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Material Flow Scheduler

About the role

Location: Belgium - Beringen

Hours: Full-time

Type of Contract: Permanent


We rise to the challenge!

Are you curious for this unique challenge in our Sales & Operations Planning (S&OP) team in Beringen?

Does scheduling & executing material flow activities ring a bell? Do you want to be responsible for developing a cost minimized schedule for packaging and storage facilities? Do you like to cooperate with several colleagues of production scheduling and order fulfilment? Are you interested to grow further into other S&OP roles?


Do read on!

There is more to it, as a Material Flow Scheduler (MFS), you will:
•    translate the production schedule into a detailed packaging, silo and storage schedule, defining the amount of material to be transferred to overflow minimizing the total cost
•    participate in alignment meetings with the material handling organisation and outside storage locations in order to drive & continuously improve the material flow schedule quality to ensure proper risk management and asset effectiveness
•    manage local inventory of packaging materials, schedule orders and reduce slow moving stock and ensure accuracy of stock level
•    create the budget for our overflow activities, take care of the invoicing process and follow up on the cost versus budget
•    be involved in local and/or cross location projects to improve our processes and systems


About you


You own a masters degree or a professional bachelor degree (with a min 5 years experience)  in logistics or equivalent  Former employment in a chemical or international environment is seen as an asset.  You master Dutch fluently and are able to express yourself in English on a professional level. You rate your Excel expertise as moderate and might have (no must) SAP experience.

You have great analysing skills, can stand your ground in order to make well profound and sometimes quick decisions. You can work independently but also value and contribute to team work. On top of that you link troubleshooting with the word “challenge” and are eager to use your logical brains to solve (ad hoc) issues. As cherry on the cake, you communicate and steer in a clear and structured way. You are willing to go the extra mile, while continuously developing further within the interesting world of S&OP.
Thinking of ambitions, you are interested in a future role as a production scheduler or even take it a step further and have the ambition to grow into a leadership role.

About Borealis and our offer

We offer you a permanent contract (base location Beringen) with a competitive salary and a fringe benefit package reflecting your profile, experience and the specifics of our location.  For this challenge we allow you to work in a flexible 40 hrs workschedule, but we do like early birds! 


We are here for you!

If you have any questions, please contact Joke Tielens, joke.tielens@borealisgroup.com. Please note that applications via e-mail will not be accepted since we are serious about protection of your personal data, so thank you for applying online and in English.

We reserve the right to close this vacancy for further applications when we have received sufficient applications that meet the advertised requirements and will contact you as soon as screening is closed.


Borealis is one of the world’s leading providers of advanced and circular polyolefin solutions and a European market leader in base chemicals, fertilizers and the mechanical recycling of plastics. We leverage our polymers expertise and decades of experience to offer value adding, innovative and circular material solutions for key industries. In re-inventing for more sustainable living, we build on our commitment to safety, our people and excellence as we accelerate the transformation to a circular economy and expand our geographical footprint. www.borealisgroup.com | www.borealiseverminds.com | careers.borealisgroup.com

We go beyond boundaries. Together.


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