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Production Planner

Production Planner

Job Title: Production Planner
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: Hampshire
Salary: Up to £30k + 25 days holiday, Pension, Death in Service, PHI, Bonus - PRP (not guaranteed but has historically paid between 5-18%).
Start Date: ASAP
Reference: DW4893
Contact Name: David Watts
Contact Email:
Job Published: July 15, 2019 15:00

Job Description

Working as part of the production planning department you’ll be coordinating and reporting on the production fulfilment process and material schedule to meet the Sales & Production Plan schedule.

At the forefront of subsea innovation for the last 40 years, this company is an independent manufacturing business, employing almost 300 employees worldwide. The company offers interesting engineering challenges that require complex solutions and as such staff turnover is low due to the nature of the work and the way people are treated.

It’s a busy environment. The company currently holds in excess of £7m worth of stock and has over 20,000 stock items, so you’ll be managing approximately 20-30 ECN/OBs per week.

You’ll be a key contact for the manufacturing ERP system, interrogating the MRP system and creating spreadsheets to show part availability for all Sales Orders received. A keen eye is needed as you monitor shortage report on all Hire, Capex and ENG Sales Demand products, creating a spreadsheet closer to product required by date and highlighting potential supply issues to PPM.

In addition you will maintain forecasts for warehouse specific consignment stock, investigate material constraints, monitor worldwide stock holding, as well as routinely review the Machine Shop capacity.

We’re looking for an experience production planner who has proven experience of production planning/scheduling in a Manufacturing/Engineering environment. Strong knowledge and practical experience in MRP systems (ideally SYSPRO or SAP, Oracle etc). A sound understanding and knowledge of mechanical/electrical stock items and good IT skills including Microsoft Outlook and Excel.

This position would suit a planner or scheduler who enjoys working in a modern engineering and manufacturing environment.

If you would like to apply for this engineering opportunity please send me your CV in MS Word format or call me for an informal discussion.

We will never send your CV to our clients without consulting with you first.

Hours of work are 8.30 – 5pm (flexitime available)