Future Recruitment Ltd

Production Planner - Packaging

West Midlands
£ Competitive + 23 Days Holiday
25 May 2018
24 Jun 2018
Hollie James
Full Time
Contract Type

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.

  • 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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