Lead Planner

Recruiter
Re Track Personnel
Location
Devon
Posted
28 Feb 2019
Closes
25 Mar 2019
Sector
Engineering
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time
My client in South Molton Devon is currently in need of a Planner.

The post holder will be responsible for leading planning activities and implementing new processes and activities to improve delivery performance & inventory turns for a specific area of the business. The post holder will lead the activities of a team to manage demand within the MRP system (control of planning parameters), and ensure supply (internal & external) is aligned to demand. The Lead Planner will generate and agree the production plan and communicate the plan within the business.

The role:

* Improving area delivery performance (in combination with production managers)

* Improving area inventory turns (Days on Hand – DOH)

* Maintaining MRP data integrity

* Maintaining MRP demand integrity

* Management of Planning & Logistics Controllers and stores personnel for area

* Material supply to point of use

* Generating production plan (with MTMs/Production Manager) within MRP

* Communication of plan

* Reducing the transactional activities within the area

* Management and control of material movement processes

* Ensuring integration of new product/programmes into planning and logistics processes for area

* Support the capacity planning for operations within the cell

* Involvement in capacity planning

* Potential customer interface

* Managing a team of planners and dealing with all aspects of line management

* Manage 5S+ and standard work processes. Drive and manage deployment of lean processes

Skills needed:

* Detailed knowledge of Lean and Six Sigma methodology in materials management environment

* Leadership skills for team management

* Experience of leading people through change processes

* High levels of MFGPro proficiency

* High levels of MS office proficiency

* Previous supervisory experience is preferred but not essential

* Highly organised with strong communication skills

* Experience of implementing new processes, procedures and responsibilities

* PC and data analysis skill to readily and effectively manage available information

* Capable of recommending and applying optimum inventory management tools

* Familiar with the quality control demands of an aerospace or similar type company

* APICS, BPICS or IOM qualification essential

The salary for this role will be paying up to £36k per annum. The package will also include attractive holiday days, pension, life insurance and more company benefits.

If you would like to be considered then please respond with an up to date CV

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