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Head of Planning

At allnex, you can go to work knowing you make a lasting impact on the world around you. Our work helps to protect and improve more than 1,000 products; from interior coatings for airplanes and scratch-resistant coatings for smartphones, to corrosion protection for cars, and even printing inks for glossy magazines. We are present in 4 regions, with more than 4,000 employees globally, and serve customers in over 100 countries, which makes allnex the world's leading industrial coatings resins company.

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Position overview

Are you interested in learning more about the Planning in the world leading industrial coating resins company?

Head of Planning in allnex provides leadership and accountability for overall strategic and tactical activities of global Planning function – planning, executing, and delivery of Global Supply Chain Planning Roadmap, focusing on inventory optimization, digital planning and scheduling at the sites, and touchless processing of material replenishments and variances. 

You will lead the development of planning strategies and implement appropriate processes to manage supply plans, raw material availability and inventory levels to fulfill demand, customer service objectives while optimizing costs.

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  • Develop a vision and a mission for the global planning function in order to support allnex's growth strategy.
  • Analyze White space and Supply Chain planning tool portfolio across the globe (including SAP MRP and ATP); implement missing elements, automate manual steps and ensure global compliance. 
  • implement global S&OP, tactical (1+ months out for asset/sales allocation decisions), management (3+ months out for inventory / product transfer decisions), strategic (18+ months out for capacity decisions). 
  • Serve as a trusted advisor while building and maintaining relationships with Supply Chain leadership, operations leadership, and commercial leadership teams, to develop a clear understanding of business needs; identify opportunities and educate the business where this can add value.
  • Manage Supply Chain planning KPIs and communicate effectively across organization levels; present succinctly to executive leadership teams and board members on planning issues and business impacts.
  • Build, manage, develop, mentor, and inspire team(s) - managing performance, goals and development potential as well as cultivate positive and collaborative culture among the team, that can instill respect, trust, and high say-do ratio.

Required skills and experience

  • 10 years of working experience in planning or supply chain function in an industrial & international environment, with a minimum of 5 years in managerial position.
  • Experienced in areas of strategic development and deployment in a changing business environment.
  • Have excellent domain experience in planning area as well as a proven success record of delivering business value and organizational transformation.
  • A strong sense of ownership, and a passion for defining and driving large cross-functional programs. 
  • Harmonized process driver and leader, cultivates a proactive mindset, helps the team navigate through changes and transitions.
  • Ability to measure workload, performances vs targets, actual costs vs budget, and make adjustments when needed.
  • Problem-solving attitude and ability to manage conflict in a fair and efficient manner.

We offer

We are proud to offer an international working experience with a tight-knit network of employees, making it easy to connect and learn from people all across our different functions. On top of that we are a truly innovative company with a strong team spirit, openness to new ideas, and great opportunities to grow and develop your career.

Equal Employment Opportunity
allnex is proud to be an equal opportunity employer. We celebrate diversity and are committed to an environment where all colleagues contribute for the benefit of our employees, our products, and our communities.

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Check out our career page for available opportunities. We look forward to hearing from you.


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