Production Planner

Location: Torquay
Salary: £25k - 30k per year
Contact: Guy Allen
Call: Guy
Reference: 1899
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Gap professional are operating as an employment agency on behalf of its client, who are looking for an Production Planner

Job Type: Permanent

Location: Torquay

Hours of work: Monday - Friday 39 hours (8.15hrs Mon to Thurs & 6hrs Fri)

Salary: £25-30K

Summary:

      To support the planning and scheduling of production to achieve on time delivery performance targets

Develop and maintain the production plan, ensuring resource is allocated effectively

To support the business by providing accurate reporting and quality analysis of delivery performance and manufacturing data

Support and facilitate continuous improvements by identifying areas of deficiency, recommending/implementing appropriate changes in training, working practices and processes for the department

THE ROLE:

      Develops, maintains and communicates the production plan to achieve and exceed on time delivery targets

Creates and maintains jobs in line with the ERP system processes to ensure accurate WIP valuations and capacity planning

Identifies any upcoming capacity issues and work closely with the relevant members of the team to offer solutions to these issues

Provides accurate lead time information and sales order commitment dates in line with order acknowledgement KPIs

Monitors, analyses and reports on manufacturing data sets - including inventory and schedule adherence

Delivers capacity plans in line with process, ensuring resource, training, materials and equipment plans are in place

Drives customer focus throughout the business, communicates customer requests and expedites works orders when required

Ensures all relevant planning MRP data is entered and maintained correctly on the system

Ensures the shipping plan is maintained, including sales order information prior to shipments

Maintains a safe working environment, performs all job duties in a safe manner whilst complying with all policies and procedures

Supports continuous improvements on the line, developing and building on existing processes to improve production flow, on time starts and inventory accuracy

Performs all job duties within ISO and AS standards, regulatory or statutory requirements

PERSON SPECIFICATION -

  • Production planning and scheduling
  • Advanced Excel knowledge
  • FMEA and Root Cause analysis
  • Relevant ERP knowledge
  • WIP Track and associated software knowledge
  • A level (or equivalent) in a mathematics or computer science based subjects desirable
  • 3+ years' experience of production planning in a high pace technical manufacturing environment
  • Demonstrated proficiency of ERP systems (Syspro, SAP, Sage, Oracle)
  • Demonstrated knowledge of Microsoft Office - particularly Excel
  • Experience within SQL and knowledge of relationship databases desirable
  • Reporting on varieties of data sets

Closing date is 22 nd March 2021

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Gap professional are committed to the selection, recruitment and development of the best people, basing judgements solely on suitability for the job. Whilst we endeavour to respond to all applications individually, due to high volumes, this is not always possible. Thank you for your interest in this role and we look forward to working with you in the future.