Production Planner

27 / 07 / 2022

  • Otago
  • 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 business.

What you’ll be doing 
You will have responsibility for the operational planning and production scheduling 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

The Ideal Candidate

  • NZPICS/Diploma or time-served understanding of the planning process 
  • Experience working in a fast-paced manufacturing environment 
  • 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
  • Career development and progression
  • Supportive work environment with flexible working arrangements

Apply now