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Production Planner

Production Planner

Job Title: Production Planner
Contract Type: Temporary
Location: Birmingham
Industry: Automotive
Reference: ABPALR_1719403544
Contact Name: Ally Ross
Contact Email:
Job Published: 26 June 2024
Job Description

Are you looking for a new long term temporary contract as a Production Planner? Would you like to work 37 hours per week in Birmingham? Do you have Engineering / Logistics related qualification HNC level or similar and have a good understanding of logistics / manufacturing processes?

Join our well established client as a Production Planner on a long-term temporary basis and enjoy working in a fast paced friendly environment.

As Production Planner you will:

  • You will ensure daily production meets customer requirements
  • Plan & create daily build sequences and proactively adjust production plan to changes in customer requirement in assembly facility, quality and material/part supply
  • Manage activities such as engine rework, press, blocked, pre-series and force launches and coordinate in/outfeed plan, to ensure optimal cost and operation of the Automated Finished Engine Store
  • Plan and action customer despatch, including re-orders, overseeing availability of bought out parts and machining components to support assembly production
  • Establish priorities through customer order controllers, react to agreed actions and prioritise customer requirements in line with assembly constraints
  • Manage data accuracy of SAP/SCM (including ageing and open orders) and suggest further development to Assembly Build Control System
  • Plan, cost and manage all assembly and machining stockpiling activity including optimising re/decant activities
  • Review SAP/SCM for deviation from lead times and establish impact on customer despatch requirement.
  • Co-ordinate returns from customers and customer point of contact during out of office hours

The Production Planner will have:

  • A good understanding of logistics and manufacturing operations
  • Previous production control or similar background experience
  • Extensive use of IT & Logistics systems
  • Data analysis, interpretation and presentation
  • Ability to work in fast paced environment coupled with flexibility to work shifts and weekends when required

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