• Supply Planner Engineered Materials

    Posted Date 2 weeks ago(2/8/2018 6:35 PM)
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  • 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, Texas, USA, Celanese employs approximately 7,500 employees worldwide and had 2017 net sales of $6.1 billion.


    At Celanese, we know it’s people who drive our growth strategy, and that the best people will thrive in a culture that both challenges and rewards performance. We are a high-performing, science-driven company with a strong leadership team, and are looking for people to join us as we move to the next level through innovation, productivity and new product development. If you appreciate challenges, working on complex projects  and rapid advancement in an environment that actively encourages and demonstrates diversity, inclusion and giving back to our communities, Celanese is the right place for you.


    Celanese is an Equal Opportunity Employer. Employment decisions are made without regard to race, color, religion, national or ethnic origin, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, age, disability, protected veteran status or other characteristics protected by law. For more information on Celanese, please visitwww.celanese.com


    Responsible for balancing the short term and long term supply plans and inventory optimization for the assigned business lines within the Engineered Materials (EM) business segment.


    • Helps to operationalize the EMEA business strategy as it relates to supply, demand, and inventory of assigned product lines.
    • Involved in balancing the supply and demand for the business requirements by submitting a month supply plan (up to 24 months) for assigned product lines.
    • Drives the resolution of planned capacity to required capacity gaps in production for assigned product lines.
    • Develops innovative solutions to complex supply issues, highly collaborating with key stakeholders.
    • Validates stocking strategy of the assigned business lines and ensures alignment of master data to stocking decisions and agreed service levels as well as manages aged and aging Inventory in the region and works with the business line and global planning to maintain them at a minimal level
    • Approval of material requests for EMEA region and manages sales control in sold out situations
    • Ensures that plans provide for adequate service to customers in the form of on-time delivery and adequate lead-times.
    • Forecasts raw material consumption and ensures alignment of raw materials purchasing plan with up to 24 month rolling forecast and overall supply plan as well as raw materials inventory targets for assigned product lines



    • Formal supply chain and demand planning knowledge.
    • Subject matter expert in planning, scheduling, supply chain.
    • Understands and can challenge the manufacturing strategies and capabilities of the regional sites and plants.
    • knowledgeable about ERP concepts (demand, supply, MRP)
    • Strong analytical and excel skills
    • Can align with the regional business and plant level strategy and is able to translate that down to planning the supply chain
    • Can quickly and concisely state the problem (at the executive level) and identify root cause and solutions.
    • Can communicate at all levels (including the leadership levels).
    • Strong presentation skills to be able to present in key meetings and the S&OP process
    • Strong leadership & influencing skills.
    • APICS certification
    • Degree in Supply Chain Management or related field
    • Fluent English
    • German skills
    • 3-5 years of experience
    • BA/BS degree
    • SAP or other ERP systems
    • BI Queries


    Are you interested in this position? Then we would love to hear from you. Please feel free to apply via our career site.


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