Working for a fast paced manufacture of bespoke equipment we need you.
Do you like solving issues?
Completing a task?
Delivering on a project for a colleague?
This is what you will do day in day out. Once an order is made you will be made aware of it, you’ll then be in charge of getting that product made or bought and then delivered to a happy customer.
Someone with experience in Production Planning, Materials Planning or a graduate with a keen eye for detail will be considered.
31 days’ holiday including bank holidays
You will work on the following:
Experienced Production planner with a practical working knowledge of stock control (interpreting accurate information to allow efficient manufacture)
Responsible for ensuring accurate & timely material planning & delivery scheduling – requiring close collaboration with the manufacturing & purchasing departments & assist with the short, medium & long term forecasts with suppliers. Making sure all products are produced on time & meet quality standards.
Constant monitoring of inventory & stock levels to ensure adequate re-order levels, safety stock & pricing are maintained to ensure no disruption to business levels (Supply chains have been greatly disturbed and challenged by the pandemic so an ability to get involved with UK & foreign suppliers to seek opportunities for quality & cost improvements would be appreciated)
Prepare forecasts of usage vs planned manufacturing schedules & confirm material availability for scheduling
Identify & manage any potential shortages & escalate material issues to senior management.
Represent production issues at appropriate meetings
Identify key trends and work with purchasing or Senior Management to manage & improve suppliers and factory performance.
Minimise & highlight slow moving obsolete goods (SMOG) and stock discrepancies and adjustments. Must be able to investigate & advise & rectify
Working out human & material resources needed for immediate, short & long term requirements with a hands on approach to production cell analysis & efficiency.