Demand Planner

Fulltime, -

Göteborg, Sweden Apply Now Apply until: 28 Jun 2022

Do you want to be part of making everyday life easier for people around the world? Without seeing it, you meet us every day in your everyday life. We are in your soles, in your mobile and in the newspaper you read. With a common commitment to innovation, sustainability and safety, our employees work daily for a sustainable future.

Main responsibilities

As the Demand Planner, you are responsible for demand planning and control as part of the weekly demand and supply review process (DSR) within the Business Planning team of Paints & Coatings. The DSR process manages short term deviations to the tactical implementation of the approved business (IBP) plan. You ensure transparent inputs and outputs to the process, and coordinate actions and communication to address deviations to plan within the business line, supply chain and other functions. This requires job holder to create, communicate and agree on a disaggregated short term demand plan – based on input from sales, historic sales data and short term opportunities, as well as the constrained supply plan.

The role will monitor daily sales to inform and escalate actions when demand is short or exceeds the forecast. Monitors plant execution; is aware of schedule compliance deviations at the manufacturing sites, issues with raw material procurement or logistics; is responsible to escalate when there are deviations; and coordinates gap closing measures cross-functionally.

Supports properly monetizing the short term plan into a 3-months forecast with finance at a business line level. Supports the Demand Manager in delivering a monthly demand plan as part of the business planning process that is approved through the IBP Demand Management Review process.


To be successful in this position we believe you have the ability to communicate in a professional manner towards all stakeholders and the ability to build successful and long-term relationships. You are confident in your own expertise and deliver results while maintaining a high quality in your work. Further, you demonstrate capability to analyze data, trends and forecasting which are combined with a process-driven and results-oriented mindset.We also see that you have: 

  • Bachelor’s or Master’s degree in Business Management, Supply Chain Management or related discipline. 
  • At least 3-5 years of relevant working experience in supply chain management (or equivalent).
  • APICS CPIM is desirable.
  • At least 2 years of documented experience in demand and supply planning.
  • Experience with IBP/S&OP.
  • Experience with SAP (or equivalent ERP system) and Arkieva (or equivalent advanced planning software). Experience with Business Warehouse (or equivalent data warehouse) is advantageous.
  • Excellent analytical skills.
  • Fluent in written and spoken English.

Please be informed that a preferred candidate has been identified.

Why join us?

Are you passionate about sustainability, innovation, safety, and collaboration? Do you want to grow together with a company that is forward-looking and continuously improving how they work? Our employees have ideas on how to build a sustainable future and the drive and passion to realize them. They believe that building long-term relationships and integrity are keys to success. If that describes you, we will gladly make way for your ambitions. We offer you countless career opportunities. From day one we support you with your personal growth, through challenging positions and comprehensive learning and development opportunities, in a dynamic, international, diverse, and proactive working environment.

Additional information

This is a permanent position on a full-time basis, reporting to the BP&SC Manager Paints & Coatings and based in Gothenburg, Sweden.

Please apply via our online recruitment system with an uploaded job specific resume and cover letter. We do not accept applications via e-mail, these applications will be disregarded.

For additional information about the vacancy please contact Robert Wagtendonk BP&SC Manager Paints & Coatings +31 651 894 146 

For information about the recruitment process or your application, please contact Wictoria Majstrand, HR Business Partner +46 709 577 646

For unions related questions please contact: 

Akademikerklubben: Katarina Risö +46709577427

Unionen: Helene Rosenlund, +46 708 21 18 39   
Ledarna: Sanna Backman, +46 709 57 71 03

If you have any general questions or need assistance, please contact:

About Nouryon 

Nouryon is a global, specialty chemicals leader. Markets and consumers worldwide rely on our essential solutions to manufacture everyday products, such as personal care, cleaning goods, paints and coatings, agriculture and food, pharmaceuticals, and building products. Furthermore, the dedication of more than 7,650 employees with a shared commitment to our customers, business growth, safety, sustainability and innovation has resulted in a consistently strong financial performance. We operate in over 80 countries around the world with a portfolio of industry-leading brands. Visit our website and follow us @Nouryon and on LinkedIn. 

The application process

After the closing date, we will start the selection process. In our first selection we thoroughly go through all the applications. If your skills and qualifications match the profile we are looking for, you will be invited to an initial phone interview that takes approximately 30 minutes. If you proceed in our selection process, we invite you to a face-to-face interview that takes about 1,5 hours. There you will meet with the hiring manager.

We look forward to your application!


We have already chosen our sourcing channels for this recruitment and kindly ask not to be contacted by any advertisement agents, recruitment agencies or manning companies.

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