Materials Planning Analyst

Date: Nov 23, 2021

Location: Dublin, OH, US, 43016

Company: Nexeo Plastics

Dublin, Ohio (US-OH) United States (US) 


Nexeo Plastics is a leading global thermoplastic resins distributor, representing quality products from world-class suppliers, and serving a diverse customer base across North America, Latin America, Europe, Middle East, Africa, and Asia.  From material selection to supply chain and inventory solutions, we go beyond traditional logistics to provide value-added services across many industries, including automotive, healthcare, packaging, wire and cable, 3D printing and more.  Our people, our passion, our global reach, and our technology platform allow us to create unique ways to reduce complexity in your business, identify efficiencies, and unlock value for suppliers and customers.  Nexeo Plastics facilities are ISO 9001 certified. We diligently observe a commitment to quality in all of our practices and adhere to a defined quality policy.




The Materials Planning Analyst will be responsible for inventory analysis, reporting and management to meet service level and inventory goals, support of the Materials Planner role through KPI analysis and training, investigation and resolution of discrepancies related, but not limited to pricing, delivery, packaging, material availability and forecasting. Position includes data analysis, data entry, written and verbal communications and special projects.



  • Supports the Materials Planning Supervisor by providing oversight, guidance and mentoring to Materials Planning team
  • Optimization of system settings through the use of exception reporting and feedback loop from Materials Planning team
  • Ensures an optimized materials supply plan for North America based on business demand and the capacity of the supply chain.
    • Stock availability
    • Inventory
    • Supply associated costs (Logistics, Material)
  • Supports the execution/implementation of:
    • Inventory Strategies and Policies defined together with the Network Planning and Inventory Analytics teams
    • A balanced demand supply horizon by Discussing/Aligning
      • Demand with S&OP
      • Supply with Product Management and suppliers
  • Monitors and addresses slow moving and obsolete inventory to proactively avoid related costs/losses
  • Acts as the initial point of escalation for issue resolution
  • Shares the responsibility of continuous improvement by providing insights, ideas and feedback
  • Scheduled and ad hoc reporting and analysis



  • Associates degree or above in Purchasing, Logistics, Supply Chain
  • 3-4 years of Materials Planning/Procurement/Purchasing experience
  • Strong understanding of Supply Chain
  • Proficiency with SAP a plus
  • Proficiency with the MS Office package, specifically Excel
  • Excellent communication (written & verbal) skills
  • Ability to work independently and in a fast-paced environment
  • Demonstrated ability to prioritize, problem-solve and multi-task.
  • Strong attention to detail with the ability to keep accurate records

Nexeo Plastics is an equal opportunity employer. We celebrate diversity and are committed to creating an inclusive environment for all employees.  Additionally, Nexeo Plastics participates in the E-Verify program to ensure employment eligibility of newly hired employees where required.


Nearest Major Market: Columbus
Nearest Secondary Market: Dublin