Planning & Logistics Manager NL

Supply Chain Joure Full-time Netherlands

Job Description

As Manager Planning & Logistics for our Coffee & Tea factory in Joure (Netherlands) you are part of the European Supply Chain Organization, you are a member of the factories leadership team and you lead the planning & logistics team at the factory. In this role you and your team are responsible for the Supply Chain from packing materials and green coffee supply until delivery of finished goods to our warehouses across the globe. You will have full accountability to deliver on People, Service, Cost and Cash targets.

As Planning & Logistics Manager you will be responsible for the following:

  • Deliver excellent results through engaged leadership, coaching and team development
  • With your team (22 FTE), execute the supply chain processes of the factory in an efficient and effective way
  • Be the primary interface with JDE’s central supply chain organization and external suppliers
  • Set the long-term vision for the Supply Chain area and establishes the right plan to reach it
  • Support the roll out of JDE’s Continuous Improvement Program and act as role model for the plant
  • As member of the leadership team, contribute to the overall performance and development of the factory


If you have the courage and confidence to venture into new cultures & territories, and you're brimming with an entrepreneurial spirit and a drive to succeed, you’ll fit right in at JDE. We roll up our sleeves, pitch in, and get our hands dirty to break new ground. Committed to playing at our best, we think bigger and move faster, always rising to the challenge that matters most and celebrating the wins that count.

For this role as Manager Planning and Logistics, we’re looking for someone who has the following skills and experience:

  • Master degree, 5+ years’ experience in Operations or Supply Chain environment, preferably in FMCG
  • Experience in Leadership roles
  • Excellent change and people management skills
  • Experience with SAP and APO preferred
  • Dutch preferred, fluent in English

Additional Information

This role is open in scale 12 of the CEA.

If you are interested in this position, please respond online for the attention of Valeria Calenici, Talent Acquisition Specialist. For more information about the role you can contact Joost Volbeda at 06-52584487. After receiving your application we will do our utmost to give you quick feedback. Part of the recruitment procedure at JDE will be an online assessment, followed by interviews. A pre-employment check can be part of the recruitment process.


It’s amazing what can happen over a cup of coffee. At JACOBS DOUWE EGBERTS, we’ve made it our mission to find out . Our people have been raising the bar since day one, thinking fast and acting even faster to make an impact that’s felt around the world. JDE is the home to some of the most well-known coffee brands in the world. To date, our coffee and tea portfolio is available in over 100 countries and includes iconic household names such as Jacobs, Tassimo, Moccona, Senseo, L’OR, Douwe Egberts, TiOra, Super, Kenco, Pilao and Gevalia. We’ve built our business on the belief that everyone deserves the coffee they love – no matter who you are, where you live or how you take it.

At JACOBS DOUWE EGBERTS we are inspired by our belief that it’s amazing what can happen over a cup of coffee. We are driven by the vision that everyone deserves the coffee they love