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Sr. Analyst, Supply Chain Planning

Within the Petrochemicals SBU, Supply Chain Planning (SCP) Solids is part of the European Supply Chain Management department (SCM) for Solids and is responsible for processes such as demand planning, sales & operations planning (S&OP), production planning and replenishment planning. European Polymer Plants and related Polymer flows to and from Europe are in scope.


Job Purpose & Responsibilities
The SCP department contributes to optimizing business revenues, costs and working capital, by matching demand with our supply capabilities and securing an uninterrupted Order to Cash process. Balancing logistical costs and customer service levels often implies making tradeoffs, usually in close alignment with Business Management, Sales, Manufacturing, Technology and other Supply Chain departments.
The Demand Planner is responsible for our demand planning process and uses historical data, statistical forecasting methods and market intelligence to come up with the best possible forecast that is used as input to our S&OP process; a critical step to ensure the right customer service level.
A Demand Planner acts as a linking pin between other departments, such as Business and Sales, keeps a close eye on market dynamics and initiates appropriate actions in order to contribute to SABIC’s bottom-line result in the best possible way.
The Demand Planner will voice the SCM view and drives value creation by means of defining, designing and executing supply chain related, cross-departmental improvement projects.


Minimum Education/ Experience Requirements

  • Bachelor / Master degree in Business Administration, Econometrics or a Technical discipline
  • Additional education in Supply Chain Management (e.g. APICS) would be a strong asset
  • Very good command of English language
  • Effective communication skills and strong interpersonal and influencing skills
  • Strong analytical skills and process oriented
  • Action-, business,- and result oriented
  • Good decision making skills even in case of uncertainty
  • Team player and able to build and maintain professional relations at different levels within our organization
  • Self-reliant and able to set priorities and work accurately also when under time pressure
  • SAP and APO system knowledge would be another strong asset.


We offer a challenging and responsible position in a first class SCM environment with scope for personal development, individual coaching and good career prospects. Ideal for a next step in your career.


Further Information

Interested in this position?

Please apply online by sending us your CV and motivation letter in English. Due to data privacy reasons we do not handle any applications sent by email. For additional questions you can contact: Recruiter Ashima Dalal,

Please be informed that a reference check, an employment verification and E-assessment are part of our recruitment process. A Certificate of Good Conduct can be requested depending on the level of the role in our organization and/or function, allowing us to request depending on local regulations. 

Responses from employment agencies will not be considered.



SABIC is a global diversified chemicals company, headquartered in Riyadh, Saudi Arabia. We manufacture on a global scale in the Americas, Europe, Middle East and Asia Pacific, making distinctly different kinds of products:  chemicals, commodity and high performance plastics, agri-nutrients and metals. We support our customers by identifying and developing opportunities in key end-use applications such as construction, medical devices, packaging, agri-nutrients, electrical and electronics, transportation and clean energy. Our production in 2020 was 60.8 million metric tons.

We have more than 33,000 employees worldwide and operates in around 50 countries. Fostering innovation and a spirit of ingenuity, we have 9,000+ global patent filings, and significant research resources with innovation hubs in five key geographies – USA, Europe, Middle East, South Asia and North Asia.

In Europe, we have over 6,000 professionals running multiple world-scale production sites and 4 technology and innovation centers. We are present in almost every European country. Major locations within our broad network of innovation, production and marketing are: Teesside (UK), Cartagena (Spain), Gelsenkirchen (Germany), Geleen (the Netherlands), Bergen op Zoom (the Netherlands) and Genk (Belgium).

SABIC is committed to creating a diverse work environment and is proud to be an equal opportunity employer and as such will not discriminate in its employment practices, including recruiting and hiring practices, based on a person’s race, color, religion, national origin, citizenship, sex (including gender identity, sexual orientation and pregnancy), age, disability, genetic information, veteran status, or other characteristics protected by law.