We’ve been pioneering a world of possibilities to bring surfaces to life for well over 200 years. As experts in making coatings, there’s a good chance you’re only ever a few meters away from one of our products. Our world class portfolio of brands – including Dulux, International, Sikkens and Interpon – is trusted by customers around the globe. We’re active in more than 150 countries and have set our sights on becoming the global industry leader. It’s what you’d expect from the most sustainable paints company, which has been inventing the future for more than two centuries.
As our planners develop their careers and move on, we are continuously looking to hire new talented planners.
Do you get excited by supply chains that serve millions of customers? That connect an incredible number of suppliers, manufacturing locations and warehouses with these customers all across Europe? Are you keen on making these networks function as smooth as possible from the beating heart of our supply chain organization? On working closely together with other supply chain planners and many more stakeholders from all over our organization? Boosting your capabilities, your network and your career potential? Then we have something for you!
From our Above Market Planning center (AMP) in Sassenheim our supply planners collaborate with our main stakeholders in demand, manufacturing, logistics, procurement and external suppliers. We integrate their plans and capacities into a set of supply plans that optimally serve our customers and control our supply chain costs, while taking constraints of reality into account. We do this both longer-term (2 years) at an aggregated level and short-term (coming weeks) at a more granular level. On a daily basis we review and update the plans in our dynamic environment.
Our department serves the business units of Decorative Paints and Automotive & Specialty Coatings. Within supply planning we have 4 different roles:
The supply planning teams in our AMP department are a highly diverse mix of over 60 supply chain enthusiasts with over 20 different nationalities from across the globe. As diverse as our backgrounds and identities are, we are strongly connected via a shared mindset that can be characterized as ambitious, proactive, informal and above all collaborative.
What can you expect from us?
The department is highly committed to the personal and professional growth of our planners, and their career development towards becoming our future leaders or experts. We therefore actively encourage and facilitate:
frequent coaching and feedback sessions
extensive trainings, both on hard and soft skills
continuous improvement and participation in (cross-functional) projects
making horizontal and vertical career steps, both in- and outside our department.
What do you bring?
To apply for this exciting opportunity for taking your career to the next level, you should have:
Not essential, but a clear advantage:
Become part of an outstanding company
AkzoNobel is consistently rated as one of the top employers in The Netherlands. You will join a company that is committed to achieving real sustainability. At a personal level you will also benefit from:
More information and how to apply
All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age or disability.