Supply Planner

Amarante, Portugal


Founded in 1954, Fischer Connectors designs, develops and deploys end-to-end interconnect solutions for ecosystems requiring local transfer and management of data, signals and power. Its tailored electronic solutions, connectors and cable assemblies are trusted globally for their reliability in demanding environments.


Fischer Connectors is part of Conextivity Group. With nearly 600 people worldwide, four R&D centers and six manufacturing sites, the Swiss-headquartered technology group offers high-performance connectivity solutions that manage power and data flows seamlessly from sensors and devices to the cloud, enabling the emergence of new and scalable ecosystems. Conextivity comprises two core business activities: Fischer Connectors and Wearin’.


For our new Plant in Amarante, near Oporto, Portugal, we are looking for a Supply Planner to develop our network of suppliers locally in Portugal and Spain for the indirect materials of our factory in Portugal. Implement the plant’s purchasing process locally to coordinate and monitor purchases, from requisition generation to product delivery and payment. Defining, developing and maintaining the purchasing department’s analysis and reporting tools; 




Supplier management

  • Identifying and recommending best-in-class suppliers thanks to benchmarks (technology, delivery time, quality, cost)
  • Lead the qualification of new suppliers according to factory standards
  • Assess suppliers’ capabilities, performance and risks and recommend mitigation actions
  • Negotiating supply contracts with suppliers


Managing factory requirements

  • Ensuring the availability of components in quantity and time and in accordance with expectations (marking, processing…), while limiting inactive and obsolete stocks
  • Ensuring that orders and delivery schedules are monitored;
  • Analyzing MRP requirements (SAP)
  • Communicating requirements and forecasts to suppliers
  • Managing the priorities of its product portfolio (internal and external)
  • Keeping the technical data in the SAP information system up to date (supplier files, article database)


Purchasing analyst

  • Analyze purchasing data to identify trends, cost-saving opportunities and areas for process improvement.
  • Generate regular reports and present the findings, providing insights to improve decision-making.



  • Higher education in the areas of Engineering, Management, Applied Mathematics or similar
  • Professional experience in Purchasing functions, with national and international suppliers, in an international company specializing in microtechnology (preferably), in the automotive or aerospace sector (Minimum 5 Years)
  • SAP knowledge 
  • Easy to manage high volumes of information and correlate complex processes
  • English C1 level. French is a plus

Are you up to the challenge? We look forward to receiving your application (CV and cover letter). please Reply with the following reference FC2024/010

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