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Material Planner

You as Material Planner will be part of Hitachi Energy High Voltage business based in Dammam, Saudi Arabia. You will be conducting all activities related to the handling of parts and semi-finished or final products in the warehouse or from the production line. Maintaining inventory record accurately.

Your responsibilities

  • Monitoring of production requirements and coordinating with production planning and SCM team in ensuring material availability.
  • Segmentation and safety stock & Inventory parameters.
  • Calculating and maintaining in the planning systems and the SAP the inventory parameters: safety stock, reorder point, lot size, lead-time, and replenishment strategies.
  • Collaborating with buyers for obtaining the best possible on-time delivery, lead-time.
  • Communicate with third party warehouse in order to make sure material availability in production line.
  • Support cycle counting and or year-end inventory counting. Conducting financial risk assessments decisions relating to inventory, conducting root case analysis when necessary.
  • Analyzing excess and obsolete or aging inventory. Taking appropriate action for optimizing inventory performance, in collaboration with sales, marketing, manufacturing and Procurement and Logistics.
  • Living Hitachi Energy’s core values of safety and integrity, which means taking responsibility for your own actions while caring for your colleagues and the business.

Your background

  • A bachelor’s degree or high diploma in relevant field.
  • 3+ years of experience in similar position. 
  • Knowledge of Excel. 
  • Experience with SAP or similar ERP system. 
  • Strong communication and organizing skills. 
  • Proficiency in both spoken and written English language is required.

Location Dammam, Eastern Region, Saudi Arabia
Job type Full time
Experience Experienced
Job function Production & Skilled Trades
Contract Regular
Publication date 2024-05-02
Reference number R0050994

About Hitachi Energy

Hitachi Energy is a global technology leader that is advancing a sustainable energy future for all. We serve customers in the utility, industry and infrastructure sectors with innovative solutions and services across the value chain. Together with customers and partners, we pioneer technologies and enable the digital transformation required to accelerate the energy transition towards a carbon-neutral future. 

We employ more than 40,000 people in 90 countries who each day work with purpose and use their different backgrounds to challenge the status quo. We welcome you to apply today and be part of a global team that appreciates a simple truth: Diversity + Collaboration = Great Innovation.