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Senior Supply Planner - People Manager, Arla - Stockholm

Do you have leadership skills, ambition and an analytical mindset? Do you have the desire to make an impact on a true Global Supply Chain? And are you ready to challenge and influence the way Arla Foods operates? 


We are now looking for a Senior Supply Planner role with people leadership responsibilities and a a specialist background who will have a major impact on the success of the supply planning department and key project deliveries. This position focus on people development and providing the right tools for their team to progress. It also executes operational plans with a direct impact on the function’s success as well as challenges processes and practices identifying opportunities for continuous improvement.


About the job

As a Senior Supply Planner and People Manager you will take leadership in developing, anchoring and role model a lean, sustainability, digital, continuous development culture. It will be your mission to set goals and objectives for your planning function based on the department strategy, as well as plan, prioritize and allocate resources within the team enabling direct reports to work effectively.


In this position, you will also:

  • Lead, coach and develop the team based on Our Leadership, Our Character and Our responsibility according to annual people processes and build competences within the team while driving the needed change management
  • Monitors procedures and planners and analyzes results/KPIs to ensure planning quality and improvement
  • Communicates and coordinates with other managers to drive action and results from key demand insights identified and ensure cost efficiency
  • The review & development of technology with global IT coupled with ensuring the optimal use of systems available
  • Support on the operational planning when necessary during seasonal periods


About you

  • 2-3 years of Supply Chain/Logistics Experience
  • 1-3 years of people management experience
  • Education at MSc. Level within Supply Chain Management, Engineering, Economics, Mathematics or Optimization
  • SAP & Excel knowledge
  • Integrated Business Planning (IBP) & PowerBi knowledge is a plus
  • Fluency in English. Swedish is a plus


What do we offer?

You will be joining a team consisting of 9full-timecolleaguesand 7 student assistants and part time employees.Together, we are responsible for daily, weekly and monthly supply plans and inventory management for 15 dairies & terminals. We are a strong mix ranging from the very experienced to the newly graduated, but together we share a busyevery daywith humor and team spirit.Feedback and knowledge sharing aregrowing assets in ourinformal culture.


At Arla Foods we want to create the conditions for our colleagues to have a sustainable work life by offering flexibility and the opportunity to work in the office, which is seen as the first choice, and remotely; based on the needs of the business and the employees. We call it the “Power of the Mix”.


Please apply as soon as possible. We process applications on a continuous basis and close the job opening once the right candidate has been found.


We have a purpose for Good

At Arla, we strive to unlock the highest potential in each other while working together to create a sustainable future of dairy. We call it Stronger People Stronger Planet and it is deeply anchored in our organisation and founded on our commitment to respecting human rights, increasing access to healthy dairy nutrition, inspiring good food habits, and improving the environment for future generations. In order to succeed we need to hire people with a sustainable mindset. Could this be you?


Arla Foods is bound by collective agreements. At Arla we always make sure to offer good and competitive working conditions.




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