Manager Planning & Fulfilment

Date:  11-Jan-2021
Posting End Date: 

Heerlen, NL, 6422 PD

Company:  Everris International B.V.

We are searching for a manager planning & fulfillment who can with ease drive the changes through his team by keeping the personnel at all levels in the organization motivated and willing to master their work (leading by example). 

By nature, our new manager planning & fulfillment is therefore a strong communicator able to persuade others towards an exemplary way of thinking and is also immune to the stress accompanying this process. Additionally, our ideal candidate is pro-active, has a hands-on personality/mentality and has an excellent delegation ability. 


Tasks and Responsibilities:

  • Manage, optimize and monitor the Planning & Order Processing department: resources, tools, budget, performance, efficiencies, legal and company EHSS aspects; 
  • Direct, manage, develop and review all employees of the department: Daily responsibility of functioning and overall goal settings and evaluations throughout the year;
  • Manage Working Capital of inventory items: set guidelines, develop tools and objectives. Anticipate on seasonal demands. Manage inventory levels;
  • Budget control and performance indicators: define, control and monitor. Achieve and set supply service targets;
  • Supply and demand management: achieve, report, set targets and reduce costs. Identify and correct material and capacity constraints by acting as a liaison between sales and production;
  • Optimize planning and order processes and systems. Manage and monitor order entry, shipping, invoicing. Assure availability and create commitment to achieve deadlines;
  • Production Planning and scheduling: level capacity, create awareness of bottlenecks and resolve these;
  • Forecasting and demand planning: monitor and improve accuracy, anticipate changes, improve awareness;
  • Communication: participate in management meetings, optimize communication to internal and external customers;
  • Responsible for maintaining and improving the department's IT systems.

Your profile:

  • For this role, seniority (7 – 10 years of experience) will be crucial. In your career, you also possess at least 3 years of management experience in an international environment within production and/or logistics, preferably in fast moving goods environment and accordingly, knowledge of ERP systems (QAD/SAP) and planning tools. 
  • Our ideal candidate is due to his/her experience able to communicate at all levels inside and outside the organization, shows safety-oriented behavior daily and is a people manager with equal importance put on the personal result achievement. 
  • Distribution and company processes are understandable and logical for our ideal candidate. 
  • Master/Bachelor (University/ HBO) Business Supply Chain or Management/Economics study is a pre.

Languages: Excellent knowledge (verbally and in writing) of the English and Dutch language. Good knowledge of French and/or German is an advantage.


Location: The Netherlands, ICL SF Heerlen. Willingness to travel to other locations in The Netherlands/Belgium on a bi-weekly basis (indicative), as well as other European locations of ICL occasionally. 


More information: This function reports to the Director Operations Benelux. The team consist of 12 direct reports. For more information about this position you can contact Tamara Novak, Talent Acquisition Specialist via

About ICL-SF

ICL Specialty Fertilizers is a subsidiary of the ICL group and employs over 900 people worldwide. ICL Specialty Fertilizers is a global leader in plant nutrition. Everything we do is focused on one aim: making plants, crops and grass grow better.


We leverage state-of-the-art precision nutrition and technologies to ensure maximum growth. But ICL Specialty Fertilizers also understands that growth must never come at the expense of the environment.


That’s why our mantra is: grow more and better with less. We make this possible by offering a range of specialty products that includes innovative technologies such as controlled and slow release fertilizers and a leading range of soluble for the specialty agricultural market. In the ornamental and turf & amenity market we complete our offer with plant protection products and growth enhancers.


Our commitment to a greener world spans the globe. We serve all the world’s green markets through our ornamental horticulture, specialty agriculture and turf & amenity divisions. And that makes us unique. But our people make us extraordinary.


Every day and around the world, our experts in the field work with end users to optimize plant nutrition and provide advice, know-how and expertise on location. This combination of world-class technology and a down-to-earth personal touch are the seeds of ICL Specialty Fertilizers’ success.