Stroom is looking for a Planner/Buyer, Nederland

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Noord-Brabant, Nederland

About company

The company is a leading global gelatin-based drug delivery and specialty pharmaceutical company that has developed a broad range of breakthrough products. The company is a widely recognized market leader in soft gelatin capsule technology. It is committed to researching, developing, and producing unique oral dosage forms for the pharmaceutical health care industry. Through innovative technologies and products, and with the dedication of its employees, it’s mission is to create and market superior healthcare products serving our global community and enabling societal wellness.

The Planner/Buyer is a line function in the department Supply Chain and reports to the Team Leader, Planner/Buyers. The Planner/Buyer manages the demand, it’s customer orders and all remaining activities such as operational purchasing, planning and logistics, in close cooperation with internal and external stakeholders.

The Planner/Buyer secures that the products can be manufactured according to the planning and are delivered on time and in full to the customer.

Job Description

  • Responsible for order intake of customer orders in ERP system, according agreed quantities and price
  • Arrange transport and prepare shipment documents incl. necessary export documents according import/export legislation
  • Invoicing of shipped batches or services
  • Follow up order progress and communication to the customer
  • Receipt of customer complaints and follow up according SOP/WI
  • Enter MPS- and work orders based on optimal batch size, delivery dates, raw material availability and production capacity, based on standard lead time
  • Calculate and communicate forecast reliability to BM
  • Allocation of production needs to and release of process orders
  • Provide production related documentation and detailed scheduling (0-2 weeks) to production, warehouse and quality department
  • Ensure that raw material and production aids are available and released in the right time and quantities to support production plan
  • Coordinate with suppliers for any delayed or expedited shipments to meet operational needs
  • Align and prioritize scheduling changes through various systems (ERP, APS) and involved departments


  • HBO/University level in Logistics Management or equivalent relevant experience
  • 0-4 years working experience in supply chain;
  • Experience with MRP-systems and MS office
  • Written and verbal English language
  • Knowledge of Good Manufacturing Practices and Standard Operating Procedures
  • Knowledge of problem solving techniques
  • Good communicating skills, verbal and in writing
  • Familiar with planning- and logistic concepts

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