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Workforce Planner


Are you ready for your next challenge as a workforce planner and ready to bring workforce planning at Arvato to the next level? 

As a Workforce Planner at Arvato you are responsible for developing and maintaining an effective planning-process that aligns resources and demand accurately. You will be responsible for an economically effective operation and human resource planning, for your assigned site/department/customer-operation. You are the absolute expert when it comes to a detailed labor requirements planning. It does not matter if they request a long-term forecast or a planning on a daily level; you can deliver the accurate data. You are constantly aligning with the temp agency for the temp employee planning and your team members, your teamwork and collaboration will make a successfully centralized workforce planning. You will work closely with account management, operations management, workforce manager and supervisors in order to get a reliable client-forecast, and determine applicable productivities and dependences that will affect the resource plan. You report to the Workforce Manager, responsible for your department with a dotted line to the Operations Manager.


Do you like to pioneer with your new teammates and manager and develop a strong (centralized) workforce management?


For this position we are looking for a professional with approximately 3 years of experience in a similar role, in a logistics & warehousing preferably 3pl environment. You are the strong communicator that is able to build a good work-relationship with your external business partners and internal stakeholders e.g. account management, operations management, supervisor and your peers. You can take on the role as an advisor to the decision makers by using your strong analytical and reporting skills and expertise that will be the foundation for your advice. Obviously, as a planner, Excel has no secrets for you and you are eager to share your knowledge with your peers. 


Responsibilities you will take on as a Workforce planner at Arvato

  • Planning of resources across multiple functional departments, to develop a summarised plan across all operations in the cluster;
  • Coordinate temp employee pools and planning in collaboration with the Temp agency;
  • Coordinate proactive as well as reactive adjustments to plan, including resource balancing;
  • Host frequent operation planning alignment meetings with operations management, as well as sessions with cluster partners including both in and external parties;
  • Participate in regular strategic as well as tactical alignment meetings between cluster planners and the workforce planning manager (Oversight and governance);
  • Collection of data and analysis to improve business operations across functional departments;
  • Changing work schedules to optimize performance;
  • Develop and deliver accurate, strategy-focused and insightful reporting.

About Arvato Supply Chain Solutions.
Arvato Supply Chain Solutions is internationally the leading provider of order-to-cash solutions for end customer-oriented industries. Working across 85 locations in over 20 countries, we develop innovative, tailored solutions for our customers. Our global vision is to become the international supply chain management company with the strongest customer focus and best IT know-how.

In the Netherlands we serve our customers from 4 locations: Gennep (Heijen), Venlo, Venray and Schiphol-Rijk. Our more than 1000 employees are dedicated to offer flexible and quality-oriented logistic solutions to our customers. In collaboration with the customer we determine a logistics process that meets their needs. We invest in innovative solutions such as optimizing automation and digitization but also in our employees
Are you the Workforce Planner to take this challenge?
Then apply by the “Apply now” button and upload your resume and cover letter. Our recruitment department will contact you about the further process. 

Do you not fully meet the job requirements and are you curious about what it is like to work at Arvato? Feel free to contact us. We answer all your questions and are happy to think about any options.

Contact details:

Justin Brummans

T: +31 (0) 6 3447 8036



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

Country: Netherlands 

State/Region: Limburg 

City: Heijen 

Postal Code: 6598 MH 

Job ID: 166185


Date:  Sep 28, 2021

Heijen, LI, NL, 6598 MH

Job Segment: Logistics, Supply, Supply Chain Manager, HR, Supply Chain, Operations, Human Resources

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