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Supply Planning Transformation Manager

  • Posted: 12 Jun 2024
  • Operations
  • Hoofddorp, London, Paris, Barcelona, Krakow
  • Netherlands United Kingdom France Spain Poland
  • Hybrid

About the job

Supply Planning Transformation Manager

 Hybrid - fulltime



You’ve heard of Danone, but who are we really?

We’re a team of collaborators and innovators with one mission: to make an impact and protect our consumers, patients and brands.

Here’s a chance for you to be part of the #FoodRevolution, as our new Supply Planning Transformation Manager Deployment!

Smart Planning is a unique program with the mandate to improve Technology & Data, Business Processes and People & Capabilities supporting Danone's ambition on profitability and OPOH, as well as improving agility.


About the Job


Supply Planning Transformation Manager Deployment has a significant contribution to the design and implementation of the E2E Planning solution (tech, data, people, process). Overall accountability of Supply Planning core model design and its evolution, successful delivery of pilots and knowledge management.

More specific, here’s where you come in:


Core model design:

o Lead new functionalities design. Develop & evolve optimal technology solutions.

o Manage change requests from initialization to implementation.

o Backlog management.

o Lead Supply Planning Design workstream and manage escalation to Design Authority Board.

o Core model design updates communication, documentation & training


Delivery of Supply Planning roadmap:

o Close coordination with IT&Data, External Partners and Regional teams to plan and deliver new functionalities and pilots.

o Manage priorities and investments through the Governance structure.

o Regional SPOC.


Knowledge management:

o Processes and tools are well documented and documentation is maintained up to date.

o Regional teams are trained and equipped to support users.



o Leverage market best practices and industry developments, continuously work to improve and streamline global supply planning processes.

o Core model solution is supported by well defined processes.

o Drive process harmonization & standardization.


People & capabilities:

o Define Supply Planning roles capabilities.

o Work closely with Regional teams to monitor & address capability gaps.

About you

Technical Skills

  • An experience on Customer VMI or Material/Milk Planning or Deployment, as end user but preferably key user, of at least 3 years
  • A global 5-7 years experience, ideally in Supply Chain/Operations
  • Supply Planning expertise preferably in more than 1 Danone category
  • Digital or project management experience is a plus
  • Collaborative & PowerBI skill is a plus

Communication and Managerial Skills

  • Fluent English. Other languages will be highly appreciated.
  • Ability to navigate in an uncertain and fast moving environment
  • Easiness to lead present project to different stakeholders from end users to senior management
  • Ability to drive change and influence transversally
  • Ability to federate and listen others point of view

Location & travel

  • Role can be based in both DPP or DPA, other locations in Europe can be discussed.
  • Able to travel around 30% of the time.
  • Flexibility to work with different time zones.

Meet your future manager! Your manager will be Bastien MAUBE. Learn more about him: (3) Bastien Maubé | LinkedIn

About us

Working at Danone is a unique experience. It’s fast-paced and complex and, at times, it can get a little challenging. But it’s packed with opportunities to learn and grow working with some of the best-known brands in the world, like Evian, Alpro, Nutricia, Activia and Nutrilon. Bring your unique perspective, ambitions and entrepreneurial ideas to the table – the impact you could make might just surprise you. One Planet. One Health – BY YOU.

We’re proud to be a B-Corp certified company. That means we meet the highest verified standards of social and environmental performance, transparency, and accountability in everything we do.

We’re committed to building a diverse and inclusive team. As an Equal Opportunities Employer, we base our hiring decisions on merit, job requirements and business needs.*


We Offer

It’s an exciting time to join Danone as a Supply Planning Transformation Manager. You’ll build meaningful relationships and networks working with large, dynamic brands. And the best part? You’ll be supported to grow an impactful career that you can be proud of. Together, we’ll build a healthier world.


All Danoners receive a complete package of benefits. This includes a competitive salary and yearly bonus, a premium free pension and great discounts on health insurance and Danone products. We understand the importance of flexibility and offer 30 days of annual leave (with the opportunity to purchase more) and a hybrid working environment, where you can work either from home or from one of our People Hubs in Hoofddorp, Utrecht and Zoetermeer. 


What’s next?


It’s simple – hit the “apply” button. In order to comply with GDPR we can’t process your personal data without your given consent, so please apply directly via this website. Good luck! We can’t wait to meet you.

Need more information? Please contact Irene Girardo, Talent Manager via irene.girardo@danone.com


* all applicants will be considered for employment without attention to race, colour, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, veteran or disability status 


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