Production Planning Manager
£25,000 - £32,000
A leading manufacturer and supplier of mobility equipment are seeking an experienced Production Planning Manager to plan, coordinate and control the manufacturing processes of inhouse and sub-contracted products.
As a Production Planning Manager your key responsibilities will include:
+ Minimising stock of components of finished goods, whilst delivering in line with customer requirements.
+ Optimising project and resource requirements.
+ Reducing production cost and increase productivity across all product lines.
+ Enhancing speed and efficiency without compromising product safety or integrity.
+ Managing and supervision of outsourced production.
+ Optimising sub-contractor (outsourced production) cost vs. in-house production cost.
+ Working in collaboration with Purchasing and Warehouse Managers.
+ Minimising cost of quality and material wastage.
Skills and qualifications required:
+ Leadership and interpersonal skills, 2+ years' experience in a supervisory capacity
+ Proven experience as production planner
+ Excellent knowledge of production planning and quality control principles
+ Experience in resource planning
+ Experience in reporting on key production metrics
+ Hands on in decision-making and problem-solving, confident in planning and prioritizing operations to ensure maximum performance and minimum delay