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Production and Planning Manager

Michael Page are working exclusively with a highly successful manufacturing company who design, manufacture and distribute a unique range of high quality products to the residential and commercial sectors, both nationally and internationally.

The company draws upon its network of craftsmen and manufacturing facilities, providing comprehensive product collections and fully bespoke services. Their highly personalised offering results in a high variety of products being produced in small batch sizes on a rapid frequency.

Description

The Production and Planning Manager is a pivotal role within the organisation and will be responsible for ensuring all customer orders are managed and planned into production in a timely manner, ensuring that production capacity is managed effectively.

  • Manage the planning of all customer orders into production, investigate newly released sales orders and discuss requirements with the sales team to launch shop orders in to production at the correct time.
  • Ensure that production capacity is being optimised and managed effectively
  • Work closely with all warehouse and factory team members to ensure the smooth running of the production facility
  • Lead and support the Production and Warehousing Teams to achieve KPIs.
  • Optimise production processes, oversee the management of labour, materials and processes.
  • Provide suggestions of potential developments to the short to medium term production strategy and work closely to communicate key elements to the Senior Operations Manager
  • Ensure stock is effectively managed and stored to meet production needs, minimise unnecessary holding and stock loss or damage

Profile

The successful Production and Planning Manager will be able to demonstrate:

  • Experience working in a Planning position
  • Strong understanding of ERP/MRP systems
  • Experience with Bill of Materials (BOM), Structures and Routings
  • Ability to read and understand technical drawings
  • People management skills
  • Excellent attention to detail

Job Offer

  • Annual Salary between £30,000 and £38,000 depending on experience
  • Competitive annual leave entitlement
  • Contributory pension
  • Cycle to work scheme
  • Eye care vouchers

The company pride themselves on their employee care and benefits and as such have some exciting new benefits coming into place in July 2019!

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Michael Page Procurement & Supply Chain
Reference
14022519/001
Job Category
Job Type
Town/City
Tonbridge
Salary
£30000 to £38000 Per Annum
Career Level
Experienced (4 years +)
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