Senior Production Planner

Location: Brisbane, Queensland
Job Type: Contract or Temp
Contact: Nic Wilkinson

About the company
Our client is a well known international FMCG organisation located in Brisbane, who are investing heavily in their systems and processes to further their growth trajectory.

Primary Purpose
Our client is seeking an experienced production planner to lead the function for the business with some regional travel. You will ensure the monthly & weekly supply plans fully support inventory availability to meet customer demand as well balancing the objectives of minimising inventories & cost of delivery, labour requirements, and resolve production issues.

Key Responsibilities

  • Analyse & report on production performance metrics
  • Maintain the production planning system & quality of planning master data
  • Generate monthly production plans for planned purchases & projected inventory
  • Monitor & report on excess, slow-moving or obsolete inventory
  • Generate supplier forecasts, & facilitate supplier feedback on their capacity & capability to supply
  • Raise, monitor & receipt purchase orders for both products & inbound freight
  • Reconcile supplier invoices & purchase orders, resolving discrepancies
  • Work with the demand planner to facilitate resolution of demand-supply imbalances

Skills and Experience

  • Degree qualified in supply chain or other relevant discipline
  • Prior experience in Production or Manufacturing Planning
  • Previous experience in planning systems preferably Microsoft Dynamics 365
  • Strong problem solving, decision-making & negotiation skills

How to apply
Click on the APPLY button or contact Nicolas Wilkinson, 07 3153 9910 for a confidential discussion