Future Recruitment Ltd

Production Planner - Packaging

Location
West Midlands
Salary
£ Competitive + 23 Days Holiday
Posted
25 May 2018
Closes
24 Jun 2018
Ref
PK5453
Contact
Hollie James
Function
Production
Discipline
Packaging
Hours
Full Time
Contract Type
Permanent


MIDLANDS (Please contact me for further location details)

£ Competitive (Depending on Experience) + 23 Days Holiday + Bank Holidays + Company Pension Scheme

Hours Of Work - 8:30am to 5:00pm with a 30 minute lunch break

Our client is a packaging manufacturer based in the Midlands, they are currently looking to recruit a Planner to be responsible for the day to day scheduling of the Company's manufacturing machinery.

Responsibilities:
  • Maintain schedule of jobs for each machine so as to:
    • Ensure delivery of completed jobs on time
    • Maximise machine running hours
    • Take advantage of efficiencies between jobs
  • Import of new jobs into planning system and allocation to machinery.
  • Daily revisions to the manufacturing schedule to reflect changing circumstances and new priorities.
  • Maintain long term plan with jobs allocated to likely production windows.
  • Generation of capacity information including:
    • Determination of whether new work can be accommodated at short notice
    • Determination of leadtimes
    • Identification of capacity issues as new jobs are loaded.
  • Maintain detailed view of status of components required for jobs to go live including:
    • Materials
    • Prior conversion operations
    • Tooling
  • Liaison with suppliers to progress material and other deliveries required for production.
  • Develop detailed knowledge of machinery to enable:
    • Refinement of running data
    • Utilise interchangeability of jobs between machines
    • Identify problem jobs
  • Liaison with transport department to provide details for daily load planning.



Qualifications / Experience:
  • Have some experience of planning / scheduling in a manufacturing environment.
  • Be capable of careful analysis and logical decision making.
  • Have good IT skills.

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