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Product Sourcing Planner

Amsterdam (HQ), Noord-Holland, NetherlandsProducts

Job description

Ready for a ride on the wild side? Join the Swapfiets team and help revolutionize the world of urban mobility! Our mission is simple: to provide a fun and convenient way for people to get around their cities. As a member of our team, you'll play a crucial role in shaping the future of transportation, one bicycle at a time.

Your goal

For the rapid growth of Swapfiets, we are looking for a Product Sourcing Planner. As a Product Sourcing Planner, you will make an important contribution to our supply chain and bike planning process. You ensure that our bikes are ordered and delivered at the right time and in the right quantities. 

In addition, you are involved in the development of our new bikes by ordering bike part samples according to the BOM, so sample bikes can be created before starting mass production. 

Furthermore, you are keeping track of product- and supplier data to make sure that our systems are up-to-date with the right information.

You will be part of the nine headed Products team, where you’ll report to the Product Sourcing Manager. Next to this, you’ll be in touch with teams and partners in all different countries.

Your responsibilities

  • Own the bike production from purchase order until delivery in the central warehouse

  • Find solutions for the part shortages at our assembly partner to avoid production delays

  • Implementing product changes at assembly supplier and follow up to get BOM correct

  • Setting up sample planning (parts and bikes) and get samples delivered in time for new bike development

  • Managing supplier- and product data in ERP system

  • Improving the way of working in the ERP system and flag challenges

  • Proactively feeds the OKR process to determine the priorities

  • Make sustainable choices on transportation of parts/bikes and packaging of our products

  • Coaching the juniors with best practises.

Job requirements

Your profile

As a Product Sourcing Planner, you have proven that your order administration is on point. You are a team player who thinks ahead at all times. You have experience with planning and purchasing materials. Furthermore, you are ready for a challenge and can’t wait to join our mission → being the #1 micromobility brand in the world! Also, you have/are:

  • Higher vocational (HBO+) working and thinking level (for example in logistics/economics)

  • 3 to 5 years of relevant working experience in the supply chain field

  • Experience with planning processes

  • Flexible and adaptive to change

  • Thorough analytical and solution-oriented thinking skills

  • Fluent in English language

Nice to have:

  • Knowledge of the bike industry

  • Extensive experience with Excel

  • Knowledge of SAP ERP system

  • Fluent in Dutch language

What Swapfiets offers you

  • Your own Swapfiets (lend-lease) 🚲!

  • 32 vacation days (that’s right, next to 25 vacation days you can use your 7 Swap days as you please)

  • A solid pension plan and a discount on your health insurance

  • MacBook or a Windows laptop (what you prefer)

  • Lots of responsibility, challenging work, and friendly colleagues

  • Travel allowance (if you live more than 11 km away from the office, otherwise you’ll just use your Swapfiets, right.. 😎?)

  • Delicious lunch at the office for a small contribution

  • Onefit for Business arrangement (to promote your healthy lifestyle!)

  • Learning programs developed by our L&D department

  • Lots of workshops and inspirational talks

  • One day off per year to do voluntary work paid by Swapfiets

  • Flexibility in working from home/ at our office in Amsterdam.

Don’t meet all the requirements? Research has shown that people from underrepresented groups, such as women and people of colour, often tend to avoid job opportunities if they don’t meet all the requirements. But disclaimer: we don’t check all the boxes either. At our company, we believe in equal opportunity and value diversity in the workplace. So even if you don’t see yourself on our current team, we encourage you to apply. Your unique perspectives and experiences can only make our company even better!