Sales & Operations Manager at Polymer Solutions

Are you looking for a role where you can run, test and challenge 5 different S&OP concepts under one roof? Are you ready to challenge yourself and build a new team from existing professionals? And do you further want to extend your S&OP and chemical business knowledge? Welcome at LyondellBasell…

Sales & Operations Manager Advanced Polymer Solutions
Fulltime | Rotterdam

This is LyondellBasell

LyondellBasell (NYSE: LYB) is one of the world’s largest plastics, chemical and refining companies and a member of the S&P 500. LyondellBasell ( manufactures products at 55 sites in 17 countries. Our products and technologies are used to make items that improve the quality of life for people around the world including; packaging, electronics, automotive parts, home furnishings, construction materials and biofuels.

This role is positioned in a new business segment called Advanced Polymer Solutions (APS) following the completion of the acquisition with A. Schullman. This new segment includes LyondellBasell’s legacy polypropylene compounds (PPC) business and the A. Schulman assets, Catalloy and polybutene-1.

This is the role

As an S&OP Manager at LyondellBasell you will be providing leadership for the APS demand and supply planning team. You will deal with complex processes covering 25 plants, 200 different assets and 35.000 different products. As the primary business interface with the applicable counterparts from supply chain, manufacturing, and sales you are focused on short term execution and operational activities regarding the S&OP process.

You won’t do this alone. You will guide and coach your team of 8 specialist asset planners making sure they excel in their roles and develop themselves. Besides adapting, understanding, executing and improving the different S&OP processes we work with in Europe, we would like you to focus on the new team who has recently been formed. From that perspective one of your first targets is to create a collaborative environment focused on efficiency and inclusion.

A complex high visibility role with a lot of growth perspective where you can stretch yourself and test your ability to build a new existing team!

This is who you are

As an S&OP Manager at Lyondellbasell you are interactive, analytical and you know how to connect with people on all levels. Being a culture sensitive people manager, you let people flourish from their personal strengths and you know how to enthusiast everyone individually. You love to make decisions based on facts and you like an environment where not everything is set in stone yet. Being a networker by nature you know how to influence people in a positive way.

This is what you bring

• MBA degree in business, science or engineering
• 5 years of experience in a S&OP managerial role
• Good technical understanding of the chemical market. Preferably with polyolefins/compounds products and applications
• Fluency in English required

This is what we offer

We offer an environment where we encourage personal and professional growth and where you will be rewarded for your performance and results. You will have the possibility to work with specialist on all fields to develop innovative solutions and to extend your national and international network. In addition, we offer you a competitive salary package.

Please feel free to call Jasper Meester at +316 27 17 56 71 for more details. Would you like to apply? Just send us your motivation and resume via this link.

Acquisition due to this vacancy is not appreciated.

Keywords: Sales & Operations Manager, Sales Manager, Operations Manager, Business Management, Engineering, Science, Chemical Market, Management, Polyolefins