Materials and Production Planner

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Key Objective

To manage availability of materials and to schedule assembly operations to meet customer demands and replenish inventory levels in a fast moving and highly changeable environment.

Key Responsibilities

  • To plan the Production and Materials schedules in a fast-moving environment.
  • Determine materials requirements and generate purchase orders through MRP
  • Utilise customer forecasts, completing periodic comparison and feedback reports
  • Planning production schedules to meet customer and inventory demand
  • Manage FG and components stock levels
  • Ensure availability of components from suppliers in both UK and Far East in line with production schedules
  • Co-Ordinate inbound freight with Purchasing Department
  • Co-ordinate with Internal departments Sales, Production and Purchasing
  • Improve current system detail: Supplier lead times, build times, MOQ, UOQ, ROL information to improve effectiveness of MRP system

Experience and Background

Proven Experience:

  • Demonstrated experience of Materials and Production Planning utilising MRP system
  • Working in a similar assembly environment, with high variety of components and finished goods products
  • Ability to work under pressure and multi task
  • Analytic andproblem-solving ability
  • Computer literacy, including MRP, Excel
  • Understanding of Operational, Supply Chain, Distribution processes
  • Formal training and quali fications in planning
  • Used to working with a levelof autonomy, needing very little managing and guiding

If you are interested in this role please call Carl @ GPW Recruitment on 01744 454 300 or email cfoster @ gpw recruitment . co . uk

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