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Demand Planner

Our customer is a well-known distributor of medical devices developed by reliable suppliers with an international reputation. Over the years, this company has become the privileged partner of hospitals and healthcare professionals, thanks to a dedicated sales team and tailor-made solutions. Their activities are grouped into 4 specific entities that offer total solutions in the field of consumables, investment goods, implants and services to meet the ever-evolving needs of users.

What is your job?

  •  Evaluate the existing parameters to place orders (delivery time, reliability of deliveries, minimum order quantity, minimum stock, seasonality of orders, …)
  • Optimize the use of software to place orders
  • Order tracking (confirmation, delivery time, backorders, …)
  • Transport tracking
  • Management of vendor returns and credit notes
  • Records management (price discrepancies, errors, or missing deliveries, …)
  • Purchase price management
  • Data collection, interpretation, and presentation to prepare forecasts in consultation with commercial departments and accounting
  • Contribute to inventory reduction with financial and commercial services
  • Contribute to the increase in the margin by optimizing the treatment of the transport and the related costs.
  • Management of emergencies such as out of stock, wrong orders, …
  • Make proposals to improve procedures, controls, and communication.
  • Drafting and verification of procedures

Who is the candidate we are looking for?

  • A first relevant experience as demand planner/purchaser is a must.
  • A good knowledge of Excel is mandatory.
  • Dutch is your mother tongue or at the same level, you have a good knowledge of English and French.
  • You are well organized, precise, persevering and you have a sense of initiative.
  • Minimum bachelor level.

What is the offer?

A very varied job in a lively company within a very exciting sector.
A chance to learn a lot and go exploring yourself.
A fair salary package is offered, including extra-legal benefits.

Want to take this challenge?

Send your resume to or to and tell us a little more about yourself. We will hear from you soon!