A Production Planning Manager earns an average salary of AU$92,557 per year. Experience has a moderate effect on pay for this job.
|Salary||AU$65,557 - AU$143,776|
|Bonus||AU$4,913 - AU$37,500|
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XTotal Pay combines base annual salary or hourly wage, bonuses, profit sharing, tips, commissions, overtime pay and other forms of cash earnings, as applicable for this job. It does not include equity (stock) compensation, cash value of retirement benefits, or the value of other non-cash benefits (e.g. healthcare).)
|AU$65,542 - AU$155,539|
Job Description for Production Planning Manager
Production planning managers are in charge of developing effective strategies to increase production efficiency and output. They are responsible for creating a better workflow that uses company resources more effectively. In addition, one of the production planning manger's main duties is to create new initiatives that boost product quality, reduce waste, and increase profit. Planning managers oversee all aspects all the production process and recommend changes as needed. They observe competitors' techniques to improve their company offerings. They also must maintain an accurate inventory of items produced, as well as ensure all company and industry standards and regulations are followed. Additionally, production planning managers share information about future production changes with other managers and follow strict safety rules.Read More...
Production planning managers must work closely with other managers and leaders of other departments to ensure a cohesive shipping process. They report to the production supervisor in their organization and attend regular department meetings.
A bachelor's degree in a relevant field is needed for this position, in addition to previous managerial experience in a similar position. Leadership certifications are helpful. Additionally, production planning managers must be problem solvers, excellent multitasking abilities., proficient with data input, and have strong math skills. (Copyright 2018 PayScale.com)
Production Planning Manager Tasks
- Lead work planning process and sequencing, including ensuring adequate staffing and resources.
- Advise management about taking on new business and capacity planning.
- Analyze and optimize flow of goods throughout the organization, particularly backlog and shipping/receiving.
- Collaborate across departments and analyze metrics to assess progress towards goals.
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Pay by Experience Level for Production Planning Manager
Pay by Experience for a Production Planning Manager has a positive trend. An entry-level Production Planning Manager with less than 5 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of AU$75,000 based on 16 salaries provided by anonymous users. Average total compensation includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay. A Production Planning Manager with mid-career experience which includes employees with 5 to 10 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of AU$85,000 based on 18 salaries. An experienced Production Planning Manager which includes employees with 10 to 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of AU$103,000 based on 21 salaries. A Production Planning Manager with late-career experience which includes employees with greater than 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of AU$120,000 based on 9 salaries.
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