Supply Planning Officer

Location: Ostend

Zandvoordestraat 300, 8400 Oostende

Supply Center Operations is part of the division Supply Center which is accountable for the coordination between supply and demand of the market. The team is responsible for the distribution of our products within EMEA region, in such manner that our customer satisfaction meets the highest standard. 

On the basis of sales forecasts and previously-achieved sales figures from the distributors, the production units in Ostend, the Czech Republic, Italy, Turkey and Asia will be guided about production quantities, taking account of stock control and lead times. In this way, production can be efficiently planned and we can provide guaranteed optimum delivery schedules towards the market.

Job content

Supply Planning Officer is a pivotal function in Daikin Europe, providing support to the distributors that commercialise Daikin products in various countries.

  • You will control to what extent distributors' sales quantities correspond with their sales forecasts.
  • You will manage the supply of the finished products to various European locations and you will adapt production and purchasing according to the demands of the distributors.
  • In case of stock shortage, through discussion with suppliers and distributors, you will determine what solutions are possible and wich deliveries will be prioritised and guarantee customer satisfaction.
  • At last you will participate actively and make efficiency improvements for your dedicated process/task


  • As an economist or commercial engineer, you have a passion for Supply Chain Management.
  • A couple of years of experience in a similar or commercial function would be a plus-point but is not essential.
  • You are a very communicative and diplomatic negotiator.
  • You speak and write fluent Dutch and English, any other European language is an asset.
  • You are stress-resistant, have an analytical mind and you believe that client satisfaction comes from efficient corporate management.
  • You have good to excellent knowledge of Excel and PowerPoint



At Daikin you can count on a varied job, with an international market leader which encourages people to work together and develop. We can offer you a permanent contract. From the very beginning you can count on thorough training and intensive support. Your competitive salary is complemented by a package of extra-legal benefits.