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Production Planning Manager

Production Planning Manager

Job Title: Production Planning Manager
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: Hampshire
Salary: £40-45k + Bonus + Excellent Benefits
Start Date: ASAP
Reference: DW5194
Contact Name: David Watts
Contact Email:
Job Published: March 10, 2020 09:39

Job Description

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.
In this position you’ll manage the Production Planning function, ensuring planners meet the planning demands set by MRP (Materials Requirement Planning) for stock and non-stock items for both internal and external customers.  You’ll develop and Manage the master production plan required to satisfy the internal sales forecast and immediate customer & stock requirements. 
•Management of the Detailed Scheduling and Planning function
•Coach and develop the team
•Document Processes
•Organise Training for other MRP users
•Involvement in Quarterly Sales and Operations Planning (S&OP)
•Planning for New Build; Repair; Hire; Projects and NPI parts of the business
•Review planning methods to achieve 90% OTD to the Original Promise Date whilst minimising Inventory and Cost
•Communication with Sales Regions on general and specific Lead Time requests
•Influence and inspire change
•Use of an MRP System in the planning function
•Electromechanical Jobbing Shop/Small Batch environment with NPI
•Strong MS Office User (specifically data manipulation – Pivot Tables)
•Leadership Skills
•Syspro super user
•Ability to generate reports; write macros
•25 days holiday
•Excellent Pension
•Death in Service x6
•Health Cover
•Bonus - PRP (not guaranteed but has historically paid between 5-18%)
Hours of work are 8.30 – 5pm (flexitime available)
This position could suit an Inventory Manager, Planning Manager or Demand Manager who has excellent communication skills, is able to coach and lead others whist driving results & problem solving.