Inbound Raw Materials (quantity accuracy) Administrator/Planner

Ref. SL5955
Flint Group Netherlands BV
Hilversum (NL)
Werving & Selectie


Inbound Raw Materials (quantity accuracy) Administrator/Planner
Up to € 60K / Ref code SL 5955

Please note: all nationalities are welcome to apply. However, most likely you will live in the Benelux, Germany, France or the UK as no relocation package is on offer. A valid EU working permit is a prerequisite.

Our principal, Flint Group is dedicated to serving the global printing and packaging industry. The company develops, manufactures and markets an extensive portfolio of printing consumables, including a vast range of different ink technologies, chemicals and consumables required during the printing presses as well as plates and sleeves that are used to transfer inks to the substrates. These materials and services are applicable to both the publication market (books, magazines, news papers) and on the packaging markets (bags, labels, printed boxes etc). With a strong customer focus, unmatched service and support, and superior products, Flint Group strives to provide exceptional value, consistent quality and continuous innovation to customers around the world. Headquartered in Luxembourg, Flint Group employs some 7200 people. Revenues for 2014 were € 2.1 billion (US $2.8 billion). Since 2014 Flint Group has been privately owned by Goldman Sachs Merchant Banking Division in partnership with Koch Equity Development LLC, a subsidiary of Koch Industries, Inc. Flint Group itself is a relatively young company, built up just over 10 years ago by acquisition of key players in the market, with a successful history stretching back to 1773. On a worldwide basis, the company is the number one or number two supplier in every major market segment it serves. Flint Group has a strong ‘can do’ culture – and people who work well in teams and who thrive on personal accountability to get the rights things done, really enjoy working for Flint Group. The company respects and encourages those who work in a focused and well planned way to deliver on agreed goals – and who go the ‘extra mile’ when required by customers or to get projects or new processes delivered on time and in full. For more information, please visit

About the new to establish Print Supply Platform office (PSP) office in Hilversum (The Netherlands) 

Flint Group has decided to group a number of activities in a new company known as Flint Group Print Supply Platform BV in The Netherlands. For many years Flint Group has already been active in The Netherlands in 4 locations (Winschoten, Deventer, ‘s-Gravenzande and Helmond). This new company will focus on Global Purchasing, Manufacturing, Supply Chain and other associated activities, including financial services and operational management. The current plan is to be fully operational for phase 1 in Q1 2016, with approximately 22 people. In the later stages the number of employees in the office will grow to 40 people and it is foreseen that many colleagues from other locations will regularly work from the PSP office. The office is located in Hilversum in walking distance of the Central Station.  While in recent benchmarks studies Flint Group Procurement scored first quartile delivery , in line with attitude and group culture, Flint management have decided to further centralize / globalize Procurement and develop a new global platform that will provide enhanced management and greater control. Part of the plan is to incorporate other critical procurement areas such as Indirect materials and services, hedging, e-sourcing and develop and design the inbound supply chain function to support the globalization and establishment of the new PSP platform. 

About the role

As Flint Group PSP will adapt the structure of inbound materials you will monitor and correct where necessary the administration and handling of the raw materials flows going into the different sites and regions. You will make sure that the administration is fully aligned with the physical flows and reach out to the sites and/or suppliers when necessary. You will also play a crucial role in bringing different stock points, spread around in Europe together and will plan, coordinate and order the raw materials held centrally for both the sites in Europe as well as the overseas countries. You will monitor overall supplier performance and follow up supplier complaints when necessary. Any consignment stock agreement agreed by the central buyers should be put into action by yourself. 

The role reports to the Inbound Supply Chain Manager EMEA.  

Your profile 

You know your industry. Logistics and especially material planning principles in an international environment are well known to you. You are not afraid for a changing environment and get excited at being part of the new Supply Chain design for inbound. You will not give up and follow up on issues until resolved. Multitasking comes naturally and you are stress averse. Flint Group is not your average run-of-the mill type of multinational. The company culture is no-nonsense based and highly entrepreneurial. Straightforward communication, strong interpersonal skills and taking initiative are highly regarded. As a person you are entrepreneurial, a self-starter and someone that takes responsibility, unlocks opportunities, removes barriers, align suppliers and internal stakeholders and who simply gets things done. All business within Flint Group is conducted in English and your command of the language (both oral and in writing) is impeccable. Proficiency in Dutch or another language such as Spanish, French or German is not required, but is a distinct plus. The International travel component is estimated at approx 10 % of your time. Furthermore the following competencies appeal to you: Get things done, remove inefficiencies, deliver results, determination and humour.  

About the package on offer  

In establishing the new office Flint Group is looking for a number of bright, energetic and enthusiastic people to join the already very successful team. A “can do” mentality, not fearful to step up and voice your opinion, be able to work in teams, in a very flat organization, no nonsense and not political, but with opportunities to make the difference. No “corporate” culture, being able to do the “entire job” from the detail analysis to the strategic intent, from the plan to implementation. Flint Group offers an interesting remuneration package (up to € 55K, dependant on age and experience) and an opportunity to demonstrate your skills. An on line assessment is part of the recruitment procedure.  


For questions regarding this vacancy please contact:  

  • Mr. Sjoerd Zoeteman on +31 (0)6 12582048 email to


Then please apply before the 22nd of September 2017 via the button below mentioning reference code SL 5955 in your application. We require that your resume is in English and also require a specification of your current package and notice of you summer holiday plans. Naturally, all information you provide will be dealt with in the utmost confidentiality. 

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