Production Planner

Technique Recruitment Solutions Limited
Norwich, UK
Closing date
26 Oct 2020

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My client design and manufacture a range of engineered solutions solutions for a broad range of industries including aerospace and automotive related products. They have a new opportunity for a Production Planner to join their team on a permanent basis

Main duties/Responsibilities will include:

  • To liaise closely with the design engineering, sales, purchasing and production functions to ensure the timely despatch of Customer orders.
  • To use the company's database software and predicted sales orders to maintain the production schedule, in conjunction with the Workshop Manager, Projects Manager and Sales and Marketing Manager. To co-ordinate the sourcing of key materials to ensure timely deliveries for on-going sales orders.
  • To co-ordinate outsourcing, eg fabrication, painting, plating etc, to ensure these processes are completed in line with the production schedule and at minimised overall costs.
  • To organise transportation for both incoming and outgoing goods, with the prior agreement of Customers and Suppliers.
  • To maintain the company database: confirming sales orders, updating contact information, etc
  • To assist in developing a new and improved CRM / MRP system

The successful candidate will possess the following skills/experience
  • Prior experience either in low-volume or custom products based production planning, or role in similar production environment.
  • Prior experience in similar manufacturing processes ie machining / assembly preferred.
  • Experience of building relationships with Suppliers and also strong Customer service skills.
  • Excellent communication skills - both verbally and via written media.
  • MS Office experience - Word, Excel and Outlook.
  • Prior Health and Safety or Quality Systems experience would be an advantage

Technique Recruitment Solutions are a specialist engineering and manufacturing recruitment company based in Norfolk

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