Production Planner

GBP28000.00 - GBP30000.00 per annum +
21 Sep 2017
21 Oct 2017
Colin Leach
Specialist Area
Supply chain
Job Level
Contract Type
Full Time

Production Planner / £28,000 - £30,000 - Bolton / Permanent

Your new company

You will join a historic and market leading organisation .

Your new role

Joining the business as part of the organisations growth strategy, you will develop manufacturing schedules to ensure cost and delivery targets are consistently achieved. Key responsibilities include-

  • Creating, maintaining and measuring against manufacturing schedules for a multi-product low volume high value automotive flow line.
  • Liaising with the operational department heads to optimize and sequence output in line with company targets and goals.
  • Utilising existing capacity planning tools to make best utilisation of labour input across a multi-skilled workforce.
  • Monitor and collate data to provide analysis and report progress against the plan to the operational departmental heads.
  • Identify opportunities for cost reduction through change in process flow, work station manning levels and effective work station workflow and tooling utilisation.

What you'll need to succeed

  • Proven production planner experience
  • Strong engineering/manufacturing knowledge
  • Good communication skills
  • Proficient in Excel
  • Proactive, solutions focused approach
  • Knowledge of process improvement techniques

What you'll get in return

£28,000 - £30,000 and the successful candidate is only required to work Monday to Thursday giving you a three day weekend.

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