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Production Planning Engineer

Production Planning Engineer

Job Title: Production Planning Engineer
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: Colchester
Salary: £ Contact for salary details
Start Date: asap
Reference: GF
Contact Name: Gemma Feist
Contact Email:
Job Published: September 18, 2018 11:34

Job Description

Production Planning Engineer
Permanent - £Market Rates
Colchester, Essex

Job Purpose:
To create detailed project and resource plans at individual department level to feed into the overall capacity plan and ensure on time delivery of projects.

Key Tasks & Responsibilities
? Work with the Value Stream Managers to update the engine and part plans in Project against engine progress on the shop floor (New engines & Overhauls).
? Update plans for Parts Overhaul vs progress on the shop floor.
? Update production plans in each department according to the MPS (Time lines and List of jobs).
? Create timing and resource plans for Project management and engineering departments
? Create production plans for the Stockport overhauls facility, this could require monthly visits. 
? Create and updating of production routings.
? Provide suitable production plans to enable all products manufactured in-house to be delivered on time.
? To support the daily production meetings and to provide solutions when plans fall behind to deliver on time.
? Work proactively to control costs and further to achieve cost savings in all areas of production.
? Set suitable KPIs to allow you to track performance including on time delivery and on budget
? responsible for controlling the production orders in SAP, including creation, dating and subsequent maintenance
Help Support the Production and Capacity Planner with the following tasks
- Overhauls parts and engines on SAP (Routing and BoM) and plan them according to Customer delivery dates.
- INew Engines routing on SAP during next projects.
- Better plan P2P parts according to Stockport requirements and our real capacity.

? A high degree of customer satisfaction delivering on time.
? Excellent skills set required in areas defined in competence profile
? Strong networker, engaging, well aware of the market and within the business
? Sound interpersonal, presentation as well as intercultural skills and understanding
? Very good coordination, organized and communication skills in a highly dynamic environment
? Ability to uphold the highest ethical standards, high integrity

Experience & Skills

? Detailed understanding of planning and production operations and facility optimization.
? Must have SAP experience
? Be very structured and organised in your approach.
? Seasoned production planning engineer with at least 5 years of related experience, preferably in the heavy equipment manufacturing / machines

Specific Knowledge
? Understand and gain knowledge about Engineering products, equipment, customer base and applicable processes

Personal Profile
? Results driven, ability to develop and retain key business, consultant and customer relationships
? Ability to liaise and communicate at all levels in the business
? Initiative and proactive approach combined with follow-up skills
? Outgoing and motivated to connect with a wide range of different people
? Assertive, self-motivated with the ability to work independently as well as within a team
? Organizational skills
? High attention to details required
? Adaptable
? Social & emotionaly intelligent
? Able to cope with job pressure and stress

To apply please send an MS Word formatted version of your CV for our review.