Supply Planner

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Date: May 24, 2023

Location: Zaandam, NH, NL, 1506 MA

Company: Bunge


Are you the person who can build the supply plan for our specialties factory in Wormerveer (Zaandam)? 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 this role is to ensure that the commitments to our customers are delivered on time in the most efficient way. The Supply Planner will create and execute the mid- and long-term supply plan for our production facility which consist of a fractionation, refinery and packaging plant. This supply plan involves all production lines and groups relevant to the business. As a supply planner you need to make sure that the plan is aligned with all stakeholders. In this dynamic role you manage both product availability and delivery reliability whilst serving as a point of escalation for sales and operations. You prepare and drive weekly and monthly review meetings in which you align demand against our capabilities, capacities and supply pipeline. Also, you serve as the main interface of the Wormerveer plant within the supply chain organization in general. You are the first point of contact for production, sales, product management, logistics, finance and quality. 

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 Netherlands and will be based in Zaandam.


What makes this position so great?
The best part of this job is that you are the spider in the web of the tactical operation for our Wormerveer factory. This plant itself has an important footprint within the strategy of Bunge Loders Croklaan which makes this role very significant. You can really drive business impact across the total end-to-end 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);
  • Confident handling of Office applications, especially Excel;
  • Proficiency in both Dutch as well as English is mandatory.


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 to solve complex or time sensitive problems. 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.

For more information you can send your questions by e-mail to Tamara Novak (Talent Acquisition Lead N/W Europe):
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We Are Bunge


Bunge is a global agribusiness with one mission – we connect farmers to consumers to deliver essential food, feed and fuel to the world. We have unmatched global scale and deeply rooted relationships which allow us to bring innovative ingredients and knowledge to some of the world’s biggest brands – many of which are likely in your home right now. 


We know that to achieve our mission and deliver the best results to our customers, each other and the world we need to work together – so we hire talented people who are passionatebold and driven to work as One Bunge. This dedication is deeply embedded in our culture and reflected in the way we work.


Every day our people exemplify these values, which represent Bunge at its core:


Act as One Team

by fostering inclusion,
collaboration and respect

Drive for Excellence

by being agile
innovative and efficient

Do What’s Right

by acting safely, ethically
and sustainably


If this sounds like you, join us! We value and invest in people who believe in our purpose and are excited to live it every day – people who are #ProudtoBeBunge.


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.

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