Production Planner


  • £30000 - £35000 per annum
  • West Midlands
  • Posted: 17/12/2019
  • Permanent
  • Job Ref: 025419900

Job Details

An award winning Manufacturer in the West Midlands are seeking a Production Planner to work with the Operations functions and be responsible for the day-to-day planning.

You will be required to liaise with all areas of the business and will be a key part of the factory's running. Your primary focus is to ensure that the business deliver a first class service to the customer base.

Whilst this manufacturer is encountering a lot of change, with planned a multi-million pound capital equipment expenditure planned for 2020/21 and ongoing improvements happening constantly; this will require a robust individual who can adapt and move forward with the business.



Position: Production Planner

Location: Wolverhampton

Salary: up to £35000 per annum + Benefits

Contract: Full time permanent position

commutable from Dudley, Walsall, Wolverhampton, Birmingham, West Bromwich



About the Role:



As the Production Planner you will:



o Have experience of operating in a engineering environment.

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

o Support Sales, Production and Purchasing to ensure spikes in demand are accounted for and minimal stock is held onsite.

o 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.

o 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 bespoke complex engineering focused manufacturing environment, along with the following:



o An Engineering background within a machining environment would be a massive advantage.

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

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

o Be Data driven and possess strong IT competency- including previous ERP/MRP use.



If you're a Production Planner, Planning Engineer, Supply Chain Engineer, Logistics Engineer or 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.

This business is making great strides at present and continue to improve their position in their market as a business who can boast a 95% service delivery with their customers.



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.



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