Production Planning manager

Location County Antrim
Job Type Permanent
Salary Negotiable
Published 4 months ago
Contact Glenda Reddington
Job Ref GR121_1491906139

Job Description

Production Planning Manager

Location: Co. Antrim

My client is one of Ireland's leading and most reputable employers who operate within the food production and packaging industry.

Reporting to: Site Manager

The role

As Production Planning Manager will mainly assist the Operations and Production Team to drive Operations and continuous improvement to the next level.

Responsibilities & Duties

  • Adhere to departmental budgets and support the business to achieve financial targets.
  • Lead and direct the site planning team with clear objectives / accountability's so as to provide an effective planning function to the business through a high performing team.
  • Carry out individual staff performance reviews and address and identified training and development needs to be met
  • Lead and develop the department team. Ensure that there is a timely and effective flow of information
  • Provide leadership and direction to the site Planning team, ensuring they have a clear understanding of their role in helping the site to achieve its business plans and objectives, and are motivated to deliver outstanding results on their site.
  • To be responsible for the site production schedules and plans with the goal of achieving required service levels at optimised lowest cost

Essential Criteria

  • Logical and analytical capability
  • Proven people management experience in a planning function.
  • Able to work on own initiative
  • Strong organisational skills
  • Good communicator, able to build teamwork within department and cross-functional
  • Excellent numerical skills
  • Computer Literate, especially in Excel
  • During seasonal production periods a reasonable degree of flexibility will be required in this role.

Desirable Criteria

  • A working knowledge of an FMCG and/or manufacturing environment
  • Third level qualification

For more information or to discuss in total confidence please contact Glenda on 02890 323333