Planning Coordinator (Supply Chain, Purchasing, Demand) BLUP71405
Our client employs over 80 people, designing, manufacturing and distributing an extensive range of partitioning systems from a 5-acre site in Radstock, near Bath. Their award-winning products are used in high quality interior fit-outs of commercial office space, generally for blue chip clients, throughout the world.
Due to increased workload, they have a newly created position for a Planning Coordinator to work alongside the Planning Manager.
You will be assisting with the planning and preparation of production schedules for each department / operation. The role involves working with the Purchasing Team to ensure that best dates are always achieved and to provide feedback where safety levels appear inadequate.
As a Planning Co-Coordinator you will also work closely with the Sales and Export Teams to provide the best service to customers without compromising on efficiency. You will liaise with Production and Supply Chain to keep track of schedules and maintain data within Epicor to ensure optimum system efficiency; monitoring forecasts and introducing improvements to the demand process.
Candidates for this role must have a good telephone manner, excellent business writing skills and exceptional attention to detail with the ability to work accurately under pressure and adapt to rapidly changing priorities. Individuals with experience in a manufacturing environment, particularly someone with experience of liaising with Production and Purchasing, would be preferred, however, we are looking for someone with good IT skills particularly with Microsoft Office and ERP systems, ideally Epicor and a good standard of education.
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