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Production Planning Manager

Job description

  • Opportunity for growth in a dynamic MNC environment working with international stakeholders
  • Attractive remuneration package
  • Based in Petaling Jaya

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

How To Apply:
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Due to the volume of applications received, we regret to inform you that only shortlisted candidates will be notified.

JTK Number: JTKSM 995 | Company Registration Number: 201301019088 (1048918-T)

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