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POST DATE 9/17/2016
END DATE 10/16/2016

Arkema Cary, NC

Cary, NC
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Full Time
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Mid-Career (2 - 15 years)
Bachelors Degree


Req Id 21601 - Posted 08/18/2016 - Supply Chain - Cary, North Carolina, US

Operations & Project Management

- Lead the effort to manage and mitigate Supply Chain issues on a day-to-day basis.
- Participate in the Sales and Operations Planning (S&OP) process and meetings with the primary role of supplying and analyzing the customer service level KPI(s) and providing recommendations for their improvement without exceeding trade working capital objectives.
- Assist C/S in acquiring product availability dates as needed.
- Lead projects for the business related to supply chain activities and new initiatives.
- Executes Profit Network projects as needed for business analysis.
- Includes team formation, project definition, data collection, model execution, analysis and communication of results.

- Participate in the development of the process and system changes necessary to enhance Supply Chain performance using standardize process mapping, documentation and analysis techniques.
- Special Projects such as: Defining consolidation reporting, SAP testing for Reports, SAP implementations, forecast process, developing business processes to meet business and accounting requirements.
- SAP and BW expert resource for reporting and information generation.

Managing terminals/warehouse

- Supervise Distribution Centers, terminals and warehouses on a day-to-day basis.
- Plan and control inventory by determining optimal level of inventory based on forecasts, transit times, production cycles etc.
- Ensures that the inventory levels at the distribution and consignment warehouses remain within defined target and tolerance. Initiates corrective action when inventory levels fall outside of target and tolerance.
- Supervise the process for reducing non-prime inventory
- Ensure that contracts and any associated service agreements are in place and up to date.
- Margin preservation based on minimizing freight charges and managing costs.
- Coordinate negotiating and maintaining of service contracts for warehouses.
- Manage claims/complaints associated with warehouses.
- Ensure all regulatory, safety, ISO and Responsible Care requirements are followed.
- Coordinate a yearly physical inventory at all locations.
- Support Customer Service and other departments in servicing our customers.


- Support business team in day to day activities, including following up with tollers on status of orders, raw material pricing issues, verifying accuracy of all related invoices, production schedules.
- Ensure that contracts and tolling agreements are in place and up to date.
- Act as coordinator for IMPACT complaints ensuring prompt resolution.
- Allocates, resolves and communicates constrained supply in accordance with customer prioritization established by the Marketing Managers and the Product Supply Manager
- Proactively manage toller inventory to prevent aged and off spec inventory and maximize the availability of prime inventory.
- Ensures that the inventory levels at the distribution and consignment warehouses remain within defined target and tolerance. Initiates corrective action when inventory levels fall outside of target and tolerance.

Qualifications and Experience Required

- Bachelor s degree required. Business, Finance or Supply Chain discipline preferred.
- Minimum 5 years of logistics and/or supply chain experience.
- SAP, advanced Excel skills, data reporting is required.
- Excellent interpersonal and relationship-building skills
- Previous supervisory experience preferred

HSEQ Responsibilities

- Comply with the HSEQ Policy.
- Comply with Regulations, Legal and Internal Requirements as made known by the site and by the business unit (BU).
- Comply with the rules of the specific location to which one is assigned as well as the rules set by the business unit (BU) and Arkema Inc.
- Comply with all standard procedures and work instructions, aka SP, SOP, PWI, TM, to ensure productivity, quality assurance and cost effectiveness.
- Review their work areas for potential losses and Report hazards to the direct supervisor.
- Report Near Misses to the direct supervisor.
- Report Incidents or Accidents to the direct supervisor.
- Identify and communicate potential gains or possible improvements to the management system.

A global chemical company and France s leading chemicals producer, Arkema is building the future of the chemical industry
every day. Deploying a responsible, innovation-based approach, we produce state-of-the-art specialty chemicals that
provide customers with practical solutions to such challenges as climate change, access to drinking water, the future of
energy, fossil fuel preservation and the need for lighter materials. With operations in close to 50 countries, some 19,000
employees and research centers in North America, France and Asia, Arkema generates pro forma annual revenue of some
$8.1 billion, and holds leadership positions in all its markets with a portfolio of internationally recognized brands.,

Arkema Inc. provides equal employment opportunities (EEO) to all employees and applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability or genetics. In addition to federal law requirements, Arkema Inc. complies with applicable state and local laws governing nondiscrimination in employment in every location in which the company has facilities. This policy applies to all terms and conditions of employment, including recruiting, hiring, placement, promotion, termination, layoff, recall, transfer, leaves of absence, compensation and training.

For more information about the EEOC, please refer to The \\"EEO IS The Law\\" poster at

All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, or protected veteran status and will not be discriminated against on the basis of disability.


A designer of materials and innovative solutions, Arkema shapes materials and creates new uses that accelerate customer performance. Our balanced business portfolio spans high-performance materials, industrial specialties and coating solutions. Our globally recognized brands are ranked among the leaders in the markets we serve. Reporting annual sales of €7.5 billion in 2016, we employ approximately 20,000 people worldwide and operate in close to 50 countries. We are committed to active engagement with all our stakeholders. Our research centers in North America, France and Asia concentrate on advances in bio-based products, new energies, water management, electronic solutions, lightweight materials and design, home efficiency and insulation.

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