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Demand Planner

Company: Solvay
Location: Houston
Posted on: June 25, 2022

Job Description:

Job ID: 17205

**Demand Planner**

Permanent contract

United States, US

May 20, 2022

Solvay is a science company whose technologies bring benefits to many aspects of daily life. Our purpose-we bond people, ideas, and elements to reinvent progress-is a call to go beyond, to reinvent future forms of progress, and create sustainable shared value for all through the power of science. In a world facing an ever-growing population and quest for resources, we aim to be the driving force triggering the next breakthroughs to enable humanity to advance while protecting the planet we all share.

We bond with customers and partners to address today and tomorrow's megatrends. As a global leader in Materials, Chemicals, and Solutions, Solvay brings advancements in planes, cars, batteries, smart and medical devices, and water and air treatment, to solve critical industrial, social, and environmental challenges. You can count on our innovative solutions to contribute to a safer, cleaner, and more sustainable future.

**We are looking for**

A Supply Chain Manager to develop 3 to 12 month planning related to the business plan and capacity plans and planning, to perform inventory control, participate in the allocation of products, and contribute to the development of the long-term supply chain plan. Key contact for the Customer Service organization related to stock replenishment for US/Mexico.

**We count on you for**

Challenges

+ Working with the commercial team on forecast accuracy to ensure customer satisfaction.

+ This role will collaborate with Demand Planners in other zones, local Supply Chain Organization Customer Service and Logistics, and in addition work with all Business Line Commercial Managers.

Performance objectives

+ Ensure the control of working capital targets.

+ Ensure having the right product, at the right time based on forecast accuracy.

**Value for you**

+ The candidate will have the opportunity to be exposed to Global Supply Chain Organization.

+ This role is the Key User for Supply Chain process improvement projects related to planning and forecasting.

**You will bring**

Education and experience

+ Bachelor's degree in Supply Chain management, engineering, or related field.

+ 5 years of experience in the Supply Chain domain or relevant field.

+ Knowledge in quality, logistics administration, regulated goods, storage and handling management, swap & tolling, trade compliance, demand management, production and inventory planning, Supply Chain flow engineering, finance for supply chain, project management for supply chain, negotiation for the supply chain.

Technical skills

+ Process Oriented.

+ Critical thinking. Demonstrated ability to independently identify and bring resolution to problems

+ SAP R/3 or other closely related ERP.

+ Skilled in Microsoft Excel and/or Microsoft Access.

+ Team-player mindset.

+ Ability to work independently.

Desired behaviors

+ Collaboration skills.

+ Clear and effective communication.

+ Team-player mindset.

+ Responsive and reactive.

**You will get**

+ Competitive salary.

+ Health insurance.

+ Life insurance.

+ 16 weeks of maternity/paternity and co-parenting leave.

+ Free language courses (24 languages available).

+ Additional local benefits.

**Additional information**

Locations: Houston (Texas, US) / Princeton (New Jersey, US) / Alpharetta (Georgia, US). The locations are being used as references. The position is flexible based in the US.

Remote Yes.

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**Solvay's purpose is to bond people, ideas, and elements to reinvent progress. We can only fulfill this purpose with a diverse workforce that feels respected and appreciated and has equal opportunities to work, grow and thrive. Our differences, visible or not, are valued. As Solvay seeks to promote unity and not uniformity, we invite you - regardless of background, age, gender, race, national origin, ethnicity, religion, sexual orientation, ability, or identity - to consider a future with us.**

Solvay is an equal opportunity employer. We evaluate qualified applicants without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, veteran status, or any other legally protected characteristics. Click on the links to read "The EEO is the Law" poster and the "EEO is the Law" poster Supplement.

Keywords: Solvay, Houston , Demand Planner, Professions , Houston, Texas

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