We have a permanent opportunity for an experienced Demand Planning and Scheduling Manager in Newry.
Your new role
Drive the Planning strategy within the overall S&OP process, contributing effectively to the S&OP process
? Collaborate closely with Procurement and Manufacturing teams to improve operational effectiveness and results ? Oversee production planning, including developing the manufacturing schedule based on Customer requirements, plant capacity and production specifications, ensuring on-time-in-full (OTIF) delivery to Customers ? Manage a team of Demand, Production & Pack Planners ? Proactively identify risks, delays to schedule and work collaboratively with internal stakeholders to mitigate impact on schedule, and ultimately Customer delivery performance ? Design short, medium and long term production plans in collaboration with cross-functional team, ensuring plans will deliver high levels of Customer satisfaction ? Identify process improvement to maximise productivity ? Prepare background information to support sales forecasting & develop statistical forecasts ? Prepare and support the Forecast Review process ? Lead root-cause analysis into major forecast variances & lead initiatives to improve forecast accuracy ? Work with the New Product Development team to forecast sales of new products ? Monitor and report on significant variances between sales forecasts, budgets and business plans
What you'll need to succeed
Previous experience managing a Planning function in a large manufacturer.
? Proven experience in delivering business solutions / Lean Six Sigma / Continuous Improvement.
? Strong analytical, organisational, decision making and presentation skills
Solid understanding of inventory management practices and procedures.
? Strong interpersonal skills to effectively interact with all teams, areas and levels of business affecting the forecast process.
? Capability to multitask in a fast-paced environment.
? MRP/ERP experience with strong process thinking
What you'll get in return
What you need to do now
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