Job Title:  Planning Specialist

Job Number:  7294

Country: Turkey
Function: Operations
Level: Non-management
Appointment Type: Permanent

British American Tobacco Turkey is looking for a Planning Specialist to join our team based at our factory in Samsun. The role holder will work close with the Planning Manager and the Supply Chain teams in different end markets, as well as the team in UK.


Main accountabilities:

  • Ensures that all materials are produced or supplied to related end market, taking all resources in considerations and the KPI’s into account while doing so. 
  • Plans materials or semi-finished goods for BAT factories depending on production plan and ensures that material arrivals are on time in full.
  • Monitors any relevant supply chain activities and take actions to improve any necessary processes. 
  • Create an environment where people can work and enjoy.
  • Lead a culture that enforces cross functional team work.
  • Maintain an effective control environment in the SC function market and all related areas both internal and external ensuring BAT best practice is applied in all business dealings.
  • Perform time-management to determine the priorities.
  • Ensure compliance to the control environment for audit findings, have procedures in place and have reporting systems in place with control mechanisms.
  • Develop and manage close working relationships with relevanT end markets/suppliers/NPI Delivery Managers.
  • Capture all innovative ideas for improvement and ensure that accepted ideas are implemented.
  • Inform end markets of new developments which may become available to them or will impact on existing products.


Essential requirements:

  • Hold an Engineering Diploma
  • Has up to 3 years working experience
  • Good command of English language both spoken and written
  • Adaptability
  • Good communication skills
  • Motivation and willingness to learn


British American Tobacco is one of the world’s leading multinational companies, with brands sold in over 200 markets, made in 44 factories in 42 countries.

We are proud that we are consistently among the top 5 companies on the London Stock Exchange.

Our portfolio includes our world-famous Global Drive Brands – Dunhill, Kent, Lucky Strike, Pall Mall and Rothmans – along with many other leading international brands, such as Vogue, Peter Stuyvesant and State Express 555.

Alongside our traditional tobacco business, we are also developing products that offer consumers potentially less risky alternatives to regular cigarettes. Our Next Generation Products are already leading the way in the Industry of vapour and tobacco heating devices. We continue to develop a solid portfolio of consumer solutions which already include well known global brands like Vype, glo and Voke.

Contractual Legal Entity: BAT Tutun Mamulleri San (TR10)

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