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CSR & Scheduler


Rotterdam, NL, 3013 AA

Req ID:  81550
Facility:  Rotterdam-554
Department:  Product Scheduling I&D Europe
Division:  Intermediates and Derivatives, Refining

Are you looking for a position where you will be responsible to ensure healthy inventories for your own product or product family? And are you a Supply Chain professional with prior planning experience? Do you want to work in a leading  international company within its field, in an environment where professional and personal growth is encouraged? Welcome to LyondellBasell…


This is LyondellBasell

As a leader in the global chemical industry, LyondellBasell strives every day to be the safest, best operated and most valued company in our industry. The company’s products, materials and technologies are advancing sustainable solutions for food safety, access to clean water, healthcare and fuel efficiency in more than 100 international markets. LyondellBasell places high priority on diversity, equity and inclusion and is Advancing Good with an emphasis on our planet, the communities where we operate and our future workforce. The company takes great pride in its world-class technology and customer focus. LyondellBasell has stepped up its circularity and climate ambitions and actions to address the global challenges of plastic waste and decarbonization. For more information, please visit or follow @LyondellBasell on LinkedIn.

This is the role

As Product Scheduler you will be in charge of a certain product (or product family) from the Intermediates and Derivatives (I&D) business unit. Your scope will cover Europe, including manufacturing sites, terminals and any partnerships. Your main goal as Product Scheduler is to ensure healthy inventories on all locations and to be able to provide product on time and on spec to serve our customers. You will be coordinating production rates, product distribution network and product replenishment towards 3rd party locations. You will manage inventory (product and location specific) within targets that is consolidated into the Monthly Sales Plan (MSP). You will coordinate and monitor the execution of this 30 day schedule, ensure the correct handling of the inventories in Excel and translate all moves into SAP.
As Product Scheduler you will be in contact with several internal stakeholders (CSR, Logistics Operations, Operations Planning, Marketing and Sales, amongst others) but also externally (terminals, carriers, surveyors, suppliers and other partners).

Responsibilities & Accountabilities:

  • Schedules and maintains short term planning of a product (or product family) – focusing on current month but keeping up to 8 weeks horizon in view – following the MSP agreed between Business and Sales and taking into account indications and/or restrictions coming from VOP (Volume Operating Plan) and Manufacturing.
  • Monitors and ensures product quality at all load locations (and tollers) until delivery to customers. In case of off-spec situation, acts as focal point and supports investigations coordinated by Technical Service Dept.
  • Maintains SAP up-to-date to reflect the daily activities. This includes, amongst others, entering and executing transactions related to several flows (production, sales, purchases, etc.).
  • Optimizes short term operations through 3rd party terminal alignment.
  • When necessary, initiates and monitors stock transfers amongst terminals and regions or coordinates intercompany movements to and from terminals and warehouses.
  • Works with Operations Planning Dept. to maximize effectiveness of the monthly operating plan and MSP against actual performance of the production plant, aligning the daily inventory management with inventory targets set by Operations Planning.
  • Reconciles stocks in SAP during Month End Close (MEC) after receipt of terminal MEC reports within the required timeline.
  • If applicable, communicates 2 times per week the production plan towards Manufacturing organization via the Daily Operations Plan (DOP). This displays the weekly production plan agreed with the plant.
  • If applicable, coordinates tolling operations – delivery of raw material and handling of finished product.
  • If applicable, ensures proper in-month demand handling, working with Free Pot and supporting new initiatives in this field.
  • Acts as the primary interface with the following groups: Customer Service and Export CSR to release material and coordinate loadings; Logistics operations, either Delivery Schedulers (land transportation) or Marine Operations; Manufacturing when handling a production plant and Terminals in case of 3rd party storage location; external partners when they produce for LYB; Terminal Operational Owner when participating in operational review and KPI meetings, etc.

This is who you are

To be successful in this role you must recognize yourself in the following profile:

  • Proactive: shows determination in identifying risks, handling problems and trouble shouting situations that require in depth involvement.
  • Drives results: accurate execution of tasks and sharp eye for details.
  • Customer focus: able to keep a professional attitude in difficult situations.
  • Continuous improvement mindset and approach.
  • Must be able to perform effectively with many competing priorities and ambiguous situations.
  • Collaborative approach working with others and across functions, especially with internal Depts.

This is what you bring

  • University / college degree preferred or equivalent experience.
  • IT capabilities (SAP, MS Office).
  • 4 to 6 years of experience in Supply Chain or similar role – preferably logistics operations.
    • Experience with planning is a must
  • Detailed knowledge of supply chain and inventory management concepts.
  • Experience with supply chain, incoterms, origin treatment, tax knowledge is preferred.
  • Logistics Operations knowledge is a welcomed extra.
  • Prior project lead or subject matter expert experience is considered a plus.

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. The Company's Global Remote Work Policy allows eligible employees the option to work up to three days a week from home. LyondellBasell is committed to advancing diversity, equity & inclusion (DEI) to ensure a positive experience for all employees.


Please feel free to contact Manoe Koningstein at manoe.koningstein@ for more details. Would you like to apply? Just send us your motivation and resume via the application button. Only applications through this application button will be taken into consideration.

The recruitment process exists of an initial phone screening and two business interviews before proceeding to a possible job offer. A background check will be part of the process.



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