Supply Chain & Logistics JobsPlanner – Contract – Sligo

  • SJ50384
  • Temporary/Contract
  • Sligo

Collins McNicholas

Our client, a leading company in Sligo, is seeking a Planner.

Primary function

Overall responsibility for meeting the production schedule, material requirements planning, purchase order management, inventory management  and work order management to ensure customers requests are actioned within the time schedule requested in accordance with the company’s budget, policies and procedures.

Major Duties and Responsibilities

Open/Maintain/Release Process orders.

Batch Determine Process Order Components.

Generate Lot Assignment sheets

Generating purchase requisitions as necessary and ensuring the material is released within the agreed timescale.

Changing/updating existing BOM to ensure accurate and timely customer requirements.

Maintain accurate inventory transactions, Quantities and due dates.

Prepare documentation for the disposal of all obsolete or rejected materials in accordance with the company policies and procedures.

Monitor and Control inventories of Bulk suppliers W.I.P and finished products ensuring achievement of plant inventory level goals.

Maintain high standard in housekeeping, GMP and Safety.

Contingency Planning when have technical or supply issues.

Execute to the production schedule by ensuring Process Orders are available,  Batch Determinations are completed,  material availability, technical issues are resolved. Minimise distressed inventory particularly lot ends.

Create and maintain the ERP data in accordance with company policy and procedures. Track router accuracy, leadtimes, yields, qty pers and ensure systems and batch planning sheets are updated accordingly.  Track FG dating guarantees, incoming batch sizes and dating guarantees.


Appropriate qualification in either Purchasing/Productions Planning e.g. Diploma in Purchasing 

Or General Degree with relevant Manufacturing experience.

This will provide a basic understanding of the planning techniques being used, which is required for the position.

Experience/ Background

At least two years experience in production planning in a manufacturing company.  

Overall experience required is 3 years.

This experience will ensure that planning related issues are understood and dealt with in a well balanced and professional manner.

For a confidential discussion and more information on the role, please contact Colin Byrne:

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