For the Planning team in Schunk Xycarb Technology, we are looking for a 

Supply Chain Improvement Leader

As a Supply Chain improvement leader your drive supply chain implementations & improvements that will significantly contribute into positioning the SXT supply chain for success. You effectively and efficiently supporting a global growing organization that can adequately respond to the agreed customer service level. Are you ready for the next step in your career? Please, apply here! 
  • working time: full-time
  • job location: Helmond - NL
  • Fulltime 
  • Location: Helmond - NL

What are your main responsibilities?

As a supply chain improvement leader you Improve existing supply chain, define and set up new supply chains in respect to the Global supply chain and integrate them in standard operations.  
Other tasks you have are:
  • Evaluate existing supply chain processes to identify and propose new improvement opportunities;
  • Coordinate and implement improved processes / procedures to establish new ways of working;
  • Gather and interpret data to define and monitor supply chain KPI’s;
  • Setup reports for insight into supply chain reliability, delivery time and work in progress;
  • Consult with all involved SXT departments and external Schunk partners and suppliers on the supply chain topics;
Key user of ERP: Setup new logistics/planning processes, integrate them within the different production sites, drive master data management in ERP system

What are your skills? 

For this function it is important that you have strong analytic skills in order to function well in the role. The right candidate for this position will have
  • At least a Bachelor degree in Logistics or Technical Business Administration;
  • A minimum of 5 years’ experience in a similar position/ planning position;
  • Project management skills;
  • Expert knowledge of SAP(ECC and SAP S/4HANA);
  • Familiar with general regulations and best practices with respect to logistics and logistics flows;
  • A good command of the English language (written and spoken) (Dutch is not mandatory but appreciated);
  • Being familiar with general Lean Management principles is a plus.
And, last but not least, to live up to the core competencies of Schunk Xycarb Technology: Innovation, Collaboration, and Customer Focus. 

What Schunk Xycarb Technology offers you: 

  • A high-tech working environment within an ambitious and growing company in the global semiconductor market;
  • An informal culture with employees with more than 25 nationalities;
  • A challenging position with plenty of development opportunities, in which you are stimulated in your professional and personal development;
  • An attractive remuneration package consisting of a good salary, bonus system, and secondary benefits (e.g., 27 days of holidays, 13 ADV days);
  • Out-of-the-office activities (e.g., Sinterklaas for children, annual BBQ, divers sporting activities).

About the Schunk Group

The Schunk Group is a global materials and engineering multinational technology group with approximately 10,000 employees from 29 countries. Its headquarter is based in Germany with consolidated sales of over 1.65 Billion. The company is a leading supplier of products from high-tech materials - such as carbon, technical ceramics, and sintered metal - and machines and systems - from environmental simulation to air-conditioning technology and from ultrasonic welding to optical machines.