Manager Production Planning

  • Category: Manufacturing
  • Location: Alingsas, SE

Leading the Production Planning team to ensure we secure production capacity to deliver to our customers as promised will be your task. Enabling a sustainable future is your contribution! 

Take part in some of our times biggest projects within renewable energy
Your main responsibility is to secure the availability of our in-house produced material to achieve high delivery accuracy and short lead times so that customer delivery dates can be met. You are the process owner for all processes related to production planning, and will continuously work with identifying and implementing improvement initiatives to ensure a cost-efficient and accurate process. 

Your daily tasks will include:
•    Set strategic direction and participate in modifying the NKT processes, KPIs, and system solutions for the in-house produced items
•    Participate in and drive the phase-in and phase-out of in-house produced materials from the supply chain
•    Set, measure, and ensure achievement of KPI targets
•    Ensure that proper master data parameters are set and updated in the system
•    Lead the Production Planning team – ensure there is a common process for planning

You see the teams achievements as your own
To be successful in this role, we believe that you have a deep understanding of all aspects of the planning process, and how it relates to our customers and results. You are a leader who goes by example, and have the ability to explain technical matters with ease. Furthermore, you will be in a position with various interfaces, this entails that you have to have great communication skills to get your point across and also the curiosity and humbleness to see things from others' points of view. 

•    University degree in engineering, business, logistics – or equivalent working experience
•    Min. 5 years of working experience in planning and/or supply chain
•    SAP skills om production and planning – skills in sales, purchasing, and warehousing is beneficial
•    Being fluent in Swedish and English – German is beneficial

Join an organization that is growing at breakneck speed!
NKT is committed to fostering a diverse organization and a culture where people from different backgrounds can thrive and are inspired to perform at their best. We believe that a diverse organization enables sustainable performance, and that an inclusive and welcoming culture makes for a better place to work. 

We offer an unique opportunity to develop and grow in an organization with a leading industry position, and a culture where personal development is strongly promoted.

Also, apart from being compensated for your work, we have a generous benefits package with a specific focus on health and well-being. 

We will review applications continuously but we recommend you to apply no later than the 30th of September. Be aware that personality tests might be included in the recruitment process.

If you have any questions regarding the position, you are very welcome to contact Hiring Manager Erik Lid at In case you have any inquiries about the recruitment process please reach out to HRBP Sara Karlsson,, +46 70 202 64 51. Please note that due to the GDPR regulations we cannot accept any applications via e-mail.

Be a Connector of the green tomorrow!

About NKT
At NKT, we are all Connectors. We connect to develop leading technologies that enable the world’s transition to renewable energy - and we stay connected to grow as people and professionals. As a company, NKT connects a greener world with high-quality power cable technology - designing, manufacturing and installing low-, medium- and high-voltage power cable solutions and accessories that support the green transition. NKT is headquartered in Denmark, employs 4,500 people in more than 15 countries, and realized revenue of EUR 2,1 billion in 2022. We connect a greener world.

What we offer:

Remote work possibilities

Flexible working hours

Strong safety culture

Exciting career development opportunities

Global company & Scandinavian culture

Hightech industry environment

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