Role details

Planning Manager

Warrington   •  Permanent

Bullet points

  • Experience of desiging and implementing a Production Plan
  • Exposure of Project Planning in a Intense Atmosphere

About Our Client

My Client is a privately owned company specializing in the bespoke manufacture of products which sell into both public sectors within the UK Construction industry. They currently require a Planning Manager to add to their site as a result of rapid growth over recent years.

Job Description

The role of Planning Manager for Manufacturing Business in the Warrington area, will oversee the following:

  • Manufacturing production planning including routings and capacity planning
  • Scheduling and issue daily and weekly production plans
  • Material Planning; by liaising with Purchasing department to ensure materials are delivered on time and in line with production requirements.
  • Transport planning; liaising with dispatch team to ensure timely customer deliveries
  • Experience of dealing with customers
  • Collaborating with manufacturing teams to identify and address hindrances to the smooth fulfillment of manufacturing and production

The Successful Applicant

Ideally, the candidate will have the following background:

  • Experience of working in a manufacturing environment
  • Experience of Scheduling and issue daily and weekly production plans
  • Experience of dealing with customers
  • Experience of using planning software tools
  • Strong understanding of W-I-P and stock levels and their financial impact on the business.
  • Experience of collating data to present manufacturing KPI's (capacity utilization, planned vs actual output) to Management and Directors
  • Excellent IT skills including Excel, planning tools such as MRP, SAP
  • Understanding of lean philosophies

What's on Offer

Circa. £40k+package

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