Supply Chain Planner – Brussels, Belgium

The NOVASOL CHEMICALS Group is a 100% independent company, ranked in the ICIS Top Best 100 chemical distributors. Our Headquarters are based in Brussels (Belgium). We have affiliates and sales offices in 9 European countries, in China & in Canada.

Due to the increasing complexity of our logistic services and the expansion of our geographical territory, we are looking for a Supply Chain Planner with international experience for our HQ in Kraainem. You will be part of the European Supply Chain team.

Your Role:

  • Manage a well-defined product portfolio with regional accountabilities for end-to-end supply chain activities
  • Perform all logistic activities fluently and efficiently, in different domains (production, storage & outbound) and with our logistic stakeholders (supplier, transport company, operations, warehouse)
  • Instruct & manage transport of packed and liquid (petro-) chemicals by tank truck, iso container, railcars etc.
  • Plan & manage value added logistics (VAL) such as mixing, repacking, drumming, etc.
  • Ensure timely delivery to customer, based on the customer’s requirements
  • Choose transport partner based on the agreements between Novasol and the preferred partner, selecting most competitive and attractive supplier for the requested criteria
  • Maintain good relations with external service providers (3PL, operations, trucking, customs,…)
  • Process Supply Chain data in the ERP and communicate within the company
  • Deal with customs clearance matters & documentation
  • Assist in logistic related complaints handling
  • Deal with crisis management and coordinate it (fast, clear and detailed communication to all stakeholders)
  • Communicate & analyze risks with the team leaders
  • Assist in Supply chain meetings, exchange of information & bring up ideas for improvement

Your Responsibilities:

  • Have a deep knowledge of the Novasol supply chain procedures and its related software
  • Ensuring a perfect service to our customers in the most efficient way at the most competitive cost
  • Plan & monitor deliveries as required, following customer specific requirements
  • Knowledge of the product specific requirements for transport, handling and storage of your product portfolio
  • Inform different stakeholders about logistic related matters
  • Check availability and price with PM/SM before confirming the specific orders
  • Daily activities: work individually but interactive with the supply chain team
  • The planner is the supply chain liaison between Product Management, Customer Service, Suppliers, Logistics and the various production sites.

Your Competences:

  • Dutch & English
  • 1 – 3 years supply chain experience (preferably in chemicals) or bachelor in logistics
  • Knowledge of ERP software (preferably Netsuite – Oracle)
  • Strong problem-solving skills and hands-on approach
  • Can set priorities without losing the overview of daily work
  • Commercial mindset & excellent communicator
  • Strong organizational skills, priority setting
  • Incoterms
  • Stress resistant
  • Can adapt easily to other cultures

Our offer:

  • Young, dynamic, cosmopolitan working environment
  • Autonomy and responsibility
  • Flexibility
  • Human centered company culture
  • Strong company values : Integrity, Intimacy, Intelligence & Improvement
  • Nice workplace
  • Homeworking according to Novasol policy
  • Tools (laptop, screen, phone, headset, internet, …)
  • Attractive salary & fringe benefits package
  • Extensive training

Interested in joining our team? Please apply at

Novasol Chemicals Group