Manufacturing Capacity Planner

Coventry Permanent £40,000 - £55,000 per year
  • An exciting opportunity to play your part in something BIG!
  • Business case creation for future product and capacity expansion

About Our Client

My Coventry based client are leading the way in the automotive and electric mobility market and have huge growth plans across the next few years. In doing so, they are scaling quickly and need talented supply chain people to join their fast-growing and progressive organisation.

Job Description

  • Identify current and future customer demand and collate a demand profile for both prototype and production parts.
  • Communicate the demand profile across internal stakeholders and align on a capacity plan to meet demand.
  • Gather and analyse industry data and trends in support of strategic projects.
  • Assess existing capacity and draw up forecasts based on future requirements.
  • Support business case development with customer demand profiles.
  • Support the 'customer market equation' and cross functional product implementation plan.
  • Assist in change requests on a project as needed.
  • Reconcile variances from original plans and maintain a view of actual against forecast projections.
  • Support the development of project scope and planning during the contract process.
  • Assist with responses to customer RFQ and RFI.
  • Ensure customer purchase transactions are carried out in a timely manner to support raw material preparation and production line allocation.
  • Support the development of manufacturing concepts and strategies.
  • Develop and document new job practices, techniques and standards.

The Successful Applicant

  • Experience within a forecast/demand and capacity planning role within a manufacturing environment is essential.
  • Bachelor's or Graduate's Degree in business, computer science, or engineering or equivalent experience preferred.
  • Problem solving, decision making, and collaboration.
  • Strives for continuous improvement.
  • A critical thinker with solid attention to detail.
  • Familiar with enterprise resource planning.
  • Experience leading planning and scheduling for production.
  • Collaboration with other team members and departments.
  • Can prioritise through demonstrated time management skills.

What's on Offer

The successful candidate for this Manufacturing Capacity Planner role will be offered a competitive salary plus package, dependent on experience and profile.

This is a fantastic opportunity to play your part in something BIG!

Holly Antonia Butler
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Phone number
+44 115 948 6493

Job summary

Job function
Procurement & Supply Chain
Demand Planning
Industrial / Manufacturing
Contract type
Consultant name
Holly Antonia Butler
Consultant phone
+44 115 948 6493
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