Production Planner & Scheduling Coordinator


An excellent opportunity to join a rapidly growing manufacturing company based in Coventry by Junction 2 M6. You will work closely with the Head of Operations to help plan and schedule all production for customer specific projects

*Reviews and becomes familiar with all drawings, specifications, and other documents concerning assigned projects.

*Open appropriate work packages to evaluate job costs, and determines the optimal lot size and acceptance test requirements commensurate with customer requirement dates and component parts delivery schedules.
*Coordinates with appropriate departments and personnel to fulfill all client orders
*Determine project material requirements and current inventory status of component parts to ensure all materials are available to achieve client's delivery dates.

*Placing PO's and monitoring the status of materials by maintaining inventory logs for piece parts and finished goods.

*Writes or reviews manufacturing procedures and related documents to support continued ISO accreditation.

*Compile and prepare material requirement orders for inventory; issue requisitions for new and special materials, sub-contracting of parts, etc.
*Revise and reschedule orders to compensate priority orders, material shortages, vendors' failure to deliver or customer cancellations.

*Establish manufacturing lead times on regular orders to meet delivery dates for new orders. Prepares and distributes master program and schedules.

*Coordinates resolution of manufacturing problems and revises schedules when necessary advising sales, shipping and operations.

*Liaise with the assigned QA and engineers for accomplishment of all outside and in-house testing of hardware.

*Summarizes labor hours and material costs on each job to prepare workforce projections and budget estimates in order to meet accounting requirements.

*Determines product packaging and shipping requirements.

*Good standard of education including O'level or GCSE Maths and English
*Relevant industry/technical experience.
*Supervisory experience
*Computer literate
*Excel knowledge
*SAP experience preferred
*2 or more years in production planning, Scheduling
*Good Knowledge of Purchasing and vendor management

*Numerical aptitude

*Good communication skills at all levels
*Planning/ Organisation/ Prioritising
*Calm even under pressure
*Independent thinker - problems solving
*Attention to detail
*Excel Skills
*Time management
Organised with a calm approach and the ability to work under pressure

Required skills

  • scheduling
  • production planning
  • material planning
  • plaaning
  • production scheduling
  • material scheduling

Reference: 39175599

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