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Production Planner

Job Title: Production Planner
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: Dublin
REF: 87658
Job Published: over 1 year ago

Job Description

Contact: Jenny
Telephone: 021 2066287

Production Planner

Our client, a food company in Dublin are currently looking to recruit a Production Planner for their site.
Reporting to the Purchasing Manager, the Production Planner is responsible for the day to day scheduling of production across all lines.

Key Responsibilities

  • Developing and operating the Production Scheduling Process, balancing efficiency with responsiveness to key business issues and technical restrictions.
  • Ensuring that incoming Sales Orders are monitored and entered onto the schedule in a timely basis.
  • Ensuring that on hand levels of specified products are maintained on an ongoing basis.
  • Providing the Purchasing Manager with live information on Raw Material requirements and potential shortfalls, to enable the Purchasing Manager to place any necessary orders.
  • Provide the Warehouse Supervisor with listings of Materials required for weigh up, driving stock rotation and promoting FIFO in all cases.
  • Reviewing the accuracy of information entered into Job Travellers, and issuing Raw Materials into WIP.
  • Work with the Materials Controller to ensure ongoing cycle counts are carried out and ERP stock levels are accurate.
  • Identify potential stock issues outside the cycle count procedure, and close these out quickly and efficiently
  • Develop and document Standard Operating Procedures for Production Planning activities.
  • Additional ad-hoc duties as required


  • Third Level Degree desirable
  • 3 to 4 years' experience in a similar role

For further information on this Production Planner role in Dublin please contact Jenny Dore on 021 2066287 /

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