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Jr. Raw Material Planner

Date: Jan 9, 2021

Location: Tilburg, NL, 5048 AN

Company: IFF Family of Companies

Job Description


The Jr. Raw Material Planner ensures delivery of raw materials in accordance with scheduled requirements and in agreement with agreed delivery conditions. In this role you are responsible for availability of materials for your supply base which is based on assigned suppliers, category or regional responsibility. You act within the limits of the contractual agreement. 


Raw material planning

  • Timely conversion of Purchase Requisitions (PR) to Purchase Orders (PO) and monitor status via confirmations;
  • Pro-actively address and solve exception messages and supply issues with suppliers and logistic service providers;
  • Communicate and/or (pro-actively) escalate any issues or delays with internal departments such as Production Planning, Customer Service, Warehousing and Quality department;
  • Provide General Purchasing with performance data as input to supplier performance management as well as contracts; 
  • Create purchase orders for affiliates based on their requirements for materials in planner’s scope (supply chain planning).;
  • Daily follow up of New Product Introduction tool (NPI);
  • Follow up of quality complaints with vendors;
  • Analyze and release blocked invoices.


Manage planning parameters and material master data

  • Collaborate with the global master planners to optimize master data;
  • Review early warnings and new win reports to determine new usages. Adjust settings accordingly.

Job Requirements:
•    Bachelor degree in logistics, supply chain management, operations management, or related field;

 •   1-2 years appropriate experience;

•    Excellent oral and written communication skills. Ability to multi-task and orientation toward customer service with a high degree of flexibility;

•    Good organization, coordinating, and planning skills and attention to detail;

•    Fluent in Dutch and English language.


• Understanding of SAP and/or IFF business practices as they relate to the planning, scheduling and production functions.


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