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Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates
Closing date: 20 December 2022


At Saab, we constantly look ahead and push boundaries regarded as technically impossible. We collaborate with colleagues around the world who all share our challenge – to make the world a safer place.  

Your role

You will contribute to all Supply Chain activities, focus on production planning and future business as well as storage management.

Specific Responsibilities of the Production Planner:

  • Implement MRP for supply chain activities including building structure.
  • Create Manufacturing Shop Orders using MRP. Review and update all open shop orders as needed.
  • Create Material Requisitions for Purchasing, including quantities and required dates.
  • Manage that material is available in time for production.
  • Storage management.
  • Support manufacturing by creating production schedules.
  • Collaborate with Supply chain and Engineering to coordinate Engineering Change Orders (ECOs).
  • Collaborate with cross functional groups including Logistics, Supply Chain, Sales and Engineering.
  • Be a subject matter expert of the production/material process flow and be a partner to the Manufacturing team.

Specific Responsibilities of the Business:

  • Translate operational business needs into analytics requirements and provide a structured approach to analysis.
  • Provides analysis, related to business operations, productivity, performance, planning, work methods and procedures.
  • Work with manufacturing and support teams to establish and improve processes.
  • Keep design and building structure up to date according to pricing.
  • Represent production in the sales and operational planning process.

Experince & Skills

Bachelor's degree with a minimum of 5 years of related experience in Supply Chain Planning, Master Scheduling, Inventory, and/or Operations Planning as well as Business Intelligence.

Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities:

  • Strong understanding of MRP and application of principles, concepts, practices, and standards related to End to End Supply Chain concepts.
  • Experience in scheduling manufacturing and production control techniques.
  • Prefer experience with ERP systems and planning software.
  • Strong communication, presentation, analytical and problem-solving skills.
  • Sound leadership qualities and demonstrated good judgment.
  • Strong computer skills, including Microsoft Office experience required.
  • Understanding in ISO-9001, Lean Manufacturing and Six Sigma is highly desirable.
  • Ability to communicate well with all levels of staff and with other departments.
  • You must be able to express yourself in English, both oral and in written word.
  • Driver’s license

This position requires that you undergo a security screening in accordance with the Saab internal processes.