• Essex

Production Planner / Production Scheduler

Salary: Up to £30,000 + benefits

Benefits: 20 Days Holiday + Bank Holidays, Pension Scheme

Hours: Permanent, Full time

Location: Essex

Our client has and exciting new Production Planner / Production Scheduler opportunity to work for a market-leading engineered products and high-quality precision sheet metalwork fabrication services  company based in Harlow, Essex.

We require an enthusiastic team player with proven Production Planning / Materials Planning / Scheduling experience within the technical manufacturing environment.

Duties Include:

  • The successful candidate will be responsible for all production planning, scheduling activities and On Time Delivery (OTD).
  • Transferring customer demand into an achievable Master Production Schedule that will produce optimised delivery performance and inventory goals
  • Track demand and analyse trends,
  • Ensure billing of materials is correctly updated at all times,
  • Support the Production Manager and supervisors,
  • Create and track weekly MRP demand,
  • Handle exception messages such as progress, delays, cancellations, etc
  • Analyse internal performance of Operations in terms of OTD.
  • Work closely with Procurement and Manufacturing operations, executing planning activities in line with lean inventory, production and procurement strategies for materials, managing capacity planning and scheduling for production.
  • Planning and scheduling material in accordance with the needs of master production schedule. Finite capacity planning and scheduling of internal manufacturing operations
  • Producing and release internal work order schedules and monitor performance to plan

The Ideal Candidate:

  • Will have had experience in a similar role
  • Have proven experience in Production Planning, ERP systems – ideally EFACS E8 – and with MRP
  • Must be able to identify risks in the production plan and take corrective actions to ensure continuity of supply
  • Ability to read and understand engineering drawings
  • Strong technical background in manufacturing and a proven track record in Production Planning
  • Detailed knowledge of manufacturing planning, inventory control, manufacturing
  • Excellent attention to detail and organisational skills
  • Able to communicate effectively across all levels and manage stakeholders
  • Able to work with minimal supervision and be a team player
  • Proven experience with ERP – preferably with EFACS

If you have the relevant skills and experience and are seeking a new career, then send your CV to cv@talent-finder.co.uk, with the subject line referring to the position and where you found it. Alternatively, call 01772 886799.

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To apply for this job email your details to info@hemscottassociates.com