Master 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 an Master Planner:



– Plan production sites, subcontractors and suppliers based on customer demand, available capacity, inventory targets and the overall production strategy of Fischer Connectors

– Optimize operations, costs, quality and customer service by leading or actively participating to improvement projects

– Actively participate to cross-functional projects in order to improve purchasing planning, production planning, capacity management, inventory management

– Work in close collaboration with Production (mainly CA sites such as DE, TU, MY, IN), New Product Introduction, Quality, R&D, Finance and Sales teams to support the launch of new products or transfer products from sites to sites

– Improve product flows, logistics and distribution costs from suppliers, subcontractors and production sites to customers

– Support the continuous improvement of the product quality by implementing effective work processes with production sites and quality teams

– Optimize the utilization of the ERP system (SAP) with production sites, planning, master data and IT

– Perform risk analysis and develop mitigation plans

– Implement and analyze KPI’s to better understand and monitor the supply chain



Professional skills:

  • Logistics/supply chain engineer or equivalent
  • Min 5 years in a similar environment in an international company
  • Excellent knowledge of an ERP system (SAP, Oracle, Microsoft, JD Edwards). SAP is preferred
  • Excellent knowledge of MS Office (Excel, Outlook)
  • Fluent in English, French is a plus

Soft skills:

  • Ability to work in a multicultural and cross functional environment

Are you up to the challenge? We look forward to receiving your application (CV and cover letter). please Reply with the following reference FC2022/014

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