Production Planner

Location: Corwen, Denbighshire, Wales
Salary: £25k - 28k per year
Reference: 2551
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Hawk 3 Talent Solutions are operating as an employment agency on behalf of its client.

Permanent

Location: Corwen

Salary: £25,000 - £28,000 

Production Planner 

My Client provides contract manufacturing solutions for the Home & Garden, Agrochemical and Household Cleaning markets. This is a fantastic opportunity for a professional to join an organisation which is growing, diversifying and is passionate about customer satisfaction. This is a new role which has been created in response to Neatcrown's recent growth in volume and complexity of activity, if you share our passion for customer satisfaction and you believe that you have the skills/attributes that can help us on our journey, then we would like to hear from you.

Key responsibilities/duties

  • To manage the master production plan for both Formulation Blending and Liquid/powder filling activities.
  • Continually review production plan to maintain line/tank capacity to ensure plans are achievable within known constraints.
  • Develop a run strategy to optimise efficiencies of production v's customer requirements.
  • Maintain finished good stock levels in line with agreed customer models.
  • Regularly review the Demand Plan and Supply Plan with Supply Chain Manager.
  • Attend customer S&OP meetings.
  • Management of slow-moving stock levels to minimise waste.
  • Carry out NCR investigations and complete corrective actions related to planning errors.
  • Master data management (BoM/Timing/Costings).
  • NPD - Work closely with key stakeholders during product set-up/review/sign-off.
  • NPD - Work closely with Business Development Manager to provide costings for finished goods. Review routing, define direct costs, overheads, and margins.
  • Chair daily internal production planning meeting.
  • Become an active member of the Site's Continuous Improvement Committee, identify investment opportunities, capacity pinch-points and under-utilisation opportunities.

The successful candidate will require the following:

  • Previous experience within a consumer goods manufacturing industry with the responsibility for planning/scheduling.
  • Strong working knowledge of use of MRP/ERP systems and Microsoft Excel.
  • Further qualifications within supply-chain e.g. CPIM
  • Pro-active and analytical with the ability to understand trade-offs when providing solutions to problems.
  • Experience of working cross-functionally and with multidisciplinary teams.

Desirable attributes

  • Excellent communication / interpersonal skills - Relates to all kinds of people, up, down and sideways. Builds appropriate rapport; builds constructive and effective relationships.
  • Excellent Organisational & Co-Ordination skills - Can marshal resources to get things done; can orchestrate multiple activities at once to accomplish a goal.
  • Approachable - Is easy to approach and talk to; spends the extra effort to put others at ease; can be warm, pleasant, and gracious; is sensitive to and patient with interpersonal anxieties of others; builds rapport well; is a good listener.
  • Is Trustworthy - can present the unvarnished truth in an appropriate and helpful manner; keeps confidences; admits mistakes; does not misrepresent him/herself for personal gain.
  • Desire for Self-Development - Is personally committed to and actively works to continuously improve him/herself; works to deploy strengths; works on compensating for weakness and limits (e.g. training).
  • A Good team player - Ability to work well within a team to achieve team goals.
  • Remains Flexible - To accommodate Operational Requirements.

Benefits:

- Company pension

Schedule:

- 8 hour shift

- Monday to Friday

Closing date is 19/08/2021.

To Apply please follow the application process for the site this job is advertised on. Also, to apply please send your CV and call Reeve Wright at Hawk 3 Talent on 07885803809  If you have any questions or are interested in any other opportunities we may have, please do not hesitate to contact on 01925 406 525 This vacancy is being advertised on behalf of gap technical who are operating as an employment business

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Hawk 3 Talent Solutions 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.

Hawk 3 Talent Solutions s committed to the selection, recruitment and development of the best people, basing judgments solely on suitability for the job. By applying for the above position and providing your personal data to us you understand that your data will be processed in line with our Privacy Policy. 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.