Production Planner

Location: Melbourne
Job Type: Permanent / Full Time
Contact: Luke Gunn

About our Client

Our client is a leading Australian manufacturer who partners with some of our most high profile consumer goods organisations. They currently have a fantastic opportunity available for an experienced production planner to join their supply chain team based in Melbourne's south eastern suburbs.

About the Role

Reporting through to the sales & operations planning manager in this individual contributor role, you will be responsible for the generation of an accurate production plan that maximises delivery in full, on time for a range of consumer goods customers supplied from two manufacturing sites here in Melbourne. Key accountability includes:


  • The creation of a short to medium term production plan based on current demand forecast and available SOH.
  • The generation of run sheets for production staff that minimises equipment change over and maximises DIFOT.
  • Weekly reporting of production constraints and attainment to plan for further planning purposes.
  • Playing an active role in a sales and operations planning process to balance demand / supply and optimise inventory holdings.

Skills & Experience

  • Production planning experience in a high volume, multi-site manufacturing environment.
  • The ability to influence and negotiate effectively with key internal stakeholders to deliver the best outcomes for customers.
  • A sound understanding of production processes in the manufacturing industry.

How to Apply

Click on the APPLY button or contact Luke Gunn on 0401 023 349 for a confidential discussion.