Get to know Kipling
We’re looking for an outstanding Supply and Inventory Planner to join our Kipling Operations team in Antwerp, Belgium.
At Kipling we are on a mission. To live a vibrant and colourful life, go to places we’ve never been before. Be curious. Dare to live the life we’ve always wanted. That’s our mission an
d influences everything we do. We take pride from our female leaders who are at the forefront of decision making across our Global organisation.
At Kipling we empower you to go your own way. We celebrate uniqueness and diversity, and especially when it comes to looking for the best talent. Diversity makes us stronger and at Kipling we do believe your story matters, therefore we welcome all backgrounds.
Our success story started in ‘87 in the heart of the fashion capital Antwer
p, yours starts today.
We lighten your step, powering your curiosity to go your own way. #LiveLight
Let’s talk about the role!
You take full responsibility of the supply planning and the inventory management for all Kipling products keeping both the short- and long-term planning in mind. You balance supply maximizing product availability while keeping inventory levels within plan.
We expect that our Supply and Inventory Planner will deliver unbeatable results whilst also fulfilling the following aspects of the role:
Translate the seasonal demand plan into a Supply plan in close communication with demand planner.
Coordinate the cross region Buy moments and related activities to maximize efficiencies
Enter and follow up on purchase orders
Manage the required system settings
responsible for the monthly inventory roll reporting.
Give input to the Inbound Logistics team on container priorities
Continuously identify and execute processes improvements to gain efficiency and reduce cost
Report and follow up Supply KPI
Participate in various projects within and cross-brands
What you need to succeed?
To succeed as Supply an
d Inventory Planner you need to an eye for details and being comfortable with numbers while actively looking for solution cross teams for fast changing situations. Communication is key, as in your role you will have to work with different internal stakeholders. As we work against deadlines, planning your short- and long-term activities in the best way possible is also important. What you’ll need:
2 – 4 years of experience in a similar function
Enjoy working with numbers and have an an
You are accurate and have a sharp eye for details
You enjoy working with others, listening to and understanding their point of view and identify solutions together
You are an advanced user of Microsoft Excel
Fluent in English, spoken as well as written
Knowledge of SAP, Access and Visual Basics is an asset
What’s in it for you?
Along with a competitive salary and benefits program we offer a flexible, casual work setting. It’s not just our products which set us apart from others, our people first approach is what drives us, this is why we offer:
A supportive feedback-based culture where respect and integrity guide us in what we do
Tailored training. We are committed to helping you grow and drive you career forward
An inclusive international envir
onment where people of diverse backgrounds, lifestyles and nationalities love working together
Be part of an iconic lifestyle brand in a multi brand, multi countries organization
On site gym offering health and well-being initiatives
A discount card with 50% on all VF brands
If you like what you have read and want to join our team then we would like to hear from you!
Apply, visit vfc.co
m, kipling.com or follow us on our LinkedIn and Instagram pages, see you there!
Closing Date: 2021-09-09