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DATE ADDED: Thu 01/11/2018

Production Planner

Nottingham, UK

JOB TYPE: Permanent

SALARY: £25000 - £30000/annum

Production Planner Nottingham, Leading Aerospace Tier 1 £25,000 - £30,000 Overview A globally leading Aerospace business who are currently experiences fantastic growth are seeking a Production Planner to join their growing supply chain team. Main aim of job Reporting to the Production Control Manager, the Production Planner is responsible for providing MRP Planning support, ensuring that new products and processes are introduced in an effective and timely manner to cost and timescale targets. And to employ best practice in generating the production plan to obtain the most efficient factory performance possible whilst achieving Customer demand OTIF. Specific duties and responsibilities * To help create and maintain an achievable manufacturing plan which fulfils our customer demands. * To monitor production achievement and progress against the plan and escalate any issues or risks to the senior management team * Maintain and continuously improve production planning / capacity planning procedures and processes * Build a standard operating platform that is adhered to by the locally based Production planners across all warehouses * Maintenance of the MRP / Capacity and load information system * Ensuring the Production Controllers work collaboratively with the Business Managers effectively to ensure commitments made are as agreed with the factory and are in line with available capacity. * Ensure that any conflicts / issues regarding customer schedules are highlighted expediently and work closely with internal and external departments to find an acceptable solution * Liaising with the Sales team where necessary to highlight any necessary issues * To support any new project implementation, and to assist in maintaining Pre-production information. * Control of inventory to target levels and promoting flow of materials throughout the manufacturing process. Reducing lead times and in line with business targets * Manage and develop a team that executes good working practice that are able to work professionally as part of a multi-functional team * Ensure individual monthly targets are achieved in line with goals set * To work to and ensure subordinates work in line with company procedures. * To pro-actively design and promote succession plans for the areas covered under the roles responsibility * Maintain professional business relationships with key stakeholders to achieve service levels and attain a high reputation for integrity both internally and externally * Promote the interests and image of the Company at all times * To undertake any other duties as required. Professional experience * Sound practical experience in manufacturing control procedures and systems, with the use of MRP. * Promotion of team working and organisation development around processes associated with an MRP system. * Strong operational and systems understanding * Experience and knowledge of engineering production methods is essential. * Commercial and Business acumen, with experience of man-management and the ability to motivate and empower the workforce. Skills and Competencies * Excellent communication skills; written, verbal, interpersonal and listening, and the ability to communicate effectively at all levels internally and externally * High level of professionalism and integrity, operates to the highest ethical standards * Maintain confidentiality and use discretion at all times * Excellent PC skills; high level proficiency in Microsoft Office including; Excel, Word, PowerPoint, Outlook * Possess confidence, strong interpersonal and leadership ability * Excellent organisational skills, with the ability to manage multiple tasks, prioritise and follow up * High level of resilience * Ability to achieve results even when under pressure * Excellent attention to detail and high level of accuracy * Has a positive attitude and be motivated by the role * Flexible, adaptable to change
Role: Production Planner
Job Type: Permanent
Location: Nottingham, Nottinghamshire,

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