Junior Tactical Planning Analyst

Location: Brussels, Belgium
Salary: package
Sectors: Supply Chain
Job Type: Contract
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For one of our client, a major player in the automotive industry located in Brussels, we are looking for a consultant for a position of Junior Tactical Planning Analysts (2 years of experience). The mission is for a period of 12 months with possibility of internalisation at the client's.

Job Purpose

As Tactical Planning Analyst Consumer you are part of the Logistics & Supply Chain Planning department and support the S&OP and Budget processes. You monitor the balance between demand and supply in our 14 plants on a tactical horizon (2 to 18 months).

You interact with the other LSCM teams (production planning, distribution planning, strategic planning) as well as with cross-functional departments such as Sales, Manufacturing and Product Planning departments, both within the Headquarters as within the regions.

You are in charge of the production priority settings and the implementation of the stock targets tactics, and identify bottlenecks and opportunities in the future production plan and propose countermeasures if requested.

Main responsibilities

1. S&OP support:

  • Setup and execute Monthly Tactical run using the OMP tool
  • Analyze plants and machines load
  • Identify Bottlenecks/issues and propose countermeasures
  • Identify potential opportunities and present them to Sales and manufacturing
  • Participate in Pre S&OP meetings
  • Propose different scenarios/options to trigger business decisions

2. Budget support for plants:

  • Setup and execute Yearly Budget run using OMP
  • Calculate Imports needs for budget
  • Analyze plants and machines load
  • Close collaboration with Strategic, TCE and IPL teams

3. Tactical Planning:

  • Setup production priorities in agreement with sales Department
  • Implement stock targets strategies in collaboration with IOP team
  • Identify and plan molds transfer needs between plants
  • Orders molds
  • Lead Handover meetings to production planning

4. Continuous improvement:

  • Meet with IT and Center of Excellence to improve OMP tool and processes
  • Take active part in projects (e.g MPO Mold project)
  • Support CIS/EMEA integration

Required capabilities

  • Strong analytical skills
  • Detail-oriented and accurate
  • Ability to proactively identify and resolve issues
  • Prompt reactivity in front of unexpected events
  • Ability to effectively communicate and understand parties' needs to efficiently collaborate with cross-functional teams, within Logistics & Supply Chain and with the plant production planners


  • Degree level expected: Bachelor or Master degree in Supply Chain or Operations
  • Knowledgeable in inventory management
  • Knowledgeable in forecast, availability, KPIs and customer service
  • Experience in managing life cycle is a plus
  • Fluent in English, any other European language is a plus
  • Advanced level in Excel, experience with SAP/OMP/VBA is a plus

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