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Matrix Recruitment Group is currently recruiting for a Planning Manager to be based in Wexford with our client a leading healthcare manufacturer.

This is a permanent job

Key Duties:

  • Responsible for the production planning process at sub assembly and end item product stage across the full product range.
  • Drive key metrics, Work with planning team to create corrective action as needed to drive success.
  • Complete and analyze all monthly, weekly and daily reports.
  • Ensure the planning/customer service/warehouse department is compliant with all requirements to meet ISO, internal, corporate or FDA audits.
  • Manage all personnel activity for planning group including hiring, mentoring, coaching, performance reviews and any issues.
  • Responsible for the production kitting function ensuring that all production work orders are kitted and delivered to the line when required in conjunction with production plan.
  • Work closely with Materials Controller to ensure component availability to support production plan
  • Work closely with customers (externally and intercompany) to manage demand and prevent backorder.
  • Manage the capacity planning function to ensure that capacity is not over or underutilized to meet the production plan.
  • Analyze forecast and orders to project capacity requirements going forward for budget and support manpower planning.
  • Work with R&D and manufacturing engineering groups to plan builds required for verification or validation activities.
  • Identify lean and continuous improvement activities to reduce waste and increase flexibility of the production planning function.
  • Track and report performance measures and indicators that provide management with a summary of planning accuracy.
  • Create and maintain planning procedures for the planning function, work with Doc Control to ensure any changes are updated accordingly

Candidates Experience:

  • Bachelor’s degree in a business or related field such as materials management.
  • 3+ years of supervisory or managerial experience.
  • Proficient in the use of MS Excel, MS Word, Access and ERP/MRP systems


Apply now to Suzanne or get in touch on 059 9139070 for more information.

Matrix Recruitment Group is committed to providing a professional service where all CV’s are kept confidential and will not be submitted to any clients without candidate’s knowledge or consent.

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Recruitment Consultant: Suzanne Dunne

Job Title: Planning Manager

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