Production Planner – Food Manufacturing

Outside Bangkok / THB/Month

Our client is a multinational food flavoring and ingredients manufacturer from the Netherlands who sells technically based applications to the world’s food manufacturing sector for more than 40 years. In Thailand, they operate both a manufacturing facility as well as a Regional Sales and R&D Center. Due to the significant growth, our client now has an opening for an experienced Production Planner to join in their manufacturing plant in Samutprakarn, in the following capacity.

 

The Production Planner will be responsible for organizing the production according to demand and to ensure the goods are produced on time for distribution in a profitable manner. The successful candidate’s overall duties and responsibilities also include defining, implementing sustainable cost effective process and systems, as well as the following list:

 

  • Ensuring an effective and coordinating execution of work together among production, purchasing and logistics
  • Predicting how long a project will take to complete
  • Revising schedule in response to any discrepancies
  • Developing a production schedule detailing all tasks and when they should be completed by to meet predicted completion date and releasing the process order
  • Monitoring project’s progress to ensure it’s following the schedule
  • Scheduling usage of production materials to ensure optimal production levels
  • Promptly addressing and resolving production issues to minimize delays in production, and also informing the relevant departments of changes to current production schedules
  • Cooperating and reporting any found in response to an incident regarding safeguarding quality and food safety
  • Ensuring optimum working conditions in terms of work climate and safety
  • Resolving problems of planning among related departments

 

Qualifications:

 

  • Qualified to a degree level or higher in Food science or Food technology
  • At least 3+ years of proven experience in operations management as production planner or demand planner, strong preferably within the Food Industry
  • Focused on Operational excellence
  • Strong customer focused mentality, analytical skills, attention to detail and accuracy
  • Broad understanding and knowledge of business processes, with ability to function in a high volume setting with tight deadlines
  • Strong leadership skills and being able to problem solve with multi-disciplined teams in various cultures
  • Excellent command of both spoken and written English
  • Computer literacy with knowledge and experience using SAP

 

This multinational food organization is renowned for truly valuing their employees. You will be rewarded with a generous pay package, training opportunities, and a variety of travel opportunities.

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