Material Planner

Singapore, Region Office
Reference No: 13845

What's the role?

The Material Planner will be responsible to ensure that there is an optimization of stock and service level at all locations in line with company objectives.

Who is Hilti?

If you’re new to our industry, you might not have heard of us. We provide leading-edge tools, technologies, software and services for the global construction sector. We have a proud heritage, built over 75 years, and a worldwide reputation for pioneering products and first-rate service. With some 29,000 people in more than 120 countries, we’re a great place for you to show us your worth as you learn, grow and carve-out your career.

What does the role involve?

Partner with internal stakeholders such as Sales, Marketing and Finance to achieve targeted sales and delivery performance
Responsible for planning, forecasting and the release of purchasing orders to ensure targeted product availability at optimum inventory levels with pro-active management of system / planning alerts
Primary driver of marketing efforts to reduce obsolescence (obsolescence pre-warning, sell-offs, pruning). This also includes ensuring all promotions and phase-in, phase-out items are planned effectively; define SKU positioning for the respective markets.

Our logistics operation is special because we own our whole supply chain, something that’s almost unique for a company of our size.

What do we offer?

We’ll give you what you need to excel in your role, including ongoing training from the start. Your responsibilities will be great and, with them, we'll give you the freedom and autonomy to do whatever it takes to deliver outstanding results.

Show us what you’re made of and we’ll offer you opportunities to move around the business – to work abroad, experience different job functions and tackle different markets. It’s a great way to find the right match for your ambitions and achieve the exciting career you’re after.
On top of these, we have a thorough people review process, unlike any we know of in any other business. We screen everyone in the company in a yearly career performance matching process. It means we can pair talent with opportunities - developing our people in their current roles or challenging them to work in new ways or in new places. It’s how we find the right fit and further our teams personally and professionally.

Why should you apply?

We have an excellent mix of people, which we believe makes for a more vibrant, more innovative, more productive team. So, if you’ve never worked in construction, that’s fine with us. Success at Hilti is down to teamwork and ability, no matter what your background.

What you need is:

  • A Master or Bachelor in Material Planning / Inventory Management / Supply Chain Management or related disciplines
  • At least 2 years’ experience in material planning and inventory management
  • Proficient with ERP system including DRP / MRP, purchasing, inventory modules and SAP/APO
  • Strong analytical skill in data analysis and reporting
  • Team player with strong customer mind-set
  • Good communication and interpersonal skills
  • Well organized, self-motivated and a “can-do” attitude
  • For future career progression, incumbent must be willing to travel / relocate

By submitting your resume, you confirm and agree that Hilti Asia Pacific Pte Lt and its related companies worldwide (collectively, “Hilti Group”) may collect, use and disclose your data for their recruitment purposes. This may include selecting, evaluating and recruiting candidates for roles or positions that differ from the above job description, but for which we believe that you may be interested in or appropriate for.
We look forward to receiving your application and regret that only shortlisted candidates will be notified.

“You get a unique opportunity to experience all different functions of the supply chain – and, for many people, to do it overseas. We really encourage our teams to challenge the way things are done. If you can make a process simpler, do it, show us.”

- Fabrice, Head of Global Logistics Services

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