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Employer Matrix Recruitment
Job Title Planning Manager

Matrix Recruitment Group is currently recruiting for a Planning Manager to be based in Tipperary with our client a manufacturing environment.

This is a permanent job

Key Duties:

  • Manage the day to day planning of production and Customer Requirement.
  • Develop Master Production Schedule for production planning and purchasing.
  • Work with Sales team to align sales forecast with supply on a weekly/monthly basis.
  • Develop demand plans interface on supply issues, monitor commitments and work demand changes.
  • Liaise with Sales on Supply / Demand issues.
  • Work with Sales team on new product/customer introduction.
  • Inventory reporting and interface on excess Inventory, stock taking and reconciliation.
  • Develop procedures for all relevant processes and ensure adherence.
  • Manage and Support Customer Service lead on order and Supply Management.
  • Manage the logistics function.
  • Regular status / communication reporting.
  • Ensure all KPI’s are met and are accurate.
  • Propose and investigate cost saving initiatives.
  • Ensure that all shipping paperwork is made available to the warehouse in a timely manner.
  • Liaise with the Warehouse and carriers to ensure there are sufficient trailers at all times for loading.
  • Ensure relevant stakeholders are updated daily with details on any supply issues that may arise.
  • Provide guidance and leadership for team and monitor performance.
  • Ensure appraisals are carried out on time, and in an effective way.
  • Participate in projects / teams as required.

Candidates Experience:

  • Minimum 3 years’ experience in a senior role in WCM/ import/export environment and or manufacturing / planning environment is desirable.
  • 3rd level degree in Supply Chain or relevant discipline.
  • IPICS certification is desirable.
  • Project management skills desirable.
  • Experience in Good knowledge of P.C. skills / Materials related information systems.
  • Strong communication and interpersonal skills.
  • Effective time management skills.
  • Ability to prioritise and make sound business decisions.
  • Excellent attention to detail.
  • Flexibility and ability to manage change.
  • Strong planning, analytical and organisational skills.
  • Drive on going improvements.

Apply now by sending your CV to Suzanne or get in touch on 059 9139070 for more information.

Matrix Recruitment Group is committed to providing a professional service where all CV's are kept confidential.

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Location Waterford; Kilkenny; Laois, Tipperary
Date Added 81 days ago
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