Location Cheltenham
Job-type Interim / Contract
Salary Market related
Contact Henry Young
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Email henry.young.12AD79611.0@applybe.com
Reference 98274

Job Title – Production Planner

Location – Cheltenham

My client is a large component manufacturing business looking for an experienced planner to join their team on a 6-month contract. The ideal candidate will need previous experience planning in a manufacturing environment as well as good organisational and personal skills.

The role – Production Planner

  • The ability to create and manage an assembly production plan in line with customer requirements.
  • Identifying shortages and seeking resolutions to ensure orders are met on time.
  • Support new product introductions and continuous improvement programs.
  • Provide detailed quotes for large orders using production planning logic.
  • Manage the release of sales order demands with the aim of balancing customer requirements with production capabilities.
  • Understand and action MRP messages based on your knowledge of current supply and demand.

The Skills & Experience – Production Planner

  • Must have experience in a production environment, preferably mechanical engineering production.
  • Ideally you would have experience with an MRP system.
  • Knowledge of an IT based planning system ideally an ERP system.
  • Preferably you would be comfortable with JDE Edwards Enterprise 1.
  • Good communication and personal skills.