Junior Supply Planner

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Junior Supply Planner

Employment (38 hours)

With over 50.000 employees and more than 1.700 stores, Action is growing extremely fast as we are expanding our market share but also penetrating new markets. With more intake on inventory and more DC’s each year, we are called to manage a more complex network. Working at Action means working at a dynamic and fast paced company where you continuously learn and grow.
As a Junior Supply Planner you will be part of the Supply Chain Planning department and report to the Unit Planning Manager. The Junior Supply Planner is in close contact with the Category Planning Lead Category Demand Planner, Category Buyer and Individual suppliers.
The main focus of the Junior Supply Planner lies in ensuring optimal inventory levels and availability for our stores and DC’s. You are the main point of contact for the supplier to ensure optimal delivery and solve any delivery issues

Your daily Actions

You will monitor inbound deliveries in the portal on a daily basis. Moreover, you will communicate and cooperate with stakeholders such as buying, commercial and logistics in order to achieve (common) goals. You will maintain promotions in order to ensure in time and in full availability of promo items, maintain contacts with suppliers in order to follow up on issues and take mitigating actions to prevent issues with suppliers. You will be responsible for managing your planning parameters and you maintain forecasts in the replenishment system. You will be carrying out administrative tasks such as maintaining logistic and order management data, and you will maintain forecasts in the replenishment system. You will validate order proposals per DC provided by the replenishment system, and you will monitor and maintain KPI's on a daily basis. Additionally, you will follow up on in time and in full delivery of supplier for domestic and direct import suppliers, and you will follow up on delivery issues on a daily basis.

Who you are

You are very organized, able to structure activities, stick to agreements within deadlines and according to guidelines. You work efficiently and effectively, also when under time pressure. You are  eager to learn from colleagues to get a broad understanding of the processes and procedures and are a strong communicator.
Furthermore you have:

  • Minimum Bachelor degree 
  • 0-2 years relevant work experience 
  • English in speaking and writing
  • Strong Excel skills

What we offer

  • Market-based salary 
  • 24 holiday days and the option to buy 5 extra days a year (based on 38 hours)
  • A company laptop
  • Flexible working hours
  • The option to participate within a collective health insurance scheme
  • 15% staff discount on Action merchandise in Action stores
  • Extensive education and training possibilities at our own Action Academy


Are you ready to take Action? Apply now!

Applying, starting a new job and the location of an (office) workplace has become more digital and flexible at Action, partly due to the developments of Covid-19. During the selection process, we will of course inform you how Action deals with this way of working, both at home and in the office.

Curious what’s next?
Christina Asimakopoulou, Recruiter Supply Chain, will review your application and will get back to you asap. When you are selected you will be invited for a first job interview. When we are both enthusiast we will invite you for the second interview. In that second interview we’d like to get to know you even better. In order to do so we will ask you to take an online assessment. Are we still a great match? Then we’ll make you an offer you can’t refuse!

At Action we think integrity is of the utmost importance. A pre-employment screening is therefore part of the application process for this vacancy. Contact your Recruiter for more details.

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