Demand Planner

As International Demand Planner you are part of the Supply Chain team of La Lorraine Bakery Group within the Business Unit (BU) Frozen. This BU is one of the European market leaders for frozen bake-off products in retail and foodservice, with the ambition to further transform the bakery market worldwide.


Your responsibilities as Demand Planner are:

  • Maximize product availability and deliver constant high service level to our European countries and customers.
  • Work closely with internal stakeholders to contribute to good performance via accurate Demand Forecast on mid and long term. You dare to challenge the business stakeholders in order to improve the forecasting.
  • Lead the demand planning process and implement continuous improvement plans. Make sure all functions contribute and own their part.
  • Participate in the budget process, including introduction of new products. Provide relevant input on volumes; ensure alignment on planned activities (promotions) while considering cost efficiency.
  • Back-up for supply planning responsibilities.

Your profile:

  • You hold a master’s degree in an economic orientation.
  • You have a solid professional experience in Supply and Demand planning.
  • You speak and write in English and Dutch fluently.
  • You have good communication skills and are able to communicate with all levels in the organization.
  • You have strong analytical skills, you love to work in excel and you’re good at it.
  • You are well organized and able to keep the overview at all times.
  • Knowing your way in SAP is a plus.

Our offer

  • You will join a growing Belgian family business active in the European bakery sector.
  • Every day, more than 4,500 enthusiastic colleagues produce and sell high-quality bakery products to consumers, supermarkets and the catering industry. This is a unique opportunity to work within a company with a strong vision, that continues to grow and innovate in top products.
  • At La Lorraine Bakery Group, entrepreneurship is strongly appreciated and there is room to take initiative.
  • You will be part of a company and BU with strong ambitions for the future. The recipe for our past and future success? Our shared passion, our 5 strong company values, our product leadership mission to always strive for the best quality and great innovations, and our long-term vision to build international markets & explore new horizons.
  • You will join a team of driven and enthusiastic (international) colleagues, who are happy to share their knowledge and help you grow and develop. Our LLBG Academy supports and develops our employees through various training initiatives. By developing everyone's talent and expertise, we can all become the best version of ourselves.
  • As a Demand Planner you will have a real impact on our business and play a crucial role in the future of our regions. In this role you are in the driver’s seat to build the forecasting process, enhance the replenishment process and can contribute to different supply chain projects. This function will give you the opportunity to work closely with business stakeholders in an international scope and to challenge yourself.
  • You will be part of an organisation with strong growth ambitions that also wants to take responsibility for the environment and society. We are committed to meeting today's expectations in a sustainable way, with our future generations in mind.
  • We value our employees and invest in a happy work environment through various initiatives such as: sports and wellbeing activities, respect for worklife balance through homeworking and flexible working hours.
  • In this function you will enjoy an interesting financial package including meal vouchers, hospitalization insurance and group insurance, complemented by 30 days of vacation.
  • Our products take centre stage and you can literally taste our passion every day.


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What does the application process entail?

Our Talent Acquisition team will be happy to talk to you about our expert and management vacancies as well as our open positions in our production sites. The steps you will go through during the selection procedure can vary for each position. After an interview with HR and an interview with the manager, there may be a personality questionnaire or assessment centre for example.

La Lorraine Bakery Group does not discriminate applicants based on age, gender, culture, social background, religion. Whoever you are, for us it is all about passion, drive, mutual respect and talent.

Are you interested in working with us? Then don’t hesitate to apply!