Supply Chain Manager

Tembo Paper B.V. - Kampen (NL)
November 7, 2021

Do you like relationship building and decision making in a high pace environment? This dynamic role at Tembo Paper is looking for your talents!

Your challenge at an innovative and successful family-owned company

Tembo is a group of High-Tech companies in the machine building industry. As front runner in high speed and high precision technology, we belong to the world top in our field. With over 1200 employees, we are an innovative and dynamic family-owned company.

At Tembo Paper we make the world more sustainable by enabling our partners to produce high quality, sustainable, paper straws. In this role at Tembo Paper you will play a leading role in organizing the internal and external supply chain to make this possible.

The role

One of the main goals of the program is to maintain and improve a high-speed market penetration of the Tembo Paper equipment. Helping our world-wide customers and partners to produce paper straws and contribute to more sustainability. This stretches out from development and production of machinery to supporting our customers with advice and support on how to run their paper straw production.

As Supply Chian Manager you will be part of the program team of Tembo Paper. In this role, the focus is on coordinating and organizing production capacity for Tembo Paper equipment to establishing a stable and dependable supply chain. Together with our other companies in Tembo and based on the forecast planning you can ensure a smoothly running supply chain for our customers. Through excellent stakeholder management in and outside Tembo you will be improving the overall supply chain performance and looking for any possible innovations in the process.

Together with the Program Director, you will make important policy, planning, and strategy decisions for the development and the supply chain processes of Tembo Paper. You’ll work with senior stakeholders and build alliances and partnerships with the other business within Tembo Group.

You will effectively manage the supply chain and lead improvements where required. You are responsible for both short- and long-term risks in the supply chain and propose mitigative actions. Next to that you will be implementing and managing changes and interventions to ensure crucial deliveries are met, to help achieve program goals. You will execute proper Stakeholder and Risk & Issue management and propose mitigative actions to ensure a dependable and stable supply chain. In the Program Team you will be responsible for producing accurate and reporting of the supply chain status.

Who are you?

We are looking for a pro-active Supply Chain Manager with a creative and bold mindset to find win-win solutions in this dynamic, high pace, and no-nonsense organization with a lot of opportunity to further develop this organization.

Do you recognize yourself in the following?

  • You at least have a bachelor’s degree in Supply Chain Management, Business Administration, Operations Management, and/or related field
  • Is experienced in a Supply Chain role in a business to business environment with many stakeholders, , preferably in an international setting
  • You have proven experience in a project driven environment and a thorough understanding of project management (preferably IPMA C level), and can translate this knowledge to a pragmatic no-nonsense environment
  • You have experience or affinity with the machine building industry
  • You have proven skills regarding stakeholder management and risk and issue management
  • You have proven leadership skills
  • Understanding of general finance and budgeting, including profit and loss, balance sheet, and cash-flow management
  • Ability to build consensus and relationships among managers, partners, and employees
  • Excellent communication skills and you are fluent in spoken and written English

About Tembo

Tembo is a group of international high-tech companies, with their head office located in Kampen. At Tembo, we use cutting-edge technology to make the world more sustainable. We do this by developing innovative products and machines for international manufacturers of fast-moving consumer goods. In this way we help our customers to respond to market changes, such as the demand for sustainable packaging and products. With more than 1200 employees, we are an enterprising and dynamic family business with a long history.

Our offer

At Tembo you get a versatile role with a lot of responsibility. You experience the benefits of working in a smaller organization such as short lines and quick switching. You also have the advantages of the professionalism and organization of the total Tembo Group. You will work within a dynamic, progressive organization with a good reputation in the market. You get a high degree of independence and a lot of room for your own input. We offer you the prospect of a permanent job and a salary in line with your experience. As a family business, we also value good secondary employment conditions and sustainability. The location of this position is Kampen.