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Senior Planner

Job Title: Senior Planner
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: Galway
REF: 89320
Job Published: about 1 year ago

Job Description

Contact: Ros Lomasney
Telephone: 021 2066287

Senior Planner

Our Client a pharmaceutical company in Galway are looking to recruit a Senior Planner for their Galway site.

Senior Planner Job Description

  • Develop, maintain, report and ensure effective management of the Master Production Schedule (MPS) for the Business Unit.
  • Develop capacity plans to analyse the feasibility of attainment of MPS, reporting potential bottlenecks, issues and risks.
  • Communicate production schedules to production and supporting departments.
  • Ensuring purchasing activities required to support the MPS are communicated to the relevant people on a timely basis.
  • Liaising closely with other relevant functions to ensure the planning and control process is supported by regularly maintained and accurate set of BOMs, routings and item master data.
  • Make recommendations to ensure that production, inventory and customer service objectives are being met whilst identifying any production and/or material constraints & risks.
  • Develop policies, procedures, systems and processes for the Production Planning area.
  • Management of finished goods and Work in Progress inventory to support production strategies within agreed targets.
  • Provide support to the Business Unit manager to ensure attainment of KPI's.
  • Lead the weekly planning review meetings.
  • Implement best in class production planning techniques & systems to drive production efficiencies.
  • Supply Chain Lead for the S&OP process.
  • Identify, drive & support cost reduction initiatives.
  • Management & development of the planning team of 2 schedulers and 2 heijunka operators.

  • 4 years manufacturing experience in a multinational Supply Chain environment with exposure to all demand/supply planning, supply chain, capacity planning, material planning/management, inventory control.
  • Experience of working with ERP Systems
  • Business/Engineering Degree
  • APICS Qualification
  • Demonstrated achievement of driving change, continuous improvement and exposure to lean supply chain techniques.
  • Excellent planning, problem solving, analytical skills and advanced Excel skills.
  • Good communicator, team player, proactive and strong inter personal skills.
  • Ability to act on own initiative with under minimal supervision.
  • Demonstrate drive and ambition and an ability to lead.
  • Experience in medical device environment desirable but not essential

For further information on this a Senior Planner role in Galway please contact Ros on 0212066287 /
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