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Production Planner

Job Title: Production Planner
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: Galway
REF: 89978
Job Published: 11 months ago

Job Description

Contact: Jenny Dore
Telephone: 0860449371

Production Planner
Our client, a medical device company in Galway are currently looking to recruit a Production Planner for their site.

What will I be doing
  • Prepares schedules and ensures timely completion of work orders for manufacturing processes.
  • Releases work orders for prepared schedule.
  • Liaise with Purchasing and assist if necessary by placing purchase orders, expediting supply shipments and assisting in the resolution of supplier issues
  • Interfaces with Cleanroom Supervisors & Material Handling and resolves concerns regarding schedules, part shortages, expedites, etc.
  • Problem solves inventory issues.
  • Meets daily with Cleanroom Supervisors regarding scheduling issues.
  • Prepares expedite list for sterilization preparation and warehouse personnel.
  • Collects and analyse data to prepare reports.
  • Drive Sales & Operation Planning (S&OP) for selected programs.
  • Resolve backorders quickly and efficiently.
  • Manage excess / obsolete inventory.
  • Maintain Material Requirements Planning (MRP) parameters for select programs.
  • Communicate on critical supply issues.
  • Participate on cross functional teams on identified projects.
  • Maintain inventory within agreed targets.
  • Performs other related duties and tasks as required.

What do I need
  • Relevant third level qualification and/or APICS
  • Work related experience equivalent to a minimum of 3 years' in Production/Planning environment.
  • Demonstrated working knowledge of production planning techniques and material control principles.
  • Oracle experience desired but not essential.
  • Excellent interpersonal and communication skills and the ability to work well with others.
  • PC skills including standard offices packages as well as ability to understand and learn customised computer software programmes.
  • Ability to work under strict time constraints and meet deadlines in a timely manner.
  • Excellent attention to detail.
  • Good communication and organisational skills.
For further information on this Production Planner role in Galway please contact Jenny on 0860449371 /
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