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Supply/Production Planner

Our client is a leading manufacturer who specialise in the production of specialised equipment in the Automotive and Aerospace industry. They are looking to bring on an experienced Materials Manager who has a strong understanding of planning, forecasting and analysing data.


In this role you will be required to:

  • Maintain and analyse build planning data across all live projects to ensure that production kits are assembled and issued to support production plans and priorities.
  • Monitor kitting and stores picking priorities in order to support the Sub Contract production plan.
  • Manage accurately and timely Works Order Transactions and Material Movement Transactions, liaising directly with key supply chain personnel.
  • Create Works Orders as directed and maintain their progress and transactional accuracy, including those for routed / multi-step items.
  • Ensure that Works Order pick lists are issued accurately and in priority order.
  • Report on all Production Shortages to the Procurement Team, so effective expediting can be undertaken.
  • Work closely with the BOM Controller to ensure that required Bills of Materials and Component Part set-ups are correctly created and configured.
  • Liaise with Sub Contractors re: Production, planning and delivery times.
  • Attend shortage meetings and liaise with Projects and Build re: production and material availability.
  • Continuous improvement, development, streamlining, automation, dashboard and reporting.


The successful candidate will have the following:

  • Background in a precision Engineering or Manufacturing environment
  • Ability to demonstrate a detailed understanding of, or aptitude for various Bill of Materials Structures, in particular Indented BOMs and Flat BOMs
  • Highly numerate and able to transact data accurately
  • A high awareness of the quality requirements of the business and be able to act accordingly
  • Ability to recognise components using part numbering, drawings and descriptions
  • Ability to prioritise and manage multiple tasks in a calm and flexible manner

Job Offer

  • Opportunity for progression
  • Attractive Salary
  • Permanent Opportunity
Michael Page Procurement & Supply Chain
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Milton Keynes
£30000 to £35000 Per Annum
Career Level
Experienced (4 years +)
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