Supply Planner - Expancel,

Sweden, Västernorrland, Sundsvall

Business unit: Pulp & Perform. Chemicals

About AkzoNobel

AkzoNobel is a leading global paints and coatings company and a major producer of specialty chemicals, with leading market positions and brands in countries around the world. We operate in a number of important market segments ranging from buildings and infrastructure to transport, industrial and consumer goods. We’re also the sector leader in sustainability and are number one in the renowned Dow Jones Sustainability Index. In practical terms, that means our sustainable solutions are in your lives, and those of your friends and family, every day. We’re the people that make it possible for you to do what you need to do.


Do you have experience within Supply Chain Management and want to work in an international environment where people and business are growing? This is the place for you!
AkzoNobel is now looking for a Global Supply Planner to Expancel in Stockvik, Sundsvall.
In this position you will have responsibility for management and maintenance of the supply plan and schedule of the Expancel products, with the purpose to determine the lowest cost source of supply to our customers. You will develop and communicate mid and short term supply plans to regional sites, regional sales, and to operations planning.
Main duties and responsibilities:
- Initiate and execute short and medium term supply optimization
- Develop and provide plants with weekly/monthly supply plan
- Collection, analysis and distribution of inventory, forecast and other accuracy analysis
- Support the development, documentation and implementation of global standards for inventory management at all levels in the business

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Job characteristics

Closing date

December 14, 2016

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Business unit

Pulp & Perform. Chemicals

Sub business unit

PPC Integrated Supply Chain

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Full time/part time


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Job requirements/Candidate profile

- Bachelor’s degree or preferable MBA / MS in Supply Chain Management, or corresponding experience
- Work experience within production planning in a complex or strategic environment
- ERP and/or advanced planning software experience
- Demonstrated proficiency in Microsoft Office applications, especially Word, Excel and Powerpoint.
- Strong level of computer skills to prepare statistical reports and run optimization programs
- Fluent in English, both written and spoken
To be successful in this position you must have a strong customer focus, exceptional analytical skills and be detail oriented. You have excellent verbal and written communication skills, with ability to communicate effectively across all levels of the organization. You have the ability to creatively solve problems while maintaining a timely and cost effective approach and to work under pressure in a deadline driven environment. You deliver on commitments and have good organizational and time management skills. It is also very important that you are able to work in a team oriented environment.
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. You will be offered interesting and challenging projects that open your view and challenges your enterprise. You will be working 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.
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Additional information
This is a permanent position on a full time basis, based in Sundsvall. You report to Regional Supply Chain Manager.
Last date to apply is December 14, 2016. Recruiting will start immediately and be ongoing during this time.
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 Anna Gradin, Supply Chain Manager, +46 701 80 05 70
For further information about the recruitment process please contact Maria Näsén, Talent Resourcing Partner, +46 705 56 25 24.
For unions related questions:                               
Sveriges Ingenjörer, Carl Nordlander +46 60 13 42 25
Unionen: Tina Östlund Hall +46 60 13 44 66
We perform drug tests on all employees as a part of our effort to maintain a drug-free environment
Welcome with your application!
More about us
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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