Production Planner

Competitive
Permanent
Tipperary
21 Feb 2020
BBBH754328

An opportunity to join a fast paced team with a leading Irish brand

Our client, a leading FMCG company, have a requirement for an experienced Production Planner.

This role requires the Production Planner to actively contribute to the management and development of the site Planning and Materials Supply systems in a progressive manner.

The Production Planner's primary responsibility will be to ensure all products required by customers are planned and co-ordinated to be procured, manufactured, shipped, and delivered to our customer's on-time.

Responsibilities:

  • Develop detailed production schedules and optimize use of all capacities in each stage of the Supply Chain Process
  • Review historical sales trends, research demand drivers, prepare forecast data, develop statistical forecast models, and evaluate forecast results
  • Interact with sales to understand demand forecast drivers and to ensure that current and accurate information is used for demand forecasts
  • Lead the planning meetings to review, reconcile significant variances and refine the forecast model
  • Draw up master schedule to establish sequence and lead time of production to meet logistics dates according to sales forecasts and customer orders
  • Monitor production plans/performance weekly and realign to ensure the purchasing strategy fully supports both production and project targets
  • Analyse production specifications and plant capacity data and performs to determine manufacturing processes, tools, and human resource requirements
  • Monitor inventory levels and report any deviation from plan and implement corrective actions where applicable

Requirements:

  • Minimum 3 years' experience in forecasting/ planning/scheduling in an FMCG manufacturing organisation
  • IIPMM or relevant materials management qualification an advantage
  • Strong working knowledge of leading Planning, Logistics & Procurement Tools, Processes, Methods and Reporting Techniques. Process orientated approach to work
  • Excellent Project Management skills. Ability to implement process improvements at a site and Planning/Procurement team level.

Morgan McKinley is acting as an Employment Agency and references to pay rates are indicative.

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