Production Planner

Job Type:
Job Sector:
East Midlands
Salary Description:
£15 - £16/hour
Job Ref:

Production Planner

6 Months


£15-16/ph PAYE

As a Production Planner you will be primarily responsible for the day to day management of existing and future manufacturing schedules, delivering Logistics Management activities and ensuring customer programmes are met in a timely manner.

Roles responsibilities

* Ensure the timely and cost-effective provisioning of parts and internal services.
* Encompass areas of activity associated with supply chain management.
* Define and control the detailed manufacturing plan such that inventory and work-in progress are maintained at minimum levels consistent within a lean manufacturing facility.
* Provide written and verbal information on the status of the plan and achievements to date, using management reporting techniques.
* Tactically manage collaborative and preferred suppliers of bought out items, in order that material flows satisfy programme requirements whilst minimising stock levels.
* Attend and contribute to review meetings i.e. Integrated Production Teams (IPT's), Forward Planning Sessions, Supplier Reviews, Cross Functional Sessions.
* Contribute to the implementation of proposed task directive changes, new or amended orders, regarding their effect on inventory and programme.
* Advise on manufacturing 'Best Practice' as part of a team, and actively take part in process improvement programmes.
* Deploy the planning tools i.e. SAP, Inventory Control, KPS and have the flexibility to use and develop new methods of working within a continually changing environment.
* Responsible for the movement of hardware through manufacturing process.

Role Requirements (skills, training and qualifications)

* Computer proficiency in word processing, spread sheets and databases is required in this role.
* Knowledge of Kanban and 2 bin systems is desirable.
* Experience with an Enterprise Planning System e.g. SAP.
* ESD training

If you would like to find out more please contact Michelle Heard at PSR Solutions – (Apply online only)

Contact Details:
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Contact: Kris Clare

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