Planning Manager
Mt Wellington
Please Quote Reference Number 67152
  • Make a real impact across the business
  • Implement best in class systems and processes
  • Iconic organisation

  • We help farmers produce the high-quality protein the world needs and make their everyday better. Tru-Test Group is a New Zealand owned, award winning global company that helps improve farmer productivity and profitability through delivering the world's best livestock tools and systems.

    We are a busy manufacturing operation based in Mt Wellington with a need for an experienced planner with leadership skills to lead and manage our planning team. Reporting to the Global Supply Chain Manager, this position is critical to the performance of the supply chain function and company outcomes.

    What will you be doing?:
    • Implementing best-in-class planning and scheduling systems and processes
    • Lead a small team of planning professionals
    • Driving the development of accurate demand forecasting and timely provision of production plans to the manufacturing site
    • Collaboration with stakeholders such as logistics, manufacturing and purchasing functions to achieve required business outcomes
    • Monitor and optimise inventory holding
    • Performance analysis and reporting
    To be successful in this role you will need:
    • Around five years planning experience within a manufacturing environment
    • Experience leading small teams or projects
    • An in-depth understanding of all aspects of supply chain
    • Knowledge of inventory and stock management
    • Knowledge of ERP systems (experience with JDE will be highly regarded)
    • Excellent collaboration and communication skills (written and verbal)
    • Solid ability to interpret and analyse information and data
    • Able to multi-task to balance both own team member and leader responsibilities
    What we offer in return:
    • On-site parking
    • Flexible hours
    • On-site subsidised cafe
    • Fully paid income protection insurance
    If you would like to work with a dedicated, friendly team that’s making a difference then apply today!

    Applications close 23 February.

    Tru-Test Ltd
    Please Quote Reference Number 67152

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