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Production Planner

Staplehurst, Kent
£32,000 to £35,000
Job Type
22 Sep 2022
Our client, a family run company, is the industry leader in the design and manufacture of magnetically shielded products and rooms. Boasting a brand new factory unit they are looking for a Production Planner to join the team. As the Manufacturing Production Planner/Scheduler, you will be responsible for highlighting any areas of concern to ensure smooth production to meet customer deadlines, liaising with all departments and making this role your own. In the long term, you will help implement the new scheduling software into the ERP system and then be ready to take over the everyday scheduling for all production departments throughout the business. Salary: £32-35,000 per annum DOE Hours: Monday to Friday (40 hours per week) Duties Full understanding of an MRP system Release and control all Production Work Orders throughout the operations Co-ordinate completion of finished goods to Despatch Work closely with Inspection and purchasing on sub contracted work orders Work closely with other department: Sales, Quality, Engineering and CAD Work closely with Purchasing and Stores to advise on changes in the schedules which affect raw material supplies Highlight production bottle necks within the business and support the PM on implementation of all process improvements Create weekly production plans Essential Skills/Experience: Previous experience in a planning function, ideally within a manufacturing environment Excellent IT skills, must be experienced in MRP systems, Excel, Word Excellent communication skills, must be a team player Ability to adapt & respond to changes in planning restrictions Excellent analytical skills Good Organisational skills, multi-tasker, used to deadlines Desirable Skills: Experience in low-mid volume batch manufacturing Experience of Progress Plus would be advantageous Experience of working within an ISO9001 quality system, 5S or Six Sigma If you have the necessary skills and would like more information regarding this role please apply, attaching your up to date CV. PLEASE NOTE: We review all CVs submitted and endeavour to reply to all candidate applications. Should you not hear back within seven working days then unfortunately your application has been unsuccessful for this role. Firmin Recruit are an agency working on behalf our our client
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  • Job Reference: 718861231-2
  • Date Posted: 22 September 2022
  • Recruiter: Firmin Recruit LTD
    Firmin Recruit LTD
  • Location: Staplehurst, Kent
  • Salary: £32,000 to £35,000
  • Bonus/Benefits: Pension, Bonus, Sick Pay, Parking
  • Job Type: Permanent