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Workforce Planner


Schiphol-Rijk, North-Holland | 32-40 hours a week | Vocational (mbo)/Bachelor degree

What will you do as a Workforce Planner at Arvato?
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 requirement planning. It does not matter whether they request a long-term forecast or a planning on a daily level; you can deliver the accurate data. In order to do this, 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. 

In this position 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.


Tasks you’ll be responsible for

  • 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);
  • Changing work schedules to optimize performance;
  • Develop and deliver accurate, strategy-focused and insightful reporting.


Qualifications you bring with you as a Workforce Planner

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 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. Furthermore, we are looking for someone with:

  • Strong communication skills in English, both verbal and written;
  • Good knowledge of Excel;
  • A vocational and/or bachelor degree.


What we offer
We offer you a challenging and independent full-time position, for 32-40 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 Workforce 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
Justin Brummans, Corporate Recruiter
T: +31(6) 344 780 36



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

Country: Netherlands 

Job ID: 184103

Date:  Dec 29, 2021

Schiphol-Rijk, NH, NL, 1119 NG

Job Segment: Supply, Logistics, HR, Supply Chain, Network, Operations, Human Resources, Technology

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