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DATE ADDED: Wed 06/02/2019

Production Planner Machined Components

Colchester, UK
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JOB TYPE: Permanent

Job: Production Planner
Location: Colchester
Salary: £25-£28K

I am looking for a very capable and dynamic production planner to join a busy precision engineering CNC workshop in Colchester.
Managing works orders and making sure customer expectations are met within time-frames will be key to success in this position. Knowledge of machine shop capability and demand from raw material to production wil be fundamental.

Key Accountabilities

Creating production plans - monitoring and managing orders, equipment, labour and material requirements.
Raising works orders for machined components
Create production plans for CNC departments
Work in collaboration with team leaders and production engineering
Agree machine/labour allocation best practice enabling improved machine utilisation
To liaise with production team daily in order to maintain and monitor real time production progress
Procurement of all direct materials associated with the machined components department
Manage inventory and stock levels of raw material for production

Required Capabilities:

Excellent experience with production planning, ERP/MRP interaction
Excellent Communication Skills
Proficient in the use of Microsoft Excel, Word and other computer programmes
Personable, confident, able to work alone and also alongside colleagues of all disciplines

Objectives:
Ensure a real time view of schedule progress utilising accurate production feedback
Ensure 48hr turnaround on order confirmations/acknowledgements
Develop schedule adherence metric to identify business improvement opportunities
Deliver OTD >90% across all CNC departments

Key qualities in the right person:

Leadership Experience, Product Knowledge and Industry Experience, Leadership Skills, Strong Oral and Written Communication Skills, Motivational Skills, Results-Oriented, Self-Motivation, Strong Relationship Building, Ability to work across traditional departmental barriers and develop lasting relationships with colleagues across different departments, Effective time management, both in general timekeeping and management of individual and multiple jobs

If you think you have what it takes to succeed in this position please apply today
Role: Production Planner Machined Components
Job Type: Permanent
Location: Colchester, Essex,

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