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Material Planner

Kongsberg, Norway

English (UK)

Job Description

Dresser-Rand, A Siemens Business is one of the largest global suppliers of custom-engineered rotating equipment solutions for long-life, critical applications in the oil, gas, chemical, petrochemical, process, power, military, and other industries worldwide. 

Kongsberg Norway is home to Dresser-Rand worldwide center of excellence for gas turbines and mechanical driven gas turbine packages. With a gas turbine power range from 1 to 55 MW Dresser-Rand AS supports the oil and gas industry on offshore and land based installations around the world.

Material Planner position is responsible for review / follow up of Material Plan in the ERP system. The position shall also ensure that material outside agreed total cycle time is detected/evaluated with Sales & Operating Plan in New Unit/Aftermarket and get approval for Inventory Purchase. Also responsible to follow up Engineering/SCM to source materials needed for assembly and find possiblities for assembly sequencing if material is late.

  • Review Bill of Material set up prior and under assembly, and ensure that assembly enhancements are implemented and errors are corrected.

  • Review Material Plan Set up in projects, follow up and expedite on items not ready. Ensure that lead time deviance is detected and corrected.

  • Daily review of Advanced Supply Chain Planning for accuracy and manual updates/release

  • Close interaction with PDMT and project execution including production management

  • Safety Stock (inventory) review based on historical and Sales & Operation Planning input. Generate recommended demand and present for approval. Release demand according to approval.

  • Responsible to ensure Engineering Change Order is implemented to items on/in Work Orders, Purchase Req, Purchase Order, and/or Inventory.

  • Schedule Work Orders and setup Work orders for assembly/inspection/repair/overhaul.

  • Release of Job Packages and Pick Lists in corporation with production management. Material planner shall work with PDMT/Engineering to ensure that we have sufficient documentation available to start assembly of each assembly level and ensure that “NON OSP/NON WO” like Outsourced Assembly (i.e. Packager Drammen) has sufficient assembly documentation.

  • Release Out Side Processing Work Orders including cooperation with SCM to handling of material sent to Supplier for machining/assembly/repair/inspection.

  • Respect global rules for GSP/DTB Material Planning and follow processes (locally/globally), these shall be reviewed on periodical basis to ensure that we are complying.


  • Strong organizational skills
  • Strong problem solving skills
  • Strong communication skills
  • Strong planning understanding
  • English written and oral
  • Product Knowledge of rotating equipment
  • Technical education on college level or relevant Experience
  • Experience with MS Office products
  • Proficient in Excel
  • 3 years of experience

Job ID: 85027

Organisation: Power and Gas

Experience Level: Experienced Professional

Job Type: Full-time

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