Material Planner (f/m/d) Satellite Manufacturing

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Leveraging space technology to improve life on Earth

As Material Planner you are responsible for buying the right materials for the production facility and maintaining the right amount of stock. You are ensuring that our production process will always be able to continue. In this position you will be the link between our suppliers and our production department.


  • Verify and update the bill of materials necessary to supply production
  • Plan and implement processes to deliver supplies and components from the supplier to the plant
  • Understand and manage risk to minimize the impact on the production schedule
  • Cooperate with the parties concerned to estimate the arrival of supplies and components required to keep continuous production
  • Communicate delivery times from suppliers and make sure that the delivery is done on time
  • Support suppliers’ evaluation along with the Supplier Development department
  • KPI’s maintenance and creation
  • Identify areas for improvement

Experience & requirements

  • Higher education or equivalent through experience in a related field of engineering or supply chain
  • management
  • Complementary qualification in material management, production planning
  • Expert knowledge of ERP and MES systems, software tools and advanced Excel skills.
  • Minimum 5 years experience in similar positions in manufacturing companies


  • Fluent in English and Dutch
  • Excellent interpersonal skills
  • Ability to grasp complex planning requirements
  • Proactive and forward thinking
  • Strong analytical skills
  • Flexibility and adaptability skills for a constantly changing environment.

Tagged as: ERP, mes systems

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