Supply Planner (m/f/d)

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Our mission

We are proud supporters of storytellers. Every toy we develop is made to the highest level of quality, detail and authenticity so that they can instantly spark the stories in children.

Come and be part of our great, growing team. We are Schleich: the glorious, premium brand which has doubled its turnover in just 5 years, fueled by creativity, curiosity and a lot of fun.
We are offering flexibility and a high degree of trust and empowerment. Driven by an overwhelming strategic growth agenda and backed up by a global equity firm we are almost ready for the future, missing just one important link:

Supply Planner (m/f/d)
in Schwäbisch Gmünd

Your core tasks

  • Managing the whole process of purchasing figurines, playsets and components from initial planning of requirements to final inbound at our global locations
  • Optimizing customer order fulfillment (OTIF) and inventory turns of your materials and suppliers based on aligned demand/supply plans in close collaboration with Customer Service, Sales and Order Management
  • Monitoring and improving lead time, on-time delivery and logistics cost along the chain - if needed you are initiating root cause analysis and effective corrective actions
  • Providing supply options for Sales and Marketing promotional activities and playing an active role in our Schleich Integrated Business Planning and the E2E development process
  • Participating in projects to optimize production and distribution network performance in close collaboration with Strategic Procurement, Logistics and Technical Center
  • Forming ideas and opportunities to streamline daily routines in Supply Planning in order to increase speed, reliability and scalability
  • Running daily, weekly and monthly KPI reporting and reviewing performance together with the relevant functional groups across levels and departments

Your profile

  • You have completed a university degree with a focus on Business Administration, Economics, Engineering or equivalent education.
  • You have gained several years of professional experience in Supply Planning, Supply Chain or Procurement in an international environment, ideally from a CPG/FMCG area.
  • You are fluent in English and you have good German language skills (spoken and written).
  • You are a natural team player (m/f/d) across departments.
  • You have experience with statistical analysis.
  • You have gained a very good knowledge of MS Office, especially Excel and PowerPoint.
  • Experience with SAP is a must, Power BI skills are an advantage.
  • You have excellent communication skills and strength in leading projects.
  • You have a strong out-of-the-box thinking mindset and a passion for continuous improvement.
  • You are open to travel up to 10 % of your time and like to work globally.

Our offer

  • You will become part of a growing company with performance-related pay and attractive conditions.
  • You can expect an open and cooperative corporate culture with flat hierarchies and fast decision-making processes.
  • We support you in the best possible way with intensive training and constantly accompany your development.
  • We offer you exciting tasks in an international environment with plenty of scope for creativity.
  • Team spirit is important to us! You can expect an open-minded team and fun at work and with our products.


Would you like to grow with us and accompany the wonderful journey of our company?

Then we look forward to receiving your detailed application! Please apply online only - it's quick and easy and ensures the protection of your personal data.