Production Planner

Posted 05 May 2022
LocationWaterford
Job type Permanent
DisciplineSupply ChainManufacturing
Reference9289
Contact NameKieran McKeown

Job description

What you need to know

You will work as a Production Planner for our client, a highly successful and established manufacturing company in the South-East.

You will be responsible for production scheduling, planning, inventory control, and accuracy.

This is a permanent job and you will report to the Supply Chain Director.

Your new job:

Key duties & responsibilities:

  • Manage the production scheduling process to maximize production efficiency, capacity, and volumes, and maintain customer service levels

  • Manage inventory levels to support production and fulfilment of orders, keep obsolescence to a minimum

  • Develop best-in-class planning processes

  • Maintain a strong working relationship with manufacturing and demand planning

  • Develop a planning strategy that encompasses all key variables e.g.: NPI, current needs and expected future needs, Lean requirements

  • Manage costs and achieve KPI targets

  • Highlight any major supply issues to Supply Chain Manager

What are we looking for?

  • Business Masters/Degrees or APICS

  • Proven experience in a manufacturing environment (5 years+)

  • MS Excel expert level and ERP systems preferably SAP

Apply for this job now by submitting your Word formatted CV to Kieran McKeown.

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