Central Planning Manager (m/f/x)

Liechtenstein, Nendeln
Reference No: WD-0007408

What's the role?

Working in Hilti’s Global Logistics organization, you will contribute to our value creation and operational performance through managing the Supply and Operations Planning process with focus on Production (MPS) and Distribution Planning.

Who is Hilti?

If you’re new to the industry, you might not have heard of us. We provide leading-edge tools, technologies, software and services for the global construction sector. We have a proud heritage, built over 75 years, and a worldwide reputation for pioneering products and exceptional service.

With 30,000 people in more than 120 countries, which we’re looking to expand, we’re a great place for you to show us your worth, step up to new challenges and grow your career.

What does the role involve?

As Central Planning Manager, you will be in charge for the Operations Planning process within our Global S&OP.
Responsible for the Product Availability, Inventory, COGS, OPEX on a global scale for a BU product portfolio. You will supervise and consolidate demand requirements, partner with Production and the BU teams to define a capacity and production plan. Manage central availability allocation and distribution in line with tactical planning cycle. Be accountable for root cause analysis and improvement actions. Continuously improve End-to-End Supply Chain performance and Service to Customer.

Be part of an international and diverse team with strong expertise in Supply Chain Planning and Logistics processes. The team has a Global scope and interacts with HQ functions in Business Units, Global Logistics, Process Management and with Markets/Regional Planning teams, Production Plants and Suppliers.

What do we offer?

We offer you a unique place to work, where you are part of a creative and diverse team. We give you many opportunities to develop yourself and we will support you in shaping your individual career path. Join our positive team spirit!

Our integrated worldwide supply chain offers the opportunity to understand the entire end-to-end logistics operation, serving both our global market organizations and last mile operations to our direct customers at their construction sites.

Our Global Logistics center is located in Nendeln Liechtenstein with our state-of-the art fully automated warehouse, in the beautiful and mountainous Rhine Valley. It is in close vicinity to a direct train stop for easy commuting to the Swiss and Austrian borders. Additionally, Hilti e-bikes are readily available for you to use free of charge!

We want you to work your best in a familial environment and offers such as flexible working/part time arrangements, outdoor tennis courts, free parking slots and day care for your children are just some of the ways we do that.

Why should you apply?

You are someone who wants to influence your own development. You’re looking for a company where you have the opportunity to pursue your interests across functions and geographies, where a job title is not considered a final destination but the starting point.

What you need is:

  • Master’s / University degree preferably in Supply Chain Management and Operations
  • 3+ years’ experience in Demand and Supply Planning role in a Global organization with Central Planning Setup
  • Passionate about Planning, Operations, S&OP and to create enthusiastic customers
  • Strong quantitative and analytical skills with a keen attention to details
  • Collaborative team member with strong problem-solving skills
  • Ability to work in a dynamic, fast and changing environment
  • SCM systems know-how most and preferable in SAP/R3, SAP/APO, BI, Blue Yonder (JDA)
  • APICS CPIM or CSCP certification is considered a plus
  • Effective verbal and written communication, Fluent in English, German is a plus

Does this sound like you? We look forward to your application! For further questions, please feel free to contact the hiring manager Federico Scotti Di Uccio, Head of S&OP / SC Planning Process Management.

Hilti is an equal opportunity employer.

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