Production Planner


What we do together is what makes us stronger. It’s our shared passion for technology. It’s how we build successful customer relationships. Taking on complex challenges. By liaising with colleagues around the world. And jointly achieving unique goals. We are looking for a results oriented Logistics Engineer to join us at NTS. Accelerate along with us!

Company Overview: NTS Drachten specializes in the development, production, and assembly of complete high-precision mechatronic systems and ultra-precise components. NTS adds unique value to impactful customer products such as chip machines, electron microscopes, and other high-tech solutions. We are on the brink of an ambitious growth phase and are looking for an experienced HR Business Partner to help us realize this growth.

Job Description: In this role, you are daily engaged in planning and monitoring various production, customer, and inventory orders in the most optimal and efficient way, without losing sight of delivery reliability. This requires a structured and careful way of working, but under the time pressure of the set deadlines. With your organizational talent, you ensure that the processes run smoothly and that everyone is on board. All this in a job-shop environment with a high mix of products with low volume.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Processing orders in the production plan;
  • Coordinating and communicating with various departments such as production, purchasing, and shipping to optimize planning and ensure customer priorities;
  • Proactively identifying potential problems and solving them in collaboration with fellow planners, and escalating to sales where necessary.
  • Job Requirements: 

  • Relevant MBO / HBO working and thinking level;
  • Knowledge of ERP systems and Office packages;
  • Relevant work experience in a technical environment;
  • Analytical insight & solution-oriented thinking.
  • Personal Attributes:

    • Enthusiastic and driven, with a strong customer focus.
    • Excellent organizational skills and attention to detail.
    • Ability to work independently and as part of a team.
    • Flexible and adaptable, able to thrive in a dynamic and fast-paced environment.

    Your terms of employment

    Working at NTS means working in a successful and dynamic high-tech company with a leading and respected position in the market. You can feel this immediately in the energetic atmosphere within our offices and production environments. We invest both in technology and in you as a future colleague!

    Your unique challenge at NTS includes at least the following conditions:

    • Excellent pension plan with PME;
    • Free fruit at work;
    • Competitive salary from €3500 to €5000
    • Laptop and cell phone
    • Reimbursement of travel expenses through a fixed monthly allowance with a maximum of 50KM/single journey and a reimbursement of €0,21 per km;
    • Personal growth and development opportunities through training and/or education
    • 27 vacation days, an additional 13 ADV days and 1 employability day totaling 41 days.

    About NTS
    We accelerate innovation at NTS. How do we do this? With our technical expertise we provide (opto)mechatronic systems and mechanical modules from A to Z, thus improving our clients’ technical innovations. We do this for clients who are active in the semiconductor, health, analytical and optical industries. NTS is involved throughout the process, from the drawing-board to the test phase. For us, “Accelerating the Future” also means that we strive for long-term relationships with both our clients and employees.

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    Drachten, Fryslân, Netherlands
    9207 JW Drachten
    Drachten, Fryslân, Netherlands

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