Production Planning Manager

International Permanent
  • Bachelor's Degree in Operations or Engineering preferred
  • APICS-CPIM or CPM certification preferred

About Our Client

The client is one of the largest privately-held fragrance and flavor company's in the world. The company has a facility based in the Missouri Area and seeking to bring on a Production Planning Manager to their growing team.

Job Description

MPI does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, national origin, age, disability, veteran status, marital status, or based on an individual's status in any group or class protected by applicable federal, state or local law. MPI encourages applications from minorities, women, the disabled, protected veterans and all other qualified applicants.


Key Responsibilities:

  • Lead, motivate and develop the production planning team in line with Firmenich core values
  • Identify and drive the changes to improve production planning efficiency
  • Cascade within production planning the site mission & objectives in line with the global & regional strategy to meet business requirements
  • Manage the production capacity
  • Prioritize plant production activities in order to ensure satisfaction of both internal and external customers (LT requirements)
  • Coordinate and manage prioritization of back order processing activities
  • Follow-up and resolution of daily operational issues
  • Review and improve Production Planning Procedures to improve working efficiency of the site
  • Develop, implement, report, set targets and control a set of KPI's to support achievements of production planning objectives
  • Establish and maintain the relevant system master data and production planning parameters
  • Recommends promotions and increases, hires and terminations
  • Interacts with Regional Planning, MPP Manager, Customer Experience, QC / Production / Logistics

The Successful Applicant


  • Bachelor's Degree in Operations or Engineering preferred
  • 5+ years of experience
  • APICS-CPIM or CPM certification preferred

We value:

  • Leading through vision & values
  • Planning & organizing
  • Building a successful team
  • Building partnerships
  • Strategic decision making
  • Aligning performance for success
  • Facilitating change

What's on Offer

We offer:

  • High Challenge and High Reward Environment
  • Entry to exciting and inspiring world of perfumes and taste
  • Culture that values diversity where people are at the heart of the company
  • Opportunity to work for a company that cares about environment and sets and achieve ambitious sustainability
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