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Matrix Recruitment

Job Title

Planning Manager


Matrix Recruitment Group is currently recruiting for a Planning Manager to be based in Tipperary with our client a manufacturing environment. This is a permanent job. Key Duties: Manage the day to day planning of production and Customer Requirement. Develop Master Production Schedule for production planning and purchasing. Work with Sales team to align sales forecast with supply on a weekly/monthly basis. Develop demand plans interface on supply issues, monitor commitments and work demand changes. Liaise with Sales on Supply / Demand issues. Work with Sales team on new product/customer introduction. Inventory reporting and interface on excess Inventory, stock taking and reconciliation. Develop procedures for all relevant processes and ensure adherence. Manage and Support Customer Service lead on order and Supply Management. Manage the logistics function. Regular status / communication reporting. Ensure all KPI’s are met and are accurate. Propose and investigate cost saving initiatives. Ensure that all shipping paperwork is made available to the warehouse in a timely manner. Liaise with the Warehouse and carriers to ensure there are sufficient trailers at all times for loading. Ensure relevant stakeholders are updated daily with details on any supply issues that may arise. Provide guidance and leadership for team and monitor performance. Ensure appraisals are carried out on time, and in an effective way. Participate in projects / teams as required. Candidates Experience: Minimum 3 years’ experience in a senior role in WCM/ import/export environment and or manufacturing / planning environment is desirable. 3rd level degree in Supply Chain or relevant discipline. IPICS certification is desirable. Project management skills desirable. Experience in Good knowledge of P.C. skills / Materials related information systems. Strong communication and interpersonal skills. Effective time management skills. Ability to prioritise and make sound business decisions. Excellent attention to detail. Flexibility and ability to manage change. Strong planning, analytical and organisational skills. Drive on going improvements. Apply now by sending your CV to Suzanne or get in touch on 059 9139070 for more information. Matrix Recruitment Group is committed to providing a professional service where all CV's are kept confidential. This job originally appeared on


Waterford; Kilkenny; Laois, Tipperary

Date Added

172 days ago