Production Planner

03 Oct 2019

An excellent opportunity to join an exciting company in a strategic role

Our client, a leading FMCG manufacturer, have a requirement for an experienced Production Planner to join their existing high performance Supply Chain Team.

Based at the production site in Cork, the production planner will be responsible for ensuring daily and weekly production plans are aligned with business demands

Working closely with other European supply chain planners, the production planner in Cork will work cross functionally with multiple departments to ensure continuous flow of finished goods into the supply chain.

Key responsibilities for the Production Planner will be:

  • Prepare daily and weekly production schedules for Manufacturing to ensure supply meets demand.

  • Engage and communicate effectively with the site team to deliver production schedule on time

  • Liaise with the Supply Chain & Planning teams to communicate and continuously improve efficiency and service performance

  • Responsible for monitoring and reporting production targets against the actual rates

  • Working alongside the production management team to ensure production hours meet demand

  • Proactively identifying potential risks and flagging to relevant teams

  • Day to day coordination as a representative of Supply Chain with other departments such as Raw Materials Store, Quality, Engineering.

  • Actively participate in HSE&S, Sustainability and Quality activities as a representative of the supply chain team


  • 3 years of experience in a production planning environment

  • Good Excel & SAP proficiency

  • Communication, Problem solving & financial acumen is a distinct advantage in this role

  • Previous Inventory Management, Supply Management, S&OP experience in a production environment also an advantage

Morgan McKinley is acting as an Employment Agency in relation to this vacancy.

Please note that any references to salary or pay rates in this advertisement and in the salary refinement section are indicative only and should only be used as a guide.

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