Senior Production Planner

Recruiter
Polytec Personnel Ltd
Location
Cambridgeshire
Posted
11 Feb 2018
Closes
15 Feb 2018
Sector
Engineering
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time
We are looking for a Senior Production Planner to join the Operations Team of a Company based just outside Cambridge. This is a new role due to company expansion with an increasing turnover. You will have responsibility for preparing and maintaining the master production schedule, maintenance of the sales forecast, maintaining manufacturing lead times and fulfilling lead-time requests for the sales team and advising of revised product ship dates.

Responsibilities

* Prepare and maintain the master production schedule liaising with Sales, Production, Purchasing and Stores as required to ensure the optimum plan is achieved. Ensure that necessary actions are taken by the respective departments
* Own general planning administrative tasks and make improvements as necessary
* Provide timely lead-time information to the sales team upon request and provide timely updates on changes in product availability
* Own the maintenance and updating of Sales and stock forecast records, and make improvements as necessary

Requirements

* A recognised qualification in a Manufacturing discipline, ideally production planning, would be advantageous
* Experience of small to medium size electronics batch manufacture in a fast moving, make to stock environment, where regular changes in priority result in an ever changing MPS
* Meticulous attention to detail, flexible attitude
* The following specific characteristics are desirable:
- Experience of MRP / ERP planning tools
- Familiarity with production planning
- Able to communicate with staff at all levels within the entire corporation
* Experience with Windows based software, spreadsheets, email etc

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