Laboratory Planner

  • Reference: CJ46817
  • Job Type: Permanent
  • Location: Cork, Cork City, Munster
  • Category: Science, Pharmaceutical & Food

Role Responsibilities:

  • Creation and execution of a laboratory schedule to support a large product portfolio for clinical release and stability testing.
  • Act as an administrator of, address errors and make improvements to client scheduling tool.
  • Actively engage with the Lab Management Team to review planning, demand forecasts and capacity.
  • Develop robust overall weekly schedules and ensure accurate prioritization to timelines.
  • Monitor overall testing progress on a weekly basis and communicate any overdue testing.
  • Ability to collate and analyse data to take preventative steps when problems arise.
  • Generate and present daily/weekly/monthly reports and metrics as appropriate.
  • Monthly reporting of KPI’s.
  • Participate in continuous improvement across the planning and scheduling activities.
  • Work as part of a team to achieve results in relation to deliverables
  • Manage orders and invoicing.


  • Minimum 2 years Planning/Scheduling experience in a regulated manufacturing or lab environment.
  • A third level qualification in Science, Manufacturing or Supply Chain related activities
  • Good presentation and communication skills.
  • Strong analytical skills – essential.
  • Advanced knowledge of MS Excel and Access.
  • Lean/Continuous Improvement Qualification would be an advantage.
  • Must be a self-starter and able to work on own initiative.
  • Advanced MS Excel and Access.


For a confidential discussion and more information on the role, please contact Laura Jevens on 021 4911060 or email

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