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Regional Demand Planner (m/f)

Regional Demand Planner (m/f)

Requisition ID 
2017-7961
Country 
Netherlands
City 
Amsterdam
Posted Date 
29/11/2017

Opportunity Details:

Overview:

Celanese Corporation is a global technology leader in the production of differentiated chemistry solutions and specialty materials used in most major industries and consumer applications. Our two complementary business cores, Acetyl Chain and Materials Solutions, use the full breadth of Celanese's global chemistry, technology and business expertise to create value for our customers and the corporation. As we partner with our customers to solve their most critical business needs, we strive to make a positive impact on our communities and the world through The Celanese Foundation. Based in Dallas, Celanese employs approximately 7,300 employees worldwide and had 2016 net sales of $5.4 billion.

Responsibilities:

  • Development of regional demand plans for Acetyl Chain business unit in Western Hemisphere
  • Strong collaboration and alignment with Sales and the business
  • Alignment of demand with business objectives and directives i.e. tracking and capturing key assumptions and market intelligence
  • Improvement of demand plan accuracy (e.g. statistical forecasting) to reduce unplanned changes to the short-term production plan and to reduce slow moving/aging inventory
  • Chairing the demand meeting as part of the monthly S&OP process
  • Project management i.e. process improvement, cost reduction
  • Management, analysis and maintenance of SAP, model and history data sets for optimized S&OP results
  • Tracking and driving demand planning KPIs and business metric improvement

Qualifications:

  • Bachelor´s degree in Supply Chain or related field
  • Ideally 3-5 years of demonstrated planning experience coupled with strong knowledge of demand planning processes ideally in the chemical industry
  • Superb communications skills 
  • SAP / APO / BI experience or related systems/areas
  • Proven statistical, analytical, Excel and Power Point skills
  • Ability to deliver results and to drive change in complex environment
  • Fluent written and verbal English skills required; German skills would be a plus