Production Planner

Redditch Industrial
£28000 - £32000 per annum
28 Jul 2017
19 Aug 2017
Contract Type
Full Time
A Global manufacturer of automotive products has an immediate requirement for a Production Planner on a permanent basis.

The key output of this position is to control production, resolve supply issues and satisfy the demand of 3 main customers. The jobholder will also be required to provide management information to the production function in order to maintain a smooth workflow in order to maximise productivity and profitability.

The role will have the following as key functions:
- Organise production builds to satisfy customer demand.
- Review factory production reports, monitor reasons for variance, and advise of performance and potential supply problems.
- Communicate with customers, as necessary and inform them of any potential supply problems and adjust the production schedules to achieve their demands.
- Investigate schedule fluctuations and investigate in order to recover costs.
- Conduct checks on the availability of parts to avoid supply issues.
- Monitor and report on customer delivery performance and sales
- Access customer-based websites and keep them updated with all relevant information.

-Knowledge & experience of injection moulding machines is essential
-Experience of working to TS19949 & ISO 14001 procedures
-Experience of an automotive environment would be advantageous, but isn't essential

The successful candidate should possess excellent communication skills, confidence in dealing with people both internally and externally, at all levels, excellent attention to detail and the ability to work to strict deadlines. They must also be proficient in the use of Excel and Word and be able to produce clear and accurate reports.

The role is located in Redditch in Worcestershire, which is easily commutable from Birmingham, Coventry, Worcester and Kidderminster

In return the salary for the role is negotiable, dependent on skills and experience.
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