Avient Corporation (NYSE : AVNT), with expected 2021 revenues of $4.6 to $4.7 billion, provides specialized and sustainable material solutions that transform customer challenges into opportunities, bringing new products to life for a better world. Examples include :
Barrier technologies that preserve the shelf-life and quality of food, beverages, medicine and other perishable goods through high-performance materials
Light-weighting solutions that replace heavier traditional materials which can improve fuel efficiency in all modes of transportation
Breakthrough technologies that minimize wastewater and improve the recyclability of materials and packaging across a spectrum of end uses
Avient employs approximately 8,400 associates and is certified ACC Responsible Care®, a founding member of the Alliance to End Plastic Waste and certified Great Place to Work®.
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WHY AVIENT :
At Avient, we strive for a culture of trust and engagement. Our associates are leading company initiatives such as Lead by Women, HYPE (Harnessing Young Professionals), Pride at Avient and Embrace to advance diversity in professional and personal development.
We also provide our associates with robust development programs such as Avient Academy, Lean Six Sigma, and various leadership workshops to allow for career growth in a variety of ways.
With workplace flexibility, health and wellness programs, casual dress days, and paid time off for community service, we are committed to building upon our positive momentum.
At Avient, we believe diversity of ideas and backgrounds gives us the creativity to be successful in a rapidly changing world.
In support of this, we stress equality of opportunity for all qualified individuals in accordance with applicable laws. Decisions on hiring, promotion, development, compensation or advancement are based solely on a person’s qualifications, abilities, experience and performance
Working closely within the Supply Chain Team, you are the focal point in our organization for the internal customers. You assure that all their requests are correctly transferred and answered and in a timely manner.
Drives customer satisfaction and Avient profitability by balancing inventory levels and order fulfillment within established working capital guidelines.
Enters, maintains and updates MRP forecasts for POD customers.
Review MRP run output and create purchase orders.
Purchase materials in most cost effective manner to meet customer requirements.
Consider order quantities, hub and spoke opportunities, logistics modes and other cost savings opportunities.
Build truckload STO deliveries to stocking points where possible based on material demand.
Review MRP data to identify inventory and delivery exceptions.
Define plan to resolve issues short term and long term.
Maintain MRP forecasts and item notes by establishing effective communications with POD Sellers and CSR’s.
Answer material requests from POD CSR’s.
Aids in managing the supply chain to meet operating plans balancing service needs and costs.
Perform daily schedule maintenance based on new production / customer information.
Interact with supplier CSR’s and POD sellers / DM’s to resolve issues and build consensus.
Maintain forecasted demand for stock-able products at specific warehouses using forecasting models in SAP.
Analyze and maintain data to create information on safety stock levels and forecasting requirements.
Work with Customer Service and Sales to resolve aged inventory issues.
Experience in a similar function, past experience in supply chain is a plus,
Experience of manufacturing environment with knowledge of Purchasing and Material
Fluent in English, any others European languages would be considered as an asset, (French is a plus)
Good knowledge of SAP and good commande of Ms Office,
Good sense of urgency and priorities, complex problem-solving skills, attention to detail, ability to multi-task,
Strong capacity to analyze data and situation,
Ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with supervisor, co-workers and customers; receive guidance and supervision;
follow work rules and meet guidelines,
Conscientious, structured and organized, dealing with conflict in high stress situations,
Costumer oriented and excellent communication skills.
Each position at Avient focuses on eight Core Competencies as a Leader of Self. Additionally, management positions focus on Leadership Competencies as a Leader of Others and / or a Leader of the Business.
These competencies are designed to drive behavior that will ultimately help our associates excel at their current roles, while supporting individual and career development.