Production and Materials Planner

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Location
Newport (Casnewydd)
Posted
12 Jan 2018
Closes
10 Feb 2018
Sector
Engineering
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time
Production and Materials Planner Newport £Competitive Salary + Bonus + 33 Days Holiday + Pension Key Words - Material Planning, Manufacturing, supply chain, Oracle The Company The company are an industry leader within the semi-conductor industry with an excellent reputation for training and development and a low turnover of staff due to staff satisfaction and career progression opportunities. The Role Working alongside our existing Procurement, Manufacturing and Planning Teams, the successful candidate will be responsible for providing best practise methodology in all Supply chain and manufacturing material planning functions. This will include carrying out and assisting in the following capabilities and responsibilities. Supply Chain and Material Planning. Capacity planning and production scheduling. Ownership of master production schedule. Maintain integrity of data within MRP system Provide material status data and analysis Logistic initiatives. Lead time reduction initiatives. Undertake problem solving and trouble-shooting. Cost reduction initiatives. Inventory reduction initiatives. Global supply chain initiatives. Qualifications Summary: Degree in a Business management or Logistics Management category. Formal training in production control and inventory management preferred. Other Attributes: Demonstrate a proven track record in production planning within a capacity constrained environment. Extensive knowledge of MRP/ERP systems (ideally Oracle). Advanced IT skills (particularly Excel). Good understand of bill of material structures. Demonstrate high degree of accuracy and attention to detail. Ideally knowledge of change management through Continuous Improvement and Lean methodologies would be an advantage as the business is going through significant growth and change. Demonstrate leadership ability capable of driving change and motivating and developing others. Good communication skills. Key Words - Material Planning, Manufacturing, supply chain, Oracle Postcode - Newport South East Wales Additional Resources are an Employment Business and an Employment Agency as defined within The Conduct of Employment Agencies & Employment Businesses Regulations 2003