Vendor Managed Inventory Representative | temporary 1… | Undutchables

Vendor Managed Inventory Representative | temporary 1 year

Eindhoven, reference 2020-01139

Company description

Our client is a leading one-source supplier of electronic solutions. Their team of highly skilled experts is focused on the design, development and distribution of innovative product solutions that touch virtually every walk of life. Their portfolio is among the world's most extensive, with over 100,000 reliable products, including everything from electronic, electrical and fiber optic interconnects to switches and application tooling.

They leverage extensive worldwide resources to meet customer needs on a local, regional and global level. The company offers well-established sales, product development, manufacturing and logistics resources in Asia, Europe and the Americas. Their engineering, development and manufacturing capabilities are organized into three product divisions, all serviced by the Global Sales and Marketing Division.
Please note: This is a temporary position for a period of one year. Extension is not guaranteed.

Job description

The VMI/consignment coordinator maintains a healthy inventory level of selected products for the customer. He/she ensures on-time replenishment of the VMI HUB to meet the customer’s demand and simultaneously adheres to the contractual agreements. He/she will analyze the forecast vs actual demand and challenges the customer or internal stakeholders where the data is not meeting the agreed parameters. The VMI/ consignment coordinator takes appropriate measures to avoid build-up of slow and excess stock by actively performing End to End analysis of the goods flow in the whole supply chain.

· Review and process the forecast sent by the customer and actively follow up with the customer and planning department on fluctuations to minimize potential excess stock or line down.
· Process, coordinate and control pull of goods from the VMI HUB, deliveries and stock reconciliations in a timely manner to maintain accurate and adequate inventory levels.
· Perform End to End analysis to identify opportunities in the supply chain to reduce costs by maintaining a healthy DSI level as per current KPI’s.
· Analyzing data and have knowledge of the contractual terms to determine liability, follow up on aged inventory and inventory turnaround.
· Coordinate the account change from direct supply to VMI/consignment logistic model by following the proper consignment guidelines.
· Build and maintain excellent relationship with customer, sales and other stakeholders.
· Take on other duties as assigned by Management




Requirements

Required
· The ideal candidate has an analytical mindset to work comfortable and accurate with figures, forecasts and other reports dealing with quantitative data.
· Previous experience in customer service in a business to business environment, with an emphasis on VMI/consignment and forecasting.
· You have a very good sense of urgency, can set priorities and are organized.
· You have proven to be able to apply economic and critical thinking skills within your daily job.
· You are a team player, flexible and can work in a high-pressure business to business environment.
· Effective communication skills, to exchange information clearly and accurately at various levels within the organization and with customers.
· Good relationship building skills.
· You have excellent English language skills, both verbally and in writing.
· Good PC skills: Microsoft Outlook, PowerPoint and Excel are required.

Preferred
· SAP knowledge is preferred.

Working conditions

You will work in a fast moving, international business to business environment. We offer a market competitive salary package, based on education and related working experience. You will get the opportunity to take responsibility and develop your talents, and will be rewarded based on your individual performance.

Good to know

If you are interested in this vacancy, you can apply by clicking on the button above. Your application will be sent directly to the recruiter in charge. IMPORTANT: if you are not yet registered with Undutchables we kindly ask you to do so. Your information will be handled in the strictest confidence and your CV will not be sent to a company unless you have given prior permission.We will invite you for an extensive interview, as soon as any potential job opportunities arise. We will advise you on issues regarding employment in the Netherlands. Then, if possible, we will introduce you to a prospective company and provide support during the selection procedure.

Recruiter contact

Lara Goode, Undutchables Eindhoven
lara.goode@undutchables.nl
+31(0)634 15 42 31
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