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Date: Aug 2, 2022

Location: Mont-Saint-Guibert, Mont-Saint-Guibert, Belgium

Company: Oregon Tool

Work Location : Mont-Saint-Guibert, BE   

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Number of Openings : 1 

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Oregon Tool has an exceptional opportunity.

We are committed to excellence in our people, products, performance, and profits. We believe our team members are the foundation of our Company's success, and we are committed to continuous improvement and learning, exceptional quality, connecting with our customer, and good relationships with our team members.

 

The successful candidate will develop, execute, maintain, and report on detailed inventory, purchase, and delivery plans for all products, manufactured or externally procured, that are included in his/her portfolio. Other key responsibilities include analyzing data and making recommendations to achieve profitability, customer service, and inventory levels objectives. This position will rotate between the three different planning disciplines: manufacturing planning, external procurement, and inter-company procurement.

 

Location:        European headquarters in Mont St Guibert, Belgium

Reports to:     Supply Planning Supervisor

 

Primary Duties and Responsibilities:

 

  • Optimize inventory ensuring the right quantity of the right product is at the right location at the right time to drive high service levels
  • Communicate availability information and resolve issues with suppliers and customers
  • Maintain data integrity for planning/purchasing MRP elements to facilitate exception-based planning activities
  • Create and maintain purchase orders, and production orders
  • Actively contribute to the S&OP process and review and execute to capacity constraints and operations plan on regular basis
  • Set up master data for materials via CMA process including MRP data, info records, source lists, etc.
  • Provide supply forecasts to suppliers and internal customers
  • Support SKU Productivity activities and align inventory strategies to the products life cycle
  • Track and deep dive on KPIs including OTIF, Overstock, Past Due, Inventory days, etc.
  • Work closely with the warehouse, Customer Service/Customer Contact Center, Product Marketing/Category Management, and local Managing Director to ensure target order fill rates are being met for daily customer orders
  • Initiate, organize, and participate in continuous improvement activities
  • Identify opportunities for improvement in the document control process and participate in department or company training activities
  • Follow up on past due elements
  • Participate in self-development activities and related classes

 

 

Education:

  • Bachelor’s degree in business or related discipline, with focus in supply chain, preferred

 

 

Knowledge & Experience:

  • Established knowledge of industry and customers and understanding of the B2B and B2C markets, and respective requirements
  • SAP Planning (MM/PP) experience preferred
  • APICS certifications and/or coursework in planning, scheduling, inventory management, inventory control, Lean, Six Sigma, and theory of constraints, preferred

 

 

Skills/Abilities:

  • Able to complete responsibilities in a timely, professional, and quality manner
  • Excellent oral, written, and interpersonal communication skills
  • Fluent in English. French, Italian, German or any other European language is an asset
  • Demonstrated ability to develop and maintain effective work relationships with internal and external stakeholders
  • Strong analytic and problem solving skills, effective business analysis, project management and quantitative skills
  • Proven effective team player with ability to build and maintain relationships to achieve results
  • Inquisitive, with ability to research and make efficient use of resources to achieve effective business results
  • Ability to manage multiple tasks or projects simultaneously, ability to transfer lessons learned into new processes; flexibility in job focus
  • Self-starter with high activity level
  • Proficient in using, navigating, reporting through standard ERP software (SAP preferred), Microsoft Office Suite (Word, Excel, Access, PowerPoint) and Windows operations

 

 

Travel Requirements: 25% of time or less

ABOUT OREGON TOOL:

Oregon Tool is a global manufacturer and marketer of replacement parts, equipment, and accessories for consumers and professionals operating primarily in two market segments: Forestry, Lawn, and Garden (“FLAG”); and Farm, Ranch, and Agriculture (“FRAG”). Oregon Tool also sells products in the construction markets and is the market leader in saw chain and guide bars for chain saws. We also supply original equipment manufacturers (OEM) with cutting attachments.

Oregon Tool offers products under the brand names of OREGON®, Carlton®, Woods®, KOX, SpeeCo®, ICS®, Pentruder, and Merit.  For more information, visit www.oregontool.com.

Oregon Tool will only employ those who are legally authorized to work. Any offer of employment is contingent on the successful completion of a background investigation and drug screen.