Eastman Supply Manager Alkyl Amines in Ghent North, Belgium

Are you capable of delivering a world-class supply and demand process? Is working in a complex international environment an absolute plus for you? Welcome to Eastman Chemical…

This is Eastman Chemical

Eastman is a global advanced materials and specialty additives company that produces a broad range of products found in items people use every day. With a portfolio of specialty businesses, Eastman works with customers to deliver innovative products and solutions while maintaining a commitment to safety and sustainability. Its market-driven approaches take advantage of world-class technology platforms and leading positions in attractive end-markets such as transportation, building and construction and consumables. Eastman focuses on creating consistent, superior value for all stakeholders. As a globally diverse company, Eastman serves customers in more than 100 countries and had 2017 revenues of approximately $9.5 billion. The company is headquartered in Kingsport, Tennessee, USA and employs approximately 14,500 people around the world. For more information, visit www.eastman.com.

This is the Role

As a Supply Manager at Eastman Chemical you’re responsible for managing all strategic and operational sourcing and planning activities for Alkyl Amines. Regional as well as global. Meaning you will manage the Global Sales and Operations Planning Process and you will define optimal sourcing between regional plants and production lines.

In cases of acute supply crises due to either manufacturing upsets or big swings in customer demand, you will be the main crisis coordinator preparing prioritization recommendations regionally/globally. In order to get a good understanding of the business needs you interface with a great variety of internal stakeholders. From business organization, manufacturing and logistics to supply chain execution, procurement and finance.

You will be working in assigned cross-functional project teams and you will initiate improvement actions and leverage opportunities as they arise on project and process level.

Another important part of this role will be People Management. You will lead and coach the production planning and scheduling team and you will coach the master data team and the labeling supply team. Your team is based on 4 pillars: planning & scheduling of production lines, raw material planning, labelling and tolling operations in Europe.

A very challenging role with interesting growth opportunities ad where no day will be the same!

This is who you are

As a Supply Manager at Eastmany you demonstrate a high level of leadership and credibility within the organization. By nature you assure priorities and decisions are made clearly in a timely way. You demonstrate thoroughness and follow-through with all functions and geographies an you are a persuasive champion for owned market segments with all functions

You are able to generate a sense of energy and excitement to execute successfully. Next to that you’ve got strong analytical and quantitative skills for problem solving and decision analysis. Last but not least you offer strong people management skills with proven ability to lead and manage change within a team.

This is what you bring

  • Master in Business, Engineering, Supply Chain

  • Experience in planning and S&OP processes

  • Experienced in using data and market knowledge to guide decisions

  • MBA or formal business training/certification is preferred but not required

  • Fluent in English and Dutch, verbal and written;

This is what we offer

Our spirit of innovation and collaboration along with our diversified business line creating challenges and opportunities for growth is what makes Eastman a great place to build a career. Here, you can find opportunities to grow professionally, competitive salaries, outstanding benefits, and a global work environment.

Eastman is committed to creating a powerfully diverse workforce and a broadly inclusive workplace, where everyone can contribute to their fullest potential each day.


For further information about this position please contact Jasper Meester via +31646277627 or send your application via the apply button.