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Assistant Planner - Engineering

Assistant Planner - Engineering

Job Title: Assistant Planner - Engineering
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: Abingdon, Oxfordshire
Industry: Engineering
Reference: 04062022_1654450685
Contact Name: Geri Wiltshire
Contact Email:
Job Published: 05 June 2022
Job Description

Vibe Recruit are recruiting for an Assistant Planner for a high-tech engineering company to be based in Abingdon, Oxfordshire. This is a permanent full-time role working 37 hours per week. On offer is a competitive salary, and benefits package.

The role of the Assistant Planner is very varied but will involve supporting the production manager by scheduling and planning the work for a team of multi-disciplined engineers. To ensure customers jobs are delivered within agreed time-frames.

The Role:

  • To screen and report about completed stock levels against concurred targets.
  • To help recognise, report, and execute arranging and booking process upgrades.
  • To support the production manager to ensure efficiency's are maximised and overtime is planned.
  • To identify and implement planning and scheduling process improvements.
  • Monitor stock availability.
  • To work closely with the material handlers.
  • To become a proficient user of their ERP (Enterprise Resource Planning) system and to enter sales orders onto the system in an accurate and timely manner.
  • To attend daily production meetings.
  • Understand factory safety standards and follow safety protocol.

Who are we looking for?

  • Proven record of success in planning with a strong understanding and exposure to engineering, distribution, and supply chain.
  • Excellent organisational skills
  • Must have effective communication skills both verbal and written
  • Ability to communicate professionally at all levels
  • Professional attitude and approach to work
  • Strong ability in using Microsoft Excel as well as a good knowledge of an ERP system (Enterprise Resource Planning)
  • Good analytic skills and critical thinking
  • Must be able to proactively participate in problem solving and generating ideas for system and process improvements.

What is the offer?

On offer is a competitive salary, and benefits package, which includes.

  • Flexible working
  • Private Health-care
  • Generous pension scheme
  • Life Assurance scheme
  • Employee Assistance Programme
  • 25 days annual leave and bank holidays

For further information and a job description please contact Geri at Vibe Recruit

Vibe Recruit is acting as an Employment Agency in relation to this vacancy.

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