Haugen-Gruppen AB - Supply Planner


We are looking for two Supply Chain Planners to join Haugen-Gruppen based at the new commercial head office in Stockholm. The company is experiencing an expansive phase and is re-organizing its business set-up to further increase the competitiveness on the Swedish market. The Demand Planning function is critical for the business and will now be further strengthened to create best possible circumstances for an effective supply chain and communication both internally and towards customers.


Are you an experienced Supply Chain Planner, who is communicative and analytical, that wants to be a part of this unique opportunity to further develop the Haugen-Gruppen Supply Chain organization?


About the Role

As a Supply Planner within Haugen-Gruppen, you will have total responsibility for forecasting, purchase orders and follow-up of several suppliers and ensure that the Haugen Group achieves the right stock level that contributes to the highest deliverability at the lowest cost and reduced food waste. As a supply chain professional within Haugen-Gruppen you need to be service minded and act systematically, structured and quickly to resolve any upcoming supply constraints. Detailed analyses, structured planning and a close dialogue across functions and countries are key to proactively avoid constraints and spoilage. You will be an active part of activities aimed to improve the logistic setups.

Key responsibilities

  • Based on forecasts, create purchase orders and order transportation. Achieve inventory levels that contribute to a high delivery service to customers, minimal waste of finished goods and optimized transportation costs.
  • Plan and optimize inventory levels by setting models and parameters such as safety stock, order frequency, etc. to achieve good inventory rotation and optimize working capital.
  • Monitor and analyze results/KPIs to take corrective action and ensure improvements.
  • Coordinate and collaborate with demand planners, carriers, suppliers, warehouses, warehouse production, etc. to ensure a cost-effective flow with the right delivery service throughout the value chain.
  • Ensure continuous improvement of the supply planning process and identify and propose improvements throughout the value chain.
  • Be the contact person for suppliers and customer service / commercial regarding delivery issues, next production, availability etc.
  • Collaborate with Supply Chain in other markets to jointly achieve better performance both in the short and long term.
  • Work proactively in S&OP to ensure that the supply chain meets the requirements.


What we are looking for

You have minimum a bachelor degree within Supply Chain Management or similar and 2-3 years of experience working with supply chain. You have a structured way of working, good IT-understanding and proven analytical skills. You also have the ability to take charge of your own work and the flexibility to quickly act to solve daily upcoming challenges. Excellent communication skills, spoken and written, in both Swedish and English are a prerequisite. Good understanding of dependencies and consequences related to: costs, inventory, warehousing, transportation, shelf life and spoilage. You have an inner drive to develop and to do your best every day.


What we will offer you

We offer you an opportunity to take on an exciting role in a business where you will always be challenged. The Haugen Group offers you an exciting mission in a expansive company. This means working in high speed and tasks that may vary from day to day. You get the opportunity to be a part of a journey, in our new Supply Chain team based in Stockholm, from the beginning. You will work in a low prestige and highly engaged environment. We are also very proud to be certified as a Great place to work.



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If you have specific questions that you feel the need to sort out before sending your application, please contact Recruit Partner’s consultant Martina Nordberg at +46 73 624 77 24 or email martina.nordberg@recruitpartner.se. 


About Haugen-Gruppen

Haugen-Gruppen is the leading importer, marketer and distributor of international high-quality brands within the food industry in the Nordics. The group also has a growing share of own brands, with a strategy to further develop this category. The current structure of the group is country-based organizations in Norway, Denmark, Sweden and Finland with full facilities in all countries, and a lean, Nordic office.

Haugen-Gruppen was founded more than 100 years ago. Genuine passion and curiosity for food and beverage has led the company to work with brands from all over the world. The company currently has a strong presence in Norway, Sweden, Denmark and Finland and supplies supermarkets, service stations, canteens, cafes, gourmet restaurants across the Nordics. The group is known to build strong categories and develop new concepts.

Today, Haugen-Gruppen is a leading Nordic supplier with a total of NOK 2.3 billion in revenue. The Group’s mission is to be a leading and preferred supplier in all operating categories with focus on branded products of high quality.