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Production Planner

Job Title: Production Planner
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: Rumney
Salary: £26k per year + Pension+Training
Reference: 36840
Contact Name: Shabnam Yousoof
Contact Email: [email protected]
Job Published: July 16, 2021 11:03

Job Description

To coordinate the planning of all Production orders, managing Customers requirements, and monitoring lead-times.

  • To plan all customer orders to meet the RDD in line with manufacturing capacity and stock availability.
  • Orders to be planned to maximise efficiencies.
  • Liaise with the Manufacturing department to agree on working hours and capacity levels by work centre.
  • Liaise with procurement department to coordinate stock availability to meet customer RDD's.
  • Set appropriate lead times and liaise with Sales departments.
  • Communicate any delays to Sales/Customer Services.
  • Release jobs for manufacture by allocating material and printing job cards for each work centre.
  • Order specific quality templates for curved orders.
  • Compile detailed manufacturing output figures for month end reporting
  • To work as part of a planning team and offer cover and support to other team members when required
  • Good communication and organisational skills
  • Ability to make decisions under pressure
  • Strong multi-tasking skills
  • Computer literate and knowledge of Microsoft packages
  • Experience of using SAP system is desirable
  • Planning experience in manufacturing
  • A positive work ethic
  • Able to use own initiative