Job Title
Production Planner
Employment Type
Full Time
3 to 5 years
Job Published
08 June 2022
Job Reference No.

Job Description

Our client within colourants and coatings manufacturing seeks the expertise of a Production Planner to be responsible for all production scheduling within Operations. The ideal candidate will be tasked with maintenance and data entry of production and warehouse management information,and support the purchasing department with packaging procurement.

Main Responsibilities:

Prepare Daily production schedule and co-ordinate morning operational meeting with Production Team Leaders.
Liaise with customer Support to schedule production to meet Customer’s requirements, including daily meeting with Sales department.
Raise Process orders in SAP and distribute batch cards to Operations according to the Daily Production Schedule.
Liaise with Procurement Officer to ensure Raw Materials are available to produce the required products.
Supports the Procurement Officer with the purchasing of Labels for production.
Inform Customer Support and Sales staff of any issues in production which could delay delivery of product to the customer.
Enter details of Operational times for each process order into SAP for batch closing
and report any significant variances to the responsible Production Team Leader’s and Management Accountant.
Maintain spreadsheet for Major Domestic customers and schedule production to meet the required level of stock holdings.

Manage and sustain an interdepartmental rapport essential to maintaining a smooth flow of all materials in and out
of the plant.

Supports in managing the working capital within the business targets and guidelines.
File completed batch cards in appropriate product file.
Performs other duties as assigned by the Site & Operations Manager.

Ensure compliance with all Environmental, Health, and Safety policies and procedures, including but not limited to the compliance with ISO 9001 Quality and ISO 14001 Environmental Systems

Minimum requirements:

3 - 5years working experience in planning and procurement within the chemical industry.
Degree in any field, preferably from Operation Management or Business Admin.
SAP MRP system.
Manage complex scheduling, vast numbers of materials, products and equipment.

Understanding of production and shipping process.
Strong organizational skills with solid computing experience and an eye for detail.
Advance or Intermediate capabilities using Ms. Access.
Experience in a functional warehouse or procurement.
Team player and challenges the production for deviation in plan.
Experience in establishing and maintaining an ISO management system is extremely beneficial.