Manufacturing Resource Planner

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Manufacturing Resource Planner

Salary:£32000 - £38000 per annum
Location: Kent, South East, England
Consultant:Neil Tovey
Telephone:01202 204099
Your in depth understanding of material resource planning / production planning will help you to support my clients operations team. You will be ensuring effective planning of material and resource to meet the demands of the customer’s deliveries.
You will have the opportunity to work for one of the leading suppliers and system integrators of support equipment for commercial and military electro-optical sensors and target acquisition technology. A corporate benefits package and transparent career development opportunities are on offer within this vibrant Engineering environment.  
About the job:
Our client currently requires an experienced Material Resource Planner to report to the Supply Chain Manager and ensure effective planning of material and resource to meet the demands of the customer’s deliveries. Ensuring that all materials and goods required for production go into the right place exactly when they should. You will work closely with managers and engineers to ensure everything runs smoothly.

The role will have a clear focus on continuous improvement and developing the planning function in line with the strategic objectives to enable effective procurement and planning to support production objectives and new product development.

The role will include;
  • Managing and controlling the Production Planning to ensure that production workflow is maximised to meet the output plan.
  • Ensure parts and materials are delivered on time to meet the production schedule.
  • Determine manpower, equipment and raw materials needed to cover production demand.
  • Work with the supply team and carry out the duties of a buyer as required to support the team’s output.
  • Liaise with Suppliers and colleagues to ensure that their delivery schedules will be achieved.
  • Monitor jobs to ensure they will finish on time and within budget.
  • Foster close working relationships with associated departments e.g. Sales, Engineering, Production and Business Development.
  • Continually improve planning methods and procedures to optimize production performance.
  • Ensuring that products are shipped accordingly to the plan whilst maintaining compliance with export restrictions.
  • Development and recording of relevant KPIs to improve performance.
  • Other tasks required by the management team.

About you:
As a Manufacturing Resource Planner your skills and qualifications will include:
  • Understanding of engineering, scientific and other technical information
  • Commercial awareness
  • Proven experience in a similar organisation
  • Understanding manufacturing methods
  • Experience in MRP II (Manufacturing Resource Planning)
  • Working knowledge of MS Office and ERP systems
  • Analytical skills
  • Dealing with Complexity
  • Writing Procedures
  • Presenting
  • Must be comfortable working in the defence and security sectors
  • Full clean driving licence

Manufacturing Resource Planner
Sandwich, Kent
£32000 - £38000
9 day fortnight (every other Friday is a non-working day)
Keywords: Manufacturing Resource Planner, Materials Resource planner, Production, Electro-optical, Electrical Engineering, Supply chain, Suppliers, Process improvement, Continuous improvement.
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. 
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 this criteria will also be required to undergo security clearance vetting, to SC level.
This is a permanent position.
Neil Tovey