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Senior Associate Production Planner

Reference:AXTR-623441 Location: Dublin
Qualification:DegreeExperience:5-7 Years
Job Type:Fixed Term ContractSalary: Not Disclosed
May be suitable for: Supply Chain Manager, Planner

Sr. Associate Production Planner
Contract to support New Product introduction.
To start ASAP

This job specification outlines the general responsibilities associated with the role of Sr. Associate Production Planner. This person is responsible for ensuring material availability to meet NPI timelines, whilst taking known constraints into account.
Other Key Responsibilities:

• Responsible for portfolio of commercial products, understanding all constraints and dependencies that impact planning activities.
• Participate in the monthly planning cycle for all products and complete the necessary activities, some of which include:
o Reviewing and understanding product demand.
o Ensuring the master production schedule and resultant production plan is reflected on SAP and Rapid Response (RR).
o Balancing product supply in RR system given known constraints, confirming system orders comply with target safety stock and target material availability dates.
o Responsible for short term capacity planning.
• Review planning parameters and targets and recommend improvements to Sr. Management for approval.
• Manage and monitor SAP / RR transactions to support production plan, planning cycle and procurement activities.
• Inventory management of assigned products.
• Work closely with NPI (New Product Introduction) team to ensure seamless transition of products to commercial planning and production.
• Monitor and track KPIs.
• Extract, retrieve and compile data relevant for periodic reporting needs
• Provide data analysis for dashboards for given products.
• Identify areas for continuous improvement of planning processes.
• Change/NC/CAPA owner.
• Subject Matter Expert for assigned tasks.
• Optional:
o SAP Super User
• Responsibilities include training, SAP continuous improvement and Global Forum participation.

• SAP, Rapid Response, EDMQ, CCMS, QMTS

Basic Qualifications:

• Bachelor’s Degree in Supply Chain or equivalent
• 3 years supply chain planning experience
• SAP ECC Planning Experience
• Ability to analyse complex data and to communicate findings and make recommendations
• Advanced experience and capability with Excel, Word, and MS Project

Preferred Qualifications:
• Master’s Degree or APICS certification
• Min 5 years experience in an industrial environment
• Working knowledge of regulatory and pharmaceutical processes
• Ability to conduct effective root cause analysis
• Team player, self-starter, independent worker who take on ownership in driving tasks/projects to completion
• Readily adapts to and manages change

If you would like further Information you can contact the recruiter directly:

Brian Christensen | Tel: +353 (0) 1 685 4747 |