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Business:  Kalmar
Job Function:  Logistics

Kansas City Metro Area, US

Master Planner

Making your next move count


Kalmar keeps global trade moving. Our innovative solutions contribute to every fourth container movement in the world and help transform the future of cargo handling. We believe in collaboration, delivering on our promises and that people make the difference.


Purpose of the position
Master Planner is responsible for master planning for selected MAU(s) and product lines. 

•    Plans new orders to Master Plan and provides delivery time confirmation to Sales/Order Management
•    Supports Sales and Order Management during sales process by providing estimated delivery time for quotations
•    Primary contact for Sales and Order Management for topics concerning planning and scheduling of orders
•    Owner of the Master Plan, Master Plan may be manual and/or system supported
•    Maintains Master Plan on regular basis so that Master Plan provides reliable information for all users and drives correct demand for components through ERP planning (minimum weekly)
•    Supports monthly IBP planning by creating MAU and product specific supply plans based on support and feedback from other functions in MAU and Sourcing
•    Implement agreed monthly IBP volumes to Master Plan to drive supplier forecasts and works in co-operation with Sourcing and Material Planning to ensure accurate forecasts are provided suppliers
•    Responsible for ensuring that Master Plan (manual and/or system supported) and ERP plans are updated with planning BOM information for the required planning horizon
•    Responsible to hand over production order for execution to production planner in agreed timeline and according to agreed rules and work in cooperation with production 
•    Drive continuous improvements and collaboration with other functions for area of responsibility

What you’ll need to succeed:


●    University degree in engineering or business or similar competence with work experience
●    Master planning/production planning
●    Sales and operations planning / IBP
●    Production and supply chain management
●    Sales process and order management 
●    Collaboration skills and effective networking skills
●    Communication skills
●    Knowledge of MEQ products, organization and people
●    Knowledge of LN ERP, KIS, SAP, other Kalmar/Cargotec IM systems
●    5 year experience from production, supply chain mgmt., master planning or similar 
●    Fluent in English


●    Ability for decision making and following agreed rules
●    Capable to work under pressure and with tight deadlines
●    Capable to work in global organization with colleagues from different cultures
●    Capable to work independently

You will be part of:


We believe in our people as it is our people who really make the difference. We always work in close collaboration with our customers, deliver on our promises and never walk away no matter how big the challenge. We succeed because we do it together. 

With us, you will have the opportunity to realise your potential and become an important member of our global team

Kalmar is part of Cargotec


Kalmar offers the widest range of cargo handling solutions and services to ports, terminals, distribution centres and to the heavy industry. Kalmar is the industry forerunner in terminal automation and in energy efficient container handling, with one in four container movements around the globe being handled by a Kalmar solution. Through its extensive product portfolio, global service network and ability to enable a seamless integration of different terminal processes, Kalmar improves the efficiency of every move. www.kalmarglobal.com
Kalmar is part of Cargotec. Cargotec's sales in 2018 totalled approximately EUR 3.3 billion and it employs around 12,000 people. www.cargotec.com

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Nearest Major Market: Kansas City