Akzo Nobel AB · Publicerad 21 sept

We are looking for a Demand Planner to AkzoNobel Pulp and Performance Chemicals, Expancel. 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 plant in Stockvik and the expansion units at our warehouse locations in USA, China, and Brazil. 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 Expancels 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
Qualifications/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 languageskills
What can AkzoNobel offer you?

If you share our values and ambitions, we can give you a career where your knowledge and ambitions will be recognized and rewarded. You will be working in an international environment with many possibilities to develop, both personally and professionally, together with likeminded people that share your attitude and enthusiasm.

By working for AkzoNobel you will also help us to achieve our ambition - to be the first choice by our customers, shareholders and employees, all over the world.

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.

Additional information

This is a permanent position on a full time basis. The Demand Planner reports to the Director Marketing & Sales Expancel. You can be located in Stockvik or Bohus. 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 Sylvia Winkel Pettersson (Director Marketing & Sales Expancel) +46709577781 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:
Sveriges Ingenjörer, Carl Nordlander +46 60 13 4225
Unionen: Jenny Ersson +46 60 13 43 70

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

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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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