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Demand Chain Coordinator

SABIC | Sittard | HBO | Fulltime | Sluit 2018-02-19

The Demand Chain Coordinator is responsible for our demand planning process and uses historical data, statistical forecasting methods and market intelligence to come up with the best possible forecast

Sabic located in Sittard has a vacancy for a

Demand Chain Coordinator

Within the Petrochemicals SBU, Supply Chain Planning (SCP) Solids is part of the European Supply Chain Management department (SCM) for Solids and is responsible for demand planning, supply & inventory planning, sales & operations planning (S&OP), plant scheduling and replenishment planning. European Polymer Plants and related Polymer flows to and from Europe are in scope. The SCP Solids department has 30+ employees. We offer a challenging and responsible position in a multi-cultural first class SCM environment in which attention is also paid to personal development. We are looking for candidates who have the ambition and potential to grow into other positions within the SCM organization or elsewhere within SABIC.

Job Purpose & Responsibilities
The SCP department contributes to optimizing business revenues, costs and working capital, by matching demand with our supply capabilities and securing an uninterrupted Order to Cash process. Balancing logistical costs and customer service levels implies continuously weighing often conflicting interests between SCM Solids and other departments, such as Business Management, Sales, and Production.

The Demand Chain Coordinator is responsible for our demand planning process and uses historical data, statistical forecasting methods and market intelligence to come up with the best possible forecast that is used as input to our Sales & Operations Planning process; a critical step to ensure the right customer service level. Moreover, (s)he drives value creation through defining, designing, executing and driving supply chain related cross departmental improvement projects and acts as the gatekeeper for SCM being a linking pin with e.g. Business Management, Sales, Technical Marketing, Manufacturing, Site Logistics and Control.


  • Master degree in Business Administration, Econometrics or a Technical discipline.
  • Additional education in Supply Chain Management (e.g. APICS) would be a strong asset.
  • Strong analytical skills and process oriented.
  • Effective communication skills and strong interpersonal and influencing skills.
  • Good decision making skills even in case of uncertainty.
  • Team player and able to build and maintain professional relations at different levels within our organization.
  • A fluent English speaker and writer.
  • Self-reliant and able to set priorities and work accurately also when under time pressure.
  • SAP and APO system knowledge would be another strong asset.

Further Information
For more information about this role you can contact: Ingrid Schellens, Corporate Recruiter, tel +31 (0)646103085.

Important notice: please be informed that a reference check, an employment verification and E-assessment is be part of our recruitment process. A Certificate of Good Conduct can be requested depending the level of the role in our organization and/or function, allowing us to request dependant of local regulations.

People who can
We’ve always believed that it takes special people to make a difference. They need ingenuity, brilliance and the freedom to turn their ideas into reality. At SABIC, this is our culture. We find open-minded, gifted and questioning people. Then we create the conditions for their talent to flourish: fulfilling work environments, state-of-the-art technology and the empowerment they need. So when you work for SABIC, you’re the person who can find new solutions and possibilities that change the world for the better. SABIC, headquartered in Riyadh (Saudi Arabia), is one of the world’s leading manufacturers of Petrochemicals, Specialties, Agri-Nutrients, and Metals. We supply these materials to other companies, who use them to make products on which the world has come to depend. At SABIC, we believe in using chemistry to power the ambitions of our customers, business partners, employees and societies we live in. We call this “CHEMISTRY THAT MATTERS™”.

In Europe, SABIC employs over 5,000 professionals and is running 6 world-scale production sites and 4 technology & innovation centers. We are present in almost every European country. Major locations within our broad network of innovation, production and marketing are: Teesside (UK), Cartagena (Spain), Gelsenkirchen (Germany), Geleen (Netherlands) Bergen op Zoom (The Netherlands) and Genk (Belgium). Based upon this strong fundament, we are a key producer of olefins, polyolefins, engineering thermoplastics resins, films and sheets. Discover more at sabic.com/careers

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Keywords: Technic, Technical, Coordinator, Demand Chain Coordinator, Business Administration, Econometrics, Supply Chain Management

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