Production Planner

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Position description

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Production Planner

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Main duties and responsibilities

At Kronospan we pride ourselves on delivering “Wood Perfected” and have invested in innovation since 1897. As the world leader in the production of wood based panel products, we are seeking an ambitious and passionate individual who can add real value to our Production Planning team.

The Production planner will be responsible for leading production, capacity and resource planning activities. It will also play a key part in the further development and implementation of our inventory management strategies.

Key responsibilities of the Production Planner role include:

• Develop Production Plans to meet OTIF
• Liaison with Procurement & Supply Chain in the development of inventory management strategies
• Ensure production can support new product launches
• Use bespoke ERP / MRP capacity planning tools to forecast production constraints
• Maintain supply chain and production data
• Administer an environment of continuous improvement


The ideal candidate -

• Bachelors Degree educated with a minimum 3 years production planning experience
• Strong organisation, time management and communication skills
• Ability to use logic and reasoning to identify solutions to problems
• Can demonstrate a proven ability to multi task, prioritize and meet strict deadlines
• Is driven by delivering outstanding customer service.

Additional information

What we are able to offer includes –

• Attractive salary
• Continued training, support and career development
• The opportunity to work with and learn from industry leading people who are committed to excellence