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You will work as a Plant Planner for our client, a leading manufacturing company in Waterford.

You will report into the Supply Schedule Manager in the planning department.

This is a 12month contract role offering a competitive salary.

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Key duties & responsibilities:

  • Issue timely and formal master production schedules on behalf of all the European markets.
  • Undertake Monthly Re-Plan Process in line with the Planning Calendar
  • Issue 4-6 week rolling Final Assembly Plan, weekly, ensuring that all orders are consolidated where possible to allow larger production runs for plant efficiency.
  • Update and issue new Customer Service Report to Senior Management no later than Day 2 of following month.
  • Manage Product Sample Supply Process with U.S. and UK, ensuring availability and supply of all required (new product/new language) samples.
  • Update and present proposed monthly Assembly Build Scenario options to NPI/Supply Schedule Manager and Senior Management.
  • Fully utilize SAP enterprise system in generating all medium to long term assembly plans supporting both Affiliate & 3rd Party market requirements.
  • Carry out the Interface program between all markets and the manufacturing plant, ensuring a streamlined flow of information and product flow.
  • Effectively manage Headcount Requirements for the plant.
  • Work closely with Customer Services and WA Operations on all issues relating to product supply to market
  • Ensure that all orders are placed within the agreed lead-time
  • Act as the direct point of contact with Affiliate Customers on all issues relating to production capacity, scheduling & shipment queries.
What are we looking for?
  • Materials Management Diploma is essential.
  • 5 Years Planning/Customer Service experience in manufacturing environment
  • 5 Years in SAP Planning environment.
  • Good knowledge of SAP MM and PP modules.
  • Good knowledge of Planning processes, with emphasis on high volume, complex materials and processes.
  • Good communication skills are essential, both verbal and written.
  • Time management skills and good attention to detail.

Apply for this job now or get in touch with Kieran McKeown on 051-353825

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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Job Title: Senior Production Planner

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