Planning Manager

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Date: 18 Sep 2023

Location: Winsted, MN, US

Company: Tetra Pak

At Tetra Pak we commit to making food safe and available, everywhere; and we protect what's good – protecting food, protecting people, and protecting the planet. By doing so we touch millions of people's lives every day. And we need people like you to make it happen.

Planning Manager


We are looking for a Planning Manager, who will be responsible for the local master production schedules and inventory strategy and implementation in our factory in Winsted, MN. This position leads a small team and reports to the Production Centre Director in Winsted.
The position is based in our Winsted, MN location.

What you will do

As a Planning Manager, you will: 


  • Drive handling of orders according to OFCE (Order Fulfilment Capital Equipment) process with committed quality, lead-time, delivery accuracy and cost
  • Lead strategic make/buy process including optimize inventory levels on a regular basis   
  • Lead strategic planning of translation of E-Bom into M-Bom (E – Engineering, M – Material)
  • Responsible for evaluation and translation of global manufacturing footprint strategy, global master production schedule and global inventory strategy into local master production schedules and inventory strategy, making necessary adjustments and determine their effect on production plans.  
  • Ensure local Supply Planning Master Data (Internal & External) is aligned with global supply planning and. Ensure accuracy in ERP as well as drive MRP. 
  • Ensure seamless and transparent cooperation with Business Unit and/or SCI ( Supply Chain Integration) for continuous improvement of order flows
  • Lead WCM, Operational Excellence and Continuous Improvement in line with WCM principles

We believe you have


  • Must be familiar with the SO&P (Sales & Operational Planning) process and with managing forecast sets in a ERP system. 
  • Experience with ERP system and MRP II 
  • Collaborative problem solving as well as strong communication skills 
  • Analytical skills and ability to make data-based decisions
  • Technical manufacturing background preferred
  • Ideally detailed knowledge of manufacturing methods and planning, master production scheduling, inventory control, materials requirements planning, capacity requirements planning shop floor control and warehousing. 
  • Team player, productivity, quality focus, self-motivated, structured, time management, and attention to detail. 

We Offer You


  • A variety of exciting challenges with ample opportunities for development and training in a truly global landscape
  • A culture that pioneers a spirit of innovation where our industry experts drive visible results
  • An equal opportunity employment experience that values diversity and inclusion
  • Market competitive compensation and benefits with flexible working arrangements


Apply Now


If you are inspired to be part of our promise to protect what’s good; for food, people, and the planet, apply through our careers page at

This job posting expires on October 17, 2023.

If you have any questions about your application, please contact Stephanie Giesemann.


All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, or status as a protected veteran.