Demand Planner (m/w/d) - Solar Trade

  • BayWa r.e.
  • Olivier van Noortweg 1a, 5993 SL, Maasbree, Netherlands
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BayWa r.e. is the home for change makers. We r.e.think energy – how it is produced, stored and can be best used to enable the global renewable energy transition that is essential to the future of our planet.  At BayWa r.e. we effect change globally. With locations in 30 countries, we have over 4,500 people already working across the world, collaborating with local businesses to proactively shape the future of the energy sector.

With a network of over 20 locations worldwide, more than 1,400 employees and over 30 years of experience, the Business Entity Solar Trade within BayWa r.e. group is one of the world’s leading distributors of photovoltaic components.

Throughout the B2B sector we supply and support our cooperation partners and installers with innovative photovoltaic products. We also offer trainings and organize roadshows to keep our customers up to date.

The experts for our own mounting system, novotegra, provide first installation support directly on site. In addition, we offer full system configurations and a digitalized customer journey via our planning tool Solar-Planit and our webshops.

We are close to our customers and work together to protect what is most important to us all: Our planet!

Due to our dynamic growth, we are establishing a purchasing entity for our EMEA region to optimize our purchasing and inventory management into the region.

About the role

Due to our dynamic growth, we are looking for a Demand Planner (m/w/d) - Solar Trade, ideally from Venlo otherwise also remotely within the Netherlands

What You Will Do

  • You will lead and perform the demand planning and inventory management function for the newly created EMEA Purchasing Entity
  • You will collaborate with internal parties to ensure that the appropriate data is available and accurate and is reviewed at the S&OP meetings and establish a useful and accurate demand plan
  • You will model the data to forecast future demand, and provide input to the supply planning organization on supply requirements
  • You will monitor and report on important changes in sales forecasts, supply situation, please-in/phase-out events and business strategies that could impact demand
  • You will propose and implement solutions to improve demand forecast accuracy
  • You will support management with risk assessments and mitigation activities
  • You will apply analytics and supply chain expertise to manage system parameters and meet target inventory and service level goals while minimizing costs and obsolescence

Your Profile

  • University degree in business administration, economics or supply chain management
  • 2+ years of experience in a similar analytical or demand planning position
  • Strong analytical skills, capability to work with large and complex data structures and ability to develop and use KPI’s for data-driven decision making
  • Excellent interpersonal and communication skills in English (Dutch is a plus)
  • Ability to build and maintain relationships both internally and externally 
  • Customer-oriented mindset with a self-starter attitude
  • Experience in working in an international and complex organization
  • Experience within a distribution company or PV industry would be a plus
  • Knowledge of MS Power BI and Supply Chain Planning tools would be beneficial

What We Offer You

  • Being part of a highly motivated ever-growing and multicultural team that drives forward the energy revolution 
  • Innovative and fast-changing market and working environment
  • Mobile working  
  • Flexible working hours  
  • Modern office atmosphere  


We look forward to your application! 

Diversity and Equal Opportunity

At BayWa r.e. we are committed to providing an environment of mutual respect where equal employment opportunities are available to all applicants and teammates.
All employment is decided based on qualifications, potential, merit, and business need.
We do not discriminate on the basis of origin, religion, color, sex, gender identity, sexual orientation, age, non-disqualifying physical or mental disability, national origin, pregnancy, veteran status or any other basis covered by appropriate law.

If you have any questions about the job offer, please get in contact with us.
  • Julia Seres
  • Talent Acquisition Specialist
  • +49 89 383 932 6093
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