Production Planner

CREGG Recruitment is seeking a Production Planner to join our Global Healthcare Client based in Co. Offaly.

ROLE OVERVIEW

The role of the production planner is to ensure the accurate execution of the production schedule in order to meet customer requirements and service targets. The planner will be responsible for using our MRP system to anticipate material requirements for Production.

Duties include:

  • Issuing of a daily production schedule and checking material availability against the schedule.
  • Addressing MRP exceptions. Releasing production orders and reviewing Production schedules with manufacturing management.
  • Issuing acknowledgement dates to customer service personnel/ order entry for customer orders.
  • Issuing weekly capacity reports, detailing lead-times to all relevant staff and advising Manufacturing management of extra shifts and overtime required to meet customer demand.
  • Lead or take part in CI projects in the Production Planning and Scheduling area.
  • Communicate all schedule changes to Production and Material handlers to ensure the correct flow of material.
  • Attend daily production meeting. Liaise with Production personnel daily to optimise run time.
  • Negotiate additional or revised production capacity with Production in order to accommodate urgent customer requests. Maximise common resources between bottlenecks.
  • Develop clear weekly capacity reports for manufacturing to support goals of on-time complete and report out on schedule adherence for product group responsibility.
  • Reduce inventory days in line with company targets.
  • OSMI Management.
  • Ensure that safe working practices are adhered to at all times, including wearing PPE as appropriate. Acquire knowledge of Health & Safety procedures, work instructions, and associated documentation. Comply with all Health & Safety Policies and instructions and actively contribute to Company efforts to promote safe behaviour and safe systems of work.
  • Performs other duties as assigned. Will include participating in special projects as identified.

WHAT WE VALUE

  • Ability to maintain confidentiality and sensitivity to information.
  • Ability to work independently and collaboratively with limited supervision.
  • Positive mental attitude and ability to perform a multitude of tasks simultaneously with a helpful, friendly attitude.
  • Proven analytical thinking, results orientation and problem-solving skills.
  • Proven ability to maintain professionalism while demonstrating tact and confidentiality.
  • Strong organizational skills in handling multiple responsibilities simultaneously with high attention to detail and a high level of accuracy.
  • Ability to communicate with a wide range of contacts from corporate to manufacturing employees - both oral and written.
  • Drives a high performing culture and Continuous Improvement.
  • Adapts a flexible approach.

WHAT WE WANT FROM YOU

  • Third Level Qualification at Degree level or higher.
  • Working knowledge of Material Requirements Planning (MRP) Systems.
  • Three years\' experience in a Production planning role within a high volume manufacturing Company.

Please submit CVs through the link provided. Candidates eligible to work in Ireland are only being considered at this time.

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