Planning Manager

Location
West Midlands
Salary
GBP55000 - GBP60000 per annum +
Posted
19 Feb 2018
Closes
19 Mar 2018
Ref
13898844/001
Contact
Jeanette Reilly
Specialist Area
Supply chain
Job Level
Manager
Sector
Manufacturing
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time

As a Senior Planning Manager you will be responsible for ensuring the effective implementation of all short, medium and long term planning activities including new model year activities. You will be required to have knowledge of MRP control and production scheduling, developing the planning function Master Schedule.

Client Details

Automotive Opp- West Midlands based

Description

As the Planning Manage you will be responsible for the following:

  • Maintain planning schedule according to capacity review
  • Create a culture of continuous improvement
  • Manage departmental Key Performance Indicators (KPI's)
  • Key operational contact for planning and model year activities
  • Re-set the production plan according to Customer requirements or business priorities.
  • Ensure accuracy of MRP and production parameters within the ERP system.
  • Ensure product safety stock levels are monitored and maintained to ensure production continuation.
  • Run weekly MRP process.
  • Check MRP results and ensure requested materials and quantities are in line with actual requirements.
  • Monitor and execution of appropriate manufacturing orders.
  • Ownership of planning standard operating procedures.
  • Make suggestions for improvement and implement agreed actions.
  • Lead and participate in improvement projects according to business requirements.

Profile

Skills, experience and qualifications required

  • Excellent & Effective Communication Skills.
  • Robust organisational, time and management skills
  • Proactive, resourceful using their own initiative and within a team environment.
  • Able to work under pressure and to deadlines
  • Has broad understanding of MP&L/Manufacturing activities

Job Offer

£55,000- £60,000 Basic plus Package