Production Planning Manager

Job Title: Production Planning Manager
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: Dormagen
Reference: DE_GER_000130[3]
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Published: 26 days ago


You will be responsible for the overall supply chain management/Production Planning from inbound to outbound. Directing, optimizing and coordinating full order cycle will be your main tasks.


 Production planning according internal and external order situation and plant stock level

Monitor and optimize delivery performance according internal measurement and customer feedback

Meet cost, productivity, accuracy and timeliness targets

Maintain metrics and analyze data to assess performance and implement improvements

Comply with laws, regulations and all applicable requirements

Directs and monitors production control activities to assure that balanced inventories are maintained and that production and purchase releases are scheduled to meet production and inventory investment objectives

Responsible for directing purchasing activity for expense items. Maintains contact with all vendors of material and components to insure uninterrupted supply. Resolves discrepancies concerning items that fail to meet in-coming quality standards

Prepares capacity planning analyses. Recommends purchase of additional capacity where necessary.

Directs warehousing activities and insures adherence to governmental safety and health regulations and personnel policies, procedures and collective bargaining agreements

Supervise transportation and packaging in alignment with hazardous goods shipping requirements

Set up and standardize lean logistic concepts

Cost controlling and regular reporting



Good knowledge for ERP

Several years of managerial experience in the areas of supply chain management, production planning, transportation and inventory control

Supply management concepts and practices

Excellent analytical, problem solving and organizational skills

Ability to work independently and handle multiple projects

Excellent communications skills with the ability to read, write and communicate fluently in English and German