Production Planner- South Dublin

Job Overview

My Client, a leading Pharmaceutical Manufacturer based in south Dublin, is looking for an experienced Production Planner to join their Planning team

This is a 12 month fixed term contract which provides a fantastic opportunity for a Production Planner with experience working in a Pharmaceutical/Manufacturing Environment to expand their skillset.

The successful Production Planner will be responsible for making the master production schedule into a feasible and accurate short-term detail schedule for fixed time period, ensuring on time availability of product, whilst taking known constraints and planning parameters into account.

In this varied and multi-faceted role you will be responsible for:

-Responsible for Detailed Schedule & Capacity planning in short term horizon
-Facilitate Weekly scheduling and capacity review meetings with Production, QA, Warehouse, and -Process Development
-Collaborate with the site product planners to ensure supply to the market
-Ensure feasible plan and release plan to Manufacturing areas
-Manage and monitor SAP transactions to support production plan, capacity analysis planning cycle and procurement activities.
-Convert Planned process orders to Process orders and ensure feasible plan.
-Co-ordinate with warehouse departments to ensure availability of all components at the line and shipment of materials to ensure market supply
-Check component availability to short term plan
-Act on deviations from plan, e.g. running ahead and behind / NC's etc.
-Develop solutions to a variety of problems to ensure stable supply.
-Participate and coordinate in short term improvement projects (Operational Excellence)
-Own KPI reporting and coordinate relevant actions
-Participate in and Support the monthly planning cycle for all products and complete the necessary activities relating to the short- term window, some of which include: Aligning supply & demand requirements, review & fix negative balances, review & fix master data issues
-Work closely with NPI (New Product Introduction) team to ensure seamless transition of products to commercial planning and production.
-Ensure compliance within regulatory environment

You will ideally have the following skills and experience:

-Bachelor's Degree in Supply Chain or equivalent

-3 years supply chain planning experience (has to be within a regulated industry)
-SAP Planning Experience essential

-APICS certification (desired but not essential)
-Packaging experience
-Working knowledge of regulatory and pharmaceutical/med device processes
-Team player, self-starter, independent worker who take on ownership in driving tasks/projects to completion
-Readily adapts to and manages change

If you feel that you fulfil the above requirements please apply today with your CV. If you have any further queries please contact Rachael Pando of FRS Recruitment.

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