Wave Planner



Do you enjoy being analytically challenged on a daily basis?
Arvato is expanding in terms of warehouse space and internal developments as well as in number of employees. To expand our growing operation, we are looking for a Wave planner in Venlo who is available full-time. The responsibility within this 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.


Will we soon be welcoming you at Arvato as a new colleague?
The Wave planner is an ideal starting position within logistics. You come into contact with different departments, processes and people and you have a high responsibility.


The Wave planner is responsible for releasing and monitoring 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. In addition, you are one of the first points of contact for the operation when there are problems with orders, system and equipment.


As a Wave planner you are responsible for managing the orders and ensuring timely shipment by systematically preparing the orders and monitoring the progress. Daily analysis of a reliable order profile, setting the right priorities and communicating and identifying possible gaps in the process. You report to the Control Tower Supervisor.


Your duties and responsibilities
- You are responsible for planning orders on the pick / pack / ship operation in an automated system (SAP), taking into account delivery times, the most efficient order and size of orders in relation to available machines and manpower, whether or not as a result of deltas.
- motivating / explaining the planning, indicating possible bottlenecks (internally) and making proposals in capacity planning based on any deltas
- You consult with the customer about incoming orders, prioritization of orders and any deviations
- You are a key user for SAP and support where necessary with new tests and implementations
- You check the feasibility / feasibility of assignments according to customer requirements
- Communication with all other departments, such as supervisors, assistant supervisors and colleagues.


Skills to look at on your CV:
- 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;
- You have knowledge of production / logistics processes, preferably in contract logistics;
- It's preferred that you have knowledge of SAP.


What does working at Arvato mean for you?
We are growing and we believe it is important that our employees also (continue to) grow. 
In the position of Wave planner, you develop your people management skills and get to know all facets of our warehouse processes. 


We have a non-contributory pension, which means we pay your pension so your net salary is higher than at other companies. In addition we offer:
•    Market conform salary;
•    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;
•    ANW Insurance and WIA Hiaat insurance, fully paid for by Arvato.


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 Wave 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.


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

Country: Netherlands 

State/Region: Limburg 

City: Venlo 

Postal Code: 5928 SJ 

Job ID: 113804

113804Arvato Benelux B.V. – Supply Chain Solutions 


Date:  Jan 2, 2021

Venlo, LI, NL, 5928 SJ

Job Segment: Logistics, ERP, Warehouse, Supply Chain Manager, Supply, Operations, Technology, Manufacturing