About the company:
Our client is a world-class international FMCG business with operations across the globe. They are innovative, agile, forward-thinking and have an impressive portfolio of products. They have year-on-year growth and a proven ability to adapt, grow and innovate with a key focus on continuous improvement. They are regarded as an excellent employer.
You will join a talented Supply Chain team committed to personal and professional growth and achieving the highest standards of S&OP, Supply Chain Management and Customer Delivery.
About the role:
An opportunity has come up for a Production Planner to join their Supply Chain team at the head office for New Zealand, in Auckland. Reporting to the Supply Planning Manager, this role will see you planning for the production across 4 different lines on a 24/6 shift during peak periods and a 24/5 shift in the offseason.
There are a large number of SKUS and 240 products in the finished goods portfolio. This is a complex role due to several variables that can change the outcome of the planned finished goods.
You will have high levels of autonomy for making big decisions in your role however there is a need to be a proactive communicator. This role will see you working collaboratively with internal stakeholders to best understand updates within production and how you will have to adjust your plans accordingly. You need to be agile and you will be energised by the ever-changing environment that you are working in.
The ideal candidate will:
- Have experience in planning for complex production lines
Be quick to react to short-term changes in schedules if and when required
- Have the capability to initiate and implement process improvement/CI across the production planning space
- Be a strong communicator who proactively engages with stakeholders
- An in-depth understanding of complex elements within the supply chain will be essential.
- A process improvement/continuous improvement would aid you to make a welcomed difference in this role.
More on the opportunity:
Ideally tertiary qualified you will be passionate and driven to achieve successful commercial and operational outcomes. You will be a confident and energetic self-starter with a keen eye for detail and accuracy.
You will have a genuine desire to add value to the business and will enjoy a hands-on role as you collaborate with multiple teams and stakeholders across the organisation, maintaining strong cultural awareness and sensitivity as you do so.
You will be provided with the tools and support to thrive in your position and be given the opportunity to develop and progress your career in the business. The company has a proven track record in developing their people and future opportunities to progress your career are very real.
If this opportunity is of interest, please submit your CV by following the link below. If you would like to find out more and for a confidential discussion please call Katherine Biggelaar on 021 225 4735 or email firstname.lastname@example.org
- Ever-changing environment that requires quick reactions
- Drive CI with your knowledge in production planning
- Future career growth opportunities in NZ and potentially offshore