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Planning Support Officer

Planning Support Officer

Field of Work:  Strategy & Planning

Eskiþehir, Central Anatolia, TR

ID:  1422

We're looking for a 'Planning Support Officer' for our Planning Department in KWS Türk Tarım Ticaret.  This is a full-time permanent role based in Eskişehir Turkey. 


Essential Duties and Responsibilities:


  • Follow up production processes from production plan to the sales delivery of the orders in line with certain targets within the company.
  • Liaise with the procurement department in Germany,  contact with suppliers, identify procurement schedules,
  • Support Planning Manager with supply chain management activities
  • Adhere to company standards and production policies to meet company objectives.
  • Coordinate with cross functional managers about planning matters and support them with implementing changes in production field and facilities.
  • Act as a bridge between General Transaction Center in Germany and Turkey office to assist with common queries and reporting requirements
  • Establish sound rapport with all production teams and provide support about payments, investments & assets, grower invoices, SAP system operations.
  • Carry out ad-hoc duties in line with their capabilities as and when required by the Management


Essential Skills and Competencies Required:

  • Residing in Eskişehir Turkey, or willing to relocate
  • Fluent English and Turkish, verbal and written, plus German would be an advantage
  • Bachelor's degree, preferably from Engineering or Business fields, Agricultural Engineering would be an advantage
  • Minimum 3 years of experience in multinational environments
  • Familiar with production, sales, and administrative lines of business
  • Advanced user of MS Office Programmes
  • No restrictions with travelling in Turkey or abroad
  • Driver's License (Class B) and eager to drive when required
  • Have proven experience displaying competencies of analytical mindset, delivering results, being a problem solver, being a team worker, an efficient communicator, a networker
  • Able to join immediately
  • No military service obligation

About KWS
KWS is one of the world’s leading plant breeding companies. With the tradition of family ownership, KWS has operated independently for more than 160 years. It focuses on plant breeding and the production and sale of seed for corn, sugar beet, cereals, potato, rapeseed and sunflowers. KWS uses leading-edge plant breeding methods. 5.147 employees represent KWS in more than 70 countries.
For more information: www.kws.com. Follow us on LinkedIn® at https://linkedin.com/company/kwsgroup/.

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