IT Senior Specialist SCM / APO

About the role

Location: Austria - Vienna, Austria - Linz, Finland - Porvoo, Sweden - Stenungsund

Hours: Full-Time

Type of Contract: Permanent


Borealis is a global leader in advanced and sustainable chemicals and material solutions. 


Within Borealis “Digital Solutions” in the Department of “Commercial Solutions”, your role will be a Senior Solution Specialist in the area of Supply Chain Management (SCM) / Advanced Planning and Optimization (APO).
In your role, you will provide specialist knowledge and guidance, act as an internal business & technology advisor and be a functional & technical consultant for all digital solutions regarding SCM related processes.  


You will be the focal point and play the vital link between the Borealis Supply Chain Business Team and the technical specialists by:

  • being the go-to person for the areas Demand Planning (DP), Demand Control (aATP), Supply Network Planning (SNP, including optimizer) as well as Production Planning & Detailed Scheduling (PP/DS);
  • actively involving in the demand management process in order to assess, challenge, design and estimate project and service related initiatives as well as participate in the whole project life-cycle;
  • translating the business needs to the technical specialists, design new concepts and steer the implementations;
  • working closely together with the business, and give expertise as well as recommendations while challenging the existing processes and solutions;
  • managing services and projects as Borealis representative in activities executed by external partners;
  • assessing, trouble-shooting and solving problems in our Supply Chain application landscape;
  • prioritizing requests by working with the business owners to determine efficiency gains;
  • contributing to the solution architecture as well as driving operational vendor management;
  • interacting and collaborating with strategic external partners;
  • leading smaller projects or service initiatives.

About you


We value a diverse work environment, high quality and inspiring collaborations, so do you. You are the right candidate for this position if you have:

  • a Master degree in Computer Science, Engineering or similar and at least 7 years in a similar role 
  • in-depth knowledge and understanding of SCM processes and solutions (DP, aATP, PPDS, SNP including optimizer) and the integration with S/4HANA
  • in-depth experience in systems such as SAP or other SCM related applications
  • strong analytical and conceptual abilities as well as technical understanding (e.g. customizing / configuration or ability to read / interpret code)
  • a drive for excellence combined with a strong sense for initiative 
  • strong team player capabilities with a cooperative and agile mindset and take ownership of individual tasks 
  • fluency in English (spoken, written, literacy)

About Borealis and our offer


We are here for you! If you have any questions, please contact Maite Rosez (Randstad), 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 sustainable polyolefin solutions. In Europe, Borealis is also an innovative leader in polyolefins recycling and a major producer of base chemicals. We leverage our polymer expertise and decades of experience to offer value-adding, innovative and circular material solutions for key industries such as consumer products, energy, healthcare, infrastructure and mobility. With operations in over 120 countries and head offices in Vienna, Austria, Borealis employs around 6,000 people. In 2022, we generated a net profit of EUR 2.1 billion. OMV, the Austria-based international oil and gas company, owns 75% of our shares. The Abu Dhabi National Oil Company (ADNOC), based in the United Arab Emirates (UAE), owns the remaining 25%. In re-inventing essentials for sustainable living, we build on our commitment to safety, our people, innovation and technology, and performance excellence. We are accelerating the transformation to a circular economy of polyolefins and expanding our geographical footprint to better serve our customers around the globe. Our operations are augmented by two important joint ventures: Borouge (with ADNOC, headquartered in the UAE); and Baystar™ (with TotalEnergies, based in the US). | |


Borealis only accepts candidate resumes from recruiters or recruiting agencies if they have been explicitly commissioned by Borealis for a specific recruitment and if the data is provided to us in line with the General Data Protection Regulation. Borealis will not accept or pay fees for candidate resumes of any form or kind that were sent unsolicited to either HR or directly to our hiring managers.

The hiring process

  • Get in touch
  • We get to know each other
  • Proposal & agreement
  • Make It Real

The selection process may vary based on position & profile. Our Talent Acquisition Specialist will provide detailed insights into the specific procedure once we connect with you regarding your application.

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