Deventer, Netherlands Apply Now Apply until: 29 Jul 2024

Are you ready to excel in a dynamic role that demands independence, collaboration, and strong communication skills? Are you a flexible and Self-directed professional and do you have the ability to support process improvement initiatives while balancing daily responsibilities? Please do not hesitate to apply for this vacancy.

At Nouryon, our global team of Changemakers takes positive action every day, to reach higher collectively and individually. We create innovative and sustainable solutions for our customers to answer society’s needs – today and in the future. We are looking for team members who bring ideas forward, champion others and work together to do better. Does that sound like you? 


About the job


In this role as Regional Raw Material Planner, you are responsible for management and maintenance of the supply plan to determine the lowest/most efficient source of raw material supply to balance customer demand, production and logistics capacities to ensure purchase orders are fulfilled as required for their responsible area that is approved through the Supply Management Review process. 


The role will focus on increasing the efficiency of the supply chain through targeted replenishment parameters and associated KPIs to ensure product is available to meet the sales plan, while minimizing operational costs and enhancing Customer Satisfaction.


In your future role as Regional Raw Material Planner, you will


  • Develop and provide suppliers with weekly/monthly supply plans.
  • Coordinate the execution of the supply plan with responsible Procurement Organization, effectively managing any exceptions with procurement forecasts
  • Determine the most appropriate inventory replenishment models that balance service, cost, and inventory based on the objectives of the business using Arkieva Inventory Module
  • Performs Integrated Tactical Planning ITP) to drive tactical implementation of the approved plans together with Production, Procurement, and the Businesses. All Sites, RM Categories and Business Lines in Europe.
  • Manage specific Supply Chain projects to meet budget requirements, project timelines, goals, business objectives etc.



We believe you bring


  • A bachelor’s or master's degree in business, Mathematics, Engineering, Supply Chain, or related discipline.
  • A comprehensive understanding of supply chain and business processes is crucial.
  • The ability to analyse data, including mass cross-referencing, validation, trending, and forecasting, is vital.
  • Excellent written and spoken fluency in English.
  • Proficiency with SAP (or equivalent ERP system), Business Warehouse (or equivalent data warehouse) or Arkieva (or equivalent advanced planning software).
  • Highly proficient in Analytic Tools as Power BI and MS Office packages such as Excel, Access, and SharePoint


We believe you are..


  • Someone who has ability to communicate with various levels and functions within the organization, including global team members and third parties
  • A process-driven attitude and being results-orientated are key attributes sought for this role.
  • The capability to prioritize tasks and proactively complete projects with minimal supervision is important.


We offer you


You will have the chance to work with various stakeholders across all levels of the organization. The global team are all professional specialists who strive to be better every day and are always willing to help whenever necessary. Our employment package comprises:

  • A permanent contract with a probationary period of 2 months.
  • A gross basic annual salary including holiday allowance based on your knowledge and experience.
  • 25 vacation days + 10 leave days.
  • An end-of-year bonus.
  • Excellent pension scheme.
  • Good growth and training opportunities.


Have we got your interest?

This is a full-time permanent position based in Deventer.

The role requires a willingness to travel, approximately 10% regionally or globally.



Please apply via our online recruitment system. We will not accept applications via e-mail. Once it is with us, we will review to see if we have a match between your skills and the role! For more information about our hiring process, visit:  


We look forward to receiving your application! 



About Nouryon


We’re looking for tomorrow’s Changemakers, today. 


If you’re looking for your next career move, apply today and join Nouryon’s worldwide team of Changemakers in providing essential solutions that our customers use to manufacture everyday products such as personal care, cleaning, paints and coatings, agriculture and food, pharmaceuticals, and building products. Our employees are driven by the wish to make an impact and actively drive positive change. If that describes you, we will gladly make way for your ambitions. 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. 


Visit our website and follow us on LinkedIn.  




For additional information about the vacancy please contact Patrycja Szczawinska Talent Acquisition Partner via


#WeAreNouryon #Changemakers 


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



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29 Jul 2024
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