Supply Planner

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Date: May 19, 2024

Location: Pudong New District, SH, CN, 201204

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. 


  • Be accountable for reliable supply to customer with targeted inventory and minimized cost for North Asia LFE business.
  • Be accountable for Toller’s scheduling process to deliver on time shipments to customer and ensure efficient production upon business needs.




Supply Planning

Overlook LFE inventory level and cost control ensure reliable supply.

  • Responsible for replenishment plan based on consensus demand plan.
  • Closely monitor and optimize inventory level and structure. Manage inventories of assigned raw materials and intermediates to mandated days-of-coverage targets
    • Track misrouted raw materials / intermediates as needed and troubleshoot issues as they arise
  • Define and implement stock policy based on business nature.
  • Meet supply chain related cost upon annual budget, eg. premium freight, demurrage etc.
  • Coordinate with multiple functions on NWSM solutions, to reduce and prevent NWSM. 
  • Collaborate with cross functional team to roll out and implement localization of both finished goods and key raw materials.


Toller’s Production Scheduling

Fulfill customer orders and managing toller production scheduling accordingly.

  • Based on master supply plan, managing daily toller production scheduling, ensure both customer satisfaction and production efficiency.
    • The primary scheduling tools are planning screens in SAP
    • Coordinate schedule changes as needed and communicate them effectively
    • Expedite orders as priorities dictate
    • Troubleshoot planning issues as necessary
    • Complete timely month-end inventory reconciliations
  • Make and implement raw material replenishment plan as needed.
  • Enter replenishment and transfer orders for key raw materials / intermediates as needed
  • Follow toll manufacturing instruction and make sure toll process orders and purchase orders are compliant and accurate.
  • Collaborate with cross functional team to roll out toller capacity expansion and new toller selection.


Continuous improvement and process optimization

  • Continuously optimize SAP master data settings
  • Continuously optimize supply planning and inventory control procedures.
  • When needed, provide support and assistant on projects, such as global upgrade on SAP, network optimization for cost saving purpose. 
  • Support and implement new supply planning strategy.



REQUIREMENTS (education, experience, competencies and specific job requirements):


  1. Education
  • Bachelor’s degree or above
  1. Experience        
  • At least 5 years supply chain experiences in multinational companies, such as supply planning, material planning, inventory control, logistics management, etc
  • Experience in Chemical or related industry is preferred.


  1. Main Core Competencies
  • Self-motivated and result driven.
  • Communicate effectively and being influential.
  • Collaborate (with multiple functions locally and globally)
  • Strategic Thinking


  1. Knowledge, technical/professional skill:
  • Good analytical skills
  • Structural problem-solving skills
  • Ability for managing change
  • Solid experience in SAP
  • Good presentation skills preferable
  • Project Management skills preferable


  1. Language Skill:
  • Fluent in Mandarin and English (both speaking and writing)

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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