Global Technology Manager Supply Chain

Information Technology Utrecht Full-time Netherlands

Job Description

To start with, the position of Supply Chain Technology Transformation Leader (internally, called the Global Technology Manager) sits right in the heart of our Supply Chain IT Center of Excellence. In an incredible diverse and talented team of individuals who've got each other's backs, always striving to level up together. 

As our Global Technology Manager Supply Chain, your mission is to drive value, create, execute and take the lead in multiple strategic and tactical transformation projects. To achieve this, you'll be working together with key stakeholders on the demand side, as well as consulting partners & systems integrators on the supply side. 

We're not just looking for someone who's got the know-how, meaning, at least 10 years of experience in driving full-scale Supply Chain Planning Transformation projects with at least two next generation Supply Chain Planning applications (SAP IBP, O9, Kinaxis etc). We're counting on your people skills and that inner fire for success. You're not just another cog in the machine; you're a key player in making sure our value chain game is on point.

Our Supply Chain Technology Manager plays a crucial role in optimizing and managing the technology systems and processes within our company's supply chain. Your primary responsibility is to partner with business stakeholders, and leverage technology (next-generation Supply Chain Planning Applications, SAP S4 HANA etc) to enhance the efficiency, visibility, & overall performance of the supply chain.

The key responsibilities of the Global Technology Manager Supply Chain are to:

  • Technology Strategy – Enhance and execute the technology strategy aligned with JDE’s Supply Chain goals (Supply Chain Planning, ERP) and identify opportunities for optimization by leveraging emerging technologies.
  • Implementation and Integration – From IT, lead the initiative for the full scale transformation and rollout of the Supply Chain Planning application, across the global landscape. Collaborate with business stakeholders, IT Vendors and the Implementation teams to ensure seamless integration across all applications and the ERP.
  • Process Optimization – Analyze and optimize supply chain planning processes and workflows on a global scale, and implement best practices to improve operational efficiency, reduce costs, and enhance overall supply chain performance
  • Collaboration and Stakeholder Management – Collaborate with internal and external stakeholders, including suppliers and partners, to implement technology solutions for effective communication and collaboration. Ensure alignment with global supply chain partners on technology-related initiatives.
  • Project Management – responsible for ensuring that evolving business demands are captured and channeled via IT Strategy & Planning, making sure the project funnel is accurate and initiatives are reflected in business cases (in close cooperation with business stakeholders).


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 a Global Technology Manager for Supply Chain, we’re looking for someone who has the following skills and experience:

  • >10 years of experience in driving full-scale Supply Chain Planning Transformation projects with at least two next generation Supply Chain Planning applications (SAP IBP, O9, Kinaxis etc)
  • Experience in working with SAP S4 HANA during an implementation project is preferable
  • In addition to Supply Chain Planning, proficiency of high-level Order-to-Cash and Warehouse & Distribution business processes is preferred.
  • Project Management skills (including budget estimates, project financial tracking etc).
  • Experience in working within an Agile framework, with global business stakeholders and IT partners.

Additional Information

Your application at JDE Peet's
If you are interested in this career opportunity at JDE Peet's, apply and join us. After receiving your application we will do our utmost to give you quick feedback. Part of the recruitment procedure at JDE Peet's would be an online assessment, followed by interviews. A pre-employment check can be part of the recruitment process.

Our culture

The future of work is hybrid, with both office and home playing an important role. At JDE Peet's, we value meeting colleagues in the office to unleash the possibilities of coffee and tea together and we enjoy our focus time when working from home. Join us and you will experience both. Because it’s amazing what happens over a cup of coffee.

Our benefits

Whether or not you are with us, two, four or thirty years, it doesn’t matter. We help you build your skillsets and potential career. We offer a solid and competitive base salary and ad additional benefits to the mix. To name a few: Learning and development budget, career development, Insurances, pension plans and a minimum of 25 + 12 ADV days of paid holidays (because we care and want to offer you a healthy work – life balance)

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Who we are?

JDE Peet’s is the world's leading pure-play coffee and tea company, with local roots dating back to 1753, and is headquartered in the Netherlands. We unleash the possibilities of coffee and tea in more than 100 countries with a portfolio of over 50 brands, including L’OR, Peet’s, Jacobs, Senseo, Tassimo, Douwe Egberts, OldTown, Super, Pickwick and Moccona.

What’s it like to work at JDE Peet’s?

We are people united by the power and possibility of tea and coffee. At JDE Peet’s, we thrive on the freedom to pursue opportunities, provoking new ideas to make an impact at scale. Our ambition is simple – JDE Peet's: unleashing the possibilities of coffee and tea.

We bring action to our intentions, following through on what was agreed, always pushing things forward. We offer our people a range of learning and development programmes to support their personal growth. We’ve worked hard to build an open, collaborative environment where you can approach anyone and be heard.

At JDE Peet's, we believe it’s amazing what can happen over a cup of coffee or tea. We also believe that a diverse and inclusive culture enables us to serve every coffee and tea lover in the best possible way. No matter who you are, where you come from, how you live your life, or how you enjoy your coffee or tea, you can fulfil your ambitions and contribute to our success.

When you grow, we grow, and coffee & tea grows.


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