Production Planner

Posted 28 February 2023
Salary £30000 - £35000 per annum + perks
Job type Permanent
DisciplineEngineering & Manufacturing Jobs
Contact NameChris Quinn

Job description

Vickerstock are working in partnership with an industry engineering firm based in Portadown on the appointment of a Production Planner.

Reporting directly to the Programme Engineer you will be responsible for maintaining the master production schedule, including no past due requirements.

In your new role:

  • Develop S&OP reports regarding demand and operations plans
  • Report performance on plan accuracy to management
  • Determine tie-breaker calls during schedule conflicts
  • Maintain planning bills of material
  • Maintain schedule linkage between the master production schedule and S&OP plan
  • Schedule all requirements into the schedule (service, actual, distribution, forecasted etc.)
  • Communicate with sales regularly to manage order sequencing
  • Manage costs by understanding changeover effects and planning accordingly, balancing inventory costs with (lack of) manufacturing flexibility
  • Develop and maintain the rules of engagement for order management, including master scheduling policy
  • Oversee scheduling of upcoming NPI
  • Assess risks within the schedule and communicate appropriately
  • Maintain accuracy in the scheduling process
  • Review and propose all inventory strategies (MTS, ATO, MTO, ETO etc)

What you will need to succeed:

  • A minimum of 1 year experiences in a similar role
  • Previous experience working with MRP/ERP systems

For a confidential conversation on how Vickerstock can support you with your next move, give Chris our Supply Chain specialist a call today.