Production Planner

Location: Newton Abbot

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  • Description

    We are working alongside a global engineering company to source a permeant production planner. This is a fantastic opportunity  to join a growing business that truly values its staff.

    Main responsibilities 

    • Interrogate the ERP system to determine production requirement.
    •  Raise and maintain Works Orders and Bills of Materials for production requirements.
    •  Manage outwork purchase orders.
    •  Ensure that Work Orders are scheduled/prioritised to fulfil customer demand.
    •  Interact with other departments as required and make sure dates are maintained on the ERP system.
    •  Ensure that all drawings released into Production follow appropriate process.
    •  In collaboration with the Production Supervisor ensure adequate resources are in place to meet Production demand and all hours planned are allocated effectively.
    •  Review actual v planned hours worked in Production and investigate discrepancies.
    •  Production planning KPI management and reporting.
    •  Inspection equipment calibration management.
    •  Review and completion of planning related quality NCR’s.
    •  Generate and communicate lead time information for quoting.

    Key Attributes:

    • Highly self-motivated with the ability to work under their own initiatives with a problem-solving mentality.
    •  Previous experience in a planning role.
    • Experience in the fastener and component industry would be an advantage.
    •  Competence with Microsoft Office (Excel, Powerpoint, Word, Outlook).
    •  ERP/MRP IT system knowledge.
    •  Full UK driving license would be advantageous.
    • Production Planner position remuneration

    Production Planner position remuneration

    • Salary £26,000 – £28,000 – Depending upon experience
    •  Full-time, Permanent position. 08.30 – 17:00 Monday to Friday 37.5 hours per week.
    •  33.5 Days Holiday, including Bank Holidays.
    •  Discretionary bonus
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