My client design and manufacture a range of engineered 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