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Business:  Hiab
Job Function:  Logistics

Ellesmere, SHR, GB


As pioneers and global leader, Hiab is ambitious to write forward our success story, inspiring and shaping our industry. The world in which we operate with our class-leading products, intelligent services and innovative digital solutions is constantly changing.

Join Hiab's journey - to inspire and shape the future of intelligent load handling


We are looking for a Planner, who will perform a wide range of tasks. In this role you will ensure timely and effective support is given to customers, the sales team and installation steams.


This position is based in Hiab's office in Ellesmere and will report to the Sales Business Support Manager.


Main tasks and responsibilities


  • Ensure Customers and the Sales team remain informed on the status of orders
  • Manage the Installation Planning Process and maintain the Master Production Schedule
  • Lead the weekly planning meetings with each depot, as well as weekly update meetings with the sales teams
  • Provide KPIs to management and present during Master Plan review meeting
  • Liaise with Bodybuilders for schedules and deliveries and monitor chassis arrival/dispatch, whilst liaising with chassis dealers
  • Request vehicle movements with Logistics team

What you’ll need to succeed


•    GCSE level or equivalent 

Working experience:
•     Previous experience in a planning or production type role or similar

Competencies and Skill:
•    Possess good I.T. skills, including Google Suit or MS Office knowledge, and have experience in SAP
•    Exceptional interpersonal and customer service skills, with excellent written and verbal communication skills
•    Be confident and comfortable interfacing with other departments and stakeholders
•    Be self-motivated, capable of working under pressure, and able to operate with minimal supervision
•    Be a good team player and flexible with regards to tasks performed


You will be part of


We offer you a position in a global organisation where you are challenged with interesting and diverse tasks. These tasks will provide a great opportunity for you to grow professionally.


Interested to join?


If you are excited about this opportunity, please submit your application now.



Hiab is part of Cargotec

Hiab is the world's leading provider of on-road load handling equipment, intelligent services and digitally connected solutions. As the industry pioneer, Hiab's more than 3,300 employees worldwide focus on our commitment to increase efficiency in our customers' businesses and to shape the future of intelligent load handling.


Hiab's offering encompasses class-leading load-handling equipment, including HIAB loader cranes, LOGLIFT and JONSERED forestry and recycling cranes, MOFFETT truck mounted forklifts, MULTILIFT demountables, and tail lifts under the ZEPRO, DEL, and WALTCO fabrands. Hiab's ProCareTM service, award-winning HiVisionTM crane control system, and HiConnectTM platform demonstrate our constant drive to provide intelligent services and connected solutions that add value to our customers.


Hiab is part of Cargotec. Cargotec's (Nasdaq Helsinki: CGCBV) sales in 2021 totalled approximately EUR 3.3 billion and it employs around 11,500 people.