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Supply Chain Production Planner m/w/d

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Date: Oct 16, 2021

Location: Neuss, DE, 41460

Company: Bunge

Are you the person who can build the network plan for our supply organization? Do you have a few years of experience in supply chain or a similar role? This position may just be what you are looking for: working in a dynamic environment where you can truly make a difference!



The purpose of the role:

The purpose of this role is to ensure that the commitments to our customers are delivered on time, while leveraging the network capabilities and supporting the business strategy.


Job description

The Supply Chain Planner will create and execute the mid and long-term supply plan for our packaging plant.

You are in charge of the production planning of all production lines in the packaging plant, optimized for free and lot size, taking into account system and storage capacities, set-up and cleaning times;


In this dynamic role you manage both product availability and delivery reliability whilst serving as a point of escalation for sales and operations. You keep the production and planning coordinated and updated by review meetings, and you interface withing the supply chain organization in general; As part of the production planning, you are the first point of contact for the warehouse, logistics, quality, long-term requirements planning and sales.


Furthermore, as the planning delegate you will join and own strategic projects and meetings. Moreover, you will drive continuous improvement within the supply planning process.


You will report to the Supply Chain Manager and will be based in Neuss.


What makes this position so great?

The best part of this job is that you are the center of the network. You can really drive business decisions across the total spectrum. Due to the dynamics of this business the job is very hands on but at the same time it really requires a person with great conceptual capabilities to drive and improve the process.


What we expect from you

• Completed engineering or business studies or completed commercial / technical studies. Or vocational training followed by several years of proven professional experience in the supply chain;

• Knowledge of S&OP, production planning or supply network planning;

• Very good understanding of production and operating processes;

• Experience in an industrial production environment, preferably in the food, chemical or pharmaceutical industry;

• Well versed in international project work;

• Very good user knowledge of ERP systems (SAP or Navision);

• Confident handling of Office applications, especially Excel;

• Very good knowledge of German and English.


This is you

You are an analytical thinker but can also put theory to practice. In general you have affinity with numbers and a strong sense of priorities and escalation. You enjoy engaging with different stakeholders. As a person you are pro-active, curious, flexible and persistent. Working independently suits you, but you also have the ability to work in a team.


What we offer you:

  • A responsible position in a successful and high-growth company in the food industry with corporate affiliation
  • Demanding tasks in an appreciative, friendly environment with good development opportunities and intensive familiarization with a complex, challenging work environment
  • An open-ended employment contract, collectively agreed payment with vacation pay and an annual special benefit, as well as an annual subsidy for company pension schemes
  • A 38-hour week with 30 days of vacation (plus 12/24 & 12/31 free)
  • Individual training opportunities
  • Social advice from the EAP-Assist family service
  • Very good transport links to the port of Neuss and own parking spaces for employees

Safety is a top priority at Walter Rau Neusser Öl und Fett AG, especially at the time of Covid-19. We would be happy to work with you to find individual solutions for in-depth training and the organization of everyday work.


To apply:

For more information you can send your questions by e-mail to Debora de Vries (Talent Acquisition Specialist): Debora.devries@bunge.com.


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Bunge (NYSE: BG) is a world leader in sourcing, processing and supplying oilseed and grain products and ingredients. Founded in 1818, Bunge’s expansive network feeds and fuels a growing world, creating sustainable products and opportunities for more than 70,000 farmers and the consumers they serve across the globe. The company is headquartered in St. Louis, Missouri and has 25,000 employees worldwide who stand behind more than 350 port terminals, oilseed processing plants, grain facilities, and food and ingredient production and packaging facilities around the world.


Bunge is an Equal Opportunity Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, transgender status, national origin, citizenship, age, disability or military or veteran status, or any other legally protected status.  Bunge is an Equal Opportunity Employer. Minorities/Women/Veterans/Disabled

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