Planning and Capacity Manager

Posted 5 February by Extension Recruitment

Our client is a successful manufacturing business who are part of a Global group. An opportunity has arisen for a Planning and Capacity Manager to join them at their manufacturing facility in the Peterborough area. Reporting to the Regional Director, you will be responsible for leading the planning team to ensure robust supply, the effective planning of production and ensuring schedules optimise machine runs and efficiencies. Other duties will include the following: -

  • Managing the process for production schedules
  • Review forecast demand data
  • Oversee purchasing and procurement of raw material stock and product availability
  • Communicate issues around scheduling capacities
  • Minimise down time and change over to optimise production capacity
  • Understand the results of the previous days production and adjust planning accordingly
  • Design and execute the structured and regular reporting system for production planning
  • Manage the daily order intake and despatch report
  • Additional analysis on sites production capabilities against customers requirements

The successful candidate will be Degree qualified or equivalent with an understanding of the end to end production process within a manufacturing environment.

Reference: 34394057

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