Supply Chain Planner
Akzo Nobel Functional Chemicals LLC - Pasadena, TX

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AkzoNobel is the largest global paints and coatings company and a major producer of specialty chemicals. We supply industries and consumers worldwide with innovative products and we are passionate about developing sustainable answers for our customers.

Our Functional Chemicals business is a key global producer of chemicals. Our portfolio includes cellulosic specialties, chelates, ethylene amines, metal alkyls, micronutrients, organic peroxides, polysulfides, redispersable powder polymers, salt specialties and sulfur products. These chemicals are present in products used by you and billions of other people every day. Such products include detergents, vinyl, automotive parts, agricultural products, pharmaceutical products, food products, wallpaper adhesives, plastic bags and cosmetics.

We are organized into seven sub Business Units (sBU's): Chelates, Cross Linking Peroxides-Thermoset Chemicals & Polymer Additives (XTP), Ethylene Amines, High Polymer, Performance Additives, Salt Specialties and Sulfur Derivatives.

Our Business Unit structure is aimed at stimulating entrepreneurship and enhancing functional expertise. Our sBU's are supported by the functional area departments: Accounting & Control, Communications, Human Resources, Information Management, Legal, Purchasing and Sustainability & Innovation.

We currently have a position available for a Supply Chain Planner at our facility in Pasadena, TX.

  • Direct availability & allocation of materials, supplies, & finished products.
  • Coordinate daily activities w/other logistics & manufacturing personnel.
  • Maintain master data integrity in APO & SAP to support efficient logistics planning.
  • Review sales forecasts in APO & develop a production plan to ensure adequate supply.
  • Developing Sales and Operations Planning (S&OP) analysis and presentation

  • Qualifications:
  • Must have MBA w/a focus in Supply Chain and two years production planning experience.
  • Alternatively may have Bachelors in science, engineering, business, or operations management & 5 yrs. production planning experience.
  • Production planning experience in the chemical industry with batch and continuous production preferred.
  • SAP Experience Required, BW and APO desired
  • Must have excellent SAP/PP, Excel, PowerPoint, Word and Outlook skills.
  • Certification in Production and Inventory Management (CPIM) and/or Certified Supply Chain Professional (CSCP) from APICS a plus.
  • Demonstrated track record in team-based and goal-oriented organization of supply chain professionals.
  • Excellent communication skills both verbal and written.
  • Demonstrated problem solving skills.

  • Benefits:
    We recognize people as our most valuable resource. Our competitive salary and benefits package includes 401(k), dental insurance, medical insurance, disability benefits, prescription drug coverage, life insurance, a vision-care plan, tuition reimbursement, and paid vacations.

    Employment is contingent upon successful completion of background investigation. Pre-employment drug screening is required. We are an environmentally-responsible business. You must be eligible to work in this country. Phone calls regarding this position will not be accepted.

    Akzo Nobel Functional Chemicals is an Equal Opportunity Employer.
    M/F/D/V are encouraged to apply.

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    Akzo Nobel N.V. (AkzoNobel) is a global paints and coatings company. The Company makes and supplies a range of paints, coatings and...