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Raw Material Planner

Apply Later Req ID 01U3A Date posted 12/07/2018
  • Responsible for timely availability of raw materials for the glyphosate and acetochlor formulation and packaging unit in Antwerp, for production in South-Africa and toller productions:
    • Translate the production plan into a formulation and RM plan for procurement of raw materials, in close relationship with procurement (category buyers);
    • Provide forecast to key suppliers;
    • Main contact with the supplying internal plants, Global teams for intercompany transfers and EMEA Headquarters;
    • Contact with logistics organization in Antwerp for RM storage and container needs, Lab (for tollers) and site production;
    • Monthly closing activity for pipelines and outside tanks;
    • Represent planning team in cross functional meetings;
    • Part of FIT team (formulation improvement);
    • Participate in FACT (formulation action team).
    • Introduction of new raw materials/formulations and related processes in the planning and scheduling group.
    • SAP material management and STO processes for raw materials.
    • Owner of the catalyst process in SAP for planning.
    • Informing, recording and follow up of toller operations for CP in EMEA.
    • Planning: 

      • Work on process improvements for the production planning & scheduling group.
      • Translate needs from end users into requirements for systems group or other teams.
      • Work on the translation of measurements via KPIs into action plans.
      • Work on projects related to EMEA planning and forecasting and positioning of product.
  • Master in Engineering, Economics, … with a background or education in supply chain and/or production planning.
  • Fluent knowledge of English and Dutch.
  • You enjoy taking initiative and are easily adapting in new situations.
  • You are analytical and system minded (Excel, MS Access, …).
  • SAP knowledge and/or being Lean certified is an asset.
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