Junior Production Planner

Full Time
Llangeinor, UK

Role summary and primary responsibilities

Reporting into the Production Planner, you will be an integral part ofthe Operations Team, as well as closely supporting other functions throughout the business.
You will be responsible for supporting the planning function, ensuring that the day-to-day business requirements and longer-term goals are achieved. You will ensure that customer orders are captured and efficiently converted into customer deliveries by acknowledging sales orders and generating production schedules, to ensure that both customer and business targets are achieved.

The key responsibilities of the role are to:

  • Scheduling of new work into the production plan, by order acceptance through the Contract Review process, utilising all resources effectively
  • Capacity planning generation and maintenance of key metrics
  • Work closely with the Supply Chain Team, to ensure material availability for job start date is achieved
  • Generation and maintenance of production jobs to support capacity throughput
  • Ongoing review of material inventory to support current and upcoming jobs
  • Management and creation of jobs to satisfy internal demands, including Engineering and Project Teams
  • Daily interaction with all operations supports departments
  • Support with any other tasks as identified by the Production Planner, Operations Manager or the Supply Chain Manager

Essential Qualifications and skills

  • Strong planning and organisational skills
  • Ability to work on own initiative and set workload priorities
  • Strong communication and analytical skills
  • Ability to communicate effectively with all levels of the organisation both internally and externally
  • Good understanding of Supply Chain and its interaction with Planning
  • Good understanding of purchasing requirements and techniques
  • Good understanding of reading drawings, including multiple level BOM structures
  • Proven production-planning experience within a manufacturing environment
  • ERP / MRP system management experience
  • Proficient in Microsoft office applications with a detailed understanding of excel

Advantageous skills and experience

  • Experience of using Syspro (ERP system)

If you are interested in applying for the role, please submit your CV/Application form to [email protected] no later than 5.00p.m Monday 20th May 2024.

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