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Manager (m/f/d) Sales & Operations Planning

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Date: May 3, 2021

Location: Darmstadt, HE, DE, 64295

Company: Döhler Group

Reference ID: 15378

Doehler is a global producer, marketer and provider of technology-driven natural ingredients, ingredient systems and integrated solutions for the food and beverage industry. We provide its customers with a wide product range including natural flavours, natural colours and textures as well as healthy and functional ingredients for foods and beverages. Join Doehler and contribute with your vision and ideas to drive major projects. We are looking for talents who are committed to our ultimate customer focus and who are ready to deliver their best performance in a thriving environment.


Your Role

  • As a part of the group Sales & Operations Planning (S&OP) organization you play a key role in building new supply planning function.  Moreover you are driving forward the implementation of a group S&OP structure
  • Increasing Dohler supply capabilities, you hold a pivotal role to deliver the corporation profitable growth targets impacting key financial results for the group: Free Cash Flow (FCF), turnover and bottom line
  • To enable cross-organizational high quality decisions embracing a global point of view you drive consistent and precise statistics, reviews and analysis providing global visibility on capacity management, inventory projection, assets overall efficiency levels, etc.
  • You are the supply planning process owner, performance manager and critical interface to align globally with manufacturing, sourcing, Supply Chain controlling etc.
  • Regarding your role in the implementation of the supply planning tool of choice you stand out as a key business user
  • Deep diving on challenges to diagnose and drive performance-issues in supply chain planning on our sites worldwide

Your Profile

  • Strong analytical background proven in studies in the supply chain area (business, finance, engineering, logistics etc.) and / or significant experiences in demand planning being exposed to supply planning, S&OP, commercial
  • Attracted by the challenge to shape our function while we continue growing impressively, bringing a strong entrepreneurial drive with you and an outstanding capability to build bridges between different funcions
  • Combining expertise in supply planning processes (best practices, technologies, procedures, tools) and specific SAP IBP knowledge, topped with understanding for SAP ERP and reporting solutions and the implementation of SAP APO SNP / IBP
  • Communicating certainly and persuasively across all areas of supply planning and towards senior stakeholders
  • Ability to organize ideas and different perspectives of stakeholders focusing on the generation of high quality inputs into the S&OP process
  • Fluent in English, good German knowledge preferred

Your Benefits

  • Exciting challenges involving Döhler’s very broad product portfolio
  • Flat hierarchies, efficient teams and short decision processes within a family-owned business
  • A challenging job with an international orientation at our headquarters in Darmstadt
  • Employee benefits such as leasing offers, discounts and a company pension plan


Please apply online and provide us with your earliest possible entry date and your salary expectation. Svenja Schwarz will get back to you as soon as possible.

Please take into consideration, that we cannot accept any other channel or send back hard copy applications.