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Kortrijk, BE

Date:  Jun 8, 2021
Job ID:  603

Production Planner

Barco designs technology that makes everyday life a little better. Seeing beyond the image, we develop sight, sound, and sharing solutions to help you work together, share insights, and wow audiences. Our focus is on three core markets: Enterprise (from meeting and control rooms to corporate spaces), Healthcare (from the radiology department to the operating room), and Entertainment (from movie theaters to live events and attractions). With a team of over 3,300 employees, located all around the globe, we realized sales of 770.01 million euro in 2020. 



The jobholder is responsible for the planning of finished goods and/or related subassemblies, spares and peripherals for a product line to assure the OTIF delivery to customers (internal & external) while keeping the inventory levels in line with S&OP plan.

Define the required resource planning, both components and production capacity to be able realize the agreed plan. Together with Production manager is responsible to reach max efficiency and productivity.



Key responsibilities


  • You defines the weekly production plan in line with the tactical plan, based on production capacity, component availability and Sales orders to be shipped
  • You review / replan the schedule according to incoming Sales orders and ensure the best match between customer required date and availability date.  
  • To ommunicate and agree with Sales organisation about product availability during Weekly/Monthly Sales – Planning meeting.
  • To prepare and lead the daily and weekly meeting with production to discuss and agree the production schedule
  • You launch production orders on a daily base in SAP
  • You participate in Red alert meetings when quality issues occur and be responsible of estimating impact on plan and steer towards the right priorities
  • Discuss weekly the component availability with Logistic buyer team, support LB’s towards OTIF supply to guarantee the production plan.
  • Follow up on the plan realization by production and correct where necessary to meet the agreed sales schedule.
  • Assist in WIP management and drive towards WIP reduction
  • Use ERP system and internal supply chain knowledge for defining and safeguard the right master data parameters. Perform analytics to improve (internal) supply chains by means of the right parameter definitions
  • Participate in improvement initiatives within operations 



Your profile



  • University degree or equivalent by experience
  • APICS or similar



  • Supply Chain and production planning knowledge
  • Knowledge of ERP/MRP system (SAP)
  • Insights in the different Business processes
  • Knowledge of Microsoft Office package
  • Language : Dutch is common language



  • Numeric, Analytical
  • System minded
  • Organized, works autonomically
  • Team-player
  • Solution driven
  • Eager to learn and self-development




Contract type

Temporary employment via interim contracts. Foreseen duration of 6 months.

We kindly inform you that your application for this role will be handled by our inhouse interim agency Randstad.