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Syensqo is all about chemistry. We’re not just referring to chemical reactions here, but also to the magic that occurs when the brightest minds get to work together. This is where our true strength lies. In you. In your future colleagues and in all your differences. And of course, in your ideas to improve lives while preserving our planet’s beauty for the generations to come.

We are looking for:

The Material Planner role is responsible for the near term coordination and preparation of supply /demand plans (including inventory plans) for all specified materials raw materials and intermediates.

We count on you for:

  • Drawing up finite plans on an ongoing weekly basis to maximize material usage.
  • Expediting raw material portfolio
  • Daily review and optimization of finite planning schedules taking into account operational and material changes along with business requirement/need.
  • Defining and communicating raw material concerns / issues and impact to finite production schedule
  • Responsible for the near term coordination and preparation of specified materials supply and Managing Inventory.
    Optimize manufacturing and customer service as it relates to specified materials (balance between manufacturing cost and inventory carrying cost).
  • Analyze risks associated with inventory (too much or too little) and define alternatives / recommendations, Utilize inventory tools to manage specified materials inventory demand plans.
  • Development of monthly supply demand plan providing visibility to specified material demands and associated supply, identify barriers / constraints, and make recommendations for resolving gaps.
  • Management of specified material needs using the monthly supply demand plan as well as MRP exception messages tools. This includes; configuration planning; specified material availability versus demand; inventory analysis; direct and in-direct requirements all in support of production and commercial requirements.
  • Communication of specified material needs to suppliers (internal and external) as outlined in MRP system Procurement.
  • Responsible for issuing purchase orders to suppliers and managing all specified materials.
  • This includes managing priorities, inventory and resolving conflicts.
  • Key day to day point of contact with specified suppliers.
  • Responsible for developing near term forecasts for the specified material suppliers.
  • Support site personnel in resolution of problems with specified material suppliers, elevating to higher levels within the global procurement group.
  • Generate cost savings, cost avoidance and product improvement efforts where possible.
  • Point of contact with specified material suppliers to coordinate raw material qualifications weekly analysis of specified manufactured and purchased materials & end of month inventory valuation.
  • Identification of product cross referencing internally and inter-company, SMOG analysis, opportunities for SMOG/scrap sales / inventory transfer to other site.
  • Coordinate production order adjustments or purchase order modification to maximize inventory usage.

You will bring:

  • Degree preferred
  • 3-5 years of Material Planning experience.
  • Business aware – capable of assimilating information and of making informed decisions under pressure.
  • Consistent, pro-active, high energy level and able to work on own initiative.
  • Highly developed problem solving skills.
  • Excellent analytical and communication skills in order to ensure efficient communication exchange with all departments at all levels and suppliers. Demonstrated ability to influence others.
  • Capable of understanding manufacturing processes and their interdependencies.
  • Ability to see bigger picture, yet good attention to detail.
  • Acquire product and process knowledge.
  • Implement, expand, sustain monthly specified materials supply / demand plan.
  • Standardization of specified material management activities – including formalized business process development.
  • Establish relationships with suppliers.
  • Demonstrate the ability to quickly assess any constraint situation and apply what-if scenario planning using the commercial upside / risk demand numbers.
  • Establish supplier OT/OQ measurements through effective use of vendor rating tools and supplier feedback meetings.
  • Improve cost position through improved planning (reducing expedites), managing specified material inventories within target levels and negotiating any one time material needs.
  • Metrics include: -
  • Actual versus planned lead-times
  • Achieve monthly inventory target
  • Number of stock outs
  • Number of schedule changes in fixed week plan due to raw material constraints.

You will get:

  • Competitive salary and benefits package.
  • The U.S. base salary range reasonably expected to be paid for this position is $75,760 to $94,700 per year Since actual compensation packages are based on a variety of factors unique to each candidate we may ultimately pay more or less than the posted base salary range. Total compensation for this role also includes bonus and/or other incentives.
  • 16, or more, weeks of maternity/paternity and co-parenting leave, according to local regulations
  • Training platform for all employees
  • Free language courses (24 languages available)
  • Free well-being sessions (physical and psychological)

Additional Information:

  • The Material Planner must have an excellent understanding of MRPII concepts and principles,
    use of MRP system, material management and supply chain processes including unique issues
    and constraints.
  • This position requires strong analytical skills, problem solving, and communication skills.
  • This role reports to the Planning and Scheduling Lead.
  • Balancing Supply and Demand months 0-3

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