Global Supply Planner Fruity Crops

Global Supply Planner Fruity Crops

Field of Work:  Laborservices

Several, Several, NL

Legal Entity:  KWS Vegetables BV (0043)
Contract Type: 
Is Full Time?:  Yes
Onsite/ Remote: 
Job ID:  13931

At KWS Vegetables we are looking for a Global Supply Planner for the fruity crops: tomato, pepper, watermelon, melon and cucumber. Your most important role as Global Supply Planner? To keep the overview so that we can be sure to meet customer demand. In this job, you will frequently speak with your sales colleagues to know what is needed in our various sales regions and to review if any productions need to be started. Together with your team members, you oversee all supply chain processes and ensure that our customers receive what is promised. Together we make it happen!


Your responsibilities:

  • You have the overview of the complete supply chain from forecast to delivery. You know what the possibilities are.
  • You know when each variety is needed and whether it can be delivered.
  • You communicate with sales if a variety cannot be delivered and you discuss a possible distribution.
  • You have the overview of which varieties may need to be produced and make a proposal of how much that would be. In addition, you determine when the seed should come in and what preconditions are required.
  • In consultation with your fellow team members you discuss the quality requirements.
  • Because we are a start-up unit you will also regularly take over tasks from your teammates.
  • You maintain contact with various departments like sales, product management, and customer service.


To seed your future, you’ve got the following skills:

  • You have minimal HBO-level and are interested in both logistical processes and agricultural aspects. Experience in the seed industry is a plus.
  • You easily connect with other colleagues and know how to bring different people together to reach the best solution. In addition, you are not afraid to bring bad news.
  • You are disciplined and able to analyze and structure things well.
  • You can deal very well with uncertainties and changes.
  • You are pro-active and willing to go the extra mile and take on other tasks when necessary.
  • You are able to quickly master IT applications (e.g. Excel and ERP such as ABS). 
  • You are fluent in English and preferable, also in Dutch.


Reasons to develop your potential as part of our Vegetable Squad:

  • It’s a fantastic opportunity to develop your work experience in a unique organization.
  • You receive full ownership of a part of the supply chain, and interact frequently with other colleagues to get the complete supply done.
  • The team will be growing rapidly in the coming years, which will include also development opportunities.
  • You get lots of freedom and responsibility to get the job done.
  • You get to work in an inspiring work environment that consists of a diverse and growing team of experienced gurus and young talents.
  • You will get a competitive salary.
  • You get to work with the most fantastic colleagues.


Join the team!

Excited to become our Global Supply Planner Fruity Crops? Then apply for this position and become part of The Vegetable Squad. For more information about this vacancy, please contact the Supply Team Manager Fruity Crops, Cora Verboom, at +31 (0)6 5500 9997 or via email:



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About KWS
KWS is one of the world’s leading plant breeding companies. Over 5,000 employees in more than 70 countries generated net sales of around €1.8 billion in the fiscal year 2022/2023. A company with a tradition of family ownership, KWS has operated independently for 165 years. It focuses on plant breeding and the production and sale of seed for corn, sugar beet, cereals, vegetables, oilseed rape and sunflower. KWS uses leading-edge plant breeding methods to continuously improve yield for farmers and plants’ resistance to diseases, pests, and abiotic stress. To that end, the company invested more than €300 million last fiscal year in research and development. For more information: Follow us on LinkedIn® at

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