Sales & Operations Planning Planner

Location:  Brussels / Machelen, BRU, BE
Company:  ExxonMobil

Exxon Mobil Corporation is the world’s largest publicly traded international oil and gas company, best known in the Benelux for its Esso and Mobil brands. With activities in nearly all countries around the world, ExxonMobil prides itself on its commitment to meeting the world’s growing demand for energy in an economically, environmentally and socially responsible manner. The company strives towards operational excellence with an expert talented and diverse workforce, strong financial resources and cutting edge technology. Our customers are both global and local ranging from major chemical companies to the thousands of customers a day who visit our Benelux service stations.

Culture
Our people are analytical, result-oriented and focused on getting the best out of their teams. They thrive in our company culture: open, with an international mindset and down to earth. Our hands-on approach, job rotation system, regular training and long-term focus enable our people to learn and develop their talents continuously.

Profile
Typical Supply chain candidates would have a technical background with relevant experience in supply chain. Candidates should be interested in industrial problem solving, have strong analytical skills and commercial acumen. They should be able to flexibly deal with changing priorities as well as be able to negotiate the best solution for all parties involved.

Job details
Chemicals Supply Chain has an open position for a: Sales & Operations Planning (S&OP) Planner
Your prime job responsibilities will be to reconcile sales forecasts with production capacity and manage inventories to maintain agreed service levels.
You will be overseeing a portfolio of polymers products manufactured in region (Europe, Middle East & Africa, EMEAF) where you will be responsible for:

  • Conducting supply demand balances and running various scenarios on it in our Integrated Business Planning software
  • Supporting demand management
  • Managing the inventory in the assigned supply chain network
  • Coordinating the monthly S&OP (IBP) Process for the business unit which your support

This position provides a great opportunity to work cross-functionally and learn about ExxonMobil and be connected to the outside world of suppliers and customers.

Career perspective
We hire people for a long-term career. After this initial assignment in Supply chain, you might have the opportunity to rotate within Supply Chain (e.g. from S&OP Planning to Logistics) or depending on personal skills, interests and organizational needs, move to other roles within the company. Such roles may include financial planning, manufacturing, technology, marketing or product management and sales. You may be exposed to the different Chemicals, Downstream and Upstream businesses of ExxonMobil.

Job Requirements

  • MSc University education with demonstrated academic achievement. Typically, this would be a first degree in an engineering or scientific discipline and then postgraduate study.
  • A first work experience in supply chain as an S&OP Planner
    •  Relevant experience in S&OP or Integrated Business Planning
    • Knowledge of SAP/APO and/or APICS CPIM certification is considered to be an asset as well
  • Language requirements: Fluency in English required; and command of Dutch or French
  • Strong analytical, problem solving and communication skills (verbal & written)
  • Well organized and able to manage multiple tasks simultaneously
  • Proactive, with an ability to anticipate, identify and resolve potential issues
  • Effective leadership skills, including influencing with no direct formal authority
  • Customer focus, ability to learn and adapt to change quickly
  • Strong interpersonal skills and ability to collaborate with people from various backgrounds in developing innovative solutions

Apply now and join ExxonMobil!

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Recruitment process:

If pre-selected, you will be invited to first round of interview in Brussels Campus (if not convenient, the round can be held via Skype). If successful, the second round, face to face, will be organized shortly.

You will be informed about the result of interview round(s) in short term.

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Learn more on our website

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