Senior Planing Specialist

Senior Planning Specialist 

Location: Katowice - Poland


You will join our Mid-Term Planning Team in Katowice HUB and you’ll work in the heart of Supply Chain, based on Sales forecast provided by Demand Planners you will create short and midterm production and capacity plans. Working closely with Production Schedulers and Material Planners you will ensure right level of finished goods and create a plan for distribution to our customers on dedicated EU markets.


Looking for a real impact?

You will have a full ownership of short and midterm supply chain plans for a dedicated portfolio of products, leading service, inventory, waste, distribution, and production management.

This means you will create a cross-functional network and onboard manufacturing plants, demand planning, and project teams to ensure information flow and operational excellence.

You will be performing root-cause analysis for a continuous improvement plan for your own function contributing to service and inventory improvement and minimizing waste.

On the operational side, you will maintain system master data settings ensuring full system potential.

You will become a part of multifunctional teams working on exciting projects like automatizations, New Product Development, innovations and many more.


What is your background?

You have several years of experience in supply planning in Integrated Business Planning/ S&OP environment from FMCG or any other where shelf life is a constraint.

You have a proven track record with SAP planning tools – ideally with IBP – but extensive APO knowledge will be a great base to master IBP fast. Advanced Excel is a must.

You will be working in an extended cross-functional network as well as with higher management, therefore you feel comfortable leading discussions driving conclusions, and giving recommendations.

Excellent analytical and problem-solving skills give you ease in setting priorities and make you an excellent executor constantly monitoring and following up on goals.


About Upfield!

We are the largest plant-based company in the world, and we believe in doing what’s right for our people, our customers and the planet.

At Upfield our purpose is clear: we make people healthier and happier with nutritious and delicious, natural, plant-based products that are good for you, our planet; and with packaging that’s free from plastic.  We’ve got iconic brands like Rama, Country Crock, Blue Band and Flora that people all over the world know and love. We’ve been a trusted category leader since 1871 and yet we feel like we’re only just getting started.

Performance, Passion and Care define who we are as a company, how we work every day, and the responsibility we feel toward our Associates, our consumers, our business partners and our world.

We are a highly entrepreneurial fast-paced team running a multi-billion Euro business across 60+ countries with the mind-set of a start-up! We are agile, creative, fast-to-market and obsessed with customers and consumers.


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