Supply Chain Planner
Shapeways - New York, NY

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Do you get excited about what 3D printing could mean for manufacturing, and the future of personal production? Are you interested in what logistic effort it takes to make and ship more than 30,000 unique products a month? Are you an experienced planner for which supply and demand have little secrets? Do you understand supply chains challenges? Are you able to improve supplier performance on an operational and tactical level? Do you love to communicate with your suppliers and make sure their performance is perfect? What about the challenge then of moving existing production techniques into the 21st century!

We are looking for a highly motivated person with prior experience in a supply chain or logistic planning role. You get a kick out of multi-tasking, tight deadlines and cooperating with stakeholders. You understand the importance of attention to detail, have the ability to analyze and interpret logistical information and you have strong computer skills. You need excellent communication skills which would you employ in your daily contact with our suppliers and the people within our company that depend on your feedback.

The team

As a team, we have the challenge of accommodating the enormous growth that we are experiencing while ensuring that our infrastructure is ahead of the game! We work hard and adapt quickly. We are responsible for ensuring that all our customers' unique creations are delivered on time and in high quality. To meet our growing customer needs, we manage several suppliers across the globe, including our own production. Whether it's capacity management, ordering, quality management, supplier auditing, system development and structural improvements, the Supply Chain Planner plays a key role towards making every customer happy and hence the success of Shapeways.

Position summary

You take care of and continue to build relationships with your designated suppliers, both holding them accountable for their performance and helping them grow as fast as we do. You will perform service level management, quality management, and back order chasing. You will provide Customer Services with timely and accurate information about order status and production feasibility of each ordered creation. You will also support our product team to help with new material introductions and by creating designers rules and user tutorials.

The successful candidate will have:
2-4 years of experience within an Operational Planning/ Supply Chain environment
An engineering or logistics masters degree
A good understanding of business systems and processes

Excellent communicator

Systematic & analytical personality

Driver of continuous improvement

Customer oriented

Shows potential for leadership

Ability to build reports in PHP/SQL or similar is a plus

About this company
Shapeways is the ultimate source for limitless personalized production. With a growing online community and marketplace, we’re a...