Senior Demand Planner EMEA – Amsterdam (The Netherlands)

Prins Bernhardplein 200, 1097 JB, Amsterdam

Do you want to be part of Philips Professional Display Solutions and contribute to our growth aspiration? This is your chance! For our Supply & Demand Operations team, we are in search of an experienced and enthusiastic Senior Demand Planner for the EMEA, Australia/New Zealand region.

Philips Professional Display Solutions is one of the fastest growing players in Europe in the Hospitality and AV industry in the B2B environment. And not without reason. We are loved because of our human approach in business and partnership. While we empower businesses to enjoy vision innovation and content via our high quality displays available in many formats.

The market for Professional Displays is booming, so we expand our market reach, get a wider footprint and develop ourselves further to offer the right portfolio of products and services to meet the customer demand. Sounds amazing, right?

All of this is possible because there is a great, inspiring team behind the business. A team which will grow with the business.

About TPV Technology

TPV Technology is an internationally-renowned PC monitor, TV and Digital  Signage Displays manufacturer. It has been listed on both the Hong Kong and Singapore stock exchanges since 1999. TPV serves as an original design manufacturer for some of the best-known TV , PC and Digital Signage Displays brands in the industry and distributes its products worldwide under its own brands AOC and Envision. In addition, the company designs, produces and sells Philips-branded monitors, TV's and AVA products, Digital Signage Displays and mobile phones through a license agreement with Philips via its subsidiaries TP Vision and MMD. As an example, the company brings high-quality TV sets to the market: smart and easy to use with sophisticated styling. TPV believes in creating products that touch the human senses and are within reach of all consumers in the markets they operate in. As a leader in the hotel industry, their hospitality TV division serves most the world's major international and national hotel groups, as well as individual hotels, hospitals, cruises and other professional facilities.

About Philips Professional Display Solutions

Philips Professional Display Solutions (Philips PDS) is a business unit which exclusively markets and sells Philips Professional TVs, Digital Signage Solutions and LED solutions worldwide. The business unit is operated by TP Vision and MMD, two legal entities which are subsidiaries of TPV – the global number one manufacturer in vision innovation. The entities are established in 2009 through a brand license agreement with Royal Philips. By combining the Philips brand promise with TPV’s manufacturing expertise in displays, Philips PDS use a fast and focussed approach to bringing innovative products to market. Philips PDS operates with its European headquarters in Amsterdam, The Netherlands.


The Senior Demand Planner is responsible and accountable for overall S&OP planning and inventory levels for the related business activities in EMEA and Australia/New Zealand for the PPDS portfolio. You will report to the Head of Operations EMEA (functionally) and to the VP EMEA (strategically). Your work location will be Amsterdam.

  • Defining and communicating the planning guidelines and strategy to EMEA markets whilst supporting forecast accuracy improvements; build up and track forecast accuracy dashboard
  • Responsibility for a consolidated demand plan for Professional Displays ( primarily Digital Signage scope) (market/cluster/overall region) from phase in till phase out status
  • Close alignment with Sales teams in each market in EMEA, working with Sales Directors, Business Managers, Account Management, Product Marketing to define and execute long term demand plan
  • Monitoring sales progression and supply status, make strategic allocation plans and give prioritization when needed
  • Monitoring stock development, create stock projection and aging analyses
  • Giving prioritization on inbound by weekly monitoring of the vessel report
  • Being the key cooperating partner of Global Supply Planning in Taipei, 3rd party suppliers and our own factories to assure accurate and timely supply plan to EMEA, weekly update of the goods movement files and supply request
  • Defining and logistically executing smooth phase-in phase-out ( PIPO) strategy by close cooperation with order desk, product-, and project management in HQ Taipei and Ghent
  • Representing Supply Chain in product communication sessions, sharing information to Sales community on TTM ( time to market) dates
  • Managing local/regional improvement initiatives and projects related to demand planning/control ( e.g. E-shipping, performing User Acceptance Tests ( UAT)
  • Participating in operational calls and lead forecast/sales plan calls
  • Strong cooperation with Demand Planning teams internally and in other BU
What Do We Offer You
  • A full-time position with base in Amsterdam (office opposite to Amstelstation)
  • A true impact position for Philips Professional Display Solutions in EMEA
  • A combined strategic and hands-on role in a flat organization and an open, energetic and dynamic environment
  • Working for a great brand, an interesting fast growing B2B industry with attractive and innovative products
Preferred Skills
  • Bachelor or Master level degree in Supply Chain, Logistics, Business Administration or Engineering degree with Logistics/Supply Chain Management focus
  • APICS certification is a plus
  • 7+ years of experience in the area of Demand Planning, Forecasting or Sales and Operations Planning, preferably for an international company
  • Strong SAP (R3/APO) and advanced MS Excel skills
  • Strong stakeholder management and communication skills, fluency in English
  • Hands on and Operational focus, “make it happen” mentality
  • Self-starter, self-supportive
  • Reliable, flexible , agile and accurate
  • Entrepreneurial mindset
  • Team player with a “winning team spirit”
More Info

Do you want to know more about this vacancy or are you ready to apply (please include your CV and a short motivation)? Please contact Sandra Lintel (Corporate Recruiters) at

Acquisition as a result of this vacancy posting is not appreciated​.

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