Sr Analyst, Materials Planner

Sr Analyst, Materials Planner


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Customer Fulfillment AMR



Houston, TX




Chemistry that Matters™

A career at SABIC provides you with an opportunity to leave a lasting positive impact to the world and yourself. From excellent health and well-being benefits to our comprehensive learning programs. We offer a wide range of benefits and offerings that recognize that our people have unique motivations and ambitions. It’s all about matching what matters to you with what matters to us. Let’s explore what matters!


As one of the world’s largest diversified chemical companies, we activate the power of human capital to address society’s future challenges. Through partnerships, we enable life-saving medical innovations and help fight world hunger. We are driving the circular economy for the benefit of communities and our planet through sustainability initiatives, such as our TRUCIRCLE™ portfolio.  Our success is built upon the collective excellence of our 32,000 employees in 50+ countries.  Our values – Inspire, Engage, Create, and Deliver – are the foundation of our success. To learn more about these and how we strive to Be the Impact, click here.


Our purpose is "Chemistry that Matters". This is what drives us to do what we do. "Chemistry" goes beyond applying science and technology to enhance the supply of essential materials to the world. It is how we work, to build long-lasting relationships of trust. “What Matters” is making a meaningful impact for the world – through the customers and communities we collaborate with, so that we succeed and grow together.


It is all about matching what matters to you with what matters to us. We are mindful about the importance of the team we are building and how our team members impact to our culture.   We believe that good ideas come from anywhere, being inclusive to diverse perspectives is stimulating, encourages innovation and is critical to our mission. Let us explore this together!


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Job Summary

Sr. Analyst, Master Planner is responsible for driving the short-term planning horizon (1-3 months) on weekly rhythms. Master Planners have a critical role to analyze demand and stock levels to ensure there is enough product to cover sales including safety stock but also meet Inventory targets. The Material Planners have a critical role to drive profitability optimization by managing Inventory moves and turns on Americas region, as well maximizing the usage of logistics network. Ultimately, the position will provide all required information to support Business teams and local Sales team on strategic decision-taking discussions and short-term planning execution.


How You Can Be the Impact

  • Act as voice of customer to manufacturing base.
  • Analyze weekly planning results from APO-SNP and confirm appropriate order packages to manufacturing, balancing against known manufacturing constraints and the agreed monthly S&OP production plans.
  • Communicate cross functionality on plant status, customer issues and inhibiting execution of master production schedule.
  • Manage product line inventory levels to meet quarterly operation plan, balance sku level DIOH (inventory mix) to ensure desired resource levels are maintained. Prevent Inflow of aged finished goods in partnership with Demand Planners, Product Planners, and Fulfillment Analyst.
  • Coordinate and lead planning for annual plant outages to ensure quantity of supply to customers.  This includes cross functional communication between manufacturing and supply planning to ensure the correct master data elements are in place for APO-SNP planning.
  • Manage Made to Inventory (MTI) replenishment, and control inventory to meet quarterly DOH targets.
  • Work closely with MPS planners and manufacturing to ensure the sequencing of orders achieves the proper service levels.


What Matters to SABIC

  • BA/BS degree
  • Minimum 3-5 years in scheduling, demand planning, and/or manufacturing/engineering experience
  • Demonstrated ability to use analytical tools to solve business problems
  • Proven ability to work with, and communicate to, all levels of the business
  • Proven expertise in Microsoft Office programs
  • ERP/Planning experience is required; SAP is highly desirable
  • Experience in IBP, APO-SNP desired


Eligibility Requirements

  • You must submit your application for employment online to be considered. Please submit your resume using the “Apply Now/Apply” option on this page.
  • You must be 18 years or older.
  • Applicants must be currently authorized to work for SABIC in the United States on a full-time basis.


Work Availability

Regular, predictable attendance is an essential function of this position. Applicants must be regularly available and willing to work Monday – Friday during assigned hours of operation and such other hours as the company determines are necessary or desirable to meet business needs.


We are proud to be a diverse and an equal opportunity employer. We are fully committed to a culture of respect and inclusion.





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