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Job Title

Production Planner

Reference13852326001_944336
RecruiterMichael Page Procurement & Supply Chain
Industry SectorManufacturing, Manufacturing - Other
Salary£28,000 to £32,000 per annum
Town/CitySheffield
LocationsSouth Yorkshire, Yorkshire & Humber
Contract TypePermanent
Job CategoriesSupply Chain Jobs
Date Posted22 December 2017

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To manage the production planning process to ensure goods are manufactured in an effective and efficient manner, that meet quality specifications and are ready to be delivered to the demands of the customer.



Client Details

Due to growth, I am currently recruiting a production planner in a global manufacturing organisation based in Sheffield.

Description

As the Production Planner within this business you would be responsible for the following.

  • Maintain accurate production plans that ensure the efficient and effective running of shop floor operations in order to achieve business and customer demands
  • Develop production schedules detailing all tasks and when they should be completed in order to meet due dates.
  • Working closely with Sales Team to understand the demands of our customers and get agreement on completion dates.
  • Receive and process customer orders/schedules, clearly communicating capacity, availability, constraints and operational changes.
  • Troubleshoots problems that occur during production, including staff shortages and machinery malfunctions
  • Assist in daily production meetings focusing on arrears reduction, OTIF and total customer satisfaction.
  • Responsible for accurate on time works order generation and issue.
  • Responsible for instigating subcontract activity for example, Heat Treatment, Machining.
  • Assist in stock takes as and when required.
  • In conjunction with purchasing accurately plan to ensure optimum usage of WIP and slow moving stock.
  • Responsible for the accurate management and control of shop floor data capture to ensure planning information and production requirements adhered too.
  • Collects and assesses data about the production and team's performance
  • Responsible for escalating ANY production/operational issues or constraints to respective management immediately if customer/business plans are not being adhered too.

Profile

The successful Production Planner will ideally have some of the following key skills and qualities

  • Thorough knowledge of manufacturing resource planning systems, capacity planning tools and business application software.
  • Thorough knowledge of manufacturing resource planning theories, principles and practices.
  • Maintains effectiveness when experiencing changes in work tasks or the work environment; adjusting effectively to work within new requirements.
  • Manages multiple priorities and maintains effective levels of customer service
  • Decisiveness
  • Ability to work effectively with others in a multi-disciplined environment.
  • Excellent Organisational Skills
  • Good Written and Oral Communication Skills
  • Understanding of Business Operations
  • Attention to Detail
  • Speed & Accuracy
  • Superior Problem Solving Skills





Job Offer

£28,000 and £32,000

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