Planning / Production Control Manager (Heavy Engineering)

Posted 12 September by REED Engineering
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REED Engineering & Manufacturing are working with a leading Engineering & Manufacturing company with a global client base.

Planning/Production Control Manager 

Working within a busy engineering &
manufacturing company
- you will have experience of working within a Manufacturing Industry with the following skill-set and experience

The Production Planning/Control Manager will be responsible for the following:

Ensuring coordination between planners and production managers to execute production plans on a weekly basis

Establishing capacity management for internal production equipment and escalate shortages

Maintaining appropriate levels of finished goods (and engineered components) to reduce lead times and ensure high service level

The Successful Applicant

The Production Planning Manager must have led Supply Chains and production lines within a manufacturing environment.

You must demonstrate ability to implement and lead an S&OP process

People management exposure is a must and strong communication skills to liaise with stakeholders at all levels of the business.


It would be highly advantageous to have the following experience:

Sales and Operations planning process in a manufacturing environment

Rough Cut Capacity Planning

Analysis and Improvement

Sub-Contractor control

Working on planning systems as well as paper based planning also would be highly advantageous

Managing people – Employee relations/ SAFETY / Senior level decision making / performance improvement/ developing people

Managing a team of 3 to 4 members of staff 

Reed Specialist Recruitment Limited is an employment agency and employment business

Reference: 35875703

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