Planning Manager

3-5 years
a month ago
Job Description

We supply the sustainable and innovative paints and coatings that our customers, communities - and the environment - are increasingly relying on. Our world class portfolio of brands - including Dulux, International, Sikkens and Interpon - is trusted by customers around the globe. We're active in more than 150 countries and have set our sights on becoming the global industry leader. It's what you'd expect from a pioneering paints company that's committed to science-based targets and is taking genuine action to address globally relevant challenges and protect future generations.

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Key Accountabilities

  • Development of an optimal factory plan for the short (13-weeks) and long term (24 months) in which you fulfill the market demands. This while considering the factory capacity and constraints.
  • High-level understanding of the trade-offs between service, inventory and costs.
  • The role requires a comprehensive understanding of existing and future capacity plans/constraints (RCCP) at the manufacturing plant and distribution network, and knowledge of how production capacity can be flexed to meet demand.
  • Manage exceptions and other activities related to production planning to ensure SEMI/FINI availability for the master production plan in line with MRP parameters and supplier contracts.
  • Ensure master data correctness & proper housekeeping of transactional data.
  • Ensure good communication and integration with other planning teams, manufacturing (schedulin g), logistics, customer care and other stakeholders. Drive MDI meeting & gate keeping meetings with other departments and support with providing relevant KPI's to measure performance.
  • Support projects and process improvement to enhance performance and efficiency of the required planning activities (SLOBs, Inventories and Service across scope site / supply points).


. At least 3-year experience in Supply Planning in FMCG, Paint/Coating or Retail
. Expert on Supply Planning in SAP and BI
. Experience on IBP processes, Advanced Supply Planning tools
. Project and Change Management skills
. Experience on coordinating teams and managing stakeholders

At AkzoNobel we are highly committed to ensuring an inclusive and respectful workplace where all employees can be their best self. We strive to embrace diversity in a context of tolerance. Our talent acquisition process plays an integral part in this journey, as setting the foundations for a diverse environment. For this reason we train and educate on the implications of our Unconscious Bias in order for our TA and hiring managers to be mindful of them and take corrective actions when applicable. In our organization, all qualified applicants receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age or disability.

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