ALPLA Plastik Sanayi Ve Ticaret Ltd. Sirketi

Cayirova / Kocaeli / Turkey / Logistics / Full time

Planning Engineer

What you will enjoy doing

The Planning Engineer is responsible for execution of all customers’ order regarding the production program planning. She/He takes responsibility for an in-time supply of finished goods for transportation to the customer. The Planning Engineer is a link to sales, purchasing, warehouse and production departments and optimizes production planning due to agreements with the customer, supply of finished goods, capacity of resources and warehouse stock.

Main Tasks and Responsibilities:

  • To create short and long-term production plan according to the demands received from the customer or sales department.
  • To create an ideal production plan by considering machine, material, and employee optimization.
  • To review forecast for execution of correct material planning.
  • To create and manage master data and ensure for high data accuracy in ALPLA ERP system.
  • Control and deviation analysis of customer order and customer forecast.
  • Control and follow-up stock levels of finished goods and production materials according to plan.
  • Optimize warehouse stock levels to reduce working capital.
  • To prepare monthly closing files, stock, and sales reports.

What makes you great

ALPLA is one of the world’s leading manufacturers of innovative rigid plastic packaging. We produce packaging systems, bottles, caps, and injection molded parts of highest quality. The company founded in 1955 in Austria, we now work together with 22.100 colleagues in 178 production facilities in 45 countries. ALPLA entered Turkish market in 1992 and has opened its production facilities in 5 different locations such as Gebze, Çayırova, Konya, Adana and Ankara. 

  • Bachelor’s degree in Engineering,
  • Minimum 2 years of planning experience within a manufacturing company,
  • Ability to organize diverse information, analyse and solve disputes,
  • Strong interpersonal and communication skills with people inside and outside the organization are required,
  • Strong understanding of factors that influence manufacturing, cost and quality of operations is preferred,
  • Excellent written and verbal interpersonal skills in English and Turkish.

What you can expect working with us

Required Competencies:

  • Be Agile! Ability to multitask and prioritize effectively in a fast-paced, quickly changing, and highly ambiguous environment
  • Build Trust! Maintain a high level of integrity with ability to build trusting working relationships within the organization and must maintain strict confidentiality regarding compensation, benefits and employee issues.
  • Communicate Effectively! Exhibit outstanding interpersonal and communication skills in all interactions and leverage humor, patience, and focus with appropriate audiences. Excellent verbal and written communication skills are a must.
  • Focus on Customers! Build supporting relationships with associates throughout all levels of our organization, positioning yourself as a trusted resource for all who seek you out.
  • Take Ownership! This position is an opportunity to make the process your own, take risks, and achieve results.
  • Collaborate! Tackle day-to-day tasks with a team-oriented mindset.
  • Create Opportunities! Identify new and better ways to do what we do every day - be innovative and think big!
  • Engage! As you play a critical role in the life cycle of an employee, create a welcoming and support experience for all.
  • Energize & Embrace Change! Energize and embrace change by listening, seeking, sharing, collaborating, taking risks, finding solutions, learning by doing, encouraging others, celebrating differences, and recognizing wins!

Join us to support our efforts in playing an active role in paving the way towards an efficient circular economy in the packaging industry. Sustainability and in particular the environmentally conscious use of resources drive all business activities for ALPLA.



ALPLA Plastik Sanayi Ve Ticaret Ltd. Sirketi

ms Secil Saylak, Human Resources

Pelitli Köyü Pelitli Yolu Cad. No:123

41400 Gebze