Production Planner

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Production Planner

  • Post Date:4th October 2022
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Job Description

Responsible for interpreting demand/forecasts into an operational production plan and supporting the execution of the plan in order to achieve high levels of service, timely delivery and customer satisfactionPrincipal Accountabilities

  • Plan and issue production schedules using MRP and supporting systems to meet shipping dates according to sales forecasts or customer orders in line with manufacturing lead times.
  • Alter schedules to meet unforeseen conditions trough an agreed process.
  • Identify and work with production to minimise constraints, with the support of the planning manager5
  • Maintain short and long term demands to maintain level workloads within production where possible in line with agreed PSO rates.
  • Coordinate priorities between multiple departments.
  • Update KPI’s where required.
  • Attend daily meetings to discuss issues which may affect schedule and work with relevant departments to resolve any issues.
  • Identify and assign turnover/SSPL at every opportunity
  • Run line availability/SPIC and update on a daily basis.
  • Investigate with root cause analysis material shortages and late customer orders.
  • Develop strong working relationships with Manufacturing, Process, QC and other departments to ensure efficient flow of products through production.
  • Full support and involvement in BPI and Lean processes including being trained in the tools and participation in workshops when required.

Requires(Functional/technical skills, knowledge & qualifications)

  • Ability to identify and prioritise issues paying attention to detail.
  • Strong written and verbal communication skills.
  • High levels of computer literacy.
  • Ability to work to deadlines and use own initiative.
  • Awareness of Health and Safety requirements.
  • Ability to prioritise workload