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Date Added: Thu 08/07/2021

Planner/Scheduler

Stourport-on-Severn, UK
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Job Type: Permanent, FullTime

Salary: £35000 - £45000/annum

Professional, Capable Production Planner required for a large manufacturing company based near Stourport.

Excellent opportunity for an experienced planner/scheduler who has the ability to push a busy production office to its full potential

Purpose of the role:

To create and follow a professional production planning and scheduling system with reference to capacity and to meet customer expectations on timely delivery by performing the following duties.

Duties & Responsibilities

* Become fully conversant with the company's products both in terms of their build structure and capabilities.

* Develop a good awareness of the manufacturing machinery in all departments and their capacities.

* Perform time and motion studies to prove off both established and any new costings.

* Liaise with Sales and Contracts departments to determine customer requirements

* Accurately predict how long each job/project will take to complete

* Develop a production schedule detailing all tasks and when they should be completed to meet predicted completion date

* Monitor each job/projects progress through the relevant departments to ensure it is following the schedule

* Troubleshoot problems that occur during production including staff shortages and machinery breakdown

* Organise all paperwork including purchase orders and maintain records

* Monitor stock levels and raw material costs

* Collect and asses data about the production team's performance

* Prepare reports about production processes and have regular production update meetings with Management including suggestions of ways to improve efficiency.

* To gain a full understanding and command over the Companies computer system in the areas that relate to your specific role.

* To provide full job cover for colleagues/subordinates in their absence.

* Monitor and control all relevant procedures to ISO 9000

* Adherence at all times to the company's health and safety policy.

* Any other duties requested by management.

The right candidate must:

* Be experience planning/scheduling for a large manufacturing company

* Be able to push the planning department to its full potential

* Ability to spot flaws and problem solve

* Excellent communication skills

Hours: Monday to Thursday 7am to 4pm, Friday 7am to 1pm
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