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Operations Planner

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Supply Chain
Copenhagen, Capital Region;
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Operations Planner - Unilever

We are looking for an Operations Planner to join our team. You will become part of the Homecare team with brands such as Omo, Neutral, Domestos and many others.

As Unilever’s Operations Planner you will be responsible to deliver your portfolio’s service and inventory targets. You will manage supply risks by having a close cooperation with sourcing units across Europe and ensure that the business is informed of any potential supply risk. Since you collaborate with different stakeholders and functions, you need to have good communication and influencing skills. We appreciate that you are self-motivated, work independently, and have a genuine passion for continuous improvement.

The position is for maternity cover until end of May 2022, but further opportunities are not excluded.

Key responsibilities:

  • SC business partner to sales, marketing and other functions

  • Report, analyze, understand and deliver KPI´s (product availability, stock cover optimization)

  • Manage short term demand requests

  • Perform root-cause analysis of issues

  • Translate potential supply risks and ensure clear communication to internal and external customers

  • Manage Master Data for the local portfolio

  • Drive the Supply Chain responsibility in the innovation process

We are looking for a person who has:

  • University degree in Business Administration, Economics or Engineering preferably within Supply Chain/Logistics

  • Strong Excel skills (Power BI a bonus)

  • Good knowledge of SAP or other ERPs preferred

  • Interest towards Supply Chain

  • Strong numerical & analytical skills

  • Ownership of their area of responsibility

  • Good communications and influencing skills

  • Good knowledge of English both spoken and written

  • An ability to work outside of their comfort zone and tolerate pressure

  • An ability to work in a hectic and ever-changing environment

Do you see a match?

What’s in it for you?

You will get experience working in the world’s top ranked supply chain by Gartner, as well as working with great brands in a fast-paced organization with interesting and challenging tasks. You will be part of a professional and supportive team where you have the flexibility to share your ideas and work with improvements. You will have the chance of working very independently and creating a positive environment for our customers both internally and externally.

About Us

Unilever is one of the world’s leading suppliers of fast moving consumer goods in foods, household and personal care products. Our purpose is to meet the everyday needs of people everywhere – to anticipate the aspirations of our consumers and customers and to respond creatively and competitively with branded products and services, which raise the quality of life.

A career within our Supply Chain organization is one that is at the heart of our Unilever Sustainable Living Plan. We manage every stage of our supply process, from sourcing raw materials to timely and qualitatively delivery to our customers. 

To Apply

Please submit your application (including CV and Cover letter) in English as soon as possible and before 31st of October.

Please observe that there will be an on-going screening process and that we may proceed with potential candidates also before last application date. We embrace diversity in our workforce. This means giving full and fair consideration to all applicants.


For questions about the position please contact Junior Planning Manager, Vi Nguyen at

For questions about the application process, please contact Talent Advisor Heidi Hansen  at +45 20647087.

More detailed information about the position and the recruitment process will be given if you are contacted for a first interview.   

Please note that we do not accept applications through e-mail.  

Unilever is an organisation committed to equity, inclusion and diversity to drive our business results and create a better future, every day, for our diverse employees, global consumers, partners, and communities. We believe a diverse workforce allows us to match our growth ambitions and drive inclusion across the business. At Unilever we are interested in every individual bringing their ‘Whole Self’ to work and this includes you! Thus if you require any support or access requirements, we encourage you to advise us at the time of your application so that we can support you through your recruitment journey.


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