Production Planning Assistant

20000.00 - 24000.00 GBP Annual
12 Aug 2018
09 Sep 2018
Contract Type
Full Time
Successful global manufacturing company require a new addition to their friendly and driven team.

The production Planning Assistant will be responsible for production plan adherence through production and material checks, this is a key role within the department. The role will require strong communication skills and the ability to resolve day-to-day issues effectively.

Key Responsibilities:
Responsible for production scheduling, including:
- Daily production planning
- Work Order Management
- Daily communication with production Zone leaders
- Daily communication to Master scheduler and Purchasing team
- Open Order Report Monitoring
- Raising of Orders based on requisition requests

Experience & Education:
- Experience of a planning or purchasing role highly desirable (MRP / MPS)
- Experience of a manufacturing environment highly desirable (preferably FMCG)
- Strong Excel ability, including pivot tables and formula's essential
- Experience of JD Edwards / ERP systems desirable
Strong Administration Skills

Key Competencies & Experiences
- Excellent interpersonal skills, at all levels of the business internally and externally
- Ability to work independently, but with full support and guidance from the materials team.
- Strong communicator
- Ability to work methodically
- Self-motivated
- Ability to multi task
- Good time management
- Team player