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Supply & DRP Planner - German Speaking - Fixed-term

Supply & DRP Planner - German Speaking - Fixed-term

  • Location Hungary - Budapest
  • Travel required No travel is expected with this role
  • Job category Business Support Group
  • Relocation available This role is not eligible for relocation
  • Job type Professionals
  • Job code RQ068657
  • Experience level Intermediate
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Job summary



Job Family Group:

Business Support Group

Job Summary:

We are a global energy business involved in every aspect of the energy system. We are working towards delivering light, heat and mobility to millions of people, every day. We are one of the very few companies equipped to solve some of the big complex challenges that matter for the future. We have a real contribution to make to the world's ambition of a low carbon future. Join us, and be part of what we can accomplish together. You can participate in our new ambition to become a net zero company by 2050 or sooner, and to help the world get to net zero.

In Hungary, we operate bp’s Global Business Services organization which is an integrated part of bp. Our people want to play their part in solving the big complex challenges facing our world today and, guided by our bp values, are working to help meet the world’s need for more energy while lowering carbon emissions. In our offices in Budapest and Szeged, we work in customer service, finance, accounting, procurement, HR services and other enabling functions – providing solutions across all of bp. Join our team, and develop your career in an encouraging, forward-thinking environment!

Job Description:

Would you like to discover how our diverse, hardworking people are leading the way in making energy cleaner and better – and how you can play your part in our world-class team?

Join our Castrol Customer Team and advance your career as a

Supply & DRP Planner – German Speaking

Fixed-term (Until 2024 December)

Customer teams are dealing with sales support processes, account management, order taking, invoicing, cash collection, pricing, service request management and supply chain management activities.  

In this role You will:

  • Create an unconstrained 24-month plan at item/location level of planned stock movements across the Europe distribution network in order to meet customer service and operational targets
  • Create a robust and feasible packed goods deployment plan of what needs to be shipped from the source plant location across the distribution network to ensure that stock availability is maximised, and stock obsolescence is minimised
  • Be responsible for managing the production planning processes for the items manufactured within the defined sku portfolio, ensuring that we have the right products, at the right time and in the right place to meet customer demand and inventory targets
  • Create a robust and achievable 24-month production plan for finished goods and all intermediate oils
  • Review supply shortage alerts daily, take corrective actions, complete Root Cause Analysis (RCA) and develop and action Continuous Improvement (CI) plans
  • Work directly with the business Demand Managers to ensure demand control processes are in place and effective and that any changes to the demand forecasts are understood
  • Create an achievable production plan for the next 24 months based on the Distribution Requirements Plan, grouping the highest level of complexity, and required capacity levelling at blending level and filling level
  • Agree with the manufacturing teams what should be scheduled for production in the following week based on the production plan and available production capacity and material        
  • Ensures inventory levels at SKU level are maintained to agreed target levels

What You will need to be successful:

  • Highly analytical, strong attention to detail
  • Minimum 2-4 years of experience working across a variety of supply chain planning roles 
  • Minimum intermediate English and German language knowledge
  • Knowledge and experience of Distribution Requirements Planning (DRP) and a good understanding of its importance to the business
  • Working knowledge of planning systems, preferable SAP APO
  • High degree of computer literacy including advanced knowledge of Excel spreadsheets and business reporting tools (e.g. MI/SAP Business Objects)
  • Able to work well under sustained pressure with conflicting demands, optimizing resources and responding to fast changing circumstances
  • Good communication skills, both verbal and written
  • Experience in Sales and Customer management within the Lubricants business, finance or supply chain is desirable
  • Experience of working with a diverse team across different geographies

At bp, we provide the following environment & benefits to you:

  • Different bonus opportunities based on performance, wide range of cafeteria elements
  • Life & health insurance, medical care package
  • Flexible working schedule: home office up to 2 days / week, based on team agreement
  • Opportunity to build up long term career path and develop your skills with wide range of learning options
  • Family friendly workplace e.g.: Extended parental leave, Mother-baby room
  • Employees’ wellbeing programs e.g.: Employee Assistance Program, Company Recognition Program
  • Possibility to join our social communities and networks
  • Chill-out and collaboration spaces in our beautiful Budapest Agora and Szeged offices e.g.: Play Zones, Office massage, Sport and music equipment
  • Assets like phone for private usage and company laptop are provided from the first day of employment with other equipment if requested

bp Hungary won the Most Attractive Employer 2022 Award (SSC / BSC sector) second time in a row at PwC's annual employer research. Come and join us!

Travel Requirement

No travel is expected with this role

Relocation Assistance:

This role is not eligible for relocation

Remote Type:

This position is a hybrid of office/remote working


Legal Disclaimer:

We are an equal opportunity employer and value diversity at our company.  We do not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, color, national origin, sex, gender, gender expression, sexual orientation, age, marital status, socioeconomic status, neurodiversity/neurocognitive functioning, veteran status or disability status. Individuals with disabilities may request a reasonable accommodation related to bp’s recruiting process (e.g., accessing the job application, completing required assessments, participating in telephone screenings or interviews, etc.).  If you would like to request an accommodation related to the recruitment process, please contact us to request accommodations.

If you are selected for a position and depending upon your role, your employment may be contingent upon adherence to local policy.  This may include pre-placement drug screening, medical review of physical fitness for the role, and background checks.

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