Senior Planner

  • Location

    Loudwater, Buckinghamshire

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  • Salary:

    Up to £0.00 per annum

  • Contact:

    John Anakwenze

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  • Published:

    6 months ago

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Great Permanent position open for a Senior Planner with 2 years or more experience working as a Manufacturing/Production Planner within a manufacturing environment, to come on-board and work for a market leading Electronics Manufacturing company based in Loudwater, Buckinghamshire. This will be a permanent position with a great salary on offer as well as benefits.

Key experience:

  • Experience of working in a manufacturing environment essential
  • Minimum of 2 years' experience as a Manufacturing/Production Planner
  • Forecasting and planning experience
  • Excellent IT skills with good working knowledge of Microsoft Office especially Excel
  • Proven problem solving skills, with the ability to proactively identify problems, put forward solutions and see through to resolution
  • Experience of working with ERP system (IFS)
  • Mix of office based and production
  • PPE - white coat, safety shoes and safety glasses
  • Occasional UK travel to other client sites (Loudwater, Greenford and Weymouth) and sub-contract suppliers. The visits may entail occasional overnight stays
  • May need to work outside of normal hours to meet deadlines on occasion)

Some Key Responsibilities:

  • Development of master schedule to establish sequence and lead time of each operation to meet delivery dates according to sales forecasts or customer orders
  • Preparation of work packages and schedules for production along with monitoring and reporting on material availability
  • Release of Production/Shop orders and work instructions and liaison with Stores to ensure material is available as per schedule. Manage schedule of sub-contract activities
  • Manage the implementation of design changes
  • Liaison with external departments (Procurement Commercial, Programmes, Production Engineering, QA, DO) regarding planning.