Material Planner

Settore/Area di riferimento

Automazione Industriale




Material Planner

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Responsible for end-to-end planning of inventory incl. sales in excess of invoicing from purchase requisition to customer invoice, support internal customer service inquiries, set inventory parameters (MRP), support organization in reaching inventory targets and ensure adequate replenishment of inventory through purchase orders. Contribute to cross-functional initiatives for optimizing customer on-time delivery, lead-time, inventory and forecast accuracy supported by lean tools whenever applicable and collaboration with the different stakeholders in the end-to-end Supply Chain.

This position reports to

Planning & Fulfillment Manager

Your responsibilities


  • Calculate and maintain in the planning systems and the ERPs the inventory parameters: safety stock, reorder point, lot size, lead-time, and replenishment strategies.
  • Collaborate with Buyers for obtaining the best possible supplier performance in terms of supplier on-time delivery, MOQ, quality, lead-time, and flexibility.
  • Manage MRP (Materials Resource Planning) exception messages on a daily basis; support cycle counting and/or year-end inventory counting.
  • Conduct financial risk assessments decisions relating to inventory, conduct root case analysis when necessary.
  • Analyze excess and obsolete/aging inventory; take appropriate action for optimizing inventory performance, in collaboration with sales, marketing, manufacturing and Procurement and Logistics.
  • Release purchase orders, addresses Material Requirement Planner (MRP) action messages, expedite parts and manage quick ship request, communicate and expedite material issues.
  • Be responsible for stock profile and segments the portfolio of materials through an ABC/XYZ analysis, product lifecycle management and commercial policy, defining inventory policies according to this segmentation.


Your background


  • Master Degree in Management Engineering or Mechanical Engineering.
  • Good knowledge of Microsoft Office, in particular Microsoft Excel.
  • Knowledge of SAP and data analysis tools (Power BI or similar) are considered a plus.
  • Fluency in Italian and English, both written and spoken.
  • Be creative, innovative and digitally smart. Ownership and problem solving attitude, result oriented.
  • Teamwork attitude, good communication skills and courage complete the profile.


More about us

We look forward to receiving your application. If you want to discover more about ABB, take another look at our website #LI-Onsite Your benefits:
• Enjoy a stable employment in a company with a long history in innovation and technology
• Collaborate with experienced experts in an international environment
• Seize individual development and training opportunities, from job specific to soft skills
• Get private medical care (including offers for family members)
• Receive attractive remuneration based on your experience and skills, and other financial benefits
• Choose from various benefits in kind, ranging from healthy lifestyle offerings, to knowledge sharing, to teambuilding activities
• Smartworking