Supply Planning Manager

As Supply Planning Manager you will be responsible for optimizing short and mid-term supply planning processes, ensuring an optimal balance between service, cash, and cost. Join us in this role and play a crucial part in steering the supply chain process, contributing to various projects, and impacting the future of our organization.

Your function:

  • Determine the right planning strategy and parameters for each product per specific location in order to optimize the balance service – cash – cost.
  • Effective management of warehouse stocks based on sales forecasts and defined parameters of stock turnover while taking into account the shelf life. Active use of MRP supply planning tools and cooperation with demand planning.
  • Proactive follow up of exception messages / reports to anticipate potential issues in the supply of internal and externally sourced products.
  • Develop and document processes to support and improve the effectiveness of the Supply Chain specialists.
  • Install KPI’s, exception reports,… to track the overall performance of the supply and replenishment planning process.
  • Close cooperation with internal planners and/or external suppliers with regards to stock availability. Install and drive mid term planning process with key external suppliers.
  • Coach for the supply team and guide them in developing pro-active planning mindset. Creates procedures, manuals and gives training to internal users.
  • Active collaboration with LLBG IT team on identification, design, testing, and implementation of flows/processes.
  • You act as an escalation level for impactful problems. Timely communication of expected non-delivery of goods within the company.
  • Executes the short and mid term planning of specific flows depending on the available resources.

In this role, you will report to the Supply & Demand Manager and join a dynamic team of Supply Chain Specialists and Demand Planners.

Your profile: 

As Supply Planning Manager you use your strong analytical and problem-solving mindset on a daily basis. Strong interpersonal and influencing skills, with the ability to build credible relationships with multiple internal and external functions is part of your DNA.


  • Minimum 3-5 years of experience in supply planning roles with focus to optimize the balance service - cost - cash.
  • Knowledge of different planning strategies (forecasting, MTO,…).
  • PC Proficiency: SAP (specifically MM, MRP parameters), Excel, Datawarehouse,…
  • You have a fluent knowledge of Dutch and English.

Our offer:

  • You will join a growing Belgian family business active in the European bakery sector.
  • Every day, more than 5000 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 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.
  • You will be part of an organization 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 (1day/week) and flexible working hours.
  • In this function you will enjoy an interesting financial package including a company car, meal vouchers, hospitalization insurance and group insurance, complemented by 30 days of vacation.
  • Our products take center stage and you can literally taste our passion every day

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Job domain Warehousing, Transport & Supply Chain
Contract Permanent employment contract
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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.

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