Production Planner S011183

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JOB TITLE:Production Planner S011183
REF NUMBER:Production Planner S011183

Job Title: Production Planner

Salary: Competitive    Location: Co. Cavan

Job Type: Permanent Ref: S011183

Benefits & Perks: Pension, Life Assurance, Employee Assistance Programme plus others

RecruitmentPlus on behalf of our client have a great new opportunity for a Site Production Planner to join a leading manufacturer of sheet materials whose branded products are available in more than 80 countries world-wide. This is a forward-looking organisation who attach particular importance to sustainable manufacturing processes and environmentally friendly materials. Their goal is to ensure the prompt supply of innovative, top-quality products which are tailored to their customers‘ needs.

This role has responsibility for scheduling production with consideration given to all relevant inputs, sales, demand, production capacity, efficiency, logistics, customer requirements and material availability. You will provide best lead times to sales team for all enquiries, analyse free stock demand and replenish as needed to maintain acceptable lead-times.

Commutable within Cavan and from areas in Co.s Longford, Leitrim, Westmeath, Meath.



  • 3rd level qualification is desirable and/or experiences in a similar role a bonus.

  • Experience working in a manufacturing environment, with an excellent telephone manner, attention to detail, communication, interpersonal and problem-solving skills.

  • Experience in scheduling multi-line production facilities.

  • IT knowledge: Windows application Word/Excel to Intermediate level, including basic keyboarding skills. Training will be provided on additional systems. ERP experience will be an advantage.

  • Have strong organisational skills, personal efficiency, time management skills and the ability to prioritize competing demands.


Key Duties & Responsibilities:

  • Schedule Production for all lines considering all relevant input (sales demands, production capacity, efficiency, logistics, customer requirements and material availability)

  • Allocate stock to orders or schedule in appropriate week with sales team.

  • Compile weekly production plan with Op manager.

  • Liaise with Production staff and dispatch with plan and material to be allocated.

  • Liaise with sales team on weekly dispatches.

  • Manage all dispatch day shift operators.

  • Schedule all cut orders of material for same.

  • Gather and compile reports as per Operations manager.

  • Carry out monthly stock checks on both PVC and PET goods.

  • Liaise with Operations manager on raw materials needs and liaise with Maintenance regarding a plan for unforeseen problems.


If you have the relevant qualifications and experience and are interested in this position, please apply now and Ciara who is based in our Northeast office will be in contact if you are suitable.


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Production Planner S011183

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