FAAC Group, world leader in access automation, parking and access control, including 32 sales companies, more than 2.700 employees worldwide and 18 manufacturing plants, is looking for a Production Planning Specialist, within the department Production Planning & Procurement.

It is essential for the role to revise production schedules when required, due to Engineering Change (EC) notices and labor or material fluctuations, while collaborating with Engineering, Production, and Supply Chain. Some additional day-to-day items will include releasing work orders to departments, working closely with cross-functional teams to ensure on-time delivery of goods, participating in daily Gemba walks and hosting and participating in regular kaizen events.

What we offer:

The role gives you the opportunity to work in a fast –growing international company. You will be part of a dynamic and flexible team. You have the chance to get a deep insight in the function of Production Planning within an international Headquarter.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Create and manage leveled production schedule for assigned Value Stream(s)
  • Conduct capacity planning for material-supply and production work centers
  • Prepare and release production schedules and monitor daily / weekly schedule adherence
  • Maintain Supermarket and Point-of-Use inventory levels to meet business objectives
  • Create, monitor, and distribute material availability reports for assigned Value Stream(s)
  • Work with Sourcing to ensure all supplier sourcing decisions net the lowest total cost to our business while upholding supply and quality requirements, and design specifications
  • Coordinate daily with all levels of the supply chain including Suppliers, Purchasing and the Warehouse
  • Create, analyze, monitor, and distribute Value Stream metrics and key performance indicators
  • Maintain compliance, enterprise resource planning master data, and transactional data as required
  • Plan inter-plant/subsidiaries supply requirements and delivery schedules
  • Respond to change productively, creatively and proactively


  • Degree in Engineering/Business Administration
  • Fluency in English, written and spoken
  • Available to travel abroad
  • Knowledge of SAP will be considered as a plus


  • Good communication, negotiation and interpersonal skills
  • Strong analytical skills and problem solving ability
  • Results driven, goal oriented and customer focused
  • High flexibility
  • Great enthusiasm and motivation

Contract: Fixed-Term (duration of circa one year)