K&D are delighted to be supporting our local client who are looking for an experienced Production Planner, the role will be based on their site which is based just outside of Aylesbury.
What you will need? An understanding of manufacturing processes. Qualifications relevant to manufacturing operations.
Office Environment Experience. Experience with Production/Supply Planning. The ability to resolve problems in an efficient manner. Experience using ERP systems Strong MS Office Skills Approachable Attitude
As a Production Planner you will be responsible for assisting the co-ordination of the production schedules for multi-site locations.
You will report directly into the Production Planning Supervisor. The Planner will aide facilitation of the timely planning of deliveries within the supply chain. The Planner optimises inventory and production planning to meet service, cost
and timeliness objectives.
Cooperating with and support the compliance management system and encouraging personnel to do the same
- Developing personnel awareness of product compliance obligations
- Actively participate in corrective actions from concerns or internal audits.
- Ensuring that all personnel within their control are complying with the organisations product compliance obligations, policies, processes and procedures
- Integrating product compliance obligations into existing business practises and procedures in their area of responsibility and encouraging a compliance culture
- Encouraging their personnel to raise product compliance concerns.
The Production Planner will work with the Production Planning Supervisor to; Manage and control production schedules daily.
Manage and control the Order book via communication with the Sales Order Processing team.
Produce the Production Plan in line with Demand Schedule.
Advise Commercial teams on delivery schedules v Customer Requirements. Liaise with Procurement and Logistics as required.
Advise Sales about increased lead times during busy periods. Work with Production Managers and Cell Leaders to resolve potential bottlenecks in production.
Manage Factory Capacity regarding Resource Planning.
Maintain stock accuracy across all locations to ensure physical stock matches system balances.
Liaise with all stakeholders to ensure backflushing completed in a timely manner Any other reasonable related duties as required including travel to other sites.
Maintain and promote a compliance culture throughout the organisation in order to ensure the highest levels of integrity, honesty and professionalism.
Promote the highest possible standards of health, safety, environmental, quality and product compliance.
If you’re interested in this opportunity then please apply today and we look forward to speaking to about the role in more detail!