Associate Manager Production Planning

Job Category: Production
Job Type: Full Time
Job Location: Islamabad
Job Experience: 3 Years

Job Description


  • Develop and maintain a production plan that aligns with sales forecasts and inventory targets.
  • Determine manpower, equipment and raw materials needed to cover production demand
  • Work closely with the production team to ensure that the plan is feasible and achievable.
  • Plan and prioritize operations to ensure maximum performance and minimum delay
  • Monitor production processes and adjust the plan as necessary to maintain optimal efficiency.


  • Collaborate with the procurement and logistics team to ensure that the necessary raw materials and supplies are available to support production.
  • Manage production schedules and coordinate with the Sales team to ensure that finished products are delivered on time and in the correct quantities.

Process Improvement:

  • Develop and implement strategies to reduce waste, minimize downtime, and optimize production processes.
  • Analyze production data and make recommendations to improve efficiency, reduce costs, and increase profitability.
  • Train and supervise production planning staff


  • Assign workers and other staff to particular production operations
  • Schedule shift according to production needs in coordination with Manager Production


  • Monitor jobs to ensure they will finish on time and within budget
  • Address issues when they arise aiming for minimum disruption


  • Obtain output information (number of finished products, percentage of defectives etc.)
  • Compiling status and performance reports and submitting them to management in a timely manner
  • Promptly informing the relevant departments of changes to current production schedules
  • Keep paperwork organized


  • Proven experience as production / supply planner
  • Excellent knowledge of production planning and quality control principles
  • Experience in MRP II (Manufacturing resource planning)
  • Working knowledge of MS Office and ERP systems
  • Good at math and statistics
  • Strong organizational and problem-solving skills
  • Excellent communication abilities


  • 3 – 4 years


  • Bachelor of Engineering – (Electrical, Mechanical, Electronics) from a reputed university

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