Production Planner

As a Production Planner at GKN, you are an important piece in ensuring the availability of the right parts at the right time for our production lines. As a Production Planner, you must have an interest in and a good knowledge of logistics.

You will have responsibility for a broad range of products and a varied workday.

The position reports to Planning Manager, Sjur Ulleberg.

Application deadline: March 15, 2023
Location: Kongsberg, Norway

Main tasks:

  • Plan the material flow required to produce according to the delivery schedules.
  • Maintain a production plan for the workshop that supports the delivery schedules and efficient production.
  • Optimize and improve start-up and delivery precision.
  • Reduce lead times and capital commitment in our material flow.
  • Coordinate and control the availability of raw materials and plan accordingly.
  • Coordinate and control the availability of raw materials and plan accordingly.
  • Work to identify bottlenecks and constraints in the flow. Create action plans.
  • Act as a link between procurement, central planning, logistics, and operations.
  • Gain control over the overall flow, lead times, and buffers.

Desired qualifications:

  • Relevant higher education from a vocational school, college or university.
  • Good technical and economic understanding.
  • Good understanding of logistics.
  • 3-5 years of relevant experience and familiarity with modern production philosophy.
  • Experience with SAP and Excel.
  • Good oral and written language skills in Norwegian and English are required.

We are looking for someone who enjoys improvement work and has a good understanding of processes and logistics as a whole. We also expect you to have good collaboration skills, be responsible and structured, and have a positive attitude.

We can offer:

  • Exciting challenges in a high-tech environment.
  • Collaboration with international customers and partners.
  • Good career and development opportunities in an international company.
  • A good social and professional environment where we help each other grow.

What is it like to work with us? Get to know GKN Norway here.

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