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Production Planning Executive

Position Type: Regular 
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Responsible for Create weekly production schedule to achieve set service level and inventory targets by optimizing change overs within the define plant set-up. Timely communicate plans to upstream processes and identify the gaps between schedule vs. actual production to propose countermeasures and follow-up.


Key Responsibilities

  • Responsible to create weekly production schedule of the plant based on actual orders, inventory position and Research & Development center inputs within  the defined plant set-up by respecting to priorities (backorder age) and communicate relevant parties.
  • Monitor production backorders, root cause analyze and propose counter measures & escalate to next level if there is a critical issue.
  • Responsible to manage change overs referring the instructions given by the plant IE division.
  • Confirm adequate utilization of each product line during monthly & weekly schedule preparation and evaluate capacity constraints together IE
  • Coordinate with relevant parties to assure the schedules for fulfillment of equipment’s, tools, cleaning and maintenance.
  • Maintain defined semi-finished goods (SFG) inventory levels / WIP supermarket levels required to continue a smooth manufacturing process.
  • Responsible to check & confirm product master data updated in system (SAP) in order to avoid scheduling errors.
  • Guide & develop the scheduling team members and material handlers to achieve the set KPIs.
  • Responsible  for communicate priorities and follow-up the progress of mold/tool  repairing/ modification  in the plant / central engineering work shop
  • Communicate weekly material   requirement to relevant parties and ensure material availability for production.
  • Review previous week production schedule vs. actual and propose appropriate countermeasures and escalate to plant management.
  • Capability to handle development projects together given set of members and lead


Candidate Profile


  • Degree in the relevant field from a recognized university or any other equivalent qualification.
  • Minimum of 2 years’ of relevant experience in manufacturing environment.
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills in both English and Sinhala languages.
  • Excellent knowledge in MS Office package including Microsoft excel.
  • Excellent analytical and negotiation skills.


The Wheel Manufacturing team in ekala includes various achievers, authentic and industrious people from different backgrounds. In this role, you collaborate closely with Plant operations teams.

At Camso there’s always space to grow; together we define our goals, then it’s up to you to find the way that’s right for you. Choose to work in a team that's always on the move to achieve its dreams.


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