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Junior Supply & Inventory Planner

  •  1
  •  Ardooie
  •  Full-time
  •  Indefinite duration

A first experience in Supply Chain? Administratively and communicatively strong? Do you want to be part of an enthusiastic team in an innovative, stable, strong family company? Apply now at Sioen!

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What you do

  • You support the Finished Goods Supply & Inventory Planner for the supply and stock of finished goods, as well as customer service. This for both products produced by Sioen Apparel itself and products purchased for resale.
  • You maintain the master data for the master production planning activities, including planning calendars, location data, etc.
  • You prepare the purchase orders based on forecasts, sales orders & input from the Product Managers of the different profit centres and follow these up closely with planners of each plant or with external suppliers. In case of subcontracting with external suppliers, you also steer these flows.
  • You do the project-based follow-up when launching new stock products.
  • You maintain the correct safety stocks for all finished stock products in order to achieve an optimal balance between customer service and working capital targets.
  • You play an (pro)active role in limiting/reducing slow-moving & obsolete inventory for finished products.
  • You support sales back office to product availability. You propose alternative dates/quantities, taking into account stock levels and production plans.
  • You report to the Operations Director.

Who you are

  • You combine at least a Bachelor degree with a first working experience in Supply Chain (preferably in a production environment).
  • You have strong administrative skills, are a driven organiser and have an eye for detail, as well as the big picture. 
  • You are assertive, proactive and a real team player with strong communication skills. You are hands-on and solution-oriented.
  • You are familiar with Microsoft Office and IT-minded.
  • You have a fluent knowledge of Dutch, English and French.

What to expect from us

  • A congestion free workplace in Ardooie.  
  • A job in a stable, growing, profitable, and international family business. 
  • A more than attractive salary package with fringe benefits such as meal vouchers, 13th month, group insurance, the possibility of a hospitalisation insurance, the possibility of bicycle lease and flexible remuneration, ...  
  • Working in an innovative company that continuously invests in new products, installations, and most importantly: people!  
  • Room for taking initiative. 
  • The opportunity to learn and grow through internal and external training sessions. 
  • Contemporary working environment and offices.  
  • Fun company events. 
  • Last but not least: fantastic passioenate colleagues who go for it daily! 

The Passioen of

Jan Jan


A passionate family business
Dieter Dieter


Having fun at work every day
As a foreman in the weaving mill, Dieter is fully committed to his team every day. He motivates his team with a good briefing, solid training, and of course... a passioenate portion of fun! The freedom to manage his team that way improves the company and his role!
Guido Guido


Every day is different
For Guido, especially the many, daily variations in his job, as technical supervisor, is the reason why he likes to work at Sioen. "No shortage of fun challenges here! That way, we stay motivated and together we write the ambitious Sioen story."
Désirée Désirée


Fun moments with colleagues
Bettina Bettina


International and yet close
What does Passioen mean to Bettina? Being proud of more than 20 years' work in an international and ambitious company. "And the fact that Sioen is so close to my home is another big advantage. Now that's a dream job!
Tony Tony


Fun at all times
What is Passioen to Tony? No need to think about it long. "Working at Sioen is very nice: the atmosphere is always good and everyone is always ready to help each other. On top of that, I learn something new every day with such an innovative machine park. It gives me a sense of independence, which motivates me!"
Nick Nick


Hands-on with a lot of variety and interaction
"I work with both production and the office, this interaction is great! Even in a big company like Sioen, Nick and his colleagues are close enough to communicate smoothly. Sioen and Nick, that's a perfect match!
Debora Debora


I love the dynamics between the different departments
If we ask Debora what Passioen is to her, the answer is clear: Professionalism, innovation, and teamwork. "Everyone helps each other at Sioen!" This collaboration not only makes it fun to work at Sioen, but it also makes our company stronger!

Application procedure


You are applying? Well, that’s great! First, your application is confirmed and then we start working on your CV.


If the evaluation of your CV was positive, you will immediately receive an invitation for a first meeting with the HR Officer, Talent Manager or Chief HR.

First interview

In the first interview, our HR staff and/or a direct line manager determine how well you fit in at Sioen. For some positions, we do some additional tests.

Second interview

For certain positions a second interview is necessary. This interview is one with your immediate superiors, colleagues and/or CEO.

Contract proposal

Time to dot the i's and cross the t's! Our Chief HR makes you a contract proposal and together you discuss the conditions it contains.

Welcome at Sioen!

Congratulations! Now, you are one of our Sioen talents! On your first day, we will welcome you and get you ready for your first working day. Your colleagues will mentor you for the first six months.