Production Planning Manager

Production Planning Manager

Ambition | Petaling Jaya, 10, MY

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About our client:

Our client is a Multinational Company specialized in the manufacturing sector, they are in process of expanding their planning team and are currently seeking supply chain professionals to join them as a Production Planning Manager .


Create & adjust the production plan for the planning horizon in line with demand and the agreements made capacity with the site, addressing issues and bottlenecks to production
Actively participate in MDI and gatekeeping meetings to manage exceptions to the plan
Release production orders to the site in line with agreements made with the site
Review MPS with site and set actions to align demand and capacity as much as possible
Key liaison for the site schedulers to finalize production plans and to discuss changes to the plan to make adjustments
Support the site schedulers and site with analyses when needed to create visibility
Review RCCP, analysis and gap closing proposals
Execute IBP process preparation
Balance service levels and inventory and have a good understanding of costs in supply chain and manufacturing
Work together with DRP Planners to understand customer requirements and incorporate this in the production plan
Cooperate with DRP Planners to decrease SLOB by challenging batch sizes and manufacturing frequencies
Work together with DRP to make sure that available stock has the needed shelf life for the customers
Actively participate in the gate keeping with DRP Planners, and proactively provide information that is relevant to other parties
Continuously improve planning processes, reporting and tools
Work together with material planning to ensure material availability, and together seek opportunities to improve the plan
Actively participate in MDI to manage exceptions proactively
Actively participate in the NPI/MoC/EoL processes to ensure product availability
Maintain and improve master data to get a fit for purpose system set-up
Make sure that transactional data in the system is up to date and reflecting the reality
Lead/participate in special projects


Bachelor's Degree in Business administration/engineering or related practices
5 Year(s) of working experience in production planning in a manufacturing set up
SAP experience is mandatory
Fluent in English, with great communication skills and stakeholder management to deal with stakeholders internationally
Required Skill(s): Analytical, MPS, MDI, RCCP
Building relationships with stakeholders at multiple levels in the organization
Analytical, and being able to turn this data into information
Problem solving skills
Striving for improvement