Master/Material Planner

Operations Cegled, Hungary




Xylem is a leading water technology company committed to "solving water" by creating innovative and smart technology solutions to meet the world's water, wastewater and energy needs Xylem’s well-known global brands have served the water market for many decades with products sold in more than 150 countries. The Company's more than 16,500 employees bring broad applications expertise with a strong focus on identifying comprehensive, sustainable solutions. Xylem does business with more than 40 market-leading product brands.

XYLEM is looking for a new colleague for the following position:



       Master/Material Planner


To ensure that the supply of materials meet the customer schedule and minimum stock levels to secure operational and supply continuity; to be able to deliver efficient, effective and flexible solutions to meet requirements; and to maintain strong relationships both internally and externally to ensure supply of materials meets requirements.





  • Schedule the supply of materials/components to meet customer demand requirements and minimum safety stock levels.
  • Plan, develop, implement and evaluate processes for material delivery from supplier to the facility.
  • Planning the production lines based on the current and future demand
  • Confirm the customer orders accordingly its timing
  • Assess volume requirements against planning assumptions and forecasts
  • Day-to-day order management and management of deliveries
  • Understand and manage risks to minimize impact on the customer schedule.
  • Take follow up actions in relation to material shortages
  • Implement all processes to agreed standards and targets and support continuous improvement initiatives and identify areas of improvement
  • Utilize Material Requirements Planning system (MRP) and ensure that data is accurate and up to date and resolve any issues as required
  • Monitor the integrity of Bill of Materials (BOM) and manage inventory accuracy
  • Monitor inventory levels against agreed target levels
  • Support inventory checks to validate inventory accuracy
  • Minimize obsolete stock and ensure business is left with minimum liability
  • Decision Making Authorities - Authority to place purchase orders within defined limits.
  • Good working knowledge of MRP and Planning systems




  • Education of logistic/economics
  • Ability to be flexible and work well under pressure
  • Experience in logistics/planning materials preferably in manufacturing or in resale buy environment
  • Demonstrates experience of strong analytical and problem solving skills
  • Good attention to detail for accuracy
  • Effective prioritization and time management skills
  • Effective English communication skills both verbal and written
  • Good numerical skills
  • Solid knowledge: Microsoft Excel , -Access , -PowerPoint
  • Must be computer literate and have MRP experience (materials requirement planning) and ERP systems experience





  • Work experience in international company
  • Excellent atmosphere, friendly environment, teamwork
  • Internal development opportunities
  • Other benefits (Cafeteria, Sport support)
  • Teambuilding events