Planning Manager

Location: Waterford, Republic of Ireland
Salary: Negotiable
Posted: almost 2 years ago
Role type: Permanent
Industry: Supply Chain and Operations Leaders & Specialists
Contact name: Gary Meade
Contact email: gary.meade@hrmrecruit.com

Job description

Our client is a market-leading multinational organisation based in the South East. Due to continued growth they are seeking an experienced Planning Manager to join their team on a permanent basis. The successful appointee will report to the Director of Supply Chain and lead a team of highly skilled Production Planners. You can expect excellent exposure across this global organisation with tangible career opportunities.

The Role

The Planning Manager will serve as a key member of the Supply Chain function in this fast-paced environment. As the Planning Manager you will be responsible for:

  • Ensuring all production targets are met and in line with site operational goals
  • Monitoring all DC SKU inventory levels against their target and providing solutions to mitigate risk
  • Working closely with all internal/external stakeholders while maintaining and building on these relationships
  • Ensuring efficient and effective scheduling in line with customer requirements
  • Dealing with potential customer conflict and providing solutions on a regular basis
  • Monitoring and improving established KPI's to ensure the highest level of customer delivery is achieved
  • Day to day management of Production Planners
  • Lead projects on Production Planning designed to improve manufacturing efficiencies

The Person

The ideal Planning Manager will have 5+ years' experience within a high volume fast-paced multinational pharmaceutical/medical device/ FMCG manufacturing organisation. You will also have:

  • Relevant Degree qualification or APICS Certification
  • Experience using ERP systems (SAP would be beneficial)
  • Very strong numerical and analytical skills
  • A customer focused mindset with exceptional communication and organisational skills
  • Possess strong leadership experience including people development and influencing decision making

The Benefits

The successful Planning Manager will receive a competitive base salary along with a strong benefits package which include:

  • Pension
  • Bonus Scheme
  • Health Insurance
  • 27 days Annual Leave
  • Company Doctor

To discover more contact Gary Meade in HRM on +353 21 4511195 for a confidential discussion.

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