Production Planner

Recruiter
Ceema Recruitment
Location
Cheltenham
Salary
£27000 - £32000/annum Benefits
Posted
08 Jul 2017
Closes
07 Aug 2017
Sector
Engineering
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time
We are looking for a talented Production Planner to join an established team within a leading defence giant.

Production Planner - 12 month contract+

Our client is a leading developer of mission and safety critical equipment in the aerospace and defence industries. Clients call upon specialist electronic, mechanical and pneumatic capabilities to provide innovative solutions that meet the environmental and operational requirements of high reliability environments. With innovative engineers, skilled project managers and experienced manufacturing personnel to be found at the heart of the organisation, Our client is able to continue to produce and develop products that push the limits of technology and respond to the ever changing demands of the industry.
This Production Planner position is within our Planning Team. They are responsible for the planning of production and manufacturing processes. The team utilises the resource allocation of activities of employees, materials and production capacity, in order to serve different customers.
They are responsible for the final assembly and testing of our products.
Job Purpose
This is an entry level position within the planning team & will report directly to the Master Production Scheduler and will be responsible for planning production for various teams.
Key Responsibilities
* Work with the team leaders to develop production plans based on customer demand and business forecast
* Scheduling of shop orders in line with sales forecast and capacity
* Provide capacity analysis for team leaders
* Liaise with team leaders & procurement to ensure timely planning of parts against system due date
* Monitor and process internal shop orders..
* Analyse production and procurement lead times to ensure customer requirements can be met.
* Provide feedback to production, commercial, quality and procurement on areas that may affect quality, cost or delivery.
* Work with engineering and NPIT to ensure a smooth transition of new products and latest standard parts into production ensuring minimal schedule and cost disruption.
* Monitor on time delivery of OE, spares and repairs items.
* Manage rejection of parts and repair items through the IFS system
* Attend regular production meetings and provide progress feedback
* Ad hoc tasks as designated by the Production Control Manager.
Background and Understanding
* Previous experience of management of MPS in a make to order and project environment (preferred, not essential)
* Computer literate and experienced in using Microsoft Word, Excel and PowerPoint office tools
* Ability to influence and support key business stakeholders
* Ability to challenge current embedded culture and ways of working
* Experience of using IFS MRP system (preferred, not essential)
* Background gained in the aerospace or defence sectors (preferred, not essential)
Please apply for our production planner role