An exciting opportunity to drive the success of a leading-edge chemicals plant for a major global organization
AkzoNobel’s Polymer Chemistry (PC) site at Rotterdam in the Netherlands produces metal alkyls used primarily as initiators and co-catalysts in the production of polymers. The main applications are in polyolefin production (polyethylene and polypropylene). We also sell high purity metal organics to the electronics industry.
Within this context, your mission in this role is to assure on-time and in-full supply to customers for the Rotterdam PC site, against the lowest cost within operating working capital guidelines. You are part of the Rotterdam site as well as the Global Supply Chain (GSC) organization responsible for supply chain planning and logistics.
Is this a challenge that matches your profile as a result-oriented and stress resistant problem solver and people manager? Have you acquired strong planning, organizational and analytical skills? Can you communicate effectively with different levels of our matrix organization? Above all, can you make a real difference within our dynamic, multinational and multicultural business environment?
Site Supply Chain Manager
The role and its responsibilities
Your core task is to ensure the timely and efficient delivery of products and services, while meeting the expectations of customers and in compliance with all regulatory and safety requirements.
Central to this process is to ensure that site logistics operations are carried out safely according to legal and internal requirements. This includes safe product handling and loading of, trucks, containers, etc. Thus you work with local site management to comply with local requirements.
Further, you ensure that inventories on site and in transit remain within agreed targets, and you propose annual stock targets to business management for approval. You are also responsible for preparation of the production plan, call-off of raw materials, and site S&OP processes.
In addition you are responsible for direct shipping, receiving and warehousing functions, the objective being to meet sales requirements while directing personnel in the safe handling of materials. You also ensure that goods movements in SAP correspond with reality and prepare a monthly report with standard KPIs.
At all times you take the initiative to improve operations and implement changes as part of our non-stop quest for continuous improvement. This requires you to function as the primary contact for response and resolution of Logistics related opportunities for improvement.
As the responsible manager you conduct training to site employees on current transportation procedures including packaging/labelling. You also ensure that employees receive a yearly review (P&D dialog), and as the first line supervisor for local Supply Chain personnel in Rotterdam, you organize replacements in case of the absence of personnel.
Agency or sales calls are not appreciated
Industries worldwide rely on our essential chemistry in the manufacture of everyday products such as paper, plastics, building materials, and personal care items. Building on the dedication of our employees and our shared commitment to safety, sustainability, and open innovation, we have established a world-class business and built strong partnerships with our customers. We operate in over 80 countries around the world and our portfolio of industry leading brands includes Eka, Dissolvine, Trigonox, and Berol.
Keywords: Vacancy, Full-time, Rotterdam-Botlek, Logistics manager, Supply chain manager, Manager.
Match criteria: Construction, Logistics & supply chain, Manufacturing, Quality Assurance, Logistics & Supply Chain Management, 40 hours, Prov. South Holland, Non
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