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Matrix Recruitment Group is currently recruiting for a Production Planner to be based in Wicklow.

The Production Planner is responsible for developing a daily/weekly production plan for each production stream, which it can be scheduled/sequenced appropriately and which will meet stock levels to optimise defined service level at the lowest cost.


Key Duties

  • Production Planning– Plan and create production orders
  • Release/Amend Production Plan
    • Determine ability to supply
    • Make changes to production plan and provide feedback to supply planning on- demand can / cannot be met
    • Root cause analysis & feedback on actions taken
    • Escalate to where decision (cost sign-off) can be taken
  • Exceptional Demand Management Process- Execute this process on the site:
    • Assessment of available capacity at production site and impact of additional volume
    • Ensure raw materials can be sourced
  • Production Planning Parameters
    • Responsible for maintaining this in the system and responding to changes in efficiency on production lines
    • Release Production Plan
    • Responsible for issuing an inclusive production plan which accounts for Planned Preventative Maintenance, any NPI trials within the production
  • Communication Channels– Responsible for communicating with the relevant Supply and Inventory Planner on up to date capacity parameters, accounting for sustainable OEE figures etc
  • Execute Continuous Improvement
  • Analyse and Report Performance Metrics

Candidate Experience:

  • 3rd level qualification in a supply chain discipline OR educated to 2nd level (including maths & English).
  • Must have relevant experience in production planning and or scheduling activities within a manufacturing environment.
  • Proficient Numerical ability to record, interpret and analyse key process data.
  • Must have working knowledge / experience in working with ERP based systems, planning systems.
  • Understanding/principles and tools of lean manufacturing.
  • SAP experience would be an advantage.
  • Knowledge and experience of AP / AS would be an advantage, similar scheduling tools of planning methods on OEE /.

Apply now to Patricia 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: Patricia Deane

Job Title: Production Planner

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Job Title: Production Planner

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