Production Planner

Alexander James

Based in Best Auckland this is a great opportunity for a Production Planner to join their experienced team and be part of this great NZ success story.

  • West Auckland Location
  • Onsite parking available
  • FMCG planning experience is essential
This business is a rapidly expanding company with a reputation for high manufacturing standards, quality products and strong client service. They are looking for a Production Planner to join their experienced team and be part of this great NZ success story.
You will have the overall responsibility for the operational planning function, ensuring that the day to day requirements and long-term goals are tracked and achieved. You will be responsible for producing accurate and robust production schedules based on forecast and sales orders, materials and capacity availability, enabling the deliveries of the right product, on time and in the correct quantity for customers (DIFOT).

Duties include but are not limited to:
  • Creating robust production plans and schedules to ensure the effective and consistent supply of product to the New Zealand market.
  • Report on capacity usage in schedule per week
  • Confirm and advise delivery dates for orders
  • Schedule planned orders in SAP based on capacity and material availability restrictions
  • Report on unconfirmed orders
  • Reschedule as required in a timely manner as per demand
  • Advise changes in component requirements for forward schedules
  • Keep in regular communication with production team regarding the existing schedule and upcoming demand
  • Report on WIP stock and actively look to minimise inventory levels
  • Relevant planning experience in a food manufacturing/FMCG environment
  • Computer literate with good understanding of SAP, ERP, APO and advanced excel
  • Strategic thinking & planning, strong analytical ability and sound commercial judgement
  • Well-developed oral and written communication skill.
  • A keen eye for detail
  • Proven organisational skills
This is a great opportunity to be part of a well known and respected Kiwi business who not only care for their employees and the high quality of product they are renowned for.  Don’t wait, apply now with your CV in a word format. For ore information call Logan Stevens - 0212421129