Master Production Scheduler - Planner

Location: Ireland


Job Type: Perm

Industry: Biotech-Pharma-Medical-Device-Jobs

Job ID: JO-2002-22161

Consultant: Karen McHugh

Are you a Master Production Scheduler with 3+ years industry experience and strong SAP skills?

Would you like to work for an International Pharmaceutical company based in Waterford, offering excellent work life balance solutions?

If you have the relevant experience, please forward your CV to for review or call 353 1 7978720 to discuss in confidence.

Master Production Scheduler - Planner - Waterford

Job Description

Our client is one of the world's largest Pharmaceutical companies and has Biotech, Pharma and Medical Device manufacturing plants in Waterford.

You will manage the long-term planning of production activities as part of the planning process.  

You will need to work closely with the Operations, Product and Supply Chain team to ensure that all elements are incorporated.

Responsible for creating realistic medium and long-term plans for operations

Ensure alignment between Demand, Supply, Product, Project and NPI to create realistic plans

Developing the monthly IBP Pack – creating capacity slides, plans, identifying vulnerabilities & opportunities

Supporting along with other MPS planners:

Annual budgeting process and forecasting

Inventory projections & warehouse RCCP

Drive best practice planning and supply chain processes, Class A and IBP process

Strive to achieve the best possible metrics for +QDCI


Degree and/or APICs Qualified 

3+ years relevant post qualification experience

Knowledge of supply chain systems e.g. SAP Athena and M2/Kinaxis systems

Have a deep understanding of supply chain planning processes

Ability to influence at senior level and show a positive attitude towards problem solving

Person must have a Continuous Improvement focus and be able to demonstrate leadership in this area

Ability to understand complex supply chain and develop solutions to support business needs


Salary Negotiable depending on experience

Flexible working hours & finish early on a Friday

Performance related Bonus

25 days Holidays and you can work up an additional 40 hours and take these off at a time agreed by you and your manager.

Company Pension

Long term disability and life assurance: 

Life Cover for self and spouse/children.

Gym: Access to onsite Gym and class


Karen McHugh is the consultant managing this position.

If you are a Master Production Scheduler interested in roles based in Waterford, you can contact Karen by e-mail or phone +353-1-7978720 for a confidential chat.

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