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Operations Planner

Date:  Nov 10, 2021

Venlo, NL, 5928 LW

Company:  Vista




For our Factory & Operations Planning department in Venlo we are currently looking for a:


Operations Planner (1 FTE)


The Operations Planner will work in the “Factory & Operations Planning” team, which is part of the
“Factory Planning & Information Services” team. In addition, there will be interactions with the Analytics team.


Your main customer will be operations (operations managers, supervisors and buddies)

You will mainly perform necessary planning activities to support operations to produce the right volume, in time, with the needed resources. Furthermore, you provide insights into shopfloor activities and create transparency for other departments.


Depending on your skill level you also perform reports, create and track KPIs, monitor and feedback upcoming challenges and provide recommendations to the middle management.

Your responsibilities will be:


  • Equipment planning
  • Labor planning
  • Shift modelling
  • Routing volumes between VSOs and machines
  • Maintain the Gang setup tools
  • Short, Mid and long term capacity planning


In return you will bring:

  • A college or bachelor degree (ideally with economical or engineering background)
  • Good understanding of production/operation processes
  • A combination of analytical thinking and quick decision making
  • High interpersonal competency – a friendly ‘user interface’ – to seamlessly interface with people across hierarchy levels from the shopfloor to senior management.
  • Communication skills in English, Dutch is a plus.
  • Good knowledge of MS Excel, Word, PowerPoint
  • Being able to interact with custom made software (downtimes, scheduling, equipment)
  • Being able to interact with ALT system (labor session, staffing groups)
  • Being able to read and use SSRS reports / tools
  • Knowledge of VBA / SQL an advantage
  • Ready to be on-call (7am to 10pm) during High Season (Nov-Dec)



What’s in it for you?

We have good working conditions and benefits/perks, including:

• Flexible working hours (between 7 AM and 7 PM)
• Possibility to work from home
• Travel allowance
• Pension Plan
• 28 vacation days per year
• ‘The Break Award Program’: a two week break after every fifth continuous year that you have   been under employment.

• The possibility to purchase 5 extra vacation days per year.
• A lot of growth and develop opportunities


Vistaprint is an organization that is constantly developing thanks to her growth. By using the latest machines and technologies we can continue to guarantee this growth. This means that our employees are also developing and growing. You will be working in an organization with many different development opportunities. Although we are a global organization, our corporate culture is informal and accessible. The door is open for everyone.


Here at Vistaprint we believe in our 6 cultural behaviors:
We are authentic
We continuously learn and adapt
We operate with our hearts and our heads
We co-create solutions
We act like owners
We hold the bar high


Everyone knows Vistaprint for its business cards. But what many people don’t know is that we print much more than that. We print (almost) everything that can be printed: business cards, posters, mugs, window stickers, flyers, cards, photo gifts, phone cases and much more. And it all takes place in Venlo at our European automated production facility! This is a site of approx. 31,500 m2 where around 500 employees work with nothing but modern, high-tech machines and the latest technology.

We are looking for the best talent no matter what your gender, race, religion, nationality, background, age and sexual orientation is.

Interested? Click to apply directly or send your resume to our Recruiter Maarten Godijn ; careersvenlo@vistaprint.com | 0031 6 28 56 56 40

More information about our organization can be found at:




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