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Senior Production Planner

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Senior Production Planner
West Midlands
Salary: up to £45k - £55k, D.O.E

A leading specialist industrial manufacturer is looking to hire an experienced Senior Production Planner to coordinate Engineering, Manufacturing, Purchasing, Material Control, Quality and other departments to achieve optimum utilization of facilities in meeting production schedules

Key responsibilities as a Senior Production Planner:

• Create and maintain production orders in line with demand, material availability and production constraints. Ensuring materials are cost rolled before order creation
• Create and maintain purchase orders for inter-plant demands as necessary
• Create reports detailing manufacturing and capacity requirements for the plant to meet the demands of the business
• Maintain minimum manufactured material stock levels to meet the requirements of the business
• Review customer amendment requests (including changes to delivery dates and order content) and co-ordinate with customer service and production to implement and communicate changes
• Review engineering changes and take the necessary actions to communicate changes to production
• Review material supply issues impacting the production plan. Communicate to Customer Service any impacts on customer requirements
• Continually seek and identify areas for improvement, in line with the strategic direction of the organization with a view to improving service levels to customers
• Maintain material master record fields appropriate to the supply chain functions
• Ensure proper and professional commercial engagement at all times
• Perform other specific and general duties as required and agreed

Senior Production Planner requirements:
The successful candidate must come from the manufacturing industry as a Planner. You will also have the following skills, qualifications and experience:

• Apprentice trained or an engineering background
• Good understanding of end to end Order Fulfilment process and key interdependencies.
• Working knowledge of MRP and ERP systems and demonstrable experience in process development and implementation.
• Strong organisational skills in terms of work planning and time management.
• Previous Project Management experience.

Apply for the Senior Production Planner role today using the links provided.

LEAN Engineering Recruitment Ltd are acting as a 3rd party on behalf of our client. All applications will be held on our database for current and future positions.

We will endeavour to get back to all applicants but if you have not heard from LER within 10 working days then your application has been unsuccessful but please feel free to contact us for an update.
Job type:
West Midlands
45000-55000 Per Annum
Posted by:
LEAN Engineering Recruitment Ltd
Date posted:


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