Job vacancy - Production Planner

Position: Production Planner
Reference: CHacs18
Location: Gillingham
Salary: £30,000 - £35,000 per annum

The Production Planner will be highly organised, with extensive knowledge of the production environment. The role is responsible for ensuring that all orders are planned effectively to maximise capacity across all production cells. The Planner will ensure all line speeds and associated headcounts are planned correctly and monitored against targets.

  • Deliver the weekly production schedule by ensuring materials, components, equipment and documentation are available on time and in full
  • Participate and contribute to daily Production meetings
  • Review MRP demand and raise production orders according to the master schedule
  • Liaise with Customer Services to ensure the plan is aligned to customer requirements, and report when capacity is not achieved, taking into consideration customer service dates and planned production dates
  • Produce and distribute the RCCP (Rough Cut Capacity Plan)
  • To be a point of contact between various business departments, such as Supply Chain, Warehouse, Production, Compliance and Procurement
  • To be the superuser of MRP, responsible for setting and updating control parameters
  • To ensure good levels of stock accuracy and advanced planning processes are in place
  • Driving the demand planning process, ensuring min/max levels are correctly set and lead times are being monitored continuously to deliver performance
  • Support the Procurement team with suppliers of kanban materials
  • Prepare Production Planning monthly reports
  • Building close relationships with internal stakeholders

We would love to speak to anyone for the Production Planner position who has the following experience:

  • Minimum 2 years' experience working within a lean manufacturing environment
  • Previous Planning experience with ERP systems
  • Excellent MS Excel skills and experience using SAP, MRP
  • Strong analytical skills and ability to process large amounts of data

ACS are recruiting for a Production Planner. If you feel that you have the skills and experience required in this advertisement to be a Production Planner, please submit your CV including an outline of your experience as a Production Planner. It is always a good idea to include a covering letter outlining your experience as a Production Planner with your application as this will enhance your chances of selection and improve your prospects of landing the Production Planner role you desire