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Asset Planner


Rotterdam, NL, 3013 AA

Req ID:  75850
Facility:  Rotterdam-554
Department:  APS Supply & Asset Management S&OP
Division:  Global APS and Supply Chain


This is who we are


LyondellBasell (NYSE: LYB) is one of the largest plastics, chemicals and refining companies in the world. Driven by its employees around the globe, LyondellBasell produces materials and products that are key to advancing solutions to modern challenges like enhancing food safety through lightweight and flexible packaging, protecting the purity of water supplies through stronger and more versatile pipes, improving the safety, comfort and fuel efficiency of many of the cars and trucks on the road, and ensuring the safe and effective functionality in electronics and appliances. LyondellBasell sells products into more than 100 countries and is the world's largest producer of polypropylene compounds and the largest licensor of polyolefin technologies. In 2021, LyondellBasell was named to Fortune Magazine's list of the "World's Most Admired Companies" for the fourth consecutive year.

This is the role


As an Asset Planner the main focus of your job is to balance the demand and the supply between different assets having as target to optimizing the inventory, customer service levels and the distribution network.  In this function you will facilitate the S&OP for the business unit and coordinate response to operational issues and opportunities consistent with business strategy and constraints. You will be the primary business interface with marketing, sales, supply chain and manufacturing for implementation of S&OP decisions and operational follow up.


Location : Rotterdam or Bornem

This is what you bring


  • At least a bachelor’s degree in business, supply chain, but a Master’s degree is preferred.
  • Minimum 3 years relevant work experience in a supply chain in a manufacturing environment
  • Very good working knowledge of SAP ERP
  • Excellent skills in Microsoft Excel and the other tools of Microsoft office
  • Fluent in English, additional language German and/or French will be a plus

Roles & Responsibilities


  • You plan and manage allocated products from demand and supply process perspective (S&OP) to ensure the business meets agreed customer service targets at minimum operating cost and optimum stock levels.
  • You define and maintain stock strategies (MTS, MTO) and sourcing locations for allocated products.
  • You define and set parameters in ERP system allowing its functionality to run.
  • You design, develop and implement tools and processes to standardize and improve efficiency of assets, customer service targets and inventory levels.
  • You rebalance supply and demand on individual product/asset level including back-up coordination between production sites.
  • Coordination of raw material planning and purchasing between sites (captive).
  • Act as central point for local site scheduling.
  • You contribute to continues improvement projects related to product/assets optimization
  • You do the operational coordination and execution of tooling relationships.
  • You work with IT and key process participants as needed.
  • You measure KPI’s for operational reporting to give transparency to performance versus targets.
  • You co-ordinate with business stakeholders product shortage, conflicts in grade availability or excess inventories to ensure best overall outcome for LYB.



  • Highly Competent Analytical and Numeracy skills (expert in working with Excel, including advanced functions as macro programming, logical and search functions, pivot tables, combining big data sheets)
  • Strong organization and planning skills
  • Manages conflict in a polite, constructive manner
  • High level of problem solving
  • Effective communicator to all levels of the organization
  • Focused Time management

This is what we offer


We offer an environment where we encourage personal and professional growth and where you will be rewarded for your performance and results. You will have the possibility to work with specialist on all fields to develop innovative solutions and to extend your national and international network. In addition, we offer you a competitive salary package.


Interested ?


Please feel free to connect with Ton Brands, Corporate recruiter ton.brands @ for more details. Would you like to apply? Just send us your motivation and resume via the application button


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