Production Planner

30000.00 - 30000.00 GBP Annual + GBP30000/annum
21 Mar 2019
22 Mar 2019
Contract Type
We are searching for an experienced Production Planner who will be responsible for providing appropriate instructions to relevant departments to ensure all customer orders are performed in line with requested delivery dates.
Duties will include :
* Ensuring that the execution of manufacturing orders, meets the customers' requirements of the correct quantity and requested delivery date.
* Providing a service to the sales office - supplying prompt and accurate replies to queries in respect of customer orders, also providing realistic lead-times for potentially new orders.
* Resolving production bottleneck issues, expediting internal manufactured parts or liaising with the Materials department for the progress of bought-out parts.
* Liaising with Team Leaders and issuing instructions to the relevant work centres, in the form of work orders, or programmes.
* Ensuring Manufacturing Orders for stock replenishment are performed and maintaining stocks against the agreed stocking policy.
* Developing reports to analyse sales/manufacturing data in order to optimise production performance.
* Implementing improved operational systems in the scheduling and production of Manufacturing Orders.
* Liaising with Sales Order Planning to plan and reschedule Manufacturing Order schedules to match customer requirements
* To assist in the New Product Introduction process, helping to ensure a smotth flow from design to manufacture.
Essential Requirements:
Grade C or above in Maths and English
IT literate
Ability to work accurately, prioritise and remain calm under pressure
A strong team player
Experience in a Manufacturing Production Control environment is essential along with a mimimum of 3 years in a similar role
In return for the above, a competitive package is on offer of a salary up to GBP30k. Additionally, this post will provide a real opportunity to join an extremely professional, global manufacturing facility in the heart of Worcestershire which is easily commutable from the M42 motorway link