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Manager, Demand and Supply Planning

Org Unit Name:  FF SPAC Demand & Supply Planning
Location:  India-Vadodara 



  • Lead SCM Planning function for FF by ensuring supply & demand plans are met as per S&OP, identifying improvement areas & looking for ways to improve the performance in line with the business strategy.
  • Lead Inventory management following the laid out principles & ensure no stock outs for MTIs.
  • Establish the link between planning process with services strategy by developing guidelines supporting the business needs and improving customer satisfaction.
  • Lead all initiatives to develop and implement analytical and reporting supply chain tools to track and monitor the KPI’s (e.g. MEF, DT1P, inventory days, planning accuracy, etc.) for better performance. 
  • Coach the team to get the best out of them by leveraging their strength & addressing improvements areas.


Job Responsibilities

  • Work with demand & supply planner to come up with a robust fulfillment plan for the agreed S&OP volumes.                                       
  • Lead efforts to respond to unforeseen supply and demand disruptions by developing risk & abatement plan.                                     
  • Lead Inventory management for SPAC following its laid out principles. Applying statistical tools on the available data, come up with optimum levels for RM, ROH & FG & lead its replenishment working with cross functional teams.                                     
  • Lead MTI/MTA/MTIZ inventory replenishment for make-sell and buy-sell. Convert S&OP at grade color to item level considering historical sales.                                             
  • Identify & implement strategies to ensure AFGs are not more than 10% of the total inventories in FGs & RMs. Work cross functional to identify suitable actions.                                         
  • Lead efforts to streamline order management. Ensure adherence to already defined guidelines by inside sales & logistics wrt the order management addressing challenges being faced.                                  
  • Leads all initiatives to develop and implement analytical and reporting supply chain tools to track and monitor the KPI’s (e.g.MEF, DT1P, inventory days, planning accuracy, etc.) for better performance.              
  • Ensure all planning related master data are up to date.         
  • Collaborate with Sourcing to ensure FF needs are captured & considered while fulfilling sourcing activities facilitating smoother operations.                                                                                        



  • Bachelor’s Degree from an accredited university in Supply Chain Management or Business Management.
  • 10 years related working experience
  • At least 5 years SCM operations experience in planning
  • Experience in logistics or warehouse management is a plus
  • Knowledge of SAP is an advantage
  • Demonstrated ability to use analytical tools to solve business problems
  • Proven ability to work with, and communicate at all levels of the business.
  • Proven expertise in Microsoft Office programs


SABIC is a global diversified chemicals company, headquartered in Riyadh, Saudi Arabia. SABIC 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.


SABIC supports its 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. Production in 2019 was 72.6 million metric tons.


SABIC has more than 33,000 employees worldwide and operates in around 50 countries. Fostering innovation and a spirit of ingenuity, SABIC has 12,540 global patent filings, and has significant research resources with innovation hubs in five key geographies – USA, Europe, Middle East, South Asia and North Asia.

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.