Production Planner

From £35,000 - Croydon

Posted: 20th, May 2022

Reference N°: 42503

Type: Permanent

The minimum salary offered for this position is £35,000 pa however the client may pay up to £40,000 pa to those candidates who can meet all key qualifications and abilities

Our client is a leading engineering company that manufactures equipment for a range of industries. They are seeking an experienced Production Planner to join their team.

The Role:

Planning of workshop activity, including overhauls and repair. Identify risks to meeting planned delivery dates and work with sales, workshop and supply chain to mitigate risk.

Communicating to sales the completion dates for workshop activity on a regular basis as jobs progress through the day.

Day to day liaison and problem solving with workshop on production issues.

Raise production/service orders for the workshop either to a project schedule or adhoc as units arrive from customers, then plan in these orders to be worked on.

Schedule components to arrive on time to meet customer order requirements in association with purchasing.

Run shortage reports for the jobs to make sure parts are available on time.

Liaison with sales on customer priorities and ensure systems are kept updated to reflect latest customer schedules.

Subcontract buying and coordination of subcontract activities directly with suppliers.

Process completed shop floor paperwork ensuring all labour and parts bookings are accurate.

Arranging transportation for incoming/outgoing product as required.

Deputises for the Production Manager in their absence

Developing strategies to make production lines more efficient.

Full participation in Production Meetings, including reporting job progress at production meetings and risks to completion duties.

Other duties as assigned from time to time.

The Candidate:

Degree or Engineering background is essential, good understanding of mechanical engineering processes or alternatively significant engineering experience in a previous role is required.

Production control / planning experience is essential

Excellent Microsoft Office skills required

Experience of an ERP systems essential

Navision ERP system desirable (but not essential as training will be given)

Ability to work accurately under pressure and to tight deadlines

The Package:

Offering from £35,000 to £40,000 including an extremely competitive benefits package including bonus and private healthcare.

If you are interested in applying for this role, then please email your CV to Charlie Bowers

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