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Production Planner (m/f/d)

About the role

Location: Austria - Schwechat

Hours: Full-Time

Type of Contract: Permanent


We provide solutions for a better tomorrow.


Are you driven by constantly finding improvement measures and providing good service to customers?

We are hiring extensive Sales & Operations professional, who can take on this responsibility to achieve new goals with us, and is interested in growing further into other Sales & Operations Planning roles.  In this interesting and challenging role, you will be responsible for providing cost minimal schedule within the boundaries of the plan. You will develop tool supported production schedules with optimal production cycle and minimal cost for finished goods and providing feedback on schedule feasibility to supply planning. You will manage availability based on our segmentation for exceptional customer satisfaction. You will also manage cost-optimal inventory structure, changes in production schedule based on transition matrix and safety stock utilization decisions in alignment with demand response team.


As our new Production Planner, these will be your main responsibilities:

  • You follow up local inventory and stock placement policy, reduce slow moving stock, and ensure accuracy of all stocks by timely and accurate goods receipt.
  • You align with production and material flow on up-to-date transition matrices and sequence lists, are responsible for related master data input and actively utilize the transition matrix to achieve cost minimal schedules.
  • You create selling awareness: pro-actively pushes sales via Demand Response to balance the inventory
  • You adjust volumes offered for sales on a packaging level to maintain availability
  • You manage and find solutions for local supply crisis situation
  • You participate in Customer Support Teams in order to drive & continuously improve the our processes for improved customer satisfaction at optimised cost


About you

You have already several years of experience in a supply chain, business or operations environment preferably in the petrochemical/chemical industry or similar industries (e.g. car, paper, wood, steel). You have a University degree (Bachelors/Masters) in a related field, example in Supply Chain, Engineering, Business Management or Economics. To succeed in this role, it is important that you can communicate fluently in German and in English. You have experience through being responsible of different steps of Sales & Operations Planning processes in the past, have excellent knowledge in SAP-APO general and PPDS tool. You also have a good understanding of a combination of business, supply chain and finance know how. You are a strong supporter of fact based decision-making and business case preparations. You have excellent analysis and conceptualisation skills and excellent presentation skills based upon an ability to compile analyses and propose solutions. You are willing to go the extra mile, while continuously developing further within the interesting world of Sales & Operations.
Thinking of ambitions, you are interested in a future role as a supply planner or even take it a step further and have the ambition to grow into a leadership role. Finally, you are a strong influencer who sets directions, engages and inspires people and is able to translate complex situations into simple terms.

About Borealis and our offer

We are here for you! If you have any questions, please contact Claudia Preslmaier, (claudia.preslmaier@borealisgroup.com). Please note that applications via e-mail will not be accepted since we are serious about protection of your personal data, so thank you for applying online.


Following Austrian law regulations, we offer, reflecting your experiences, skills and competencies, competitive compensation based on the collective labour agreement chemical industry starting at EUR 63 388,92 annual gross salary (based on 38 hrs/week) and are willing to pay more based on your experience and background. In addition, we offer a yearly bonus and a voluntary company pension plan.


We reserve the right to close this vacancy for further applications when we have received sufficient applications that meet the advertised requirements and will contact you as soon as screening is closed.


Borealis is one of the world’s leading providers of advanced and circular polyolefin solutions and a European market leader in base chemicals, fertilizers and the mechanical recycling of plastics. We leverage our polymers expertise and decades of experience to offer value adding, innovative and circular material solutions for key industries. In re-inventing for more sustainable living, we build on our commitment to safety, our people and excellence as we accelerate the transformation to a circular economy and expand our geographical footprint. www.borealisgroup.com | www.borealiseverminds.com | careers.borealisgroup.com


We go beyond boundaries. Together.




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