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DATE ADDED: Thu 09/08/2018

Senior Production Planner

West Midlands (County), UK

JOB TYPE: Permanent

Are you an experienced Production Planner looking for a challenging and rewarding new role, within an exciting dynamic Company? Bladon Jets are currently recruiting for a Senior Production Planner to join our dedicated team in Coventry. This is a fantastic opportunity to join an innovative engineering Company, and use your skills and extensive knowledge within a supportive, engaging environment. The Senior Production Planner is responsible for developing and maintaining the master production schedule in alignment with the Sales, Inventory and Operations Plan (SIOP) to support on time delivery to customers. The successful individual must be able to work in a dynamic cross functional environment to support volume production, new product launches and prototyping activities. Key to the success of the applicant will be the ability to draw on extensive experience of using SAP in a Lean Manufacturing environment to effectively develop new processes that will support our growing business. Key Responsibilities; * Develop and maintain the master production schedule in alignment with the Sales, Inventory and Operations Plan (SIOP) to support on time delivery to customers * Partner with the cross functional team to develop the scheduling system for a new production line * Working with the Supply Base team to develop material plan and ensure suppliers meet requirements * Prioritisation of manufacturing process and supply chain activities as required * Integral part of SIOP process * Maintaining the optimum inventory for flow * Create factory delivery, schedule adherence, inventory and capacity reports * Development of processes to support lean scheduling and replenishment systems, e.g. Heijunka, Kanban * Identify and drive continuous improvement activities for the function Benefits Private Healthcare / Pension / Life Assurance / 33 Days Holiday inc Bank Holidays. SIOP | Scheduler | Planner | Inventory Flow | Lean | Kanban | Production | Systems | Scheduling | Administration | Communication Essential Skills Qualifications Experience; * Significant experience of SAP within a Lean Manufacturing environment - ideally Automotive or Aerospace * Minimum 5 years in production planning or scheduling role About Company Bladon Jets is a world leader in micro gas turbines, a new generation of green and efficient power unit. With its unique expertise and technology, the company is pioneering efforts to bring this breakthrough solution to volume production
Role: Senior Production Planner
Job Type: Permanent
Location: West Midlands (County),

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