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Botany, NSW, AU

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Production Planner

Why are we proud of what we do at allnex? We create coatings, products which help protect the world for all nex>t generations – and that’s exactly what you can do joining us!

Imagine how fast your smartphone would become scratched-up, ugly and unusable without a coating. Or an e-bike, the cabin of a train, a beautiful wooden floor, and countless other things in life.


Making objects and their surfaces more attractive and longer-lasting means making them more sustainable, and that’s a huge part of what working at allnex is about. No matter which role you step into, you’ll become part of a global team of passionate people who care deeply about the chemistry, quality, and global impact of coatings.

You’ll also join a highly multicultural and diverse team of more than 4,000 employees in four regions who – as part of one of the world’s leading coating resins companies – serve customers in over 100 countries across the globe.



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Position overview

Are you enjoying organizing production according to demand and quality standards and ensure goods are produced on time for distribution in a profitable manner? allnex offers you an exciting opportunity to join our dynamic Supply Chain team as Production Planner in Botany NSW, Australia and with this great opportunity in allnex, you will be managing the activities of the local production scheduling team to address short and medium term issues, opportunities and scheduling options to optimize flexibility, supply and cost. 


If you are well-versed in production procedures and ways to optimize them, this is your chance to shine! 
Join us and be part of an inspiring journey towards growth and excellence. Apply Now and let your planning skills make an impact!


  • Work closely with various functions from different regions that require shipment from various countries and ensure order fulfilment is performed while maximizing plant capacity utilization.
  • Establish stocking policy for finished products, intermediates, and raw materials. 
  • Ensure all planning and scheduling transactional processes are completed from requirements via the ERP system.
  • Develop replenishment plans based on demand triggers and business rules (service levels, MTO/MTS).
  • Balance aggregate demand and supply in order to decide the best course of action for meeting production and delivery requirements.
  • Collaborate with cross functional team to meet customer requirements.
  • Co-ordinate supplementary out-sourcing of resale materials to replace shortfalls in local manufacturing capability in line with Supply Review and S&OP guidelines.
  • Support Planning Partner in balancing immediate, medium, and long-term capacity demands and implementing necessary actions.
  • Maintain ERP system parameters for inventory strategy aligned with business rules.
  • Develop a stocking strategy for Finished Goods and Raw Materials.
  • Manage working capital and resources to reduce inventory and manufacturing costs whilst increasing service levels. 
  • Effectively manages planning requirements, including finish goods, facilities planning, and utilization.
  • Responsible for SMOG reduction and implementation plans with cross-functional teams.
  • Adhere to all company rules and regulations, including safety and business procedures.
  • Ensure prompt and appropriate escalation of difficult/sensitive issues.

Required skills and experience

  • 3 years of experience in Planning function, chemical/manufacturing industry or environment is preferred.
  • Excellent knowledge of production planning, demand planning, quality control principles.
  • Good understanding in planning needs, theory of principles in manufacturing schedule.
  • Experience in ERP system, SAP is a plus.
  • Working knowledge of MS Office.
  • Strong organizational and problem-solving skills.
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills. 


  • Bachelor's Degree in Supply Chain, Manufacturing Management or relevant field.

We offer

We are proud to offer an international working experience with a tight-knit network of employees, making it easy to connect and learn from people all across our different functions. On top of that we are a truly innovative company with a strong team spirit, openness to new ideas, and great opportunities to grow and develop your career.

Equal Employment Opportunity
allnex is proud to be an equal opportunity employer. We celebrate diversity and are committed to an environment where all colleagues contribute for the benefit of our employees, our products, and our communities.

Find out how you can make an impact!
Check out our careers page for available opportunities. We look forward to hearing from you.


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