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Production Planner

Posted 4 January by Barclay Meade Ended

The role of the production planner will be responsible for the flow of materials through the production facility and subcontract manufacturers, ensuring that production operatives / subcontrators have the correct quantities of materials/components and information delivered to them on time at the correct location to achieve on time deliveries.

Location - Littlehampton

Salary - £35 - 45k

The roles and responsibilities of the production planner will be -

Support to co-ordinate all aspects of production planning, material control, shop floor scheduling and labour capacity planning

Prepare and issue shop floor documentation to meet the Production Schedule

Works to resolve, labor and material shortages, backlogs and other potential schedule interruptions.

Liaise with customers to communicate delays and to resolve any delivery queries

Consolidation of various delivery commitments from Cell Leaders and Purchasing into one agreed order schedule, whilst achieving customer satisfaction.

Processing Engineering Change Orders, Custom BoM (Bill of Materials) releases and new product Introductions into existing production

Provide accurate, timely and concise feedback to keep account reps / operations team members/supply chain in the loop

Take a lead role in the ongoing improvement in manufacturing data accuracy.

Analyzes long lead time parts and works with purchasing to develop custom supply solutions (e.g. point-of-use material, line-side stocking, kanban, min-max supply, etc.)

Producing Key Performance Indicator and management reports

The ideal candidate for the role of production planner will have -

Ability to present ideas in a clear and persuasive manner, both orally and in writing.

Capability to respond quickly, decisively, assertively, and professionally to changing requirements in demand, product description, and material demand.

Excellent judgment and initiative, including the ability to effectively balance multiple priorities

Minimum of three to five years of production planning or material management experience in a dynamic manufacturing environment, ideally PCBA /SMT experience

Experience in a high mix/low volume, pull-based manufacturing environment.3. Proven track record of success and growth in positions of increasing responsibility.4. Previous experience with SAP.

Barclay Meade acts as an employment agency for permanent recruitment and employment business for the supply of temporary workers and is part of Gattaca Plc.

Gattaca Plc provides support services to Barclay Meade and may assist with processing your application.

Required skills

  • production planning within a technical manufacturing environment

Reference: 34135361

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