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Production Planner

A leading medical device company based in Longford is recruiting a Production Planner to join their team.

The Role:

  • Conversion of global demand plan into production plan focusing on delivering high quality, safe and effective product to end customers.
  • Ensure site and area key performance indicators are met through effective management of ERP system (SAP) and products of responsibility.
  • Work closely with internal and external suppliers & customers in a dynamic environment to drive operational excellence, financial performance and continuous improvement.
  • Conduct scenario planning and develop recommendations for contingency plans for potential changes and risks to the supply network.


  • Conduct business in an ethically sound manner that will protect human health, safety and the environment by complying with all applicable EHS laws, as well as Global and Technical standards.
  • Stakeholder & Key Decision maker for products of responsibility.
  • Provide planning leadership and direction to respective areas for products of responsibility to meet supply commitments.
  • Agree production plan and ensure flow of material through the site, ensuring product availability per agreed commercial requirements.
  • Effective management of inventory and all inputs on SAP ERP system.
  • Work with all internal functional areas to ensure operational efficiency.
  • Drive continuous improvement within the planning area to drive Operational Excellence and improved financial performance.
  • Demonstrate behavioural standards in all dealings and work effectively as part of the Planning and wider Supply Chain team, interacting and communicating effectively with all levels of the organisation.
  • Support all product initiatives, R&D and product changes for products under your control.
  • Ensure compliance to all applicable quality requirements.

Education and Experience:

  • Preferably a degree and/ or APICs or IIPMM qualification.
  • 3-5 years experience in a similar role in a manufacturing environment (preference regulated environment).
  • Problem solving / Logical Thinking.
  • Strong organisation skills.
  • Good communication abilities.

For a confidential discussion and more information on the role please contact Aideen Cummins.