Productie planner


Heule-Kortrijk, VWV, BE, 8501

At Barry Callebaut, we are on a journey to transform the cocoa and chocolate industry. As the world’s leading manufacturer of high-quality chocolate and cocoa products, our actions truly shape the future of our industry. We are a business-to-business company, serving the entire food sector, from the cocoa bean to the finest chocolate product. We are a company with a purpose, we believe in doing well by doing good and reinvesting in the communities we operate. We have a long-standing commitment to sustainability and our goal is to shape a sustainable cocoa and chocolate future. We are headquartered in Zurich, and have more than 11,000 passionate Employees working in more than 35 countries worldwide. We are very proud of who we are and what we do. And of course, we are always looking for talented people to help us have a positive impact on our industry and beyond!



About the role

The Production planner chocolate department will be part of the OSCO-team and will report to the Supply Chain manager. He/she is based in IBC - Heule. 

The role of the Production planner chocolate department is to plan the needs related to chocolate products using the ERP-system Navision. He/she should give feedback of data to Navision so Back-office can confirm the orders received with the expected delivery time. 


Key Responsibilities Include:

● Evaluate ERP-proposals in Navision and translate it into the daily Excel production planning file. 

● Give feedback to Back-office of expected delivery time. 

● Scheduling of all production orders depending on promised lead times, delivery times of printing department or subcontractors, production efficiencies, available resources, available personnel,... 

● Follow up of production compared with the promised scheduling and giving feedback via Navision to Back-office. 

● Communicate disruptions of planned productions to Back-office, purchase,... 

● Communicate with team leads and operators to guarantee high standards on lead time and quality. 

● Frequent analysis of Navision parameters (order quantity, minimum stock levels, output, consumption and waste,...). 

● Stock management of stock-driven end items or semi-finished products. 

● Administrative processing of data. 

● Being a back-up for Supply Chain manager, masterdata and purchasing. 


About You

● Experienced in scheduling with ERP-system (preferably knowledge of Navision) and good knowledge of MS Office (Excel). 

● Strong skills in punctual and organized work. 

● Strive for administrative perfection. 

● Having a good helicopter view to plan in the best possible way for all involved parties. 

● Good communication skills for consultation with Back-office, customer care, team leads, operators,... 

● Experience in Food Industry is a plus. 

● Languages: Dutch, French and English. 




If you want to learn more about Barry Callebaut, please find further information here.

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