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Raw Materials Planner

Company Name:  AS Thermoplast Comp Ltd

Warrington, ENG, GB, WA1 4RA

Req ID:  74994
Facility:  WARRINGTON-6602
Department:  Purchasing
Division:  Global APS and Supply Chain

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.

Basic Function

This position plays a key role in site logistics materials management and planning.
This position provides a materials focal point to the procurement, manufacturing and finance organisations giving the necessary business controls framework for cost effective materials management.

This position deputises for other roles P.P.G. group

Roles & Responsibilities


Principle S.A.P.  user for inventory recording and reporting


Provides and controls materials related information for the plant and third party warehouse operations.


Ensures timely feedback to local manufacturing operations and local planning.


Monitors and reports all imported commercial stocks held at third party warehouses, including safety/buffer stock management and stock rotation.


Inventory status reporting for all raw materials, including inventory levels, aged analysis, consumption and disposals.


Supports local quality group in resolving materials related issues


Focal point for service and materials quality notifications (QP complaint system).


Roles & Responsibilities (Continued)


Ensures that LyondellBasell availability plan for ‘Intercompany/captive’  allocated raw materials is monitored on a monthly basis and that all stock transport orders are raised and recorded


Controls and monitors all aspects of Intercompany Stock transport orders for raw material resins from creating requisitions, converting to Purchase Orders and progress chasing all deliveries through to receipt


Raising of requisitions, recording, progress chasing with Suppliers and booking in to Warehouse all ‘non intercompany’ raw materials.


Co-ordinates with customs broker to import raw materials from EU and International areas


Liaise with BDP freight forwarders to arrange transport for goods from the port to the storage location




Daily liaison with Production Manager, Shift leader and Quality control Supervisor providing updates and confirmation of raw materials availability

Liaise with Master data and procurement to define new raw material requirements. Collate safety data sheets and product stewardship data.

Person Specification



  1. Educated to ‘A’ level standard


Work Experience:

  1. 3 years work experience in a production or materials planning control role.


Critical Competencies/Behaviours:

  1. Getting Results and Value Added Focus – Ability to work to deadlines with a high degree of attention to detail
  2. Interpersonal Capability – ability to work on own initiative



  1. High level of IT competency
    - Microsoft Office Application 
    - SAP
  2. Good numeracy and record keeping skills
  3. Good organisational and planning skills
  4. Communication Skills – this role requires the holder to liaise with the Logistics team, the Customer Services Group and Third party warehouse operations



  1. English

Preferred Qualifications


Builds effective teams
Cultivates innovation
Customer focus
Demonstrates courage
Drives results
Ensures accountability
Instills trust and exemplifies integrity

Referral Bonus: $300.00

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