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Master Production planner

RecruiterBarclay Meade
Industry SectorEngineering, Manufacturing, Manufacturing - Other
LocationsGreater London, London
Contract TypePermanent
Job CategoriesSales & Business Development
Date Posted21 August 2017

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My client are a global specialist manufacturing organisation who are currently looking for a production planner to join them in working within the Demand Section of the Materials department.

The role of the production planner will work within the Demand Section of the Materials department, with a primary role to create and maintain the Master Production Schedule/Forecast. The Master production planner will work closely with Project, Sales, Operations, and cross plant requirements are all considered in the Agreed Supply Plan loaded onto an integrated SAP system for execution.

Location - Greenwich
Salary - up to £35k

The job Purpose of the master production planner will be -

To enable the generation and maintenance of the master production schedule/forecasts to ensure all customer requirements are met.
Planning for active project demand and new product development to review material shortages, stock outages and safety stock levels with focus on key components (long lead time and single sourced components). Translating the active planning into the long term plan with regard to forecasted projects.
To help ensure all demand loaded is correct and is a true reflection of the current supply plans and factory commitments to projects, monitor daily production output to track performance and coordinate root cause analysis’ on schedule variances.
Promote and develop positive communication with Internal customers and external vendors to planning/forecast accuracy and manage monthly planning meetings with key internal stakeholders.
Develop, maintain and publish information on Industrial Operations metrics & KPI’s

Attributes required for the role of the Master production planner -

This role requires someone with proven experience from an engineering /manufacturing target driven environment background in Supply Chain/Master Scheduling.
A strong working knowledge of SAP MRP (MM), purchasing, Call Off, inventory control, manufacturing operations, experience of product development and understanding of product life cycles.
Strong attention to detail, refined planning, and organization abilities along with excellent working knowledge in MS Excel are essential.

This role would suit a planner, production planner, supply chain planner or a supply chain controller.

The person needs be an excellent communicator across all levels of the business, methodical, versatile and self-motivated, capable of being able to influence and demonstrate a willingness to follow through actions make sure deadlines and business needs are met.

To apply for this position, candidates must be eligible to live and work in the UK

Barclay Meade acts as an employment agency for permanent recruitment and employment business for the supply of temporary workers and is part of Gattaca Plc.

Gattaca Plc provides support services to Barclay Meade and may assist with processing your application.

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Recruiter: Barclay Meade
Tel: 0843 208 1255
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