Production Planner
RPG Recruitment
Kilkenny, IE
6d ago

Production Planner

Excellent role in a growing a FMCG company based in Co Kilkenny. Working as part of the Production Planning Team the o verall purpose of this role is

  • Produce the daily line schedules of production to make best use of production resources
  • Drive Labour Capacity model through finite scheduling
  • Manage call offs of materials from external storage
  • Ensure KPI’s are met Service Levels, Schedule Adherence & Waste
  • Monitor aging inventory on a daily basis
  • Ensure integrity of BOM’s and master data
  • Conduct current and future inventory analysis, ensuring proper coverage in line with customer & financial requirements
  • Create and utilise predictive inventory reporting plans
  • Work cross functionally with R&D, Operations and Commercial to manage introduction of new products
  • Complete daily status reports for Schedule Adherence, Finished Goods Inventory & Work in progress.
  • Continuously improve planning processes and techniques to maximize service while minimizing cost
  • Support in implementation of new planning system
  • The ideal candidate will have :

  • Third level qualification in Supply Chain Management, Lean Manufacturing or APICS preferable
  • 2+ years’ experience in a manufacturing, distribution or supply planning role
  • Working knowledge of MRP & MPS tools
  • Strong organizational and excellent written and verbal communication skills
  • Detail-oriented with extensive MS Excel skills regarding data analysis and strong mathematical abilities as well as the ability to multi-
  • task and prioritize tasks within strict deadlines

  • Use logic and reasoning to identify solutions to problems
  • Ability to work under own initiative
  • Apply
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