Production Planner

$3 500 - 4 000mon.



123+ applicants

a month ago


Objectives of the position:

The Production Planner is required to establish the required Production Capacity according to the Customer Demands (Sales Orders/Forecasts) and subsequently work out a feasible Production Plan.

He/She is then required to follow-up closely with various departments to ensure that the Production Schedule is closely adhered to, and eventually lead to the fulfilment of the required delivery deadlines.

Key Responsibilities:

• Establish the production/manpower capacity for the factory and converting customer demands (sales forecast) into a feasible production plan (monthly, weekly, and daily)

• Identify, negotiate, and drive resolution of any conflict with different departments related to material availability, capacity, and order fulfilment

• Maintain SAP Production Order release schedule and coordinate with Warehouse and Material

• Handling Team to ensure timely provision of materials to Production

• Review MRP execution to ensure accuracy of information and reconcile supply and demand where necessary

• Prepare report on the performance of production and highlight issues and bottlenecks that may potentially impact the achievement of the production schedule and delivery deadlines

• Document planning/scheduling guidelines and processes as well as to support the analysis, development, and implementation of new planning best practices

• Work closely with Sales/CS, Purchasing and Warehouse/Logistics departments to update demand forecast and ensure on-time ordering, receipt, delivery of raw materials and finished goods shipments

• Monitor the actual production progress against the production plan and intervene where necessaryto bring the schedule back on track

• Monthly reconciliation for all stock balances and rectify any inventory discrepancies after

• investigation

Skills & Qualification:

• Professional Certificate/ Diploma/ Degree in Supply Chain Management, Engineering, or any other relevant studies

• Preferably 1-2 years of experience in demand management, supply management, manufacturing planning, supply chain planning and execution

• Basic inventory management and warehousing operations knowledge

• Computer literate (MS Outlook, Teams, Excel, Word, PowerPoint)

• Experienced in SAP (esp. S/4 HANA Production Module) would be an added advantage

• Good communication skills and ability to interact with all levels

• Good work attitude and willingness to learn

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