Production Planner

Auckland
Permanent / Full Time

Job Description:

Hunter Campbell Ltd

The company

An FMCG business that make and distribute market leading products across multiple retail channels. They are looking for passionate, talented people who can help drive current and future success. People who innovate, create, lead and inspire. They set the bar high, and expect that their people do too.

They currently have a great opportunity for an experienced Production Planner to step into a role with career development prospects and to lead their production scheduling for some key product lines.

The opportunity

As the Production Planner, you will have responsibility for the operational planning function, ensuring that the day to day requirements and longer-term goals are achieved. You’ll be involved with the team that creates production forecasts, schedules and places material orders to ensure that both customer and business targets are achieved.

Working closely with the operations teams you will ensure that customer orders are captured and efficiently converted into customer deliveries. It will be essential to ensure that the lines of communication between the company and the customer are clearly defined, closely monitoring and improving the sales forecasting process into an effective business solution.

In addition, you will be required to create robust production plans and schedules in order to ensure effective and consistent supply of product to the New Zealand market.

You will be responsible for the planning of a couple of production lines with multiple SKU ranges while working closely with internal stakeholders across sales, production and warehousing.

The business is also uses SAP and is experience with SAP or a similar ERP/MRP would be desirable.

The Ideal Candidate

NZPICS/Diploma

Experience working in a fast-paced manufacturing environment within planning

Worked with multiple ranges of SKU’s, both short and long lead time

Attention to detail

Analytical thinking

Agile and can react quickly when under pressure and plans change

Has worked in an S&OP environment

Computer Literacy including experience of ERP systems and Excel – Intermediate to Advanced level

The environment is fast paced and will suit someone who enjoys a busy role with lots of responsibilities to manage. The business has plenty of opportunities for career progression and to take on further responsibilities if success in this position.

The environment is fast paced and will suit someone who enjoys a busy role with lots of responsibilities to manage. The business has plenty of opportunities for career progression and to take on further responsibilities if success in this position.

For further information click apply or contact Nick McConnochie on 021 197 9121 or nickm@huntercampbell.co.nz







Manufacturing & Operations

Hunter Campbell Ltd

Posted on: 

18 / 11 / 2021