Senior Planning Manager

Location
Kilkenny (County), Leinster (IE) in Ireland
Salary
Competitive
Posted
12 Feb 2018
Closes
11 Mar 2018
Ref
SPMCB
Business Sector
Food Manufacturing
Contract Type
Permanent

Job Location: IRELAND - Westcourt, Callan, Co. Kilkenny

Job Title:  Senior Planning Manager

Reports to: Site Director

Job Family/Function:  Planning & Logistics

Purpose of the job:

  • Forecasting – work with the sales department to create an accurate and up to date forecast.
  • Drive Labour Capacity model through Top Line planning finite scheduling
  • Create Top Line Macro plans for Planners to finite plan from
  • Create 52 weeks – 13 Weeks – 4 Weeks – 1 Week Capacity plans – Top Line
  • Create a model to incorporate Packaging & Ingredients into the Macro Plans
  • Drive Publish daily/weekly/monthly key performance indicators
  • Identify and implement corrective action to address any non-conformance
  • Shortage prevention process as part of service delivery team
  • Work with Sales to develop and maintain the distribution plan as it relates to the forecast and fulfilment plan
  • Smooth demand sales into balanced weekly Production plans & Promotions
  • Leads the planning team to maintain the production schedule and prioritizes orders for production optimization
  • Continuously improve planning processes and techniques to maximize service while minimizing cost
  • Maintenance of master data integrity
  • Conduct current and future inventory analysis, ensuring proper coverage in line with customer & financial requirements
  • Create and utilise predictive inventory reporting plans
  • Plan and schedule workflow for each department and operation according to established manufacturing sequences and lead times
  • Coordinate activities within cross functional team through planning meetings and communication to ensure all team members are aligned
  • Analyse and prepare weekly documents and releases work plans to Production
  • Complete status reports for production progress, work in process, and raw material inventory

Experience, Knowledge, Competencies and Skills required:

  • Broad experience of Planning models in FMCG – Understands what good looks like
  • Experience in Leading Planning teams – Lean Leadership Imperative
  • Excellent communications skills demonstrable across the enterprise & from Senior Management to Value adding shop floor colleagues
  • Experience working in Pull Systems
  • Experience of the implementation of World Class Manufacturing systems
  • Third level qualification in Supply Chain Management, Lean Manufacturing, Logistics or Business preferable
  • 5-6 years’ experience in a  planning role -  FMCG essential (Meat background would be very beneficial)
  • Expertise with ERP systems or similar an advantage
  • Strong organizational and excellent written and verbal communication skills
  • Detail-oriented with extensive MS Excel skills regarding data analysis and strong mathematical abilities as well as the ability to multi-task and prioritize tasks within strict deadlines
  • Use logic and reasoning to identify solutions to problems
  • Ability to work under own initiative with strong motivational skills and ambition

This role is a full time permenent position Based in Westcourt, Callan, Co. Kilkenny, Ireland. R95A471.

Location: https://www.google.ie/maps/place/Callan+Bacon/@52.5496383,-7.3980312,17z/data=!3m1!4b1!4m5!3m4!1s0x485d2c19c7dc176b:0x7cf0c2a43d794360!8m2!3d52.5496383!4d-7.3958425

Video: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=xyPpaZbdGvg

Accomadation in Kilkenny: http://www.daft.ie/kilkenny

Website: http://www.callanbacon.com/index.aspx