General Electric Production planner in Uppsala, Sweden

About Us:

What do you envision for your future? At GE Healthcare, our vision involves looking at Healthcare in a completely new way. Focusing on earlier, pre-symptomatic disease detection and prevention, instead of late diagnosis. Helping clinicians access more information and intervene sooner with targeted treatments so their patients can live longer, fuller lives.

We believe we can help make that happen – and we’d like you to be a part of our mission. As a global leader, GE can bring together the best in science, technology, business and human resources to redefine the frontiers of healthcare.

Something remarkable happens when you bring together people who are driven to make a difference – they do.

---Your Life. Your career. Your purpose. Re-imagined---

About our Life Sciences business: Life Sciences delivers breakthroughs in drug discovery, biopharmaceutical manufacturing and the latest in cellular technologies, so scientists and specialists around the world discover new ways to predict, diagnose and treat disease earlier. The Life Sciences business also makes systems and equipment for the purification of biopharmaceuticals.

Role Summary:

  • Production planner within the chemical production site in Uppsala

  • The role means planning production and managing service level of finished goods as well as maintain inventory at agreed levels this is done in close cooperation with production departments and distribution planners.

Temporary employment from September 1, 2018 until February 28, 2019.

Essential Responsibilities:

  • Maintain production plan and utilize plant capacity

  • Lead planning meetings

  • Inventory management

  • Allocation of material

  • Process improvement work


  • Technical or Economical upper secondary school and significant experience from manufacturing industry or or equivalent experience

  • Apics or equivalent Production planning training

  • Experience from ERP- systems as well as skills in Excel

  • Sense of responsibility combined with a service minded attitude

  • Communicational skills in both English and Swedish

Desired Characteristics:

You need experiences of working in complex environments with many internal contacts. You will need both interpersonal and administrative skills to be able to maintain an accurate plan and work closely together with production and distribution. You will have to have an ability to learn fast and work with some degree of uncertainty.

Locations: Sweden; Uppsala