Supply Planning Manager (Decorative Paints)

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Date: Jul 11, 2024

Location: Petaling Jaya, MY

Company: AkzoNobel

We supply the sustainable and innovative paints and coatings that our customers, communities – and the environment – are increasingly relying on. 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 a pioneering paints company that’s committed to science-based targets and is taking genuine action to address globally relevant challenges and protect future generations.

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Job Purpose

The Supply Chain Manager for Vietnam at AkzoNobel will lead and manage the Supply Planning Team, ensuring exceptional customer service while maintaining optimal balance between costs and inventory for finished goods and materials.

Key Accountabilities:

  • Lead the supply planning team in the Vietnam planning HUB and local Raw Material/Packaging Material Planner.
  • Demonstrate leadership aligned with company values, guiding the team towards success.
  • Implement effective governance within the planning team and establish MDI (Managing for Daily Improvement) and Tier meetings.
  • Set objectives, evaluate performance, and promote team development.
  • Collaborate with BU leadership to achieve business targets.
  • Develop detailed plans to enhance service, inventory management, SLOBs, process efficiency, and improvement.
  • Provide guidance to team members in daily activities management.
  • Work closely with regional supply planning and hub planning managers to implement strategies and plans within the region.
  • Foster collaboration with demand management, manufacturing, procurement, logistics, customer service, and finance teams.

This role presents an exciting opportunity for a seasoned Supply Chain professional to drive operational excellence, strategic planning, and team development in a dynamic and growing business environment in Vietnam.    


Job Experience:

  • The ideal candidate for the Supply Chain Manager role in Vietnam should possess the following qualifications and experience:
  • University Education with a minimum of 6 years' experience in FMCG, Paint/Coating, or Retail industries, specifically in Supply Chain Improvement or consulting roles.
  • Extensive expertise in Supply Planning, Integrated Business Planning (IBP) processes, and the use of planning tools. Proficiency in Supply Planning, planning in SAP ECC and BI is essential.
  • Demonstrated Project Management skills, capable of leading and executing initiatives to successful completion.
  • Proficiency in English, both written and verbal, enabling effective communication across teams and regions.    

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: 33165 

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