Production Scheduler

14 / 06 / 2022

  • Canterbury
  • Permanent / Full Time
  • Manufacturing / Planning


The Role 
Are you an experienced Supply Chain professional with experience in production planning? Are you ready for a new challenge? We have a great opportunity for an experienced Planner to step into a role with prospects in a leading  New Zealand food producer

A little about the company
Sanford is proud of its extensive seafood history, and its position as New Zealand’s largest integrated fishing and aquaculture business. With a vision is to be the best seafood company in the world, achieving this through a values-led approach of care, passion and integrity in all that they do.

What you’ll be doing 
As the Timaru Site Production Scheduler, you will have responsibility for the operational planning and co-manufacturing function, ensuring that the day-to-day requirements and longer-term goals are achieved. 

Main Responsibilities 

  • Utilise available planning systems to convert sales forecasts into achievable production and material plans and schedules that optimally balance customer service and operational cost efficiency 
  • Production Scheduling- Create maintain and execute effective production schedules
  • Daily Execution Coordination- support day-to-day coordination of operational delivery
  • Excellent systems experience -ERP Implementation experience preferred
  • Cross-Functional Collaboration – communication and collaboration across the business to ensure daily targets are met.
  • Sustainability – Key to success in all parts of the business
  • Health and safety

The Ideal Candidate

  • NZPICS/Diploma or time-served understanding of the planning process 
  • Experience working in a fast-paced manufacturing environment 
  • Worked with multiple ranges of SKUs; both short and long lead time 
  • Attention to detail 
  • Analytical thinking 
  • Computer Literacy including experience in ERP systems and Excel – Intermediate to Advanced level

For further information, click apply or contact Wayne Fry on 021 656 502 or

  • Work for a business committed to Continuous Improvement
  • Based in Timaru
  • Opportunity to develop your skills and experience

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Wayne Fry
Manager, Supply Chain, Operations and Procurement

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