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Sr. Analyst, Supply & Inventory Planner Polyethylene

SABIC is a global leader in diversified chemicals headquartered in Riyadh, Saudi Arabia. It manufactures 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.


The company recorded a net profit of US$ 5.7 billion in 2018. Sales revenues for 2018 totaled US$ 45 billion while total assets stood at US$ 85 billion. Production in 2018 was 75.3 million metric tons. It has more than 33,000 employees worldwide and operates in around 50 countries.



Drive the balance between Demand and Supply, optimizing Inventory strategy levels in alignment with Business team (total on hand volume, turns, prime x non-prime, aging inventory). Seeking Supply Planning expertise for a local asset (finish good materials).


Job Purpose & Responsibilities

  • Support Regional and Global S&OP Supply Plan and translate into a domestic / imports replenishment plan in order to stablish and secure an uninterrupted customer order process.
  • Develops a variety of business cases to senior leaders to make demand, supply, capacity, utilization, cost, and inventory decisions.
  • In-depth understanding of customers, products, markets, and trends in order to develop high-level supply plans into actionable and realistic fulfilment and inventory strategies.
  • Balances commercial and market requirements with commodities operational rigor to create optimized supply strategies for Americas region.
  • Reach expected levels of Production Plan Accuracy, managing and monitoring Push Heuristic planning model in SAP.
  • Active member of GCGV Grade Slate & Production Planning Committee, facilitating the connections between all partners on Annual and Monthly cycles to deliver on time: Production Grade Wheel, Production Plan, Off Take plan and 3 month rolling forecast tactical plans.
  • Coordinate the best inventory strategy with the lowest impact on working capital (prime, slow moving and off spec)
  • PE Plants Outages Planning and preparations (imports and local production GCGV)
  • Lead or be team member on projects to drive improvements in service, cash, or cost



  • BS/BA Degree
  • Minimum 2 years of relevant working experience,
  • Previous experience in Supply Planning, preferable in PP/PE commodity industrial business
  • Demonstrated ability to use analytical tools to solve business problems
  • Proven expertise in SAP supply planning
  • Proven communication and interpersonal/influencing skills at all levels of an organization
  • Demonstrated leadership, team building, and organizational skills
  • Demonstrated proficiency in Microsoft Excel
  • Demonstrated ability to manage multiple tasks, prioritize and execute to deadlines
  • Flexible in scheduling around quarterly planning process – able to work nights / weekends during this time due to communications with global teams
  • Mandatory fluency in English; Spanish desired.



  • Lean / Six Sigma Black Belt or Green Belt certified
  • Experience on Commodity (PE, PP) Materials Planning, Supply Planning, or manufacturing
  • APICS CPIM certification



  • 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
  • You must be willing to take a drug test as part of the selection process
  • You must be willing to submit to a background investigation as part of the selection process
  • You must have unrestricted authorization to work in the United States
  • Relocation if available


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.

Disclaimers (USA):

SABIC is not accepting unsolicited assistance from search firms/employment agencies for this employment opportunity. Please, no phone calls or emails to any employee of SABIC about this opening. All resumes submitted by search firms/employment agencies to any employee at SABIC via-email, the Internet or in any form and/or method without a valid written search firm agreement in place for this position will be deemed the sole property of SABIC; no fee will be paid in the event a candidate is hired by SABIC as a result of the unsolicited referral or through other means.

Nearest Major Market: Houston