Crawley, West Sussex
£40000 - £60000 per annum + Benefits
6 months ago
Role: Manufacturing Production Planning Lead
Location: Horsham/Redhill site responsibility (time spent between the two)
Salary: £40,000 - £60,000 (depending on experience)
This role is responsible for leading a small team to manage all production planning activities for two sites and to effectively optimise both current and future development capacity
Responsibilities and Duties
Maintain and manage the Scheduling System to support Operations and Projects.
Review scheduling requirements and ensure work orders are manufactured within deadlines.
Produce weekly / monthly reports as required.
To develop and maintain a Sales and Operations Planning process, presenting monthly to senior operation and commercial leadership team
Provide support with the introduction of new products to ensure operational planning requirements are completed on time and within budget.
Support Manufacturing and Technical leadership team as necessary to ensure production team meet / exceed goals
Support departmental performance metrics KPI's and provides regular progress reports to Senior Leadership
Maintain BOM and master data as required
To work closely with the procurement team carrying out forecasting and inventory analysis for future purchasing decisions
To contribute to CI initiatives to enhance throughput , product and service levels to our customers
Proficiency with ERP Systems and MS products
Good working knowledge of MRP process
Project , planning and resource management skills
Ability to communicate clearly at all levels of the organisation
Strong problem-solving skills
Ability to maintain confidentiality of records and information
Effective in making decisions under pressure
Ability to adjust to multiple demands , shifting work priorities , ambiguity , adversity , and change
Ability to interpret technical drawings , specifications , and knowledge of change control methods and processes
Ability to work in a cross-functional, fast-paced team environment
If you feel you have what it takes to take on this role then please APPLY NOW!!