Production Planner

Job title : Production Planner
Location : Victoria
Job type : Permanent or Full Time
Job reference : 1500496
About the role:
Reporting directly to the Production Manager, you'll be responsible for:

  1. Upholding HSE standards and procedures consistently, setting an example for others to follow.
  2. Creating and maintaining production plans aligned with sales targets, forecasted demand, and inventory goals.
  3. Monitoring raw material planning and procurement, flagging any requirements or shortages to the Procurement Manager.
  4. Collaborating with various teams including Manufacturing, Demand Planning, Customer Service, Procurement, Sales, Marketing, and Manufacturing to ensure efficient communication of schedules and ETAs.
  5. Ensuring accurate input and maintenance of master data for Production Planning, encompassing product codes, raw materials, bills of materials, and routings.
  6. Contributing to the S&OP process by sharing production capacity-related information and addressing issues.
  7. Providing comprehensive and structured reporting to the business on a regular basis.
  8. Optimizing planning schedules, adapting to shifting priorities, and investigating any discrepancies affecting customer delivery.
  9. Developing skills to act as a backup to the Production Manager.
About you:
  • A Bachelor's Degree in Business Administration, Supply Chain Management, or a related field.
  • Proficiency in MS Office, particularly Excel.
  • A solid grasp of production planning principles, techniques, and methodologies.
  • Experience with Microsoft Dynamics365 or other ERP platforms.
  • Previous experience in production planning within a multi-line or complex manufacturing setting.
  • Knowledge of plastic extrusion or processing would be advantageous.
  • Strong analytical capabilities, problem-solving skills, interpersonal acumen, and the ability to engage with stakeholders across all levels of the organization.
How to apply 
To apply online, please click on the apply function. Alternatively, for a confidential discussion, please contact Julia Liow on 0426 201 406 or jliow@sharpandcarter.com.au