Akzo Nobel AB · Publicerad 27 sept

About AkzoNobel

AkzoNobel är ett världsledande färgföretag och en ledande producent av specialkemikalier, bygglim och limsystem. Vi har ledande marknadspositioner och starka varumärken i länder över hela världen. Vi arbetar inom flera viktiga marknadssegment - från bygg- och infrastruktur till transport, industri- samt konsumtionsvaror. Vi är också ledande inom hållbar utveckling och rankas som nummer ett på Dow Jones Sustainability Index. Rent praktiskt innebär det att våra hållbara lösningar dagligen präglar ditt, din familjs och dina vänners liv. Våra produkter gör det möjligt för er att göra det ni behöver.


We are looking for a Demand Planner to AkzoNobel Pulp and Performance Chemicals, Fine Chemicals and Separation Products. If you want to work in an international environment where people and business are growing, this is the place for you!

You will have an important role in our Sales and Operations Planning (S&OP). The responsibility involves consolidate the demand requirements and match them with the production capacity of our plants in Bohus. This helps us balance supply and demand, close gaps between those two, increase utilization flexibility in our plants as well as improve the service towards our customers.

You will be required to facilitate the forecasting and demand planning process across all Fine Chemicals and Separation Products regions; EMEA, Asia, China, North America, and Latin America.

Main tasks:
  • Responsible for compiling and consolidating the input of data required for the demand forecasting
  • Generate statistical forecasts in Arkieva and set the most adapted forecasting model per product and customer group
  • Prepare the monthly consolidation of the global demand forecast for the plants in the global view
  • Responsible for sending invitations to S&OP meetings and prepare presentations with graphical analysis of customers and products
  • Support Global Demand Manager in expediting the monthly global S&OP process
Job requirements/Candidate profile
  • Degree in Supply Chain Management, Logistics or corresponding experience
  • 3 years' experience in Marketing, Customer Service or Logistics and Planning
  • Self-motivated individual who is confident in dealing with day-to-day tasks in a structured and organized way in order to support the S&OP process and its deadlines.
  • Strong interpersonal skills are essential to effectively interact with all regional teams and management
  • English language skills
More about the business
AkzoNobel Pulp and Performance Chemicals is a leading global force in pulp bleaching technologies, colloidal silica and expandable microspheres. We provide innovative and sustainable products and technologies that are widely used by customers in a large variety of industrial applications. Our 2,400 employees operate in 35 countries. Pulp and Performance Chemicals forms a business unit within AkzoNobel, which is the world's largest paints and coatings company and a major producer of specialty chemicals.

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Additional information
This is a permanent position on a full time basis located in Bohus. The Demand Planner reports Global Demand Manager PC. Please apply via our online recruitment system. We do not accept applications via e-mail, these applications will be disregarded.

For further information about the position please contact Mattias Bengtsson (Manager Marketing & Sales Fine Chemicals and Separation Products) +46709577337 or Helena Patriksson (S&OP Demand Manager Performance Chemicals) +467009577021.

If you would like to learn more about the recruitment process please contact Matilda Bolin, HR Talent Resource, +46 709577134.

For union related questions please contact:
Akademikerklubben: Luba Nilsson, phone +46 31 58 75 09
Unionen: Helene Rosenlund, phone +46 31 58 77 28
Ledarna: Torwald Krantz +46 31 58 78 32

We perform drug tests on all employees as a part of our effort to maintain a drug-free environment.

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Keywords: demand planner, supply chain, S&OP, Sales and operations planning, customer service, logistic, logistik, marknad, kundsupport, Excel, SAP, BW, forecasting, huvudplanerare, materialplanering, supply planner, forecast, prognoser
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Om företaget
1. AkzoNobel creates everyday essentials to make people's lives more liveable and inspiring. As a leading global paints and coatings company and a major producer of specialty chemicals, we supply essential ingredients, essential protection and essential color to industries and consumers worldwide. Backed by a pioneering heritage, our innovative products and sustainable technologies are designed to meet the growing demands of our fast-changing planet, while making life easier. Headquartered in Amsterdam, the Netherlands, we have approximately 45,000 people in around 80 countries, while our portfolio includes well-known brands such as Dulux, Sikkens, International, Interpon and Eka. Consistently ranked as a leader in sustainability, we are dedicated to energizing cities and communities while creating a protected, colorful world where life is improved by what we do.
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