Senior Production Planner

Talent Search Pte Ltd | Date Posted: 10-Feb-2019
EA Licence No: 05C5173 | EA Personal Registration No: R1102641
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Diploma, Bachelor's / Honours

Job Description

MNC client in medical industry is expanding its operations

  • Consolidate bill of materials from SAP system input by Customer Service and generate Material Requirement Planning (MRP) requirement from Production / scale up / prototyping / R&D orders
  • Oversee monthly materials forecast based on sales forecast and provide monthly analysis report of plan versus budget versus committed requirement
  • Work with various department (production, supply chain, engineering) including overseas entities in US and Europe to ensure a robust production planning schedule that meet on-time delivery and optimal resources (manpower / equipment) usage
  • Anticipate operational bottleneck, plan accordingly to PM equipment schedule and work to resolve planning issues
  • Partner with procurement to manage raw material sourcing from suppliers 
  • Conduct annual inventory warehouse audit to ensure integrity of inventory count versus system records
  • Work as a team in supporting and back up members in all scheduling and planning related activity
  • Keep abreast of new product development likely to affect future purchase and planning requirement
  • Analyze business requirement and issues; relate to planning operations and recommend constructive solutions 


  • Degree / Diploma in Engineering / Materials / Business Administration 
  • 8 years of production planning and forecasting experience for high mix low volume manufacturing environment 
  • Has direct materials (DM) & consumables planning skills and able to plan understanding implication of equipment to DM planning
  • Proven experience in using SAP - MRP module and preferably also CRP module 
  • Strong problem solving skills, lean concept, able to work in cross functional team (including US and Europe) and a team player
  • Able to relate business planning and its implications on operational planning
  • Good Microsoft office skills especially in Excel
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