Marel - Logistics Manufacturing Engineer

  • Vakgebied Supply Chain
  • Dienstverband Fulltime
  • Vacaturenummer VAC-10026892
  • Locatie Boxmeer
  • Type overeenkomst Secondment via YER
  • Branche Manufacturing

Over deze vacature

Scope and Authority

The Manufacturing Planner manages the timely availability of parts and machines within the agreed service levels, taking into account optimal costs (Total costs of ownership principle) management. The Manufacturing Planner is responsible to manage the availability according to realistic planning and take into account the available capacity and customer requirements.


Main Tasks

  • Implement processes and tools that focus on early identification and resolution of exceptions / shortages
  • Identify component supply risk and proposes / implements corrective actions to secure component supply (shortage management)
  • Evaluate component demand against capacities resolving exceptions to ensure component supply
  • Manage, reject and returns process according the correct priorities
  • Monitor Supply Engineer (use PDCA method)
  • Responsible for Master Data management
  • Streamline logistics/warehousing activities to minimize all relevant operational cost and communicates in case of exceptions
  • Set the right balance between short term and long term planning
  • Balance deadlines and details, speed and completeness, and focuses on items with greatest impact
  • Incorporates product life cycle into component plans to ensure availability and minimize obsolescence (phase in / phase out management)
  • Upon request analyzes, identifies and propose actions regarding Inventory strategies and stock levels
  • Work together with Supply Chain Engineer on inventory levels and execution of inventory strategies
  • Monitor partnership with supplier while holding supplier fully accountable for supply performance
  • Monitor key supplier performance indicators: delivery reliability, supplier lead time and obsolescence
  • Identify, define and execute supplier improvement initiatives to increase supply agility and reliability
  • Propose and validates logistics agreements with suppliers
  • Participate in continuous improvement projects
  • Propose continuous improvements, taking into account own workspace, department processes, Marel pro-cesses and supplier processes
  • Use available Supply Chain tools / ERP systems and interprets / analyses data to review component plan inputs and constraints
  • Enable smart system planning by using / setting up master data (lead times, MRP types, MOQ, etc.)
  • Use tools to evaluate and improve supplier performance
  • Shows respect for the views and contributions of other team members; shows empathy; listens to others; builds team spirit and reconciles conflict; adapts to the team and fits in well
  • Upholds ethics and values; demonstrates integrity
  • Easily establishes good relationships with customers and staff; relates well to people at all levels
  • builds wide and effective networks of contacts
  • Analyses numerical data and all other sources of information, to break them into component parts, patterns and relationships; probes for further information or greater understanding of a problem; makes rational judgements from the available information and analysis; demonstrates an understanding of how one issue may be a part of a much larger system
  • Produces new ideas, approaches and insights; produces a range of solutions to problems
  • Creates innovative products or designs
  • Focuses on customer needs and satisfaction; sets high standards for quality and quantity; monitors and maintains quality and productivity; works in a systematic, methodical and orderly way
  • Adapts to changing circumstances; tolerates ambiguity; accepts new ideas and change initiatives


Marel is a global leader in transforming the way food is processed. We support the production of high quality, safe and affordable food by providing solutions, services and software to the poultry, meat and fish processing industries, in addition to the newly acquired verticles of pet food, aqua feed and plant-based proteins. Sustainability is at the core of our business, our groundbreaking solutions reduce waste while improving yields and creating economic value. With a network of around 7,000 people in over 30 countries, we’re always close by and ready to help. From the first spark of inspiration to implementing a solution, we’re committed to excellence in everything we do.


  • Negotiable


Education, Knowledge, and Experience

  • Bachelor degree
  • Experience in Supply Chain processes (Planning, Inventory Control)
  • Knowledge of ERP, engineering, and reporting systems
  • Experience with MS office
  • Reading technical drawings (PLM)
  • Strong English skills, both written and verbal
  • Experience with and comfort working in multi-cultural, multi-discipline organization is an advantage