Production Planner

Recruiter
Confidential
Location
Ilminster
Salary
Competitive
Posted
24 Sep 2021
Closes
22 Oct 2021
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time
Our client is a world class manufacturer, something they are extremely proud of. An opportunity exists for a Production Planner to join their friendly but busy team.

The ideal candidate will have a strong production background, as well as a good knowledge of MRP systems , advanced Excel skills, analytical and problem-solving abilities (ideally gained within a fast-paced manufacturing environment)

?? Previous planning / scheduling experience would be preferable, although not essential.
?? Ability to work both independently and as part of a team.
?? Analytical with strong Microsoft office skills/experience.
?? Ability to work under high pressure to ensure OTIF is met.
?? Good communicator liaising with procurement and other relevant stakeholders in and around the business.
?? Keen eye for detail and accurate working.

Responsibilities would include, but are not exclusive to:

?? Day to day admin activities within the planning and production department.
?? Scheduling and creating works orders to satisfy departmental demand and OTIF.
?? Maintaining the accuracy of our internal work to lists.
?? Ordering raw material for the manufacturing process.
?? Maintaining and creating KPIs for the operations department.
?? Liaising with a wide variety of business functions, including managing order in-take.
?? Driving forward with continuous improvement activities.
?? Scheduling work through our punch presses using an external software