Senior Demand Planner EMEA – Amsterdam

Full-time
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.

About TPV Technology

TPV Technology is an internationally-renowned PC monitor and TV manufacturer with a turn-over of USD 9.1 billion in 2016. 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 and PC 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 mobile phones through a license agreement with Philips via its subsidiaries TP Vision and MMD. 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, Signage Solutions and Philips Monitors worldwide. The business unit is operated by TP Vision and MMD, two legal entities which are subsidiaries of TPV – global number one manufacturer in vision innovation. The entities are established in 2009 through a brand license agreement with Philips. By combining the Philips brand promise with TPV’s manufacturing expertise in displays, Philips PDS uses a fast and focussed approach to bringing innovative products to market. Philips PDS operates with its European headquarters in Amsterdam, The Netherlands.

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

Scope

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 our Pro TV and Digital Signage (incl. LED) portfolio. You will report to the Head of Operations EMEA (functionally) and to the VP EMEA (strategically). You will have a Junior Allocation Planner reporting to you. Your work location will be Amsterdam.

Responsibility

Your Tasks and Responsibilities will include:

  • Defining and communicating the planning guidelines and strategy to the different markets whilst supporting forecast accuracy improvements
  • Responsibility for a consolidated demand plan for Pro TV and 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
  • Monitor sales progression and supply status, make strategic allocation plans and give prioritization when needed
  • Be the key cooperating partner of Global Supply Planning in Taipei, 3rd party suppliers and our own factories
  • Define and logistically execute smooth phase out phase in strategy by close cooperation with order desk, product and project management at HQ Taipei and Ghent
  • Manages local/regional improvement initiatives and projects related to demand planning/control
  • Participate in operational calls and lead forecast/sales plan calls
What Do We Offer You
  • A full-time position with base in Amsterdam
  • 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 and accurate
  • 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 Recruiter) at info@careersattpvision.com.

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