Manager, Planning Americas (Hybrid)

Danbury, CT, US, 06810

Belimo is the global market leader in the development, production, and marketing of field devices for the energy-efficient control of heating, ventilation and air conditioning systems. Damper actuators, control valves, sensors, meters, and gas monitors make up the company's core business. Founded in 1975, Belimo employs approximately 2,000 people in over 80 countries and is listed on the Swiss Exchange (SIX) since 1995.


The Planning Manager, Americas is responsible to lead a team on processes and procedures of the Planning & MDM Department, and to execute strategic projects on planning platforms, demand analytics, and change management within Belimo Americas in alignment with Belimo Corporate goals.  This role is a combination of leadership, mentoring, development, change management and project management.


The objectives of this position are fully integrated to the objectives of the Company’s Mission and Values. It is the responsibility of all employees to perform their duties in accordance with Company Policy.


The Planning Manager, Americas is part of the Belimo Customization (USA) Inc. team and reports to the Vice President, Production Americas, and bears full responsibility for agreed upon goals and objectives set with Vice President Production and Global Planning & MDM Manager.


  • With Global Planning, lead execution and change management of new demand planning tools, moving concepts to execution within Belimo Americas.
  • With Global Planning, Americas Sales and Product Management, strategize and develop execution plans around data analytics and deep learning in demand side S&OP.
  • With Engineering, Americas Sales and Product Management, lead the alignment of demand with data regarding new customer requirements, focus growth products, phase in / phase out, and product deletions.
  • Team responsibility for SAP Materials Planning (production, planning & superseding processes) module. Evaluating the impact of PP transactions throughout other SAP modules. Team responsibility for demand planning materials for all Americas plants.
  • Team responsibility for the product life cycle management (PLM) of the Material Master, Bill of Material, Work Center, Routing and Standard Costing at the plant level.
  • Team responsibility for the Variant Configure in SAP.
  • Team responsibility for continuous improvement on work instructions, departmental processes, optimization of work time.
  • Team responsibility for subject matter regulatory compliance, ISO and others as they apply.


  • Bachelor’s degree required in applicable business field, Masters desirable.
  • Supervisory or manager experience in matrix environments preferred.
  • Change management and project leadership are critical to success.
  • Computer skills must haves SAP ( MDM,  PP), MSOffice, Analytics Tools, CRM.
  • Must be logical and analytical, able to break down complex scenarios to executable instructions.
  • Experience in demand planning groups with significant number of SKU’s and high volume. Past participation in an ERP platform change.
  • Ability to communicate both written and verbally in a professional demeanor. Skilled in managing priorities, self-actuated, sense of urgency, detail oriented and quality focus.  Able to work in a team oriented environment.

Why employees choose Belimo?

  • Health - Top of the line medical, dental and vision options for employees and their families
  • Fantastic employee culture – Belimo employees bleed orange and truly live our company mantra “Together to the top!”
  • Financials – On top of a competitive salary, employees at every level of the organization are eligible for an annual bonus and regular performance reviews. We also encourage all employees to participate in our employee stock plan, offering a 30% discount.
  • Save for retirement – Belimo offers a competitive 6% company match on 401K contributions, which is immediately vested.
  • Flexibility – Belimo offers a hybrid schedule for professional-office positions, allowing you more flexibility to spend time with your loved ones.
  • Time Off – Belimo provides all employees vacation time, personal/sick time, and generous holiday offerings. 
  • Continuous Learning – Belimo pushes our employees to never stop learning. We offer tuition reimbursement for undergraduate and graduate courses.
  • Diversity – Work with colleagues around the globe from Switzerland to Brazil to Shanghai.
  • Professional Development – Belimo offers trainings throughout the year to further develop yourself personally and professionally, including a Trainee Program specifically geared towards recent graduates. 
  • Growth – Belimo is experiencing record growth! Many of our employees grow their careers with Belimo through internal advancement and choose to retire with us.
  • Wellness – We offer all Danbury employees free access to our on-site fitness center effective their first day. We also offer a $300 annual incentive for meeting wellness-based goals.
  • Give back – Belimo cares about local and global issues! We fundraise annually with an employer-match and coordinate paid volunteer days to support our local community.
  • More Perks include quarterly employee-focused events, transparency with leadership, a newly constructed state-of-the-art facility which offers a full cafeteria, sit/stand desks, and all the free cappuccinos you can want!





At Belimo, we take pride in making our company a rewarding place to work. Our leaders are passionate, and embrace new ideas. Through collaboration our employees don’t just create amazing products; they are revolutionizing the HVAC industry. Investing in employees is at the core of Belimo’s approach to recruiting and retaining diverse creative talent, to continue to grow an industry leading business. The success of our company brand is connected to the expertise and dedication of our employees.

Join Belimo, and help improve the world around us.

Nearest Major Market: Bridgeport
Nearest Secondary Market: Danbury