Production Planner

Wythenshawe Permanent
  • I'm looking for a skilled Production Planner with good MRP knowledge
  • Having a background in engineering & manufacturing is essential

About Our Client

I've exclusively partnered up with a market leading Engineering & Manufacturing business which supply high quality products to an ever-growing customer base.

Location: Wythenshawe

Job Description

Playing a pivotal role within this business, the Production Planner will have the following responsibilities:

  • Working with and understanding MRP, meeting customer's expectation, planning to fit capacity, materials availability and any other constraints.
  • Monitoring production and adjusting production schedules to make sure customer expectation is met.
  • Action MRP messages/alerts daily to ensure production schedules are in line with customer needs.
  • Analysing capacity plan during capacity meeting understanding project forecast and current workload, ensuring capacity levels are matching the volume of orders.
  • Identifying missing parts and liaising with material schedulers to ensure on time arrival.
  • Interaction - Collaborate with production department to resolve material issues / shortages, & others based on priorities.
  • Responsible for planning production lines and covering a range of SKU's
  • Analysing on time production, finding out root cause for shortages liaising with production manager & purchasing manager to prevent re-occurrence.
  • Generating meaningful KPI to measure own performance and other departmental functions.
  • Running various reports from the SAP ERP System and into MS Excel.
  • Responsible for attending meetings/deputising for others as necessary

The Successful Applicant

The successful candidate for the Production Planner role will ideally have the following key skills and qualities:

  • Previous experience within a similar planning/supply chain role
  • Experience within manufacturing is essential
  • An understanding of a bill of materials is essential
  • Must be able to Problem Solve as an individual and part of a team.
  • Must be able to work fully on their own initiative but still be a contributory member of the team.

What's on Offer

  • £32,000
  • Good benefits package
Conor Hayden
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+44 114 263 6015

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Consultant name
Conor Hayden
Consultant phone
+44 114 263 6015
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