SMS group is renowned worldwide for its future-oriented technologies and outstanding service for the metals industry. In 2022, our team of over 14,400 employees around the world generated sales of more than 3.1 billion euros. We apply our 150 years of experience and our digital know-how to provide the industry continuously with innovative products and processes that extend beyond our core business. We are the right partner for challenging projects and support our customers throughout the entire lifecycle of their plants and equipment. Paving the way for a carbon-neutral and sustainable metals industry is our stated goal.

We are looking for people who embrace our values, who are not afraid to take on challenges, innovate, experiment and go at a fast pace. We are always looking for ways to improve our solutions and ourselves. If this applies to you and you have the following skills, we would like to talk to you.

Become a part of our future at SMS group in Boden, Sweden

Engineering Planning Manager (f/m/x)


You will be responsible for planning and maintaining the smooth operation of workshops for continuous casting & hot and cold rolling equipment. You will manage and lead a dedicated planning team, ensuring operational excellence at all times.

In addition, you will be expected to, within the detail job description associated with each role:

  • Management of task scheduling, resource and material planning, via subordinates and sub suppliers, based on computer based IMMS system results to ensure an efficient performance of all workshops’ activities.
  • Manage and lead, by example, a dedicated engineering planning team (M & S, HRS, and CRS Maintenance Planners – cross-functional) ensuring set standards of quality and workmanship within the workplace.
  • Liase with relevant workshop maintenance personnel to ensure all needed spare parts are available to subordinates for performance of their duties in a timely readiness
  • Manage and maintain agreed operational budgets.
  • Create and distribute on time periodic reports, relative to both workshop and personnel performance.
  • Set and maintain operational excellence standards of safety in the workplace


You will have attained status as a Graduate Engineer in logistics or mechanical engineering coupled with a commercial knowledge / background.

Additionally, important to us:

  • Significant and provable work experience within the steel making industry (casting and rolling preferable) or comparable role.
  • Experience in managing and maintaining assets and resources.
  • Independent and methodical approach to work.
  • Good written and verbal communication skills.
  • Sound knowledge and experience in MS Office and SAP/ERP system.
  • Sound knowledge of English, both verbal and written; German language skills would be an optional asset.
  • Willingness to learn new technologies and to develop new skills as required.
  • Strong organizational skills and attention to detail.


As an innovative and international employer, we offer a performance-oriented salary package (incl. profit sharing) and an attractive company pension scheme. In addition, we offer you the opportunity to achieve the ideal family/work life balance, e.g. with our in-house children's daycare center, flexible working hour models, and homeworking options. Click here to learn more about the benefits of working for SMS group.

Are you keen on shaping the future with us? If so, feel free to send us your online application. Should you have any questions, please do not hesitate to contact us.

SMS group GmbH
HR Management
Kim Marielle Bieler