Production Planner job in Rotherham at Reedcouk

Production Planner


Location: Sheffield UK

Date Posted:Apr 27, 2017

Due to growth of the business and an internal promotion, my client is looking to recruit a Production Planner to join their team based in Sheffield. As the Production Planner you will be expected to contribute and support the target to maintain a fill rate of 98% whilst maintaining inventory targets agreed at corporate level.Client DetailsJoining my client as a Production Planner means joining one of the world's largest, fastest-growing, and most dynamic companies. Unique in what they do with a rich and storied history dating back to 1843, but that hasn't stopped them from evolving into a vibrant, diverse, global growth company poised and ready for the future. With sites all over the world you would become a member of their growing team based in Sheffield. Being a part of their team means living up to their core values, integrity, accountability, respect, speed, stretch, and vision. They thoroughly believe in investing time into their people, the Production Planner role has become available due to an internal promotion and growth of the business.DescriptionIf you were successful in joining the team based in Sheffield and becoming the Production Planner in this highly reputable business then you will have some of the following responsibilities:Responsible for plant fill rateUnderstand plant capacityWork closely with Operations team and communicate to Management risk to schedule attainment/service levelsCreate and control production schedulePlanning of finished goods in six distribution centres.Advise on stock availability to customer service teamApprove promotions on behalf of the plant and plan their production accordinglyWork closely with the Customer Fulfilment team and provide information on current stock levels, product availability and future availability.Liaise with affiliate customers directly, receiving orders, plan those orders into production and arrange for the goods to be shipped directly to the customerProfileThe successful candidate for the role of Production Planner will ideally be SAP / JDA proficient with the confidence to communicate at all levels from shop floor to plant manager and participation in the daily operations meetings. Excellent IT skills are a must with Excel data manipulation & formula creation being a critical part of the role for both plan creation and data analysis. A working knowledge of BOM's (Bills of Material), capacity planning & financial aptitude are desirable.Below are some of the skills and qualities that the successful candidate will ideally have:SKILL:Must have good understanding of English and MathematicsStrong numeracy skills with the ability to analyse dataCan demonstrate good communication and inter personal skillsIT Literate with experience of using master data production scheduling systems e.g. JDA, excel, access and the ability to run queries.Ability to problem solve and be a quick learnerAble to meet tight deadlines and work well under pressureUnderstand the lean principles: replenishment, S1R1, 1 piece flow, kanbanQualifications and ExperienceIdeally degree qualifiedPrevious experience of production schedulingKnowledge of products and preferably an understanding of manufacturing processes.Job Offer£24,000 - £30,000 View full job description
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