Supply Planner

Fulltime, -

Houston, Texas, United States Apply Now Apply until: Open until further notice

We are pleased to be able to offer the exciting vacancy of Detail Planner for the Solution and Biopolymers product line within the Performance Formulations division, in Houston, TX.


This newly-created role will have the crucial responsibility of supporting the Supply Manager to execute the supply and demand balance over the 0-3 month planning horizon.   


The objective is to ensure clarity on the supply plan to each of the regions/plants/sales manager and achieve optimum product availability of finished goods and raw materials, maximize asset utilization and supply chain efficiencies.


Key Responsibilities:

  • Execute a time-phased supply schedule to fulfill business requirements in the short-term and partner with the supply planner to address plant/product line constraints
  • Communicate and implement tactical plans across the assigned plants to execute the supply strategy
  • Maintain a strong relationship with the production facility to ensure conformance to schedule
  • Supports collaboration with customer service, manufacturing, logistics and 3rd party service providers to meet  business obligations in the case of unplanned events
  • Supports global supply chain initiatives by interfacing with other supply chain personnel in the business and shared services
  • Strong SAP knowledge is required to:
    • Follow best practices, procedures and governance over master data
    • Enter and maintain intercompany orders to support the supply chain globally
    • Maintain and/or coordinate maintenance of planning parameters in accordance with master data governance
    • Maintain master data to support:
      • The execution of the most effective global sourcing plan
      • Safety stock targets and production lead times
      • New product introductions/discontinuation
      • Visibility to product availability
  • Supports preparation of the Supply Review by running and reviewing appropriate reports/KPI’s and dashboards to ensure an effective execution of the IBP process.
  • Routinely check and track inventory quality, i.e. slow moving or blocked stock and ensure the quantity is sufficient to meet the plan
  • Assess short-term feasibility requests with support of Supply Manager
  • Maintain strong relationship with Demand and Supply Managers to fully integrate with Finance and Accounting
  • Execute external manufacturing agreements
  • Support continuous improvement by periodically reviewing and providing recommendations to enhance the supply distribution network.





  • Bachelor’s or Master’s degree in Business Management, Supply Chain Management, Engineering or related discipline.
  • 1-3 years of relevant working experience in supply chain preferred
  • APICS CPIM is preferred
  • Strong knowledge of SAP and Excel
  • Excellent analytical skills/problem solving skills
  • Ability to work cross-functionally
  • Fluent in written and spoken English.

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United States
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