Production Planner

We are expanding the planning department in Supply Chain, and we are looking for a detail-oriented and experienced Production Planner to help us build processes and systems for the future and be a part of Kongsberg Discovery’s expansion and growth both in Norway and globally. The Production Planner’s responsibilities will be to make reliable plans based on capacity and material availability and always seek improvements in the existing planning process to remain predictable and reliable.

To be successful as a Production Planner, you should be knowledgeable of material requirements planning and able to manage production deadlines. You will be part of the planning department, but work closely in cross functional team with operators, team leaders, purchasers, coordinators, and other key functions in Supply Chain.

If you are excited about planning and strive to keep production operations running smoothly, we would like to hear from you!

Craft a sustainable supply chain. Protechting People and Planet at every sourcing decision.


    • Create short-term and long-term production plans and coordinate production based on customer requirements, resources, materials, and capacity.
    • Identify production issues and bottlenecks to minimize delays in production.
    • Develop and improve planning processes and identify production flow improvements to enhance efficiency and reduce lead times.
    • Effectuate changes to production schedules to ensure that production deadlines are met.
    • Promptly inform the relevant departments of changes to current production schedules.
    • Compile status and performance reports and submit them to management in a timely manner.

Qualifications and experience

    • Bachelor's degree in supply chain management, business management, or related field is preferred.
    • Experience working as a production planner.
    • Knowledge of material requirements planning (MRP) and related software. Preferably Microsoft AX2012 or D365.
    • Proficiency in all Microsoft Office applications.

At KONGSBERG, we believe that diversity fuels innovation. We encourage you to apply, even if you do not meet every requirement. Research shows that women and minority groups are less likely to apply to jobs unless they meet every single qualification. Your unique perspective is valuable to us. Your skills, attitude and perspective could be exactly what we are looking for!

This employment may require security clearance by the Norwegian National Security Authority, clearance through Civil Aviation Authority or a background check.

You are able to

  • act on own initiative, make things happen and accept responsibility for the results.
  • comply to company rules and procedures and execute plans with commitment and determination.
  • use a methodical and systematic approach, plan ahead, define clear priorities and allocate resources effectively.
  • analyse complex issues and problems and come up with rational judgments.
  • communicate in a clear, precise, and structured way.
  • co-operate well with others, share knowledge, experience, information and support others in the pursuit of team goals.

What we can offer

  • An inspiring and safe work environment.
  • International work environment and multidisciplinary team collaboration.
  • Professional development and career opportunities.
  • We offer the possibility to work with sustainable and exciting solutions for the future.

Work location
Horten, Strandpromenaden 

Point of contact
Hanne Mjøen Eriksson, Manager Supply Chain Planning +47 922 89 623

Kongsberg Discovery is responsible for product and technology development, supply chain operations, and project delivery for KONGSBERG's subsea and marine surface sensors, hydroacoustic positioning, sonar & mapping systems, robotic vessels, and communications systems. Through its comprehensive portfolio of offerings, Kongsberg Discovery continues to be recognized as a world leader in its core markets all over the world. We have a strong history and track record of delivering world-class products and services to customers across the globe. There is a firm focus on developing advanced technological and autonomous systems that optimize operations at sea – while simultaneously reducing the environmental impact – our solutions are key in transforming the maritime sector for a more sustainable future.

KONGSBERG is a leading global technology group. Throughout our proud two hundred year history, we have continuously advanced, applying innovative solutions to the needs of our customers, partners and society at large. We believe diversity is our strength. By fostering an inclusive and diverse culture we nurture and ensure space for different perspectives and ideas. We are determined in our work to mature and improve our ability to utilize our diversity and culture of differences to create positive business results.

Protechting people and planet