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Date: Jun 5, 2021

Location: ZAVENTEM, Belgium

Company: Bridgestone Europe NV/SA

 

P2P Planner

Position Snapshot

  • Type of Contract: Permanent
  • Full-time
  • Location: Zaventem

 

 

The Company:

Bridgestone in Europe, Russia, Middle East, India and Africa (BSEMIA), headquartered in Zaventem (Belgium), is a subsidiary of  Bridgestone Corporation, a global leader providing sustainable mobility and advanced solutions.

In addition to our premium tire products, we offer a growing portfolio of tire-centric and mobility solutions. Together with our partners and guided by "Serving Society with Superior Quality”, that has been our mission since Shojiro Ishibashi founded Bridgestone in 1931, we are  working to accelerate sustainable mobility innovations and solutions. Through innovative technology,  we are committed to easier, safer, smoother and seamless mobility for our society and customers improving how people move, live, work and play .

Bridgestone also benefits from a significant retail network throughout the region – in fact our retail presence in the EMIA region is the largest in the tire industry. Through 17 distinct retail partners, we have around 3,500 outlets across Europe, the Middle East and Africa as well as around 2,500 outlets through our partner network in India. This network offers a selection of services, concepts and mobility solutions.

At Bridgestone we pride ourselves on the strong relationships we maintain with everyday drivers and this extensive retail network is one of the core reasons why.


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Bridgestone EMIA

 

In line with the “Bridgestone Essence”, our work environment is based on integrity and teamwork, where everyone can learn from each other and contribute with their own ideas in achieving the coming goals.

We want to hear from people who can take the challenge, unleash their creative potential and contribute to the company success demonstrating ownership, courage and agility. We want you to develop your skills, expand your knowledge and be proud of your work .

 

Job Purpose

We are looking for a  P2P Planner reporting directly to the LSCM Planning Manager. This is a Local, based in Zaventem.

Responsibilities:

The main goal of the P2P Planner employee is to act as a single point of contact for Bridgestone supply chain with key wholesalers.

Key objective is to provide customer satisfaction while optimizing Bridgestone supply flow, by handling at best their order portfolio and driving delivery planning from manufacturing sources.

P2P Planners represents an important contact point for our key wholesalers within our supply chain processes.

Major tasks of P2P planners are to register and maintain contract and orders book, schedule deliveries with distributor and arrange delivery planning with manufacturing sources.

P2P Planner and planning department employee’s work together as a professional team to optimize service level and supply chain cost.

As single point of contact with distributor supply chain, P2P Planners work is 70% administration with a major supply/delivery planning accent (30%).

End-to-end process:

From order taking to manual Pricing including claims, logistic tasks :

  • Carry out daily tasks in line with the standardized processes and procedures, ensuring adhered to at all times.
  • The position holder is responsible for the timely and efficient processing of all Sales Orders/contract for his distributors.
  • Conduct regular review of order book and delivery planning with wholesalers.
  • Ensure optimal delivery scheduling as per wholesaler needs and Bridgestone supply constraints.
  • Ensure follow up of delivery until good reception from wholesalers.

 

  1. ORDER TAKING
  • Review order receive from wholesalers.
  • Input contracts in SAP.
  • Deploy available stock at manufacturing sources as per registered contracts.
  • Ensure regular update/cleansing of the wholesaler order book.

 

  1. ORDER FOLLOW-UP
  • Conduct regular alignment meetings with wholesaler and sales representative to inform them about products, delivery lead time and status of the order book.
  • Keep track of volume delivered to wholesaler for landing point control purposes.
  • Manage order portfolio :
    • Keep customers informed on availability and deliveries delays.
    • Propose substitution in case of shortage.
    • Highlight issue and share them with the different stakeholders in the organization.

 

  1. DELIVERY PLANNING
  • Schedule with wholesaler monthly reception slots at their warehouse facility.
  • Select products to be shipped per reception slots in order to optimize truck file rate and mitigate risk of blocking available stock from source.
  • Follow up outbound deliveries from manufacturing sources and inform wholesaler of truck arrival date and content.

 

Requirements:

  • Planning and priority management
  • Customer oriented
  • Adaptability to various partner functions both internal and external
  • Strong communication skills
  • Able to take initiatives
  • Proactive and hands on
  • Multitasking and capability to handle large amount of data

Working Experience :

  • >1Y Experience in order management for delivery of goods (not services) in an international context with some level of complexity (multi warehouse, multi source)
  • >1Y Experience in dealing with customers (B2B) & their order management + negotiation/alignment.
  • Good understanding of logistics flows

Technical Skills :

  • Good knowledge SAP
  • Good knowledge Excel: Pivot tables, vlookups, combining different excel files, clean/reformat

Languages :

  • Excellent level of English or Dutch (preferred)  & French

Why should you apply? 

  • We are passionate about our people and want to offer them the opportunity to develop and grow.
  • You never stop learning. You will have the possibility to develop yourself via our Learning Management System that is also connected to LinkedIn Learning.
  • Bridgestone as a global company drives your career to the next level by offering you possibilities to work in an international setting.
  • You will have the opportunity to work with leading technologies.
  • You will have the opportunity to experience a dynamic and challenging environment and work on different and innovative projects.
  • We help you  to drive your career path onward and upward working in a culture of feedback that recognizes you and helps your development.
  • You will work in a healthy and safety environment, as safety is a key priority area in Bridgestone.
  • You will have the opportunity to participate in our Corporate Social Responsibility activities.

 If you can demonstrate the skills we are looking for and would like to make a difference in a Pioneering company dedicated to shaping a sustainable future of real-world mobility solutions, join us at Bridgestone!

 

Process Next Steps: All applications will be reviewed. Our HR team will contact those applicants who we would like to invite for the next stage of the recruitment process.

 

Please don’t hesitate and apply at https://careers.bridgestone-emea.com/

We are looking forward hearing from you!

You can learn more about our Group and reasons to join us on

www.bridgestone-emia.com

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Disclaimer

Diversity and inclusion are a central part of Bridgestone EMIA’s values at the highest level. This is key for our people to show a passion for excellence for improving society connected to the world in which we live. Our commitment to diversity, is linked to our founders mission of ‘Serving Society with Superior Quality’, which is essential in shaping and creating the organization, serving all people, respectfully, connected to our business. We recognize that everyone is different and that attracting, developing and retaining our employees will create a sustainable working environment which is essential to our success. This means that all job applicants and members of staff will receive equal treatment and that we will not discriminate in particular on grounds of gender, marital status, race, ethnic origin, color, nationality, national origin, disability, sexual orientation, religion or age.

 

 

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