Supply Chain & Logistics JobsPlanning Manager – South East – Perm

  • CJ50183
  • Permanent
  • Munster, Waterford

Collins McNicholas

Planning Manager – South East

This is an exciting new opportunity. As Planning Manager, your responsibility will be to monitor your departments budget, inventory, and production schedule. You will ensure manufacturing schedules are driving the production of the right SKUs and maintain an optimally efficient inventory of production materials to maximize customer service while optimizing manufacturing efficiency. Create planning studies and generate reports about new programs, plans, and regulations will also be part of your new role. 


  • Maintenance of and daily monitoring of DC SKU inventory levels against the target.
  • Ensuring efficient and effective scheduling that balances Customer requirements with maximum production utilization and minimum inventory levels.
  • Focusing on Customer satisfaction through continuous monitoring of established metrics relating to order-fill, backorder and inventory replenishment.
  • Liaising with Operations on backorder and low limit SKUs.
  • Interpretation and analysis of demand/supply data, and communicate the possible effects on manufacturing performance, inventory levels, and Customer Service.
  • Maintenance of Raw Materials Planning parameters in line with MPS and regular liaison with Purchasing staff on relevant issues pertaining to the demand and supply of Raw Materials.
  • Forecasting of lot profiles for Operations and Cartoning to determine setups for coming months/years.
  • Day to day management of Production Planners.
  • Lead projects on Production Planning improvements to manufacturing efficiencies while maintaining Customer Service.
  • Key player in any system developments and enhancements pertaining to improving Planning processes.
  • Execute other managerial and operational disciplines of the Planning Department as and when required. Focus on the continuous enhancement and credibility of the department, within the Organization, through a professional and mature approach at all times.


  • Graduate or equivalent professional qualification e.g. P.I.C.S Certification.
  • Comprehensive knowledge of Planning/Scheduling/Inventory Management with a detailed understanding of all other Supply Chain functions.
  • Focused on Customer Service and delivering Key Operational Measurements
  • Ability to use Excel at an advanced level and high-level understanding of ERP LX                        

For a confidential discussion and more information on the role, please contact Edel O’Brien on 021-4911065 or email


First Name


Your Email (required)

Your mobile (required)

Preferred Collins McNicholas Office (required)

Comment / Cover Letter

Upload CV

In order to provide you with our services, we need to process certain personal information about you. We will only use your personal information to deliver the job-seeking or related services you have requested.

We seek your consent to store your data and provide you with the best possible service. If you have any questions regarding our legal obligations to you or your rights under the GDPR please refer to our privacy statement which clearly outlines all of your rights.

  • Find a job
  • Apply
  • Get a job