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NL_Amsterdam_Danzigerkade 16
Additional Location:
Amsterdam, Netherlands
Job Family:
Supply Chain Management
Worker Type Reference:
Regular - Permanent
Pay Rate Type:

Description & Requirements

Have you heard of JBL or Harman/Kardon, some of the world’s leading audio brands? The market we are leading in, is fast paced, fun and dynamic. Our headphones, portable speakers and home entertainment systems will become your area of expertise.

At HARMAN, you have more than a career. Our agile culture gives you the chance to rapidly develop your skills, learn quickly and find ways to create excellent results. We invite you to constantly challenge yourself, cultivate new ideas, work on something new and enhance your abilities. There are many great opportunities across all our HARMAN divisions and locations. Like this one.

Supply Planning Analyst

About the Role:

The Supply Planning Analyst is the central point of contact between the EMEA Supply Chain team and the Centralized Global Supply Chain team in Shenzhen (China). He/she will focus on ensuring the timely and optimal availability of our EMEA lifestyle consumer products in EMEA central warehouse.

This role includes monitoring demand in IBP, pre-shipping management, sets priorities, setting up safety stock, and preparing for peak season. Besides daily operational and reporting, there are also opportunities doing fantastic cross functional projects around process improvement, efficiency gains, cost cutting, NPI, products phase out and system improvements.

The Supply Planning Analyst reports to the EMEA Supply Planning Manager.

What You Will Do:

Operational: 60%

  • Daily operational contact with GSCM team in Shenzhen (China) and peers in other regions.
  • Secure we have the right products available in the right quantities at the right time.
  • Act on closing upcoming supply gaps.
  • Monitoring vendor liabilities and come up with proposals on how to mitigate these.
  • Daily operational contact with internal stakeholders in (Product) Marketing, Logistics and Sales.
  • Follow product lifecycle for NPI and phase out.
  • Scheduling of VAS / rework activities at 3PL.

Reporting: 20%

  • Inventory control + highlight and report exceptions.
  • Provide Finance department with supply projections per month.
  • Safety stock calculations / maintenance.
  • Buffer stock calculations / maintenance.
  • Back order reporting / tracking and initiate recovery plans.

Project: 20%

  • Execute assigned projects.
  • Initiates and implements improvement supply chain projects.

What You Need:

  • Master’s degree in supply chain management, Logistics, Business Administration, or related field.
  • 3-5 years’ work experience in a similar role.
  • Fluent speaking and writing in English. Mandarin language as an advantage.
  • Experience with SAP ECC. Experience with SAP IBP is a plus.
  • Experience with MS office suite. Strong knowledge of Microsoft Excel is a plus.
  • Experience with Power BI or Qlik Sense is a plus.
  • Experience in project management/process improvement is a plus.
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills and have cultural awareness.
  • Positive, energetic, can-do attitude, detail oriented and accountable.

What We Offer:

  • HARMAN is offering a unique opportunity for growth and development in the dynamic and exciting world of consumer electronics. We provide a flexible work schedule that allows you to work from home up to 40%, while also enjoying a fantastic new office at Houthavens, Amsterdam.
  • At HARMAN, we value diversity and inclusivity, and foster a friendly and supportive global working     atmosphere. We believe in investing in our employees through career development opportunities,   Professional training and competitive market-based compensation. As part of our commitment to         employee well-being, we also offer a commuter travel package, and employee discounts on world-class HARMAN/Samsung products (JBL, HARMAN Kardon, AKG, etc.).

And a few reasons you might love it:

  • We're seeking talented and passionate individuals to join our team and help us transform the way people experience sound. As a global leader in the audio industry, HARMAN offers the chance to work with iconic brands like JBL, Harman/Kardon, and AKG, as well as cutting-edge technology and industry-first features.
  • We value excellence and brilliance in all of our 30,000 employees and we're looking for talented individuals who share our passion for innovation and superior sound technology. If you're looking for a career full of brilliant possibilities and the chance to work on industry-first features, then HARMAN is the place for you!

Don't miss out on the chance to be part of a culture that values excellence and brilliance in all our employees. Apply now and take the first step towards a career full of brilliant possibilities!

We look forward to receiving your application! Send your application with your resume and letter of motivation. We will process the applications as we receive them.

For more information about the position or the recruitment process, feel free to contact our Recruitment department on +31-648452749 or

Join HARMAN and discover a world of endless possibilities!



HARMAN is proud to be an Equal Opportunity / Affirmative Action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, religion, color, national origin, gender (including pregnancy, childbirth, or related medical conditions), sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, age, status as a protected veteran, status as an individual with a disability, or other applicable legally protected characteristics.