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Team Lead Scheduling

About the role

Location: Finland - Porvoo

Hours: Full-time

Type of Contract: Permanent


We, in the Polyolefin global Sales and Operations Planning (S&OP) team, always rise to the challenge and believe that goals can be reached through self-commitment, lean processes and clear directions. To do this, we consistently strive to engage, inspire and coach our associates.


As one of our new managers, we expect you to demonstrate strong influencing and leadership skills. You find yourself at ease with translating complex situations into simple terms. You are no stranger to building a high performing team and are naturally driven to foster cooperation within and outside of your team. You strive to make a difference, wherever you are asked to cooperate to maximize your internal and external customer satisfaction. 


As a Team Lead Scheduling in our Porvoo factory, your work will be both operational and managerial. You will lead and develop senior experts, act as the S&OP representative at the location, steering the end-to-end downstream scheduling process from raw materials to finished products. Therefore, an operational background from a similar function is required. Experience within the (petro) chemical or similar industries (e.g. car, paper, wood, steel) would be an advantage.


In this role, you will also contribute with your expertise within cost reduction and budget preparation, manage our overflow locations and increase customer loyalty.


During your tenure as Team Lead Scheduling, you can expect to:


  • Analyse, solve and propose management solutions to complex problems.
  • Support fact based decision-making and business case preparation.
  • Participate in and lead projects.
  • Combine Business, Supply Chain and Finance.
  • Lead and develop people.
  • Drive solutions for the everyday challenges and changes that take place.
  • Set priorities.
  • Balance development, reduction and optimization.
  • Act as the voice of the business on the location and translate monetized business optimization decisions into local actions.

About you

We expect you to have a Master Degree in Supply Chain, Business Management, Economics, Engineering or related fields, a strong commercial understanding and a minimum of five years solid experience in similar assignments in supply chain or operational environment. We expect you to have a solid track record in leading operational teams and in change management. Working in English and in Finnish language is not a problem for you.


At Borealis, we live our values every day. We put safety first and we take responsibility for our people. We show respect by integrity and trust, and we listen to each other. We build effective teams and we always strive to exceed and work towards Nimblicity™ – our way of doing it simple and nimble. We would expect from you the same qualities.


Are you even skilled in priority setting, managing and measuring work and negotiation, you might be the perfect match for us.

About Borealis and our offer

We are here for you! If you have any questions, please contact Annette-Barbara Zahnt. 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.


We offer a role specific compensation and a competitive salary and fringe benefit package reflecting your profile, experience and the specifics of the country/location you apply for.


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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