Unilever Supply Chain Coordinator in Capital Region, Belgium

Supply Chain Coordinator


Supply Chain Coordinator


The department of Supply Chain Operations Leaders is part of the Supply Chain of the Marketing and Sales organization for Unilever Benelux. The main tasks of the department are taking stock management decisions, obsoletes management, promo & event follow-up, service communication and being the first point of contact within the Marketing and Sales organization for the Unilever factory network. We are looking for an enthusiastic Supply Chain Coordinator .


The linking pin between supply (sourcing units) and demand (Customers) for managing the operations from a demand and supply (planning) perspective:

  • The first point of contact for the business regarding stock allocation decisions and project execution

  • The first point of contact for factories regarding service and obsoletes risks/issues

  • Monitor demand variations with regard to baseline, promotions and repack

  • Mitigate demand variations on the short term that lead to stock availability issues by following established allocation rules and communicate to both Customer Development and Sourcing Unit stakeholders

Business partnering

  • Work on building a good relationship with factory planners

  • Work on building a good relationship with stakeholders in the Customer Service, Customer Development and Logistic departments

Obsoletes Management

  • Keep stocks clean from non-saleable units (returns, quality issues, residuals, obsoletes).

  • Drive the residual and obsolete process in Belgium

Relaunch Management

  • Facilitate phasing in and out of introductions, switches or delisting with the supply network, Customer Development and Customer Service Departments

  • Follow up on introductions, switches and delisting (relaunch management on short term) with focus on service and costs (obsoletes and residuals)

Continuous improvement

  • Supply related (improve by discussing with sourcing unit or virtual factory)

  • Demand related (improve by discussing with Mid Term Planner)

  • Root cause analyses on service losses and obsoletes


  • Internal and External Customer Orientation

  • Pro-active

  • Influencing other

  • Persistent

  • Self-awareness and Integrity

  • Time and Priority Management


  • Bachelor degree in Economics (Supply Chain)

  • Affinity with FMCG-market

  • Organizational awareness (Sales, Marketing, Finance, Customer Service) and understanding of Supply Chain processes

  • Excellent communication skills – (equal to) native Dutch, French & English

  • Knowledge of ERP systems, like SAP/ APO and promo planning systems is an advantage

  • Good knowledge of Microsoft Office

Job: Supply Chain

Primary Location: Belgium-Brussels-Capital Region-Brussels-Brussel - Head Office

Schedule: Full-time

Shift: Day Job

Unposting Date: Apr-01-2018

Req ID: 180003J3