Production Planner

White Label Recruitment Ltd
Wythenshawe, Manchester
17 Jul 2017
16 Aug 2017
Contract Type
Full Time
I am working with a very busy manufacturing organization in South Manchester who are looking to recruit a Production Planner on a fixed term contract.
Reporting to the Supply Chain Manager, the Production Planner is to focus on specific projects to improve production efficiencies and site capacity. As well as taking a strategic approach to improve their long-term forecasting capabilities and to help plan for what investments is needed for new machines.
- To spend the first 2/3 weeks on the shop floor with production to ensure a solid understanding of the manufacturing processes, the routings, production output.
- To create and set up manufacturing routings with input from Production
- To create and set methodology of new routings considering SMED, Loading logic, Machine tooling / back up scenarios.
- Plan machines incase break down happens. Primary & Secondary routings.
- Ensure all BOM are correct for all routings
- Ensure production hits production targets
Project 2
- To understand and review current workflow and demand capacity planning
- To work with the Production Manager and utilize information from sister companies to help improve the forecast from 10 weeks to 12 months.
- To work closely with the Senior Planner to review current planning parameters
- To conduct a gap analysis to make recommendations for improvements
Essential Requirements:
- Advanced Excel Skills, can manage complex spreadsheets with large quantity of data.
- Must have 5 years Production Planning & scheduling Experience within a manufacturing environment preferably high volume.
Desirable Requirements:
- Ideally Degree educated
- AS400 / JBA experience
The project is going to be for a 6 – 12 month period and they are looking at a salary of £30,000, If you are interested in applying for the role please send your most up to date to Rachael Dormer today