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Raw Materials Planner

Raw Materials Planner

Vacancy for fulltime Position within Q8Oils

Discover our growth plans and join our team!

 

Q8Oils is an important lubricant manufacturer for the Energy sector. Thanks to our wide-ranging experience in this challenging market and our innovative R&D program, we continuously optimize our products for stationary gas engines, gas and steam turbines, compressors, marine engines and other energy solutions.

Q8Oils focuses on bringing the best solutions and service to the Energy market to support and grow our Key Account customers.

Q8Oils develops products, services and solutions that increase the profitability and sustainability of our customers’ business.

 

As we seek to grow and expand our presence in this category, we are looking for a Raw Material Planner.

 

PURPOSE

  • Raw material planning to ensure the availability of raw materials when needed for production at the right conditions
  • Raw materials in scope: all BOM related raw materials (base oils, additives, packaging)
  • Ensure the right use of resources (equipment, operators, storage space, transport) to allow for just in time delivery and on time replenishment of raw materials avoiding delays in production and allow for on time in full fulfilment of sales orders
  • Delivery planning, tank planning, just in time planning, stock replenishment planning for all raw materials
  • Apply and comply with SHE rules and regulations in line with the companies policies in order to secure a safe environment

 

PRINCIPAL ACCOUNTABILITIES

SHE and Quality

Maintain and follow all procedures and directives in relation to Safety, Health, Environment and Quality in order to continuously improve the Safety, Health, Environment of all colleagues, customers, suppliers, as well as the quality of our tools, working methods and processes to avoid any Health, Safety and Environmental incidents.

Packaging supply planning

Schedule, forecast and manage the packaging deliveries from suppliers. Packaging: pallets, containers, caps, labels, cartons.

Responsibilities:

  • Monthly and weekly forecasting for just in time supplier (labels, bottles, drums, IBCs, pallets)
  • Truck delivery and unloading planning at BPA, GDC and external fillers
    • Take into account capacity of internal logistics team
    • Take into account transport restrictions
    • Take into account stock levels and limited capacity Empty Packaging Warehouse
    • Take into account filling planning for just-in-time deliveries
  • Alignment with BPA procurement team to follow contracts (invoicing terms, incoterms,…) (contracts are set up and negotiated by BPA procurement team)
  • Operational management of transportation and ordering (alignment with supplier, alignment with operations, documentation and legal modalities, …)

Additive supply planning

Schedule, forecast and manage the additive deliveries from suppliers.

Responsibilities:

  • Monthly forecasting
  • Truck delivery and unloading planning (drums and bulk unloading).
    • Take into account capacity of unloading team, equipment, other restrictions.
    • Take into account transport restrictions
    • Bulk to drum filling planning
    • Take into account blend planning for just-in-time deliveries
  • Alignment with supply chain team to follow contracts (invoicing terms, incoterms,…) (contracts are set up and negotiated by Supply Chain team)
  • Order additives based on existing contracts + spot buys if no contract including price request
  • Operational management of transportation and ordering (alignment with supplier, alignment with operations, documentation and legal modalities, …)

Base oil supply planning

Schedule, forecast and manage the base Oil deliveries from suppliers.

Responsibilities:

  • Monthly forecasting
  • Tank planning
  • Alignment with supply chain team to follow contracts (invoicing terms, incoterms,…) (contracts are set up and negotiated by Supply Chain team)
  • Order base oils based on existing contracts
  • Arrange shipping (vetting, order shipping, documentation)
  • Operational management of shipping (alignment with external and internal lab, alignment with operations for unloading team, alignment with port for administrative and legal modalities, documentation and other legal modalities, …)

 

  • Demurrage claim handling and avoiding
  • Develop and maintain toolset and documentation for base oil planning (in line with ISO, IATF, KPI requirements)

Suppliers

Follow up and evaluate suppliers to ensure that their safety and quality performance is in line with our latest quality and management systems.

Communication

Communicate effectively and accurately to all relevant parties, in order to have the highest performance in delivery terms, correct loadings and stock levels.

Back up

Create and maintain back up plan for purchasing department.

 

NECESSARY EXPERIENCE

Education

High school with relevant experience (A1) or equivalent through experience.

Skills:

  • Working experience in the petroleum or chemical industry is an advantage.
  • Experience in transport planning (road or sea), raw material planning or production planning is required
  • Experience of working with suppliers is an advantage
  • Knowledge in MS Excel is required.
  • User knowledge in SAP planning / purchasing tools is required.

Profile:

  • Lead and take responsibility
  • Purchasing skills
  • Pragmatic approach on solving problems
  • Customer orientated
  • Strong personal skills and negotiator.
  • Ability to work under stress
  • Flexible
  • Good communicator

Languages

  • Dutch: excellent spoken and written.
  • English and French: good spoken and written.

 

For questions or more information about this position, please contact Nienke Nijdam, Recruiter, +3232413137 or [email protected]

 

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