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Bahlsen is an international sweet biscuit manufacturer and one of Germany's best-known family-owned companies. Since its foundation in 1889, the name has stood for reliable, consistent and future-oriented action, well-known brands such as BAHLSEN, LEIBNIZ, PiCK UP! and RAWBITE, innovative products and profitable growth – both nationally and internationally. Bahlsen owes its continuing success to the passion of its approximately 2,700 employees. They are the heart of Bahlsen and together they face the challenges of the future: with curiosity, courage and support. 
We are looking for

Senior S&OP Manager (m/f/d)


  • Introduce and lead S&OP process on group level to optimize the supply chain relationships within company businesses to deliver value and provide transparency to the organization on constraints and opportunities.
  • Develop and implement S&OP process and supporting advanced planning tools on group level, interlinking with other key IT architecture and tool choices. Drive related project work supporting our supply chain maturity journey.
  • Lead the business S&OP cycle including running of pre S&OP and monthly Executive S&OP meetings.
  • Prepare and facilitate the S&OP meeting by creating and analyzing multiple scenarios for planning reconciliation.
  • Establish seamless internal relationships with Finance and Controlling, customer facing functions (Sales and Marketing), and the End-to-end supply chain functions to ensure transparency and optimal business results.
  • Research business issues to identify potential problems and opportunities that need to be raised to the S&OP community.
  • Support the creation of a strong Global Organization with focus on the right competences and skills.

Skill Requirements

  • Comprehensive understanding of ERP system process and key system functions related to demand planning, master scheduling and inventory management
  • Strong ability to lead, contribute, and influence others in matrix organization
  • Excellent command of English; German is a plus
  • Experience in project management and change management
  • Proven communication skills at senior management level
  • Proven experience in implementing planning processes and tools, especially S&OP process
  • Strong IT skills (advanced MS Office: excel, PPT, Power BI)
  • Knowledge in SAP and advanced planning tools
  • Master Degree in Industrial Engineering, Supply Chain or related field or similar with strong industrial background, ideally in Fast Moving Consumer Goods
  • 8+ years of Supply Chain planning experience with 3+ years supervisory or lead experience in globally operating company driving the S&OP process
Has this whet your appetite? Then submit your application, together with your earliest starting date and all documentation, to our careers site: