Project Material Planner

  • Vakgebied Supply Chain
  • Dienstverband Fulltime
  • Vacaturenummer VAC-10028862
  • Locatie Veghel
  • Type overeenkomst Secondment via YER, Secondment with contracting
  • Branche High Tech

Over deze vacature

Are you experienced in the field of Supply Chain? Are you a stress-resistant team-player, with can-do mentality and excellent communications skills? Are you experienced in the Supply or Demand Planning? At Vanderlande we are currently searching for a Project Material Planner!

Your Role

As a Project Material Planner, your main focus is to balance, secure and assure material availability to the Project Warehouses. You are the first point of contact for the Central Material Planner and Supply Execution Coordinator.

Your department

Vanderlande is dedicated to improving its customers’ business processes and competitive position. Vanderlande is the expert in automated material handling systems, which we mainly deliver to our customers by executing projects that focus on design, own manufacturing, 3 th party supply and installation of these systems. Our systems and associated services enable fast, reliable, goods handling in distribution centers, parcel and postal sortation facilities, as well as baggage handling at airports.

The Global Supply Chain organization plays a key role in the world-wide deliveries of products and services to Vanderlande solutions and consist of 3 Supply Chain Centers (SCC) in Europe, North America and Asia Pacific. Supply Chain Coordination Europe is part of SCC Europe and is responsible for coordinating these Vanderlande projects within Supply Chain. 


Your tasks and responsibilities

Project Material Planners, form a key part of the supply chain of Vanderlande. Their job is to secure supply for our projects on project warehouse level. As a Project Material Planner, you manage availability on a set of Project Warehouses. You maintain the supply integrity of the Project Warehouse(s). You make sure that the Forwarding Officer and Central Material Planner delivers and execute according to existing agreements. You inform and manage your stakeholders like the Project Manager Supply, the Forwarding department and the Central Warehouse Planner(s).

Your responsibilities and activities will be:

  • Validates exceptional project demands
  • Validate DRP messages and acts accordingly to stakeholders
  • Maintain S&D integrity on a set of Project Warehouses
  • First Point of contact for Project Manager Supply, Central Materials Planners and Forwarding
  • Drive planning process, methodology and tooling improvements


Vanderlande is a market-leading, global partner for future-proof logistic process automation in the warehousing, airports and parcel sectors. Its extensive portfolio of integrated solutions – innovative systems, intelligent software and life-cycle services – results in the realisation of fast, reliable and efficient automation technology.

The company focuses on the optimisation of its customers’ business processes and competitive positions. Through close cooperation, it strives for the improvement of their operational activities and the expansion of their logistical achievements.

Vanderlande’s warehousing solutions are the first choice for many of the largest global e-commerce players and retailers in food, fashion and general merchandise across the globe. The company helps them to fulfil their promise of same-day delivery for billions of orders, with nine of the 15 largest global food retailers relying on its efficient and reliable solutions.

As a global partner for future-proof airport solutions, Vanderlande’s market-leading baggage handling systems and related passenger solutions are capable of moving over 4 billion pieces of baggage around the world per year. These are active in more than 600 airports, including 12 of the world’s top 20.

Vanderlande is also a leading supplier of process automation solutions that address the challenges in the parcel market. More than 52 million parcels are sorted by its systems every day, which have been installed for the world’s leading parcel handling companies.




Your profile

For this position, we require:

  • Master degree in a Supply Chain related field of study (or Bachelor with proven track record)
  • Working experience (min. 2+ years) in preferably a high-tech environment
  • Excellent communication and Analytical skills
  • Strong stakeholder management skills
  • Supply Chain and Planning experience are a plus
  • JDE experience is a Plus
  • Drive to win, result and goal oriented with a hands-on mentality

You should apply when you are:

  • An excellent communicator in English
  • An expert in balancing stakeholders
  • Able to collaborate easily with stakeholders
  • A strong planner and organizer
  • Result oriented and stress-resistant
  • Self-confident and independent