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Senior Supply Chain Planner


Rotterdam, NL

Country/Region:  NL
Job Area:  Supply Chain Management
Business Unit:  RP Supply Chain Management

Are you a creator of change?


Everything we do at Neste serves one purpose: to create a healthier planet for our children. Over the past ten years, Neste’s transformation journey has taken the company from a local oil refining company to becoming a global leader in renewable and circular solutions.


Our purpose pushes us forward to search for new ways to reduce the amount of carbon released into the atmosphere, and to innovate circular solutions to reuse carbon again and again. Are you going to help us combat climate change?

Neste Netherlands is part of the Finnish parent company Neste. The plant in Rotterdam produces renewable fuels. Together with 200 colleagues we are working everyday to operate, maintain, and improve the plant in an efficient and safe manner.


We are looking for a (senior) Supply Chain Planner to join our Supply Chain Steering team in Rotterdam.


Your part in Neste’s journey


The Supply Chain Steering team provides steering and planning of the whole renewable supply chain to maximize profitability, from supply to production to sales, including blending, quality and inventory management. The Supply Chain Steering team is part of Renewable Platform Supply Chain Management (RP SCM).


Neste is supplying renewable diesel and recently entered the renewable aviation fuel and renewable polymer and chemicals markets. For Europe we are searching for a Supply Chain planner who will be responsible for planning, steering, optimising and developing the supply chains of these business units.


As a Supply Chain Planner in the Neste supply chains you will be part of a global team of logistics, production and supply chain planners (S&OP & S&OE). In this team you will have a view and influence to the whole chain and an opportunity to contribute to the overall efficiency and success of Renewables platform.



In your role, you will focus on but not limited to the following tasks and responsibilities:


  • Planning, steering and optimization of European Renewable feedstock and product flows
  • Managing renewable feedstock and product inventories for refineries and external storages
  • Scheduling of sustainability compliance (biocriteria) of renewable feedstock and product flows
  • Coordination and communication with production, supply chain planners, sales, supply, businesses, commercial operations, compliance, chartering and shipping operations to steer and execute the global plan
  • Participating in logistical problem solving and investigations within production and global supply chains
  • Participating in other projects in cooperation with key internal stakeholders e.g. logistic procurement, strategic development managers, business, technical managers (e.g. entering new markets and business models, implementation of new logistics services suppliers and strategic projects)
  • Development of planning and reporting tools and processes
  • Backup for and job rotation within the European supply chain planning team



As the business is growing, we need to continuously renew and develop our ways of working and integrate new initiatives to our business and work processes. In addition to the Supply Chain Steering team, the Supply Chain Planner will be working with colleagues from across the organisation and from different locations.



Keys to success in this role


The best combination of experiences, skills and background is


  • Masters or Bachelor degree from business studies in Logistics, Supply Chain or Maritime Management
  • Relevant work experience in supply chain management, logistics, renewable business, commercial or trading operations (wet bulk)
  • Experience in the aviation and or oil & chemical supply chains is preferred
  • Strong communication and collaboration skills and fluency in English, both spoken and written.
  • Team work skills and also ability to steer own and others work independently
  • Ability to work with complex and changing situations and flexible work attitude
  • Good interpersonal and networking skills
  • Decisive and strong solution oriented skills
  • Analytical and fact driven approach
  • Experience with SAP, Spiral, PowerBI and Google tools



We also value


  • Familiarity with vegetable oils, fats and biofuel markets
  • Experience with optimization, planning or simulation tools
  • Ability to plan and prioritise one’s own work
  • Sustainability regulations




In accordance, we believe in people who find new ways of doing things – people for whom safety and sustainability are part of their professional skills. Customer mindset is essential to all of us and we work hard to find the best solutions for our customers. We believe everyone is a leader and share a natural desire for collaboration. If all this, as well as our values of responsibility, cooperation, innovation and excellence resonates with you, you are the talent we are looking for.


Come and do meaningful work in a community that has its eyes set forward!


The recruitment process includes interviews and aptitude tests.


Please submit your application as soon as possible.


If you have any questions, get in touch with our recruiter Jacob Faber via


Join us in creating a healthier planet for our children.


Our success is based on our people who are the driving force behind Neste’s transformation to become a global leader in renewable and circular solutions. We are also committed to carbon neutral production by 2035. The passion that we have for creating a healthier planet for our children is what makes us unique. We have set high standards for biodiversity, human rights and supply chain. We have consistently been included in the Dow Jones Sustainability Indices and the Global 100 list of the world’s most sustainable companies.  To carry out our strategy and business growth, our values guide our work. We support, develop and take care of the wellbeing of our people to enable them to grow, innovate and build our future.


We care. We have courage. We cooperate.


At Neste we want our people to feel good and do good. We provide clear and transparent targets, development opportunities, empowering leadership as well as rewards based on role and responsibilities.  The world is going through changes. At Neste our strategy reflects the understanding and mindset that we can be in charge of these changes to serve our purpose: to create a healthier planet for our children. In the end, it is the people who make the company.


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