EU Demand Planner Medical Devices - Amsterdam

Function Group: Supply Chain / Demand Planner


Our client is one of the biggest multinationals in the medical devices industry. They influence the lives of millions of people, with their focus on improvement within the healthcare by the use of their wide range of products. With more than 6000 patents it is safe to say that our client is striving for greatness and innovative solutions for the people around the globe.


The EU Demand Planner will be responsible for specific product group of medical devices within this organisation. Within this role, you will be responsible for fifteen countries and eight warehouses throughout Europe and communication frequently with Country Heads and Business Unit Directors. The goal of this role is to bring demand planning for your portfolio form an excellent level, to a world class level in the coming years.

You will be operating from the central distribution center which is located in the Netherlands, including the trade & compliances, distributions, transport, and warehouses for the entire EMEA region.

Responsibilities include but are not limited to the following:

  • Responsible for on time delivery and accurate demand and supply forecasting for the division
  • Meet customer service needs assuring a high standard of customer service and supply chain planning metrics performance, while sizing the optimal inventory and meeting the committed inventory investment targets
  • Manage fill rates, forecasts accuracy and inventory metrics
  • Participate in development, modification and improvement of procedures, policies, processes and technologies within the organisation
  • Lead meetings at divisional level
  • Product lifecycle management within the local divisions
  • New and existing supplier evaluation
  • Internal stakeholder management with the following departments: staff, finance, warehouse, product management, customer service, technical service, KIT-build department, marketing, RA/QA, asset management


The person that we seeking for this position is ambitious and always striving to be the best, and has the right DNA for our world class client. Additionally, this person is an excellent communicator and has expertise on internal stakeholder management, and business communication with higher management. Experience in the medical industry is not mandatory, but would be a preference.

  • At least a Bachelor’s degree
  • Several years work experience as demand planner in an innovative or leading international organisation
  • Strong negotiation and influencing skills with the ability to drive results through a global matrix structure
  • Proven ability to communicate and present to all levels of the organisation
  • Strong analytical and quantitive skills
  • Fluency in English
  • Having experience with demand planning tools such as Demantra is a plus


If you are a result-driven professional and want to make a difference in the world, our client is the perfect fit for you.

  • Environment of meaningful innovation and ambitious professionals
  • Opportunity for personal and professional growth
  • Total package of rewards and benefits


In case you are interested in this job, or would like to know if we can offer other similar jobs, feel free to contact me directly.

Gino Boekelaar
Consultant – Medical Devices


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