maximize the integral valorization of milk across the businesses of FrieslandCampina while ensuring 24/7 milk processing. 

Strategic Global Supply Chain Analyst

What we ask

In order to be successful in this position, we expect you to have the following qualifications:

  • Master degree, preferably Econometrics, Industrial engineering or Supply Chain;
  • Minimum of 5 years relevant work experience;
  • Having a PhD is a pre;
  • Genuine interest in modelling & supply chain planning - experience with a modelling theoretical background is a plus;
  • Attention to detail, whilst being able to see the bigger picture;
  • Highly analytical and good commercial/business acumen;
  • Self-starter with a continuous improvement mindset;
  • Proactive & effective influencing and communication skills to engage in complex business decision making with Top 200 and Top 70 leaders within FC;
  • Fluent Dutch and English.

What we offer

  • Unique company culture of Dutch heritage and international presence    
  • We offer great work life balance, and competitive salary & benefits package so you can enjoy it   
  • Workweek of 38 hours, competitive pension scheme, holiday allowance of 8%, end year allowance 3%, bonus scheme, flexible working hours and the ability to work from home.  
  • Diverse training and mentoring programs to help you grow on your own professional journey   
  • Exceptional support of cross disciplinary movement within the company to broaden your knowledge and growth paths    
  • A friendly and informal working environment, yet professional team members as sparring partners    
  • Autonomy and trust to create longer term impact that helps bring better nutrition to the world    
  • Free cheese and milk at lunch in the central office, and barista coffee to help you go through your working days with a lot of joy   
  • FrieslandCampina has a ‘fietsplan’ 

Vacancy description

We offer you a highly strategic and relevant position in a department with great expertise and a collegial atmosphere! If you have hands-on experience of planning processes, the role of Strategic Supply chain Analyst at FrieslandCampina could be just the career move you are looking for.

You are responsible for running and maintaining the strategic demand & supply planning tool within our Dairy Supply Chain department, in order to optimize the value of milk for the entire company. You will be collecting data from all over the company & raise bottlenecks or opportunities based on the output. You will regularly interface with Corporate strategy and Corporate finance colleagues and have a high level of interaction with our Business Group, Operating Companies, S&OP hubs and Planning teams.

As well as preparing and executing strategic planning processes, we will look at you to create and maintain long-term planning models and take responsibility for their continuous improvement.  In addition, you will work on a number of projects that will be key to ensuring optimal business decision making. Proactively supporting management by developing scenarios with clear implications and solutions in order to realise our strategy will be just as important. For network optimization projects, you will be asked to analyse the impact on our milk collection & intra transportation network. When a project proceeds to execution, you will be part of the team to ensure that the bottlenecks will be solved, in collaboration with the enterprise S&OP and milk allocation team.

Accurate and timely in your work, you are used to working with planning information systems and proactive in initiating and realising improvements. What’s more, you have a flair for being able to take a birds eye view of a business and are happy both setting up and running improvement projects.

In short, it’s a role that involves working with a lot of colleagues around the company, seeing that our total Supply Chain network is able to realise our 2030 strategy and to process our milk streams in the most effective way, whilst ensuring a component strategy is in place to optimise the valorization of our farmers milk. 

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, FrieslandCampina 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 FrieslandCampina 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 FrieslandCampina means you are contributing to a better world.

If you have any further questions about the above-mentioned position, or you would simply like to know more about FrieslandCampina or the department DSC, please do not hesitate to contact Nynke Reitsma.

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JOB-ID: 52453 | Strategic Global Supply Chain Analyst, Netherlands
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