Supplier Relationship Manager/ Continental Material

Job posting for the department of Material Management
Volvo Parts Logistics Gent
Supplier Relationship Manager/
Continental Material Planner
As Supplier Relationship Manager you work with suppliers and material planners to
reach demands on delivery precision, flexibility and lead time. You are a key player to
create a stable delivery situation from the supplier to central warehouses, creating
world class availability for Volvos aftermarket:
Manage suppliers to become a Volvo strategic supplier with long term alliance by
reaching 100 % delivery performance and being logistic approved
Strive towards a common way of working with Supplier Relationship Management
methods globally, focusing on the developing the supplier base.
Your responsibilities would include the development and application of common
routines, procedures and training/ supporting personnel facing suppliers.
As a Continental Material Planner you will be responsible for planning parts for Renault
Trucks, Volvo Trucks, Volvo Bus, Volvo Construction Equipment, Volvo Penta:
For this position we are looking for someone who is business/customer oriented
and a real networker.
• Logistics experience or a university degree in relevant areas
• Excellent communication and networking skills
• Fluent in English. An asset is Dutch, French, Swedish and German.
• Ability to work in a continental and multicultural organization
Initiate and send requisitions to purchasing & delivery schedules to suppliers.
Do extensive planning, negotiation, and the coordination of delivery schedules.
Maintain the parts database to ensure that the latest parts information is accurate
and available in a timely manner.
In case of shortage / backorders assure that delivery information is updated in the
different MRP systems as well as other related systems like the Av Loss tool with
reliable ETA or BOT dates.
• Training skills
Update and adjust parameters: forecast, safety stock, call-off quantity.
• Efficient knowledge of Excel and Data Warehouse computer application
Resolve internal and external parts discrepancies with distribution centres and
• Team player
• Proven negotiation skills
Some travelling is required
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