Planner Scheduler-Co.Waterford-12 month contract | Collins McNicholas

Planner Scheduler-Co.Waterford-12 month contract

  • Reference: CJ45251
  • Job Type: Contract
  • Location: Munster, Tipperary, Waterford
  • Category: Production

Job Purpose:

  • Responsible for the production scheduling of assigned value stream resources including conformance to plan
  • Customer service at 99.0% for assigned value streams
  • Monitoring of schedule adherence weekly and daily.
  • Escalation and resolution of blockers to flow of product to the customer.
  • Chair weekly MPS ensuring aligned to OOS and maximising site efficiency focusing on firm and frozen period
  • Key communication link to the supply hub any delays in products to the customer
  • Creation of outbound delivery schedule weekly
  • Completion of weekly planning cycle.
  • Creation and maintenance of FRS for assigned work centres.
  • Support to NPI process.
  • SOP compliance & updates.
  • Ensuring ways of working reflect optimal inventory holding for relevant Value Stream. This is a key KPI.


Role Responsibilities:

  • Daily Review of OOS to maintain customer service KPI
  • Governance of CTP to support site KPI
  • Generation and delivery of an optimised weekly detailed production plan using supporting FRS, sku profile, make frequency etc.
  • Use of GPS tools to challenge and resolve issue as they arise real time.
  • Ensuring planning parameters including yield, batch size and routings are correct
  • Escalation of issues to supply planning hub and supply scheduling manager as appropriate.
  • Daily liaising with the shipping team to ensure the E2E process is adhered and that stock is available to the customer OTIF.
  • Ensuring Process orders are available for production to maintain outputs from the resources.
  • As part of having process orders available it is imperative that Missing Part flags are acknowledged.
  • Support of new product introduction in relation to governance meetings, tasks for completion and communication of any changes.
  • Maintenance of all data on the system and ensure all data is real time and does not appear in the past.
  • Perform duties in a compliant manner and behave in accordance with site LSOP’s, GSOP’s, EHS standards and guidelines and relevant legal requirements.
  • Read and understand Standard Operation Procedures applicable to role.
  • Report all accidents, incidents and any EHS issues using the appropriate process /system to your line manager or, if required, the Occupational Health Advisor.
  • Maintain work area in an inspection ready state and clean as you go to maintain good safe housekeeping standards.
  • Be aware of the impact of your job activities on EHS issues.
  • Perform duties in a compliant manner and behave in accordance with our Quality
  • Management System requirements.
  • Participate fully in our site’s quality initiatives and ensure that all relevant quality standards are adhered to.
  • Maintain GMP standards where appropriate to your role.
  • Read and understand relevant Standard Operating Procedures and Global Quality and Management Policies relevant to your job role.
  • Attend training and complete assessments as required.
  • Ensure Halal requirements are met in accordance with General Guidelines of Halal Assurance System LPPOM MUI for applicable Medical Device products / markets.


Role Requirements:

  • Relevant Third Level qualification.
  • IPICs qualification there is an expectation that all planners will attain this qualification while in the role.
  • Experience 
  • Previous experiencein the areas of Customer Service and in a planning function within a Manufacturing Facility.
  • Excellent working knowledge and usage of MERP to ensure smooth planning activity and accurate communication to Planning Supervisors.


For a confidential discussion and more information on the role, please contact Susan on 021 4911065 or email

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