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R.T. Lane Recruitment

Our Client located in Cork is looking for a Planner to join their team. Successful candidate will work at a busy manufacturing facility and participate in the planning process taking responsibility for the production plan.


  • Actively participate in the Sales & Operations Planning Process onsite in conjunction with all stakeholder departments such as Sales, Engineering, Procurement & Production
  • Take full responsibility for ensuring the longer-term production plan is fully reviewed on a weekly basis in conjunction with all stakeholders in a way that best serves the customer base
  • Be able to perform rough cut capacity planning for the Production facility based on customer orders and sales projections
  • Be customer focused at all times
  • Flexibility as daily priorities can change
  • Understand the detailed workings of an MRP system & comprehend the impact of changes to the various parameters within the software system currently in use
  • Maintenance of the planning related information & planning parameters within the S/W used
  • Responsible for monitoring & maintaining Work Order accuracy to ensure the correct demand signals are being sent to Purchasing & ensuring 100% transactional accuracy for inventory control
  • Experienced production scheduler who can take a lead role in planning production on a day-to-day basis in terms of materials & capacity while maintaining a focus on committed customer ship dates
  • Experience of working in a high mix, low volume manufacturing setting
  • Experienced in shop floor control
  • Working with all stakeholder functions to ensure full material availability in support of the production schedule including CMOs if required
  • Actively participate in daily & weekly scheduling meetings
  • Take ownership of actions with the view to timely closure
  • Communicate any shortfalls in inventory or production output in a timely manner to management
  • Assist with outbound shipments as required
  • Take the initiative to make suggestions where improvements could be made
  • Highly experienced in MS Excel
  • I.P.I.C.S. certification a definite advantage

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