Trainee Production Planner

Recruiter
DCV Technologies
Location
Swavesey
Posted
23 Mar 2019
Closes
31 Mar 2019
Sector
Engineering
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time
Trainee Production Planner

The role is to offer direct support to all SAP MRP, production planning and purchasing functions.

A key role within the operations team in ensuring process accuracy of the business MRP tool relating to production demand and to lead the planning functions under the guidance of the logistics and planning manager.

The successful Production Planner will have the ability to undertake basic to intermediate MRP analysis to support Operational and Engineering department performance. With a longer term understanding of SAP processes throughout the business, the Production Planner will be encouraged to drive SAP process improvements throughout all local functions. This may be through direct involvement with the headquarters SAP team

Objectives and Responsibilities:

Primary Task List

* SAP planning support, material management metrics, material usage, obsolescence, stock transfers, etc.

* Ownership of production related material master data including maintenance and accuracy

* Operational interface with Engineering teams to resolve BoM errors, BoM duplicates, missing data, etc.

* Creation of SAP reports

* One of the companies SAP champions to drive improvements.

* Central point of contact for requested SAP information.

* Operations SAP lead for knowledge transfer for new starters, upskilling and general queries

Qualifications and Experience:

* Min good A levels (maths oriented)

Desirable Skills

* Experience within a manufacturing environment and material management processes.

* Understanding of manufacturing principles

* Experience of using an MRP system (SAP an advantage)

* Microsoft office capable (Word, Excel, Outlook, PowerPoint)

Essential Skills:

* Ability to work methodically, logically and precisely

* Ability to manage a varied workload in an efficient manner

* Work well as part of a team

* Initiative and be able to take responsibility

* Good communication skills

* Strong problem solving skills

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