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Supply Planner

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Supply Planner

Aurora, Illinois, United States

INEOS Styrolution America LLC

Our Company: 

  • The global leader in styrenics: No. 1 leader in styrenics with a focus on Styrene Monomer, Polystyrene, Acrylonitrile Butadiene Styrene Standard and Styrenic Specialties
  • Employees: 3,600 worldwide
  • Production sites: 20 manufacturing sites in 10 countries
  • Customer base: Customers in 106 countries
  • Sales: 6 billion EUR in 2021

Safety remains and always will be our number one priority at INEOS. Our US locations are following the INEOS Covid protocols for new hires as a condition of employment:  

  • Candidates must be fully vaccinated prior to start date, and
  • Provide proof of Covid-19 vaccination, or
  • Willingness to obtain the vaccine before hire date and must be fully vaccinated prior to commencement of employment

The Position: Supply Planner -This position is responsible for ensuring the cost effective on time availability of product across a complex supply network of owned manufacturing sites, third party toll manufactures, warehouses and trans-loading facilities while achieving an optimal balance between demand and supply that achieves our overall working capital targets.

What you will do:

Production Planning Management 60%

  • Manage tolling production schedules to enable Styrolution to provide product to customers according to their requests.
  • Give direction to the customer service team to be able to support customer requirements.
  • Responsible for control of the tolling planning process from the demand plan through the supply plan to the finished material availability phase.
  • A liaison to the commercial team.  This includes giving direction and providing data as to capacities and production abilities.
  • A conduit between commercial and operational areas of the polymer business.
  • Provide forecasts and production requirements to raw material planning groups for a smooth flow from purchasing to consumption of these raw materials.
  • Coordinate and support SAP Master data
  • Provide back-up vacation coverage for Addyston production scheduling

Inventory Management 40%

  • Maintain and manage targeted prime inventory while controlling costs to do so
  • Responsible for inventory management of tolled material as well as raw materials required.
  • Maintain certain inventories at 3rd party trans-load facilities while controlling storage costs. This includes transfer order creation in SAP and monitoring in-transit as well as on-site inventory.
  • Coordinate with site logistics to manage on-site and off-site inventory.

What you will bring: 

Level of education & knowledge:

  • BS degree in supply chain management or business preferred or equivalent work experience.
  • Minimum of 3 years related experience.

Experience in general:

  • Strong background in inventory management
  • Extensive production scheduling skills
  • Knowledge of complete supply chain from production to delivery

Technical skills:

  • Strong computer skills in Excel, and other MS Office applications.
  • Emphasis on SAP functionality
  • CPIM – APICS Certified beneficial

The Location: This opportunity is located in Aurora, Illinois, only 5 miles from downtown Naperville.

What we offer to you: 

  • Competitive salaries, performance-related pay, and bonuses.
  • A comprehensive benefits package with low premiums including health, short term disability, and life and accidental death insurance plans
  • Retirement savings with company match + contributions
  • Fitness and tuition reimbursement
  • Flexible work environment
  • Career development and progression

We are INEOS Styrolution because:

It does not matter where you come from, who you are or how you see yourself. We have an inclusive approach that is open and transparent and welcomes talent first and foremost. At INEOS, we believe a diverse business provides the right platform for open and innovative thinking, and that’s where the best ideas come from. We are an equal opportunity employer and champion diversity.

We are excited to hear from you and share more about our organization.

All the best,

The INEOS Styrolution Talent Team


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