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Planning Manager

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Date: Feb 7, 2023

Location: Jurong, SG, 609032

Company: Lubrizol Corporation

About Lubrizol  
The Lubrizol Corporation, a Berkshire Hathaway company, is committed to enabling a sustainable future. Our unmatched science unlocks immense possibilities at the molecular level, driving sustainable and measurable results to help the world Move Cleaner, Create Smarter and Live Better. Our solutions are used by people every day, improving billions of lives around the world. 

We value diversity in professional backgrounds and life experiences. By enabling a consistent, unbiased, and transparent recruitment process, Lubrizol seeks to create a positive experience for candidates so we can get to know them at their best. We recognize unique work and life situations and offer flexibility, ensuring our employees feel engaged and fulfilled in every aspect of life. 


This role is responsible for planning, inventory management and production scheduling of Lubrizol Additives (LZA) plants, related terminals, third parties, contract manufacturers and warehouses in Southeast Asia, Australia and Korea. Core task is to ensure Supply Chain processes meet or exceed targeted levels of customer satisfaction, delivery, quality and cost performance.



  • Lead and provide guidance to LZA Southeast Asia, Australia and Korea Planning team in terms of team’s performance and career development.
  • Accountable for the region's Supply Chain performance KPIs and OPEX.
  • Continuous improve the effectiveness and cost efficiency of the LZA Supply Chain.
  • Work effectively with Global Supply Chain in Asia, US and Europe to leverage opportunities and ensure supply reliability.
  • Develop and maintain key business relationships to help LZ achieve its business growth with possible reduction on cost to serve.
  • Leader for the region's S&OE.
  • Key stakeholder in monthly Asia S&OP meetings.
  • Partner Business, Technology and Procurement to develop Southeast Asia localization plan.
  • Provide monthly performance analysis and action plan.
  • Other regional supply chain projects assigned by line manager.




  • Bachelor’s degree or above


  • At least 8 years’ supply chain experiences in multinational companies, such as demand & supply planning, production scheduling, inventory control, logistics management, etc
  • At least 2 years’ experience in leading team.
  • Experience in Chemical industry or related industry is preferred.
  • Experience in TQM, Lean Management is added advantage.

Main Core Competencies:

  • Continuous Improvement Mindset
  • Deliver Results
  • Strategic Thinking
  • Ability to lead and build team
  • Commercial Acumen
  • Communicate effectively
  • Collaborate (locally and globally)

Knowledge, technical/professional skill:

  • Good data analysis skills, Excel and SAP
  • Project Management
  • Excellent analysis and problem-solving skills, comfortable in making decisions with ambiguous and complex information
  • Hands-on, willing to work and meet tight deadliness under pressure

Language Skill:

  • Fluent in English and Mandarin (verbal and written)



If you’re interested in the position, we encourage you to apply. Lubrizol is always looking for candidates who embody our cultural beliefs in everything they do. If you’re All In, Lead Decisively, Take Action, Think External, and can Be Courageous, Lubrizol could be the place for you.

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