S&OP Manager

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High Tech Campus - HTC 92, 5656 AG Eindhoven
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  • Noord-Brabant

About the vacancy Supply Chain Manager at Shimano

Shimano is a worldwide supplier of highly advanced bicycle components, fishing equipment and other sport products. The European HQ is based in Eindhoven and serves customers in different distribution channels within Europe. Shimano wants to become and stay the market-leading supplier in the EU bicycle and fishing equipment industry.

Shimano distinguishes itself with high-quality products, innovative product development and an effective and a reliable and effective European Supply Chain. Shimano embraces diversity, honesty, integrity and a healthy working environment. The HQ is located in Eindhoven, which will be your main working location. Next to Eindhoven Shimano is located in Nunspeet and supports working from home.

In order to further develop the S&OP process and take the Supply Chain Department and performance to the next level Objeqtive Recruitment is currently recruiting for the position of

Sales & Operations Planning Manager

In this challenging position you will be responsible for leading the Supply Chain Planning Team (13 FTE) and developing and managing the S&OP process in the region. You will report to the Director Operations & Planning, together with the Manager Logistics EU. You will be delivering insights on strategic challenges and will act on tactical level within the EU-organization.

As S&OP Manager you will be collaborating with a large variety of colleagues in Marketing, Commerce, Product Development, Finance, Purchasing and Operations in order to reach the overall goal: ensuring a well established S&OP process which gives insight on the long and mid-term market needs and enables Shimano to make the right (financial / operational) decisions to meet customer demand.

In this role you will focus on:

  • Sales & Operational Planning (S&OP): you will be the architect, builder and manager of a solid and embedded S&OP-process within Shimano. You’ll be inspiring stakeholders, keep track of the KPI’s ( OTIF – Forecast Accuracy – OTD ) and be proudly sharing them;
  • People Management: as Supply Chain Manager you will support and develop the SC Planning Team, divided into the categories Biking (10 FTE) and Fishing (3FTE) and focussing on lowest cost (stock-levels – inbound logistics) vs. the right availability.

Are you ready for this challenging position within the solid, successful and social company Shimano?

Are you passionate about S&OP and an experienced Manager

in international organizations with a complex Supply Chain? Do you like to add structure in processes and possess the ability to inspire other with your vision and ideas? Great!

Next to the above we are looking for the candidate who is:

  • strategic and conceptual thinking;
  • a strong communicator (ENG + NL);
  • structured and analytical;
  • a born leader with excellent people-skills;
  • experienced in professional and international companies;
  • experienced in leading (supply chain planning) teams;
  • experienced in managing a structured S&OP process;

in the possession of a Bachelor of Master-grade.

Shimano offers you

  • flexibility in working hours and places, providing your home office as well;
  • lots of (sport) activities to ‘connect’ with colleagues;
  • the ability to ‘give’: to the world and the people near you (via activities);
  • the possibility to follow courses, workshop, e-learnings and other education;
  • an excellent pension scheme;
  • collective health insurance;
  • company & individual bonus;
  • discount on Shimano products;

And of course a salary-package that matches with your experience and background.

Interested or more information?
Please apply via the website of Objeqtive Recruitment or give our Recruitment Consultant, Martin Dröge, a call on 06-29435083. He is ready to answer your questions about the role and Shimano and is looking forward to connect.

About Objeqtive Recruitment

Objeqtive Recruitment is a specialized recruitmentagency with higher goals. We match professionals with top-employers and recruit for both permanent and interim positions in Supply Chain, Logistics and Operations. We go further. We plant future. Climate-positive entrepreneurship is a structural part of our services. We plant a tree for every match and compensate the CO2-emission of your new employer. More information? Have a look at our higher goals or contact Martin Dröge via +316-29435083 or






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