Production Planning and Control Engineer

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Employment: Full Time

We are seeking a highly skilled and experienced Production Planning and Control Engineer to oversee the production processes and ensure the efficient utilization of resources in our manufacturing facility in Dammam, Saudi Arabia. The ideal candidate will have a strong understanding of production planning, inventory management, and supply chain optimization to meet the company's production targets and customer demands.

• Develop and implement production schedules that align with customer demand, sales forecasts, and RM availability.
• Collaborate with cross-functional teams, such as production, procurement, and logistics, to ensure smooth production operations.
• Analyse production data, capacity constraints, and material availability to optimize production planning and scheduling.
• Monitor production progress and adjust schedules as needed to meet changing demands or production challenges.
• Maintain accurate and up-to-date production records, including inventory levels, production output, and resource utilization.
• Identify areas of improvement within the production planning process and implement strategies to enhance efficiency.
• Work closely with the procurement team to ensure timely availability of raw materials and components.
• Ensure compliance with safety regulations, quality standards, and company policies throughout the production planning process.
• Participate in production meetings to provide updates on production schedules and address any challenges or delays.
• Collaborate with the sales team to assess the feasibility of meeting customer demands and provide updated schedules.
• Utilize production planning software and tools effectively to enhance planning accuracy and streamline processes.


• Bachelor's degree in Industrial Engineering, Operations Management, or related field.
• Proven experience in production planning and control, preferably in a manufacturing environment.
• In-depth knowledge of production scheduling, capacity planning, and inventory management.
• Experience with ERP/MRP systems and proficiency in MS Excel for data analysis and reporting.
• Strong leadership and decision-making skills with the ability to drive process improvements and change management.
• Excellent communication and interpersonal skills to collaborate with cross-functional teams and senior management.
• Analytical mindset with the ability to interpret data and trends to make informed decisions.
• Certifications in production and inventory management (e.g., APICS CPIM) are desirable.


East Pipes Integrated Company for Industry "East Pipes" is a state-of-the-art manufacturer of Helical Submerged Arc Welded (HSAW) pipes founded in 2010, at Dammam, Second Industrial City, Kingdom of Saudi Arabia.

The company has a production capacity up to 500,000 tons of pipes annually that are used to transport Water, Oil and Gas, according to wide range of diameters of spiral pipes, supported by the double jointing unit, and a factory for coating all pipes of various sizes and lengths, with an annual production capacity of 4.5 million square meters.

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