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Production Planner

Job Title: Production Planner
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: Galway
REF: 85373
Job Published: about 2 years ago

Job Description

Contact: Aoife O Reilly
Telephone: 091730022
Production Planner
Our client, a medical device company in Galway are currently looking to recruit a Production Planner for their site.
Job Description
As a key member of the planning and supply chain team, you will ensure that production activities, Finished Goods and Inventory levels align with Customer requirements and corporate goals. You will be a key contributor to implementing inventory reduction initiatives, driving efficient and effective planning techniques. You will provide input and support the S&OP process as required. This position will report the senior planner.
Key Responsibilities:
  • Monitor and Track WIP levels, ensuring that production activities align with customer commits, required finished Goods and corporate goals.
  • Aid with the creation and maintenance of production schedules.
  • Create the daily Kitting Schedule and release jobs to production.
  • Provide direction/assistance to Hejunka Operators and Group Leads on manufacturing workload prioritisation.
  • Highlight potential shortages to purchasing
  • Provide commits to customer services.
  • Participate and contribute to the Daily Operations Meetings and OTIF (On Time In Full) performance review meetings.
  • Co-ordinate supply of parts to other Business Units.
  • Any other duties as required.
Job Requirements:
  • 3+ Years manufacturing experience in a planning related function.
  • Experience with Oracle Production/Supply Chain functionality.
  • MS Office literate. Advanced excel skills an advantage.
  • Should be undertaking/qualified in APICS.
  • Good interpersonal and communication skills and a proven ability to handle a complex workload in a challenging operations environment.
  • Be willing to learn and work as part of a team.
  • Able to work on your own initiative in a dynamic environment.
For further information on this Production Planner role in Galway please contact Aoife O Reilly on 091730022 /
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