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Chevron Corporation Supply Planner in Ghent, Belgium

Ensures the appropriate movement of people, materials, equipment by all modes of transport to support the needs of the business and customers. Includes defining movement support strategies and associated operating models; ensuring continued connections with business partners for movement demand planning; managing, enabling, and improving internally supported movement processes; identifying and selecting external suppliers and assuring their performance; and managing related support infrastructure such as shorebases, heliports, airports, technologies, etc.

Chevron Belgium BV is a wholly owned subsidiary of Chevron Corporation and is responsible for the sales and marketing of Texaco & Chevron Lubricants.

Chevron Belgium is accepting online applications for the position of Supply Planner Europe located in Ghent, Belgium .

As part of International Sales & Operations Planning (S&OP), the Supply Planning and Operations Specialist Contract Plants team for EAMESA (Europe, Africa, Middle East and South Asia) manages the supply planning activities for all procured raw materials and all finished products, either manufactured or procured, in its network. Further included is the management of the relationship with third party contract plants as well as raw material suppliers.

As a key member of the Supply Chain S&OP team, this role will be responsible for the supply planning processes. The position of Supply Planner is a highly visible role that works cross functionally with all the departments across Chevron.

Key responsibilities are:

  • Develops Supply plans related to the European Manufacturing Network. Including Collaborative planning with suppliers, developing Forecasts for Suppliers and contract manufactures.

  • Works collaboratively using Sales and Operating Planning process throughout the whole Chevron Lubricants organization in order to enhance the focus on opportunities with greatest impact in region.

  • Works closely with the Planner, Distributive Area EAMESA to ensure pro-active planning methodology and continually seeking out opportunities to improve supply chain performance primarily through lower costs or improved reliability.

  • Quickly identifies and communicates current and future inventory issues and develops sound recovery plans.

  • Is responsible for successfully implementing Change within portfolios without negatively impacting OTIF nor Inventory positions in a multi-echelon network while ensuring obsolete stocks are minimized or avoided.

  • Validates Production & Distribution plans to ensure they are realistic and are based on demand plans, safety stock requirements, plant capability and availability of raw materials.

  • Ensures all Supply Planning system core master data is maintained to enable focus on real supply issues.

  • Support the creation of capacity plans based on the latest demand to identify where there are potential bottlenecks or risks to supply and to develop and recommend appropriate proposals to mitigate and to ensure that the plant or 3rd party can meet the future demand.

Qualifications & Experience:

  • Bachelor / Master degree in Business, Logistics, Finance or relevant fields

  • 3-6 years experience in supply chain management

  • Excellent organizational, communication, influencing and collaborative skills

  • Strong analytical skills

  • Working knowledge of SAP R3, SAP APO, or another ERP required

  • Strong querying/database/spreadsheet applications skills desirable

  • Highly motivated and enthusiastic self-starter

  • Works independently under general supervision

  • Customer driven, experience with working with Sales teams

  • Communication skills: fluent in Dutch & English

Our offer:

For the most suitable candidates we offer an excellent salary & benefits package according to the Petroleum sector and an allround, challenging role in an international environment. Chevron offers an American culture, Results driven, Open & Direct communication.

Relocation Options: Relocation will not be considered within Chevron parameters.

International Considerations: Expatriate assignments will not be considered.

Workplace Inclusion & Diversity

Chevron seeks to attract and develop the brightest minds to support, advance and enable best practices, innovation and evolving the energy landscape.

Chevron is striving to be an employer of choice and leader for an inclusive and diverse workplace where we are actively supporting the promotion of equality for all employees at all levels

Chevron is working to close any gender gap where it may exist; equal pay or enabling a representative and meritocratic progression to careers and reaching senior roles across the organisation

Chevron is focused on growing a culture where people with disabilities can excel through support in role and long-term career opportunities including workplace adjustments.

Chevron considers itself a learning and flexible employer and want to support everyone to bring their best self to every day

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Chevron Corporation is one of the world's leading integrated energy companies. Through its subsidiaries that conduct business worldwide, the company is involved in virtually every facet of the energy industry. Chevron explores for, produces and transports crude oil and natural gas; refines, markets and distributes transportation fuels and lubricants; manufactures and sells petrochemicals and additives; generates power; and develops and deploys technologies that enhance business value in every aspect of the company's operations. Chevron is based in San Ramon, Calif. More information about Chevron is available at

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