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Sr. Analyst, Inventory Planning

Sr. Analyst, Inventory Planning

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Materials Planning


Houston, TX


Explore what 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. Let us explore this together!


For an overview of our work culture and benefits, click here. 


Job Summary

Drive he balance between Demand and Supply, optimizing Inventory strategy stock levels in alignment with the Business team. Responsible for optimizing our inventory volumes and health by monitoring and improving DIOH, Turns, aging inventories, mix and planning strategies.


How You Can Be the Impact

  • Develop and implement inventory planning strategies to support the business goals of improving the customer experience
  • Develop and implement process and tools to drive actionable plans to ensure inventories are managed effectively
  • Analyze inventory levels and drive PSI rhythms to ensure healthy inventory levels are achieved.
  • Responsible for defining inventory strategies, and maintaining Finished Good, Feedstock and Raw Materials Inventory Targets.
  • Responsible for optimizing working capital by balancing total demand and matching it with supply capabilities, while reducing non-value-added inventory (Aged and Obsolete)
  • Work closely with planning and develop process and tools to ensure inventory optimization achieves the proper service levels.
  • Manage Made to Inventory (MTI) replenishment & SS levels, and control inventory to meet quarterly DIOH targets
  • Drive product line inventory levels to meet quarterly operation plan, balance sku level DIOH (inventory mix) to ensure desired resource levels are maintained.


What Matters to SABIC

  • BA/BS degree in Engineering, Supply Chain or Finance
  • Minimum 3-5 years in Inventory Management, planning, financial analyst, materials management or engineering experience  
  • Proven ability to analyze and interpret complex sets of data and translate into actionable solution plans.
  • Demonstrated ability to use and develop analytical tools to solve business problems by implementing sustainable solutions.
  • Proven ability to effectively communicate, influence and collaborate across all levels in the organization.
  • Proven expertise in Microsoft Office programs especially in Excel and PowerBI
  • Excellent interpersonal, organizational and communications skills
  • Strong financial acumen with clear understanding of working capital and cost management.
  • Proven expertise in SAP, APO & IBP
  • Highly driven with the ability to drive process improvements
  • Exceptional attention to detail  


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.


Internal Eligibility Requirements

  • You should have worked in your current position for at least 18 months and meet the pre-requisites of the position you are applying for. 
  • If you wish to learn more about the AMR Internal Hiring Policy, please visit
  • You must have unrestricted authorization to work in the United States


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.

Nearest Major Market: Houston