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Production Planner – Kilkenny

My client, a company in the food industry are seeking a Production Planner to join their team on a permanent basis in Kilkenny.

Salary €32-38k

Duties include:

  • 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

Experience required:

  • 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

For more information on this and to discuss similar opportunities, contact Lee on 0858072559 / lee@optimizerecruitment.ie
Job ref: LD-19020

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