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Production Planner

  • £35000 per annum
  • Milton Keynes
  • Posted: 30/05/2019
  • Permanent
  • Job Ref: 025419524

Job Details

A well-established manufacturing business with a reputation for a quality manufacturing process, are seeking a Production Planner for their site based in Milton Keynes. The organisation are investing heavily in their factory and this is a new role for the business as they seek to add more experience to service their demanding customer base.

Position: Production Planner

Location: Milton Keynes

Salary: up to £35000 per annum + Benefits

Contract: Full time permanent position

About the Role:

Reporting into the Planning Manager, as the Production Planner you will:

' Ensure the schedules across multiple production lines are planned effectively to deliver OTIF based on customer requirements and demanding lead times.

" Support Sales, Production and Purchasing to ensure spikes in demand are accounted for and minimal stock is held on site.

' Work closely with current and additional suppliers in a complex supply chain model, ensuring consistent supply of materials, taking into account daily, weekly and long term production plans.

' Have a strong understanding of other functions and the benefit of good planning to these areas, including Quality, Continuous Improvement and Engineering.

About the Person:

You will have experience of being a Production Planner within a fast moving engineering focused manufacturing environment, along with the following:

' Be able to communicate effectively with other members of the planning team, additional departments and external suppliers/customers.

" Be able to work with short lead times and manage multiple customer accounts simultaneously.

' Be flexible in your approach to work and comfortable with a 24/7 manufacturing operation.

' Be Data driven and possess strong IT competency- including previous MRP use.

If you're a Production Planner, Production Controller, Planning Supervisor, Production Co-Ordinator or a Materials Planner and have the passion and experience to work within an established business then apply online here. The role is rewarded with an excellent starting salary plus additional benefits.

About us:

At Technical Network we use our relationships to represent Talent and Industry - with our specialist recruitment and industry knowledge connecting the two.

Specialising in manufacturing, engineering, scientific recruitment working closely within the aerospace, automotive and food & drink market sectors, focusing on permanent and interim /contract positions for specialist technical and management roles.

We have been established for over 30 years and we really know our industries and market sectors inside out and top to bottom. So with us your time is always well spent.

Technical Network: Representing Talent and Industry. Always Time Well Spent.