Science, Pharmaceutical & Food

Production Planner

  • Full Time
  • Remote
  • Cork
  • 41821567

PE Global are currently seeking a motivated, hard working and committed Production Planner and Stock Controller to join our client, a busy bakery based in Cork.


  • Managing the daily and weekly production plans to satisfy customer demands
  • Create employee production schedule rosters in line with production demands
  • Using data analysis and decision making to support raw material supply versus finished goods demand and ensuring that potential conflicts are highlighted to the Production Manager
  • Become the point of contact for bakery Supervisors and General Operators on all production related queries
  • Maintain close links with the sales team to ensure strong two-way communication on capacity, lead times or service issues that may affect the supply to our customers
  • Maintain strong information sharing with all other departments to support their functions
  • Create strong relationships within the company
  • Manage employee leave with the HR Department to ensure production is not negatively impacted
  • Update Production Reports and communicate same to all necessary departments
  • Efficient problem solving on the factory floor and make suggested improvements
  • Ability to cover for other production department employees during leave
  • Carry out a range of manual tasks and activities to ensure responsibilities are completed within permitted time frames.


  • 1-2 years experience working in a food manufacturing environment
  • Proven track record in production planning and logistics gained in a similar environment
  • Strong knowledge of Excel and other Microsoft Packages
  • Willing to work Days/Nights or Weekends depending on business needs
  • Experience in problem solving in a fast paced environment
  • Be able to demonstrate how you developed strong working relationships

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