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Date: Sep 14, 2023

Location: Petaling Jaya, MY

Company: AkzoNobel

We’ve been pioneering a world of possibilities to bring surfaces to life for well over 200 years. As experts in making coatings, there’s a good chance you’re only ever a few meters away from one of our products. Our world class portfolio of brands – including Dulux, International, Sikkens and Interpon – is trusted by customers around the globe. We’re active in more than 150 countries and have set our sights on becoming the global industry leader. It’s what you’d expect from the most sustainable paints company, which has been inventing the future for more than two centuries.

Job Purpose

•    Create the supply plan across the whole supply network in such a way that service level, inventory and costs are optimized
•    Optimize the stocking policies across the supply network
•    Maintain and improve master data in order to optimize
•    Cooperate with commercial teams in order to optimize customer satisfaction while balancing costs

Key Accountabilities

•    Create the supply plan across the whole supply network while balancing service level, inventory and costs
•    Manage the supply and replenishments across the whole supply network
•    Release Stock Transfer Orders to the site in order to manage the supply and replenishments across the whole supply network
•    Support the distribution centers and customer service with analyses when needed to create visibility
•    Continuously determine the best stocking policies and supply routes
•    Coordinate allocation across markets in case of limited stock availability
•    Review mid term and long term outlook of the supply plan against resources and warehouse capacities
•    Execute and support on various analyses using different tools and systems to optimize inventory and costs
•    Ensure on target service levels and customer satisfaction at the distribution centers and report to the appropriate channels
•    Ensure on target inventory health and report to the appropriate channels
•    Actively participate in the SLOB process and support in the analyses and reporting on SLOB
•    Ensuring supply at new customers and take into account specific customer requirements
•    Provide impact analyses when needed to show the impact of decisions or scenarios to the markets


•    University Education (e.g. Engineering, Business Administration, Economics, Supply Chain Management, Logistics or other relevant discipline) with Degree or equivalent qualification
•    Focused on results
•    Good problem-solving skills, able to identify and structure issues, run accurate analyses and synthesize recommendations
•    Strong desire to challenge and improve status-quo 
•    Strong communication and interpersonal skills, flexibility and able to work under-pressure
•    Fluent and able to work in English. Understanding and sensitivity to different cultural behaviours. 

At AkzoNobel we are highly committed to ensuring an inclusive and respectful workplace where all employees can be their best self. We strive to embrace diversity in a context of tolerance. Our talent acquisition process plays an integral part in this journey, as setting the foundations for a diverse environment. For this reason we train and educate on the implications of our Unconscious Bias in order for our TA and hiring managers to be mindful of them and take corrective actions when applicable. In our organization, all qualified applicants receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age or disability.

Requisition ID: 32286