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Global Planner - 12 month FTC

Requisition ID:  69591
Business Unit:  Services & Support EMEA Hub (1422)

UKM, United Kingdom, CV7 9JU

Joining our team means you’re helping to deliver our vision <> - keeping the world flying with one of over 73,000 Meggitt-equipped aircraft taking off every second of every day; protecting countless lives with our technology, keeping those who put their lives at risk safer and ensuring that the lights stay on for millions of people worldwide.


With over 160 years of history, innovation’s at the heart of everything we do in our aerospace, defence and selected energy markets Our global approach to lean manufacturing is the driving force on our journey to operational excellence and our goal to provide the best technology, products and service to our Customers.


We’ll help shape your career and provide you with the right learning, development and growth opportunities; we’re working hard to create a High Performance Culture where we live our Values of Teamwork, Integrity and Excellence.

Enable your extraordinary. Join us and be part of our diverse Meggitt team.

Job Summary

The effective review - and correction - of forecast demand signals is essential to maintain control and effective stocking for our portfolio of parts, globally. This role is one of a number whose purpose is to provide said review and to co-operate with the procurement team to turn the demand signals into executable orders. To supporting the team leader role in their discussions with the wider sales and marketing team, gaining an excellent knowledge of the products involved and the patterns that influence their consumption will be an aim for this role, as will applying planning best practice together as a group.

Core Responsibilities

  • Timely, accurate and consistent processing of demand signals from planning systems
  • Identification and correction of forecast errors (improving longer term forecast accuracy)
  • Proactive development of knowledge around products, their application and the influencers over their consumption
  • Active support for SIOP meetings through the provision of information and attendance when necessary
  • Cross-train with other planners to provide cover for absence
  • Flex to support regional outstations with respect to spares and MRO exceptional demands
  • Support stock re-balancing initiatives to minimise excess stock-holding
  • Co-operate with and supply information to the procurement team to allow conversation of messages into firm orders
  • Seek and act upon opportunities to reduce global the cost of holding parts stock

Skills, Knowledge and Abilities

  • 2-5 years’ experience in a Planning or Supply Chain environment
  • Aerospace or similar industry experience working in similar roles
  • Excellent analytical skills
  • ERP systems – ideally SAP experience
  • Demonstrated ability to build relationships within a team and work together to achieve business objectives
  • Effective problem-solving skills, potentially across time zones
  • Self-motivation
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills


Meggitt is an equal opportunity employer and we are committed to developing an inclusive and diverse working environment. We believe that people from different backgrounds and beliefs define who we are as a business and that building a culture of respect and appreciation will give everyone the opportunity to recognise their full potential.

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