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Heijen, Limburg | Full-time | €2.200 - €3.400 | 2-shifts | Vocational/Bachelor degree


What will you do as an Order planner at Arvato?
As an Order Planner you are responsible for releasing and monitoring the orders. You anticipate on the operation to ensure that there is no downtime and that all orders are shipped on time. You must therefore be able to look ahead and identify potential bottlenecks and prevent them where possible. 


When releasing these orders you not only create work for your own department, but also for other departments. In addition, it is important that you are able to communicate about the workload that you give your colleagues. Furthermore, you are one of the first points of contact for the operation when there are problems with orders, system and equipment. 


The key responsibility within your team lies in the up-to-date and accurate management of the stock and available resources for the operation and your customer. You are flexible in terms of working hours, working early and late shifts is part of the position and you’ll report to the Warehouse Supervisor.
Your duties and responsibilities

  • You are responsible for monitoring and releasing orders;
  • Indicating possible bottlenecks and solving them before they escalate;
  • Point of contact with the operation when there are problems with orders, systems and material;
  • Actively engaged with process optimization and suggestion improvements;
  • Communication with all other departments, such as supervisors, assistant supervisors, Transport Planners and other colleagues.

Qualifications you bring with you as an Order Planner

  • Mbo+ / hbo working and thinking level;
  • You have excellent knowledge of the English language, both spoken and written;
  • You have extensive and demonstrable experience in the use of Excel and/or SAP;
  • You have knowledge of production / logistics processes, preferably in contract logistics.


What we offer
We offer you a challenging and independent full-time position, for 40 hours a week. We have a non-contributory pension, which means that on average you have a higher net salary compared to other companies! In addition, we offer:

  • A competitive salary; 
  • A bonus based on performance and organization results;
  • TVT
  • Travel allowance;
  • 8% holiday payment;
  • 25 vacation days, possibility to build up to 28 vacation days;
  • Up to 40% discount on your fitness subscription;
  • Telephone and laptop;
  • Collective health insurance;
  • ANW Insurance and WIA Hiaat insurance, fully paid for by Arvato.


About Arvato Supply Chain Solutions 
Arvato is a fast-growing organization with an informal and transparent corporate culture. We are open to ambition, personal development and initiatives. Arvato Supply Chain Solutions is specialized in logistics solutions. In collaboration with the customer, we determine the most effective logistics process that meets their needs. Our DNA is built upon Customer Obsession, Ownership and Continuous Improvement. We achieve our goals by means of experience, state-of-the-art technologies, creativity, passion and a commitment to quality, innovation and having fun!

In the Netherlands, we serve our customer from four locations: Heijen, Venlo, Venray and Schiphol-Rijk, within these locations approximately 1.000 employees are working for Arvato. In addition to classic logistics services such as; warehousing, picking, transport management and comprehensive value-added services, we also offer tailor-made solutions for companies from sectors such as consumer products, high-tech and healthcare. For various customers we take the entire logistics process out of their hands.


Are you the new Order Planner we are looking for?
Then apply directly via the “Apply” button and upload your CV and motivation letter. Our Recruitment department will contact you for the further process.


Contact details
Annabelle Gorissen, Corporate Recruiter
T: +31 (0) 6 189 980 12 


Company: Arvato Benelux B.V. – Supply Chain Solutions 

Country: Netherlands 

Job ID: 224062


Date:  Jun 16, 2022

Heijen, LI, NL, 6598 MH

Job Segment: Logistics, Supply Chain, Warehouse, Network, Supply, Operations, Manufacturing, Technology

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