Demand Systems Specialist

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Demand Systems Specialist

  • Post Date:11th March 2022
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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.

Demand Systems Specialist

Competitive salary and benefits

UK based role with Hybrid working, we would accept applications from candidates based in Europe with the right experience

A proficient OMP+ user with experience in a fast pace demand environment and/or supply chain you are now looking to develop your skills in a role that offers breadth, depth of scope and impact. That is the opportunity we can offer you at AkzoNobel Home to well-known brands, we have been awarded Top Employer status and are recognised globally for being first with ideas, driving innovation and delivering innovative products all of which allow us to build successful partnerships with customers. We are now recruiting a Demand Systems Specialist to lead the roll out of a new forecasting tool across Europe for two key divisions of our business – Marine and Protective Coatings.

As Demand Systems Specialist, you will primarily be responsible for M&PC development and the implementation of our OMP+ forecasting tool. This will include training cross functional stakeholders in using the OMP+ system. We will look to you to improve our forecasting process through standardisation, removing manual intervention where possible and leveraging existing systems to maximise accuracy and quality of information. You will use the implementation of OMP+ to drive better business performance. You will also get involved with continuous improvement initiatives and support to other regions/functions, including sharing best practice and heading future Demand projects. In addition you will gain experience in key aspects of our company and processes to ensure the forecasting tool meets business requirements and longer term strategic goals.

You must be a proficient OMP+ user and able to demonstrate the necessary skills for the role. Ideally a graduate, you will be highly numerate, good a solving problems and with an eye for detail. Able to coordinate multiple projects you will be a team player with strong communication and interpersonal skills too. This role could be based in the UK or Europe.

Who are AkzoNobel?

Customers around the world use our trusted brands and products. Some of them are household names, others are more specialist products, but everything we make is likely to play an essential role in your daily routine. We are experts in the proud craft of making paints and coatings, setting the standard in colour and protection since 1792. Our world class portfolio of brands – including Dulux, International, Sikkens and Interpon – is trusted by customers around the globe.

Our products transform homes and interiors, make buildings better, keep transport moving, and the wheels of industry turning. We have four clear and simple values: Customer Focused, Deliver on Commitments, Passion for Excellence and Winning Together. These values provide the ‘how’ for successful strategy implementation.

At AkzoNobel, we believe we can only grow our business as fast as we grow our people, so if you want to be involved in a business that will invest in you and give you the opportunity to develop, please submit your application via the link.

At AkzoNobel we believe in our people, we have an inclusive culture that respects and values our colleagues, we nurture an open and diverse place to work. We truly believe this helps our people to grow, develop and realize their true potential.

Our culture recognizes life outside of work and how important it is, we want our people to be energized and inspired, we are advocates of a healthy work life balance and mental wellbeing. We are happy to look at flexible working options for all our roles.

Please note: In the event of a high candidate response to this vacancy we may close the application period earlier than the date shown.

All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age or disability.