Junior Supply Chain Plan Analyst, Healthcare (Brussels)


The world’s largest and most diverse medical devices and diagnostics company is looking for a graduate passionate about supply chain. The company embraces research and science - bringing innovative ideas, products and services to advance the health and well-being of people.




  • Protects quality, customer service and revenue in line with their CREDO through ensuring a smooth inbound flow of material and inventory allocation decisions.
  • While working independently, performs Supply Chain activities such as network planning, inventory optimization in our distribution network by governing and optimizing the DRP planning processes between warehouses.
  • Provides analytical and technical Supply Chain support for the assigned product portfolio.
  • Acting as liaison between Plan/Make organizations and distribution.



Demand planning

  • Participates in regional Demand S&OP with Marketing and Finance for his products.
  • Maintain updated historic demand information and promotional plans.
  • Build 3-12 mth. product volume forecasts based on historical demand information (or statistical model) & Marketing intelligence (Phase in, phase out, future promotional plans) & product mix forecasts based on historical mix information and marketing information.
  • Load and maintain product forecasts in the Planning System


Customer Service

  • Work with Demand planning and marketing groups to make customer allocation decisions by analyzing historic demand, available supply and customer prioritization, in line with their CREDO
  • Monitor customer service KPIs


Network Planning

  • Governs DRP process through: Working with CLS, regional and country SC groups to develop & maintain country warehouse inventory targets based on historic demand.
  • Support global allocation policy definition as required and analysis.


Inventory management

  • Monitors inventory levels across the network as reported by the planning systems.
  • Purchasing planning: maintain inventory levels for externally manufactured products by reviewing projections and processing purchase orders on a weekly basis.



  • Coordinates and deploys implementation of system controlled right product right country and inventory segregation.
  • Supply chain partner of Supply chain QA with EDC.


Business partnerships

  • Develop relationships with local supply chain teams and develop knowledge and understanding of the warehouse activities and capabilities
  • Liaison between business and EDC
  • Work closely with internal customers (QA, Supply Planning, Data Management, Finance, …) to achieve business objectives.


Processes and Systems improvement

  • Develop and/or support system & data integrity processes.
  • Conduct historic performance analysis & one-off root cause and scenario analyses as required
  • Involved in trouble shooting and problem solving for process issues.


Team spirit

  • Contribute to pleasant work atmosphere and team spirit
  • Actively participate in cross functional meetings
  • Update Supervisors on a regular basis


Key metrics

  • LIFR
  • Inventory level
  • MAPE
  • Scrap/slob




  • Fast learner, embrace change and complexity
  • High level of personal initiative and ability to function autonomously with a strong sense of urgency, self-confidence, and comfort with new and rapidly changing situations and environments.
  • Ability to manage time against projects and priorities,
  • Strong data analysis and problem solving skills.
  • Capable of working with a high degree of accuracy and attention to detail
  • Work effectively in a cross functional team environment - strong verbal and written communication skills.
  • Thorough knowledge in Microsoft Office Applications (Excel, Access, and PowerPoint)
  • Able to work with limited supervision
  • Fluency in English



  • BS/BA degree in supply chain, engineering or related field. Master degree preferred.


Are you up for the challenge?

Apply today : send your CV to marleen@crossbridge.be


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