Senior Production Planner

Senior Production Planner

Job Title: Senior Production Planner
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: Loudwater, Buckinghamshire
Salary: Negotiable
Reference: 896266_1569512816
Contact Name: Bradley Baxendale
Contact Email:
Job Published: September 26, 2019 16:46

Job Description

As a senior member of our client's production team you will be responsible for planning, monitoring and reviewing incoming order requirements, resources and production utilisation to ensure customer orders are delivered in line with customer requirements
Close attention to detail and a methodical approach will be required as you plan all production jobs ensuring there is sufficient material (including Safety Stock holding) and resources to meet the needs of the project. You will handle multiple projects and need the ability to prioritise a busy workload
As part of your role you will be responsible for:

*Liaise with the relevant PM/PEL to demonstrate adherence to schedule and cost (in line with WP management)
*Liaise with Production Supervisors regarding capacity and stock requirements to meet incoming orders
*Work with the Production Manager to plan and prepare production schedules for production
*Manage information to optimise requirements to meet schedule dates for customer orders continually monitoring information and managing material requirements
*Monitor safety stock and work with the procurement team to adjust levels where necessary.
*Create planning schedule and planning sheets to establish sequence and lead time of each sub assembly to meet delivery dates according to sales forecasts or customer orders
*Plan the raising of shop orders/kits for production teams according to previously established manufacturing schedule
*Produce production reports and trial and kitted material shortage reports and liaise with Procurement to expedite
*Ensure all parties are fully updated of production status, and that work planning and execution objectives are integrated and communicated
*Release production and spares/CLS shop orders on a timely basis and follow through to ensure satisfactory completion
*Champion continuous improvement of systems and procedures in support of process improvements and elimination of waste
*Manage schedule of sub-contract suppliers and if required liaise with these suppliers to ensure material is delivered to schedule
*Work closely with Stores and Goods In to ensure material is available as per schedule
*Plan and expedite material for CLS spares
You will have the following experience

*Experience of working in a manufacturing environment essential
*Minimum of 2 years' experience as a Manufacturing/Production Planner
*Proven experience of supervising/leading team
*Forecasting and planning experience
*Excellent IT skills with good working knowledge of Microsoft Office especially Excel
*Proven problem-solving skills, with the ability to proactively identify problems, put forward solutions and see through to resolution
*Excellent planning and organisational skills with an ability to handle multiple projects
*Excellent communication and interpersonal skills with the ability to express ideas, share technical information and communicate at all levels
*Strong analytical and problem-solving skills

Title: Senior Production Planner
Pay Rate and Bens: Competitive
Location: Loudwater, High Wycombe

Key Skills: Production Planning, Production Scheduling, Planning, Scheduling, Production, Manufacturing, Stores, Stock, Suppliers, Engineering.

If you are a good match, then please apply with a CV to learn more about this truly fantastic opportunity to work for a market leader who has an enviable reputation.

Due to the nature of work undertaken at our client's site, incumbents of these positions are required to meet special nationality rules and therefore these vacancies are only open to sole British Citizens. Applicants who meet these criteria will also be required to undergo security clearance vetting, if not already security cleared to a minimum SC level

Electus Recruitment Solutions provides specialist engineering and technical recruitment solutions to a number of high technology industries. We thank you for your interest in this vacancy. If you don't hear from us within 7 working days, please presume your application has been unsuccessful on this occasion. You are of course free to resubmit your CV/details in the future and we shall assess your suitability at that time.

This is a permanent role

Electus Recruitment Ltd is acting as an Employment Agency in relation to this vacancy.

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