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Planning Manager

Landis+Gyr is a leading global provider of integrated energy management solutions. We measure and analyze energy utilization to generate empowering analytics for smart grid and infrastructure management, enabling utilities and consumers to reduce energy consumption. Our innovative and proven portfolio of software, services and intelligent sensor technology is a key driver to decarbonize the grid. Having avoided more than 9 million tons of CO2 in FY 2021 and committed to achieve carbon neutrality by 2030, Landis+Gyr manages energy better – since 1896. 
With sales of USD 1.5 billion in FY 2021, Landis+Gyr employs around 6,500 talented people across five continents.


The Production Planning will lead the development and implementation of the Production Scheduling strategy to facilitate the cost-effective flow of mechandise from suppliers to customers. This role will be responsible for Demand Planning. 

  • Experience of SAP System with exposure to supply chain/production/meterial master/bill of materials/warehouse - internal and external
  • Understanding of capacity planning within a SAP environment (deputizing for MPS when required)
  • Overview of the daily build plan, that encompasses manufacturing cells and sub assembly areas
  • Deal with daily backlof of customer shipments - and scheduling deliveries and providing information to the Customer Service Team on past dues, missing components, recovery dates, tracking information, and support of the Supply Chain Team
  • Take necessary actions to eliminate delays to ensure adherence to production and shipping schedules. Create workflow changes as necessary on an on-going basis for prevention plan for timing issues. Communicate all changes to staff members to ensure engagement and comprehension
  • Supports in planning capacity and fulfillment demand with plant manufacturing operations
  • May work with manufacturing team and participates in the development of monthly production volume planning using the business forecast, inventory position, actual customer orders, and the defined capacity parameters
  • Liaise with production team to communicate firm deliverables to the production plan
  • Support NPI product implementation
  • Reviewing production schedules and shipping schedules to ensure that orders are delivered on time
  • Coordinating with warehouse managers to ensure that items are available when they are needed
  • Collaborating with production to ensure that production schedules are in line with seasonal trends
  • Overview of the forecast of future demand based
  • Coordinating with other departments such as sales and marketing to ensure that products are available when customers need them
  • Works in close cooperation with peers to achieve the objectives related to delivery performace, inventories, and log costs
  • Liaise with Sales organization on demand management and customer delivery
  • Assure the flawless material supply to the production
  • Anticipate potential problems and risks, and generate ideas, insight, and solutions to resolve potential problems, followed by decisive action to implement solutions
  • To work according of the I.M.S. including ISO 9K, 45K, 14K, 27K, and 22301

Required Skills:

  • Strong knowledge of production planning/purchasing/logistics management
  • Strong SAP skills (S4/Hana Implementation is a plus)
  • +5 years SAP (Demand Planning)
  • Microsoft Office Excel (Vlook up/Pivot tables, etc)
  • Full understanding of the supply chain process
  • Planning, negotiations, and agreements/contract management experience
  • Electronic Requirement Planning knowledge
  • Apics Certificate
  • Minimum 5 years of managerial and leadership experience in supply Chain Management within a high-volume manufacturing environment
  • English business fluency is a must
  • Negotiations and communciation capability
  • Ability to lead/participate in multinational project/working groups
  • Track record of driving operational excellence, implementing significant improvements resulting in cost reductions
  • High energy, data driven, and results oriented
  • Excellent change management skills, hands-on and results oriented with a fearless approach to work

Required Experience:

  • Master Scheduling, MRP and Inventory Control, ERP System Knowledge (or equivalent)
  • Information Management Systems (MS Office, SAP and Agility)
  • Business degree in Engineering or Bussines Administration, and / or the equivalent work experience





If you have the drive and enthusiasm to accept this challenge and to work in a very dynamic, cross functional and international environment, we are looking forward to meeting you. Click apply now.

Job Title:  Planning Manager

Requisition ID:  19582

Reynosa, TAM, MX

Workplace Type:  Hybrid
Career Level:  Experienced
Date Posted:  May 16, 2024

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