Sales & Operations Planner - Masonry

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  • Job Type:Full time
  • Category:Manufacturing
  • Business Group:Firth Industries
  • Location:Auckland
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  • Closing Date:08 Apr 2023


Nōu te rourou - What's in it for you?

  • A great team culture where we enjoy celebrating our successes and supporting each other
  • Access to training, development, and career progression
  • Employee Education Fund – Staff & Dependants
  • Access to Fletcher Building Benefits programme including, parental leave, share scheme and staff discounts

Ko tā mātou mahi - Our Role

The Masonry Sales & Operations Planner will be responsible for connecting the sales demand with the manufacturing capacity.  There will be a requirement to deliver optimal plan that maximises business returns.  You will be required to work closely with the National Production Planner and providing transparency on constraints, potential risks and opportunities through analysis, insights and reports to enable the business to derive sustainable value from its operations, in line with business strategy and requirements.

  • To align demand with supply for the masonry business by leading demand planning, capacity planning and network optimization across the masonry business.
  • To create and drive continuous improvement of the Sales and Operations Planning processes.
  • To work collaboratively with the regional sales teams and national production planner to establish accurate inputs to the Sales and Operations Planning process that enhances business results.
  • Analyse, interpret, and report on Sales and Operations Planning data to track accuracy and adherence to the plan, identify efficiency gains and optimize outputs.
  • Produce deliverables including analysis, presentations, reporting and business cases in conjunction with other Masonry & Dricon team members.

Ngā Pūmanawatanga Ōu - What You Will Bring

  • Experience with business analytics, operational performance management.
  • Experience working in manufacturing an advantage.
  • Sound business and financial understanding.
  • Advanced level of proficiency and hands-on experience in MS-Excel, MS-Access, and MS PowerPoint to create, manage and manipulate data work with advanced functions such as macros, tables, queries, pivots, power pivots and presentations.
  • Effective communication skills at multiple levels of the organisation, including management and cross-functional groups.
  • Works effectively both independently and as a member of a cross functional team.
  • Strong follow-through skills and acute attention to details.
  • Must also be able to deal with ambiguity and make independent decisions about what data and approach is best for the task at hand.
  • Ability to critically evaluate complex problems with a customer focus approach.
  • Strong analytical skills with the ability to analyse and understand quantitative data and provide solutions to the business problem.
  • Ability to work across organisation functions and teams.
  • Sense of accountability, responsibility, and commitment to 100% compliance.

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Research shows that females and minority groups don’t apply for roles unless they match 100% the job description.  We are proud of your diversity and see it as one of the things that make us stronger. We welcome your individuality and encourage you to bring your true self to work, so if this role is of interest but you feel you don’t fit it, we would still love you to apply.