Manager Operations/Production


Balcatta, AU, 6021

Perrigo is dedicated to making lives better by bringing Quality, Affordable Self-care products that consumers trust everywhere they are sold. Thank you for being part of our mission. 


Description Overview

The Planning and Scheduling Manager (Operations) is a leadership position, reporting directly to the Site Leader. This position requires an experienced leader to facilitate and drive results in a fast paced and demanding growth environment, leveraging their strong interpersonal and leadership skills.
The core functions of the position include:

  • strategic and tactical decision-making related to balancing demand and supply;
  • generating long and short term production schedules aligning volume and mix with capacity and capability;
  • continuously improving current planning model;
  • engaging with internal and external customers/suppliers on operational outcomes.

Scope of the Role

Major duties:

  • Manage the aggregation of the demand plan process across product categories and brands, producing a rolling 12-18 month estimate of unconstrained future demand in units.

  • Conduct rough cut capacity and scenario planning to be able understand potential production bottlenecks and engage with stakeholders to increase or fill capacity.

  • Develop, monitor and revise production and resourcing plans, to meet the needs of customers.

  • Achieve customer service supply objectives and develop supporting metrics, tools and reporting that will enable Operations, Quality and Procurement teams to achieve service level and inventory targets.

  • Sound analytical and problem-solving ability.

  • SAP production planning and master data maintenance.


Experience Required

To be successful in this position you will have:

  • Related Tertiary Qualifications and at least 5 year’s experience in a demand planning position ideally in the Pharmaceutical or FMCG industries.
  • Knowledge and experience in MRP and ERP systems inventory control, materials requirements planning, item master, demand planning and scheduling.
  • Able to communicate effectively with senior management, peers, colleagues and external customers.
  • People management experience including strong interpersonal and leadership skills: meeting facilitation, skill sharing and training, conflict management, relationship management.
  • Knowledgeable in lean principles/methodologies.

We are seeking a diverse applicant pool to ensure the diversity of our team reflects the end consumers we serve through our self-care mission. We are proud to be an equal opportunity employer that celebrates our team’s differences. Individuals of all races, ethnicities, nationalities, ancestries, religious creeds, sexual orientations, genders, gender identities and gender expressions, national origins, ages, mental and physical abilities, familial status,’ veterans status’, military status’ and more are encouraged to apply. TOGETHER, we make lives better.