Reference Code:  44370

Distribution Planner (m/f/d)

Hamburg, HH, DE


Founded in 1906 as a manufacturer of writing instruments, MONTBLANC today creates  exclusive products including watches, jewelry, writing instruments and leather goods which reflect our high demands with respect to culture, quality, design, tradition and craftsmanship. With more than 25 subsidiaries and 600 boutiques MONTBLANC is present all over the world.

For our Distribution Planning Team in Hamburg we are currently looking for a Distribution Planner (m/f/d), who joins the team ideally on 1st November 2021.


“This role is an exciting mix of working in cross-functional HQ-teams as well as interaction with the markets in order to maximize the marketing impact in our global Points-of-Sales.” (Johannes)


How you will leave your mark:

  • You are responsible for the reorder point calculation (including all elements forecast, model stock, safety stock …) in all markets, currently via SAP APO for all sales subsidiaries
  • You are the Business Partner for 3 markets which means you help the markets to achieve their monthly sales goals by ensuring the availability of the right products at the right time in the market as well as controlling and balancing of market expectations in case of product shortages
  • First contact for the markets in the HQ for demand management / planning availability of products and allocations for local promotions; regular communication with the markets to ensure that all relevant information on new products, changes in product availability as well as market-specific challenges are taken into account both in the market and in the HQ
  • Furthermore you support cross-function teams on Supply Chain Complexity decisions with insights gained from analytics tools and visualization from the data and you build advanced analytics models in the supply chain space as well as calculation of sales and supply quantities in cooperation with Category Management, Sales department and Distribution planning
  • Project Management: align on project targets, milestones & deliverables; set-up and manage cross-functional project teams; continuous monitoring & reporting of project development incl. escalation if needed


How you will experience success with us:

  • You have an university degree in Economics, Supply Chain management, Engineering or a comparable qualification
  • You already have several years of proven experiences in the field of Supply Chain Management, inventory planning or in a similar field. Preferable in a Luxury / Leather / Fashion related industry
  • You have good analytical capabilities and mathematical skills as well as Project Management skills with a proven record of success
  • Knowledge in SAP APO or similar planning systems; knowledge in SAP R/3 MM, PP, SD of advantage
  • Fluent English and great Presentation skills complete your profile


How we will inspire you:

At Montblanc we combine apparent opposites. Next to tradition and the pioneering spirit of our early days, we therefore focus on innovation and continuous development, not only concerning products. Always at the heart of everything: our employees. The diversity of our employees brings a fresh array of perspectives to the table and is something we're particularly proud of. As we're embracing workplace diversity, we are strive to create a work environment with a variety of genders, nationalities, cultures, sexual orientations and generations. We include people with and without disabilities. Become a part of us and leave your mark at Montblanc.


How we keep you smiling:

  • International environment and development opportunities
  • Flexible working hours and mobile working
  • Attractive company pension scheme
  • Location services like: canteen, pharmacy & laundry service
  • Special conditions on Montblanc products and employee benefit portals


We are looking forward to your application!