Supply Planning Manager (1-Year Maternity Cover), Arla - Aarhus


Viby J, DK

Are you analytical and eager to impact a global supply chain? Ready to lead a team of 7 planning specialists and help shape how Arla operates? Here's a growth opportunity for you!


How you will make an impact?

In this role, you'll lead a team responsible for planning at our export terminal in Vejle and for the cheese category in Denmark. Your focus is on the customer while optimizing our supply chain all the way from customer to warehouse and production. You'll need to be passionate about finding solutions, engaging your team, and improving processes.



  • Ensure top-notch delivery service to our customers.
  • Secure happy and high performing team members.
  • Use forecasts, order production, and transportation to maintain optimal stock levels.
  • Enhance planning skills and efficiency with an ambitious mindset.


You'll be the bridge between sales, production sites, and warehouses, so understanding stakeholders' needs is key. Quick decision-making in complex situations is essential. Your strong communication skills and ability to challenge the status quo will drive improvements.


What will make you successful?

We will help you to become a success in the job – and we hope that you will come with your:

  • Positive and goal-oriented mindset.
  • Strong supply chain understanding.
  • Experience in planning and logistics.
  • Proficiency in SAP.
  • Fluent in Danish and English.


What We Offer?

Join our team of colleagues responsible for daily, weekly, and monthly supply plans and inventory management across 5 terminals. You'll work with a diverse group, from experienced professionals to recent grads, in a friendly and collaborative environment. We value feedback and knowledge sharing.


This role is a temporary 12-month contract, offering the opportunity to develop both personally and professionally.


Would you like to join us?

Ready to make an impact? Apply now!

We process applications on a continuous basis and close the position once the right candidate has been found. If any questions, please contact Head of Supply Planning, Stine Flening on


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?

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