production planner in Auckland

mark allan, randstad
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We have an exciting opportunity for an experienced Material Planner, based in Otara, South Auckland. This role is starting ASAP and you will play a key part in this thriving business.

This role is operating in the FMCG industry within a large multinational company. As the Material Planner, you will report directly to the supply chain manager in New Zealand. Your everyday focus will be to ensure the supply of our clients key materials is uninterrupted.

The role:

  • Create and assign purchase orders for Third-Party vendors.
  • Create and assign STO’s for intercompany dealing.
  • Identify raw material shortages and take necessary action to expedite supply.
  • Liaise with Suppliers, procurance, R&D, alternative offer chain team members to minimize schedule disruption thanks to raw materials problems.
  • Provide freight quotes to the business team as requested.
  • Accurately maintain in-house freight schedule and pallet information.
  • Ensure correct documentation from suppliers and forwarders.
  • Submit relevant documents to MPI for authentication.
  • Maintain sensible relationships with suppliers and key stakeholders to support endeavors.
  • Manage surplus inventory exposure and aged stock exposure.

To be successful in the role:

  • Degree level qualification in Supply Chain Management/Business
  • Strong experience in planning roles in the Supply Chain function.
  • Good working knowledge of ERP, MRP II and MS Office application skills. Experience in SAP PP module and APO is highly advantageous.
  • Strong planning and analytical skills and ability to take complex issues and break down actions for resolutions.
  • A solid candidate will build robust relationships and isn't afraid to challenge choices if they see beneficial alternatives or potential pitfalls.
  • Possess business acumen with deep operational insight as well as an open nature and collaborative mindset that enable working cohesively with people from different functions and levels.
  • A driven individual with the core competencies needed to achieve a stringent and difficult operating environment.

Apply today!

Send your CV to, call the office on 0800800204 for a confidential conversation, or hit the apply button.

At Randstad, we are passionate about providing equal employment opportunities and embracing diversity to the benefit of all. We actively encourage applications from any background.


Procurement, Supply Chain, Logistic Coordination, Workforce planner, data entry,

educational requirements

Bachelor Degree