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Production Planner

Reading, Berkshire
£32,000 to £42,000
Job Type
22 Sep 2022
AWE is currently recruiting for a Production Planner to provide planning services, encompassing Manufacturing and Science demand, across Operations Delivery Units. Location - Reading/Basingstoke area Package - Salary will be £32,450 - c£42,000 pa (depending on suitability & level of experience) AWE (one of the best 25 big companies to work for in the UK) offers an attractive array of benefits which include: Market leading contributory pension scheme Generous holiday entitlement (270 hours a year plus every other Friday off) Flexible working hours Salary sacrifice scheme Consideration for either full time or part time hours. Just let us know on your application if you wish to work part time Relocation package available (terms and conditions apply) The Role: Creation and maintenance of Rough-Cut Capacity Planning models To detail plan methods of manufacture in response to tasking requirements with full regard to time, cost and quality Ensure local MRP system is updated and accurate Proactively tackles blocks and barriers to progress Ensuring that customer requirements are planned and released to Manufacturing and Operational activities within the timescales required Provide manufacturing cost estimates and challenge operation times Demonstrate and use 'Lean Planning' techniques and 'Production Control' processes such as visual management, Kanban and Push/Pull in the operational/ manufacturing areas Responds positively to the needs of internal and external customers Attend Visual Management board meetings ensuring all actions are being addressed Liaises with Delivery Units for clarification and coordination of balanced and de-conflicted demands and plans Support the creation and maintenance of Basis of Estimate with Production costs and schedules. Ensure all planned requirements are aligned within the Master Production Schedule/Supplementary Schedule and loaded into the local MRP system (where used). We would love to hear from experienced planners who posses a relevant manufacturing or planning-related professional qualification. To be considered for this role, you will need experience of the following: ERP / MRP2 systems MS Office (Excel / Word / Outlook / PowerPoint / Project) Inventory control processes Experience of working in operational environment, production, and or supply chain functions Candidates must be willing and able to obtain and maintain the necessary security clearance for the role.
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  • Job Reference: 718859350-2
  • Date Posted: 22 September 2022
  • Recruiter: AWE
  • Location: Reading, Berkshire
  • Salary: £32,000 to £42,000
  • Sector: Government & Defence
  • Job Type: Permanent