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Supply Chain Coordinator

Date: Jul 24, 2019

Location: Hoogerheide, NL

Company: GKN Aerospace Careers






About Fokker Elmo


With more than 2000 employees, Fokker Elmo B.V. is part of Fokker Technologies B.V. (a full subsidiary of GKN Aerospace) and stands for a high level of quality, innovation and excellent performance. Fokker Elmo is a leading player in design, manufacturing and support of Electrical Wiring Interconnection Systems (EWIS) for Aerospace and Defense programs. Our tools and processes support our customer’s aircraft, engine and defense programs. Working primarily at Fokker Elmo in Hoogerheide – The Netherlands, or abroad at the customer (depending on the opportunity), we offer a challenging start of your career within an innovative and international environment in which we use state-of-the-art technology in an organization with a unique history in the field of aerospace.


About the department


The GKN Fokker Elmo Supply Chain team supports the organization with regards to any logistic  topics towards the business.

To achieve this, we have a diverse team of supply chain professionals in the following areas:

  • Physical distribution (receiving, warehousing & shipping)
  • Supplier quality engineering
  • Purchasing
  • Supply & Production planning
    The teams are responsible to secure a perfect delivery from order to delivery  to our customers in the aerospace industry. As the aerospace industry requires fast & flawless delivery, the team needs to work as one team and work closely with manufacturing and engineering to fulfill our customer needs.


Task and Responsibilities
Working as a Supply chain coordinator, you are responsible for translating the demand plan into a delivery plan, by reviewing the

required and available materials and resources (Capacity). You are responsible for bringing the demand and supply plan into line.

The Supply Chain Coordinator is the main point of contact for the master planner (and program managers) regarding promises of deliveries to the customer from the factory in the Netherlands.

These functions have a major impact on the performance of the factory in the Netherlands: consequences can be the non-timely delivery to the customer. Wrong analyzes and estimates can lead to extra or unnecessary costs with regard to labor and materials



Furthermore you are responsible for planning the manufacturing activities within Fokker Elmo in the Netherlands.


  • Scheduling the short-term production plan.
  • Execute production activity control in cooperation with the Team Leaders Manufacturing
  • Resolving logistic issues
  • Inform Team Leaders and Management on progress and deviations to the supply plan
  • Analyze deviation on performance and initiate or advice on corrective actions to reach required performance.
Skills and Competences
  • HBO-level in Logistics and/or relevant trainings
  • Analytical skills;
  • Preferably experienced with ERP systems (e.g. BAAN, SAP etc.);
  • Excellent MS Office skills (esp. Excel);
  • 2-5 years working experience within planning/logistics;
  • Proactive and solution driven.
  • Planning & Organising
  • Initiative
  • Analytical
  • Solution driven
What Fokker Elmo has to offer you

Fokker Elmo offers an innovative and international workplace in a company with a rich history in the field of aircraft construction. Our company has a passion for technology and our staff are rightly proud of what they develop and build. At Fokker Elmo you will get every opportunity to build your career and work on your personal development.

For more information about this position please contact Arnoud D’havé at arnoud.d’

In case of equal suitability internal applicants are given preference over external applicants.


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