Production Planner

Location UK / Craigavon/Lurgan Area

Job Type Permanent full-time, TemporaryContract

Salary Not disclosed

Updated 7 days ago

Reference 1378527

 Job Description

Working as part of the Production team based in our global headquarters in Craigavon, you will be responsible for generation and maintenance of schedules for all operations. Maximising efficiency in relation to equipment, material availability and resource usage,

Production Planner

Hours: 40 hours per week

Salary: Competitive

Ref No: HRJOB4528

Business Unit: Pharma Services

Location: Craigavon

Open To: Internal and External Candidates

The Company

Almac is an exceptional, award winning, drug development solutions provider at the forefront of the pharmaceutical industry.  We are a privately owned organisation that has organically grown over 50 years now employing almost 5,000 highly skilled personnel worldwide.  Our Global headquarters is located in Craigavon, Northern Ireland with additional operations throughout Europe (UK, Ireland), across the US (Pennsylvania, North Carolina and California) and in Asia (Singapore and Japan). 

Our drive and passion for the values championed by our Founder, and enshrined in the ethos of Almac, ensures that ‘Partnering to Advance Human Health’ is more than just a strapline – it is our way of life.

Advancing human health requires exceptional people – your talent, experience and passion will be the perfect match.  Together we will make an exceptional difference to the health of countless patients all over the world ………and this is just the beginning. 

Let’s be exceptional together

The Role

Working as part of the Production team based in our global headquarters in Craigavon, you will be responsible for generation and maintenance of schedules for all operations.  Maximising efficiency in relation to equipment, material availability and resource usage, providing feedback to various internal departments.  Developing and producing reports in order to monitor and review resource utilisation against schedules to enable continuous improvements in the planning process.

As part of a busy team within a rapidly growing organisation, operating within a challenging industry you will benefit from the numerous personal and professional developmental opportunities available throughout the Almac group.

Essential Criteria

  • Degree (or equivalent) qualification OR Significant experience in similar role may be considered in lieu of academic requirements
  • Previous experience within a planning/scheduling role
  • Understanding of production operations and production scheduling activities
  • Understanding of Good Manufacturing Practice (GMP) within the pharmaceutical industry
  • Previous experience of data analysis and report writing

Desirable Criteria

(The following criteria may be applied if a large pool of applicants exist)

  • Previous experience of using formal scheduling tools
  • Previous experience of operating a computerised inventory system

Reward

  • Competitive salary
  • Family friendly flexible working
  • Learning and development opportunities and support
  • Health promotions
  • Enhanced pension contribution
  • Long service awards
  • 34 days annual leave allowance
  • Marriage leave
  • Free car parking
  • Moving house leave
  • Subsidised restaurant
  • Paid medical appointments
  • Occupational sick pay
  • Enhanced maternity pay
  • On site physiotherapist
  • Critical illness policy
  • Perks discount scheme
  • Death in service benefit
  • Westfield health benefit

(Full detail including eligibility criteria is outlined in the company handbook)

To Apply: Apply online at www.almacgroup.com/careers

Closing Date: 7th January 2019 at 17:00 hours