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Date: Jul 22, 2021

Location: Waukegan, IL, US

Company: AkzoNobel

AkzoNobel has a passion for paint. We're experts in the proud craft of making paints and coatings, setting the standard in color and protection since 1792. Our world class portfolio of brands - including Dulux, International, Sikkens and Interpon - is trusted by customers around the globe. Headquartered in the Netherlands, we are active in over 150 countries and employ around 34,500 talented people who are passionate about delivering the high-performance products and services our customers expect.

Job Purpose

The main objective will be to Order Raw Materials and ICD items for the Waukegan Site optimizing the balance between service - stock - cost for the Supply Chain.

Key Responsibilities

  • Creates and Maintains Raw Material PO’s and ICD STOs
  • Main point of contact with Procurement and SAMB on Raw Material Issues
  • Creates and does follow up to Stock Kit Process Orders
  • Works with DC to schedule ICD shipments
  • Supports Planning Team to ensure Service levels are maintained
  • Ensure communication between Supply Chain departments (Demand – Supply-Production)
  • Participates in SLOB management
  • Maintain Supply Planning metrics, systems, processes  and execute continuous improvement
  • Participate promptly in improvement initiatives ( Training, etc.)
  • Performs other duties as required or requested
  • Maintain MRP MD for existing materials and NPIF
  • Contributes to CI / ALPS projects and proactively identifies and signals opportunities to increase performance and efficiency
  • Is familiar and complies with all the applicable corporate as well as site and laboratory policies/procedures with regard to personal conduct, HSE and Product Safety & Regulatory Affairs (PSRA) standards

Job Requirements

  • 4 year degree preferred
  • 3 years or more in a manufacturing environment preferred
  • SAP experience is preferred


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AkzoNobel is an equal opportunity employer. In accordance with applicable laws, we prohibit discrimination against any applicant or employee based on any legally-recognized basis, including, but not limited to: race, color, religion, sex (including pregnancy, lactation, childbirth or related medical conditions), sexual orientation, gender identity, age, national origin or ancestry, citizenship status, physical or mental disability, genetic information (including testing and characteristics), veteran status, uniformed servicemember status or any other status protected by federal, state or local law.

Requisition ID: 12384 

Nearest Major Market: Chicago