Supply Chain Specialist

Richmond, VA

AdvanSix plays a critical role in global supply chains, innovating and delivering essential products for our customers in a wide variety of end markets and applications that touch people’s lives, such as building and construction, fertilizers, plastics, solvents, packaging, paints, coatings, adhesives and electronics. Our reliable and sustainable supply of quality products emerges from the vertically integrated value chain of our three U.S.-based manufacturing facilities. AdvanSix strives to deliver best-in-class customer experiences and differentiated products in the industries of nylon solutions, chemical intermediates, and plant nutrients, guided by our core values of Safety, Integrity, Accountability and Respect. More information on AdvanSix can be found at

Why work at AdvanSix?

  • We provide benefits that are industry competitive and focused on employee well-being
  • Total Rewards program includes a competitive compensation, health, dental, vision & wellness programs, paid vacation, 401K with company matching, health savings programs, disability & life insurance, employee assistance program
  • Tuition reimbursement for continued education, certifications, training and development
  • Flexible work options to help balance work/life demands (at participating AdvanSix sites)
  • Work within a fast paced and innovative company, meeting passionate colleagues and partners with diverse backgrounds and experiences 

Job Responsibilities:

  • Drive efficiency across the supply chain through planning and forecasting material replenishment and a production schedule that anticipates and adapts to variable demand requirements in support of the operating plan (S&OP).
  • Ensure production and shipping schedule can support weekly and monthly demand to meet internal and external demand on time at the plant, warehouses and tollers.
  • Recommend and execute an inventory supply plan to meet customer needs and maintain appropriate inventory targets and/or Days of Supply
  • Responsible for raw material and finished goods inventories at the Plant, warehouses and tollers. Ensure adequate supply of raw materials to meet planned production. Perform weekly/monthly book v. physical reconciliations and resolve discrepancies.
  • Support and expand on all opportunities to level load the plan to drive improvements in inventory, on-time-delivery, fulfillment, cycle time, capacity management, and growth.
  • Organize and facilitate monthly meetings with key supply chain internal and external stakeholders including Toller management and Raw Material Suppliers, as well as leading/attending Raw Materials call with Procurement, Frankford, and Chesterfield Planners.
  • Develop and deliver multi-mode communications channels to effectively manage internal demand of chemicals to locations and external demand of customer sales including orders out of the plant and/or at toller locations.
  • Facilitate tag-up meetings/calls with Product Managers, Sales, Customer Service, and/or other Planners to provide insight and direction for specific inventories.
  • Own and maintain the forecasting tools and spreadsheets. Seeing ahead to future possibilities and translating them into breakthrough strategies.
  • Resolve SAP issues/errors and drive real-time inventory through corrective action plans.
  • Maintain and review SAP data and clear old STOs (Stock Transfer orders) that were canceled and/or charged.
  • Work across organizational boundaries to drive outcomes from Procurement, Logistics, Finance, Sales/Commercial, and Plant Operations.
  • Perform operating system activities and support, identifying areas for continuous improvement on delivery times, cost, and quality of materials from vendors. Recognize forward risks in the supply chain and accurately communicate implications with proposed solutions.
  • Perform process order close activities

Basic Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s degree in Business, Engineering, Supply Chain or related field, or relevant working experience.
  • 3+ years’ experience in Supply Chain, Operations, Logistics, or Production scheduling.
  • Experience in SAP.
  • Intermediate skills in Microsoft Excel.

Additional Qualifications:

  • Knowledge of Chemical and/or Refining Industry.
  • Proficiency of MS Office.
  • Strong verbal and written communications skills.
  • Understanding of 24-Hour Bulk Production Facilities.
  • Experience developing process and procedures.
  • Knowledge of Sales & Operations Planning Process, Inventory Record Accuracy, Material Usage Variance.
  • Planning and prioritizing work to meet commitments aligned with organizational goals.
  • Demonstrated ability to work effectively with cross-functional teams at all levels of an organization.
  • Experience interacting with customers on a regular basis, building relationships, selling, and providing serv

At AdvanSix, we are dedicated to building a diverse, inclusive, and authentic workplace, so if you’re excited about this role but your past work experience doesn’t perfectly align with every qualification in the job posting, we encourage you to still apply. You may just be the right candidate for this or other roles.

AdvanSix is an equal opportunity employer. Qualified applicants will be considered without regard to age, race, creed, color, national origin, ancestry, marital status, affectional or sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, disability, nationality, sex, religion, veteran status, or any other protected classification.

To all agencies: Please, no phone calls or emails to any employee of AdvanSix about this opening. All resumes submitted by search firms/employment agencies to any employee at AdvanSix via-email, the internet or in any form and/or method will be deemed the sole property of AdvanSix, unless such search firms/employment agencies were engaged by AdvanSix for this position and a valid agreement with AdvanSix is in place. In the event a candidate who was submitted outside of the AdvanSix agency engagement process is hired, no fee or payment of any kind will be paid.


Application Process

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  • It is easy to apply for AdvanSix jobs online. Create a profile in DayForce and upload your resume or fill in the form with your job history.
  • Your profile and resume will be reviewed by a recruiter and you’ll be notified via email whether you will be proceeding with the interview process
  • The first interview will be a telephone screening with the HR and recruiting team, If there is mutual interest, there will be additional interviews with the team and an in-person site visit
  • Once interviews are completed, if you are determined a good fit for the AdvanSix team, a formal offer will be extended. Offers will first be verbally given and quickly followed by a formal letter via email
  • Every offer is contingent on the successful completion of the pre-employment and background checks required for the position.
  • We can’t wait for you to join the team!