Planner/Expeditor

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We are looking for a Planner/Expeditor to work on a permanent basis in Wigan.

Salary is c£25,000 per annum (depending on experience).

Benefits include; Holidays, Pension, Early finish on a Friday, Healthcare and company perks.

Role and responsibilities:

As a planner / expeditor you will play a crucial role in ensuring the complex requirements of the Residential Make Operation (RMO) are fulfilled or surpassed

You will be analysing customer orders, and the scheduled build plan, and providing support for the RMO team to offer outstanding customer service

Responsible for expediting BOM requirements with both internal and external supply partners

Monitoring build plan achievement and resource plan availability

Assess the scheduled period delivery requirements against the build plan requirements and take proactive action to minimise material shortage situations – liaising closely with suppliers and SCM.

Review and deal with material shortages as and when they arise. Never accept poor service or tardy delivery promises.

Develop, improve and produce the Resource Planner on time every month.

Monitor, analyse and report on RMO achievement to Plan and unplanned requirements – Monthly

Advise any material shortages to RMO for amendment of the build plan to avoid disruption and maximise productive assembly and build of all products. Advise customer service of any issues to expected availability dates, and the nature of any slippages.

Regularly review and manage component target stock to ensure optimum availability (Goldilocks – not too much, not too little).

Question / confirm and update (where necessary or applicable), the weekly delivery schedules with the supply base in order to meet internal lead times against production plans.

Conduct effective and assertive expediting to a senior level if required, to achieve delivery prior to requirement.

Identify the root causes of any line shortages and communicate these to the RMO production team and Residential SCM planning team. Advise on preventative actions to avoid reoccurrence (e.g. develop supplier, suggest and help implement new processes with the supplier to achieve regular / timely delivery of parts to RMO). Act as the conduit between RMO and SP to develop / improve supplier effectiveness.

Stock review and management

On time in full delivery from suppliers

Excellent customer service to all key stakeholders

If the Planner/Expeditor role could be of interest to you, please call Rebecca at GPW Recruitment or press APPLY NOW!

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