Production Planning Engineer

Production Planning Engineer


Production planner

Why apply for this role? "Join our team if you want to work in a bunch of happy and positive colleagues, where we have fun at work. Where we on a daily basis have exciting challenges and varying tasks. You will be an important part of a large machinery, where we also create relationships with contacts in many areas. The team spirit is strong, and we help each other to find solutions and get forward all the time." Cristel Colussi, Production planner.

Since our colleague moves on within the company we are looking for a Production planner to work with production, upgrades and maintenance of submarines and surface ships.

Your role

You will be a part of complex forecasting, planning and monitoring of production. This include developing and setting processes and working methods within production planning, in the interfaces with project planning and supply chain and also the production line functions.

Main tasks:

* Create and manage production plans to get high efficiency in production
* Follow up and optimize and adjust production plans
* Coordinate with project management, production management, material supply and logistics
* Analyse and define potential future bottlenecks in machine equipment and human resources
* Develop and improve methods for production planning and logistics

You report to Section Manager for Production Planning and Logistics, Business Area Kockums.

Your profile

We are looking for you with a structured analytical mind and a systematic approach. A success factor in this role is to be clear, forward and communicative and being able to find solutions based on a holistic approach. Further on, you need to be able to plan and coordinate in the context of many stakeholders and variables at the same time. The role includes many contact areas why it´s important that you enjoy social contacts and quickly create trust among the people around you. Resilience and a pedagogical mind will also come in handy.

Required skills: We would like you to have a university/YH/KY degree in production planning or equivalent and/or a few years successful work experience from above mentioned tasks, as well as excellent communication skills in Swedish and English.

Desired skills: Successful work experience from a similar role, knowledge and experience working with MPS/ERM and MS office. Experience of working with production preferably from larger industrial companies.

This position requires that you pass a security vetting based on the current regulations around/of security protection. For positions requiring security clearance additional obligations on citizenship may apply.

What you will be a part of

You will be part of the Production planning and logistic section that has a significant coordination and controlling role in the production organization. The dynamic team you will join consists primarily of specialists in production planning, logistics and production development and is based in Karlskrona. As a Production planner at Kockums, you get to be a part of a growing and developing organization with experienced shipbuilders and highly skilled personnel. You get to work in a production facility that is upgraded with modern facilities, machinery and systems now "stepping up" for excellent manufacturing.

Saab is a leading defence and security company with an enduring mission, to help nations keep their people and society safe. Empowered by its 18,000 talented people, Saab constantly pushes the boundaries of technology to create a safer, more sustainable and more equitable world. Business area Kockums is a world leader in its segment in terms of development, production and in-service support of submarines, surface vessels and naval systems. The product portfolio includes submarines with Air-Independent Propulsion (AIP) systems, surface vessels that contain the most advanced stealth technology as well as minesweeping systems, high-speed patrol and pilot boats. Kockums also supplies subsystems and components for integration into naval solutions with customers worldwide.

Do you want to get to know our business and our people a little bit better? Here you can find some stories told by our employees.

The Business Area Kockums

Inside our leading naval factory
The Next Generation Corvette

Do you want to be part of building a successful team? Welcome with your application today! Last application date is 15th of May. Kindly observe that this is an ongoing recruitment process and that the position might be filled before the closing date of the advertisement. Observe that you can send us your application in either Swedish or English

Questions about the job? Don´t hesitate to contact; Peter Henrysson, recruiting manager +46 734 34 16 05

If you aspire to help create and innovate whilst developing yourself in a learning culture, Saab may well have the perfect conditions for you to grow. We pride ourselves on a nurturing environment, where everyone is different yet we share the same goal - to keep people and society safe.

Kontaktpersoner på detta företaget

Produktionsledare Anders Wallentin
+46 734-180478
Rekryterande chef Akbar Malekpour
+46 40 34 87 49
Department Manager Jacob Antonijev
Rekryterande chef Jonas Lonefalk
Department Manager Thomas Sabel
Rekryterande chef Mell Håkansson
Department Manager Björn Erland
Björn Erland
Platschef Björn Erland
Mia Paleka


  • Arbetsplats: Saab Kockums AB
  • 1 plats
  • Tills vidare
  • Heltid
  • Fast månads- vecko- eller timlön
  • Publicerat: 25 april 2022
  • Ansök senast: 16 maj 2022


Amiralitetsgatan 25


Amiralitetsgatan 25
Karlskrona, 37182

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