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Production Planner

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Job Listing Date
29 Jun 2020
Location
Sydney, South West & M5 Corridor
Work Type
Full Time
Classification
Manufacturing, Transport & Logistics, Production, Planning & Scheduling

Production Planner

 

  • Greenacre NSW location

  • On site parking

  • Competitive salary package

 


Real Dairy Australia (RDA) is an Australian owned business with locations and manufacturing facilities throughout Australia (Queensland, NSW, Victoria) with the head office located at Greenacre. RDA is a world class supplier of dairy based products, services and solutions to the retail, foodservice and food ingredients markets. Our company prides itself on ensuring all products are produced with utmost quality while maintaining the highest standards. As a dynamic business, we thrive on continuous improvement of our production methods and look to ensure our operations are at the forefront of innovation within the industry.

 

We have an exciting new opportunity to join our business as the Production Planner, someone who is well-versed in production procedures and ways to optimise them, organised and results-driven with great problem-solving skills, advanced communication and computer skills with the goal to ensure the smooth and cost-efficient flow of our production operations. We are currently building a new state of the art manufacturing and packaging facility at Greenacre and the Production Planner will be a key part of its success.

 

The Role:

 

Reporting to the Operations Manager you will work closely with site managers, production and the sales team to;

 

  • Create weekly detailed production schedules

  • Monitor progress of production to schedule and modify schedules as required

  • Create medium term master production schedule to ensure appropriate future material and resource availability and overseeing planning at our other locations

  • Negotiate with supply planners, production managers and maintenance teams to ensure that other site activities will not impact the agreed production schedules

  • Implement new processes and further improve current planning practices to deliver our stretched service and inventory targets

 

The key functions of Production Planning will include, but is not limited to:

 

  • Specifications

  • Analysing

  • Reporting

  • Optimisation

  • New Production implementation

  • Process improvement

  • Communication between departments

  • Stakeholder engagement

 

The Person:

 

  • To succeed, you'll have a solid Production Planning background in an FMCG environment (ideally gained within a food manufacturing environment) and tertiary qualifications relevant to supply chain or manufacturing systems will be highly regarded

  • Previous experience with Microsoft Dynamics and excellent Excel skills

  • You’ll already have what it takes to manage data, putting your analytical skills to use, whilst also refining and improving our processes.

  • The right person must be thorough and detailed, with a high level of relationship building and influencing skills.

  • With your keen eye for detail and process improvement mindset, you’ll be able to spot growth opportunities and proactively manage risks

  • Flexible approach to work with the ability to solve problems in a time pressured environment and reorganise work plans to manage conflicting priorities

  • Strong leadership skills, with sense of urgency and decisiveness

  • Ability to work effectively in a team

  • Strong interpersonal and planning skills

  • Excellent communication and influencing skills

 

www.realdairy.com.au

 

If this sounds like the opportunity you have been looking for, please apply via the link below.

 

 

  • Greenacre NSW location

  • On site parking

  • Competitive salary package

 


Real Dairy Australia (RDA) is an Australian owned business with locations and manufacturing facilities throughout Australia (Queensland, NSW, Victoria) with the head office located at Greenacre. RDA is a world class supplier of dairy based products, services and solutions to the retail, foodservice and food ingredients markets. Our company prides itself on ensuring all products are produced with utmost quality while maintaining the highest standards. As a dynamic business, we thrive on continuous improvement of our production methods and look to ensure our operations are at the forefront of innovation within the industry.

 

We have an exciting new opportunity to join our business as the Production Planner, someone who is well-versed in production procedures and ways to optimise them, organised and results-driven with great problem-solving skills, advanced communication and computer skills with the goal to ensure the smooth and cost-efficient flow of our production operations. We are currently building a new state of the art manufacturing and packaging facility at Greenacre and the Production Planner will be a key part of its success.

 

The Role:

 

Reporting to the Operations Manager you will work closely with site managers, production and the sales team to;

 

  • Create weekly detailed production schedules

  • Monitor progress of production to schedule and modify schedules as required

  • Create medium term master production schedule to ensure appropriate future material and resource availability and overseeing planning at our other locations

  • Negotiate with supply planners, production managers and maintenance teams to ensure that other site activities will not impact the agreed production schedules

  • Implement new processes and further improve current planning practices to deliver our stretched service and inventory targets

 

The key functions of Production Planning will include, but is not limited to:

 

  • Specifications

  • Analysing

  • Reporting

  • Optimisation

  • New Production implementation

  • Process improvement

  • Communication between departments

  • Stakeholder engagement

 

The Person:

 

  • To succeed, you'll have a solid Production Planning background in an FMCG environment (ideally gained within a food manufacturing environment) and tertiary qualifications relevant to supply chain or manufacturing systems will be highly regarded

  • Previous experience with Microsoft Dynamics and excellent Excel skills

  • You’ll already have what it takes to manage data, putting your analytical skills to use, whilst also refining and improving our processes.

  • The right person must be thorough and detailed, with a high level of relationship building and influencing skills.

  • With your keen eye for detail and process improvement mindset, you’ll be able to spot growth opportunities and proactively manage risks

  • Flexible approach to work with the ability to solve problems in a time pressured environment and reorganise work plans to manage conflicting priorities

  • Strong leadership skills, with sense of urgency and decisiveness

  • Ability to work effectively in a team

  • Strong interpersonal and planning skills

  • Excellent communication and influencing skills

 

www.realdairy.com.au

 

If this sounds like the opportunity you have been looking for, please apply via the link below.

 

The application form will include these questions:
  • Which of the following statements best describes your right to work in Australia?

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