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Regional Supply Manager to Nouryon



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Publication Date

17 Jan 2023





We are looking for a new colleague to join us in the role as Regional Supply Manager at our new offices in Gothenburg. This is an outstanding opportunity to be part of our journey and contribute to our success. Come join a company that is forward-looking and can offer you great challenges and growth opportunities!     


Be part of Business Planning & Supply Chain team within the business line of Natural Resources, part of the Performance Formulations business unit. Furthermore, you will be responsible for creating and delivering valid & achievable supply plans within the product line (amines & alkox) and be key participant in Supply Planning through the Integrated Business Planning (IBP) process.

Some of your tasks and areas of responsibility:

  • Lead the regional Supply Planning team responsible for the three internal plants Surfactants plants (Stockvik, Stenungsund & Mons), the external plants (Trade & Tolling) and the associated Raw Material planning.
  • Manage and maintain mid and short-term supply plans to balance customer demand, production and logistics capacities and raw materials requirements to ensure orders are fulfilled as required.
  • Develop and maintain inventory stocking policies, including safety stock levels and order quantities.
  • Lead site Supply Management Reviews (SMR’s) within the IBP process.
  • Work collaboratively with the ISC Organization to ensure key assumptions on anticipated production capabilities are reflected within the plans.
  • Work collaboratively with Demand Management to ensure effective demand and supply balancing within the short- and medium-term horizon.
  • Support Marketing, Product Management and R&D on supply planning concerning product introductions.

To thrive in this key leadership position, you have the ability to set and deliver a vision for the success of the team. You will need to communicate in a professional manner towards all stakeholders and the ability to build successful and long-term relationships at all levels of the business. We believe you are confident in your own expertise to deliver results through the success of the team. You also possess the ability to work efficiently as well as independently and you know how to prioritize the team’s daily work.

We also see that you have:

  • Leadership experience (ideally in an international environment) covering cultural shifts and embedding process changes
  • Solid understanding of supply chain and business processes with minimum 8 years of documented experience of supply planning.
  • Master’s degree in Chemistry, Business, Engineering, Mathematics, Supply Chain, or related discipline.
  • APICS CPIM is desirable and experience with Power BI is advantageous.
  • Extensive experience with IBP/S&OP and experience with SAP (or equivalent ERP system) and Arkieva (or equivalent S&OP/advanced planning software).
  • Excellent English communication skills, both in writing and verbally.

We are collaborating with Nexer Recruit regarding this recruitment. Please contact recruitment consultant Artan Bitiqi at or call +46 723 61 28 44 if you want to learn more about the position. We are looking forward to hearing from you! 

We will assess applications and start the interviews as we receive them during the application process.

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 9,700 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. 

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