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Planning Manager

Planning Manager

Planning Manager - Waterford - Medical Devices

Awesome opportunity available in the South East for a natural People Manager with excellent Production Planning experience. Comfortable in a Site Leadership role and supporting an expanding multinational Medical Devices business.



  • Maintenance of and daily monitoring of DC sku inventory levels against target.
  • Maintenance of relevant Manugisitcs parameters regarding plant capacity and replenishment orders.
  • Ensuring efficient and effective scheduling that balances Customer requirements with maximum production utilization and minimum inventory levels.
  • Focusing on Customer satisfaction through continuous monitoring of established metrics relating to order-fill, backorder and inventory replenishment
  • Liaising with Operations on backorder and low limit skus
  • Interpretation and analysis of demand/supply data.
  • Maintenance of Raw Materials Planning parameters
  • Forecasting of lot profiles for Operations and Cartoning to determine setups for coming months/years.
  • Day to day management of Production Planners
  • Lead projects on Production Planning improvements to manufacturing efficiencies while maintaining Customer Service.
  • Key player in any system developments and enhancements pertaining to improving Planning processe
  • Focus on the continuous enhancement and credibility of the department


Graduate or equivalent professional qualification e.g. A.P.I.C.S Certification.