Electronic Design Engineer Gothenburg

Material Planner – Uppsala

About the Material Planner role:

As a material requirements planner, you have a responsibility to coordinate the material flow from customer order to delivery both within Sweden and abroad. You are responsible for creating manufacturing orders, planning stock balances and scheduling services regarding cleanrooms and production. You are the go-to person regarding production material used in production and ensure just in time delivery of consumables and personal safety equipment.

Your main tasks:

  • Source and approve component parts, services, equipment, and sub-contractors to ensure on-time, reliable, good quality and cost-competitive supply of parts and services.
  • Plan, source and negotiate and procure raw material and components for assembly.
  • Using Lean Manufacturing principles (Lean Logistics) and industry best practices to develop and implement lean material flows and inventory buffering to ensure uninterrupted material replenishment from the supply base to our facilities and from the warehouse to the production floor.
  • Evaluate vendor performance and foster continued supplier improvements. Lead the resolution of quality and commercial issues with the supplier base.
  • Plan and manage raw material inventories for continuous manufacturing.
  • Actively participate and contribute to improve team performance metrics.
  • Demonstrates familiarity with standard concepts, practices and procedures in sourcing industrial components, assemblies, and services.
  • Works under general supervision from the head of production; whilst independently demonstrating creativity and initiative to proactively resolve issues to improve service for internal and external customers.
  • Strong teamwork, planning, analytical, and organizational skills.
  • Excellent communication (listening, verbal and written) skills to manage interactions with suppliers and internal teams.
  • Strong computer literacy (using ERP system such as SAP/Jeves and document tool such as MS Office).
  • Global sourcing experience in electronics or electronic parts is a definitive plus.

Your profile:

  • Strong teamwork, planning, analytical, and organizational skills.
  • Excellent communication (listening, verbal and written) skills to manage interactions with suppliers and internal teams.
  • Strong computer literacy (using ERP system such as SAP/Jeves and document tool such as Office 365).
  • Global sourcing experience in electronic assemblies or electronic parts is a definitive plus.


AAC Clyde Space, a leading New Space company, specialises in small satellite technologies and services that enable businesses, governments, and educational organisations to access high-quality, timely data from space. This data has a vast range of applications, from weather forecasting to precision farming to environmental monitoring, and is essential to improving our quality of life on Earth.

Our growing capabilities bring together three divisions:

  • Space Data as a Service – delivering data from space directly to customers
  • Space missions – turnkey solutions that empower customers to streamline their space missions
  • Space products and components – a full range of off-the-shelf and tailor-made subsystems, components, and sensors

AAC Clyde Space aims to become a world leader in commercial small satellites and services from space, applying advances in its technology to tackle global challenges and improve our life on Earth.

Some of our clients include Horizon Technologies, Orbcomm, NSLComm, OHB Sweden, Intuitive Machines, Orbital Micro Systems, the United States Airforce Academy, UK Space Agency, European Space Agency and NASA.

AAC Clyde Space’s main operations are located in Sweden, the United Kingdom, the Netherlands, the USA and South Africa, with partner networks in Japan and South Korea.

Data Protection Policy

As part of our recruitment process, we collect and process personal data relating to job applicants. We are committed to being transparent about how we collect and use this data, please click here to see our job applicant privacy notice.

Right to Work

AAC Clyde Space has a legal responsibility to ensure that all its employees have the legal right to live and work in the EU or the country in which they plan to work. Therefore, if you are made an offer of employment, this will be subject to AAC Clyde Space verifying that you are eligible to work in that country before you start work.

Equality, Diversity and Inclusion

We aim to create a positive recruitment and selection experience across every part of our business. The company is committed to handling applications to a consistently high standard and all candidates with dignity and respect. Those involved in the recruitment and selection process will act with integrity, objectivity and professionalism.   We are committed to equal opportunities for all and to have diversity reflected within our global workforce. We believe its diversity and inclusion will allow for greater creativity and innovation to help AAC Clyde Space Group deliver the vision to help improve life on earth.

Openness to Flexible Working

We recognise work-life balance is important so we are open to discussions around flexible working, depending on the nature of the role and business needs.  If you would like to know more, please ask the Hiring Manager during any recruitment process that you may be involved in

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