Production Planner

Production Planner

Job Title: Production Planner
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: Pontypool, Torfaen
Industry: Automotive
Reference: HQ00003084_1582150470
Contact Name: Angharad Isaac
Contact Email:
Job Published: 19 February 2020
Job Description

Production Planner / Scheduler
Permanent Full time
Salary: £30,000.00 - £35,000.00 per annum plus benefits
Location: Pontypool

The role
Would you like to be part of a dynamic business during a period of rapid growth? Do you have a passion for the Automotive Industry? If you answered yes then this could be the move your looking for.

My client offers bespoke designs for vehicles with upgrading interiors and remodeling to create the ultimate unique commercial automobile. Due to expansion they currently require an experienced Production Planner/ Scheduler. Reporting directly to the Production Manager you will work under limited supervision, performing routine tasks and coordinating new customer orders. Plans and prepares manufacturing production schedules and departmental workflows.

Duties and responsibilities

Plan and coordinate with external contractors for non-standard, out of production vehicle modifications
Monitor and manage the interdepartmental supply chain and schedules
Operate the master production scheduler
Continuously checking ETA's whit considering resourcing stock
Produce WLTP documentation
Work with Design and Engineering to support smooth NPI
Drive the MRP system, forecast and demand
Makes additions to master schedule, expedited delivery, special requirements and replacement components
Maintain customer delivery dates in line with customer requirements
Liaise with dealers providing constant updates
Keep pivot between Finance and Production
Consider resource by constantly checking Labour, Stock and Vehicles due

Skills, experience and qualifications required

You will have proven production scheduling experience understanding the difference between primary and secondary stage
Customer service orientated
Attention to detail and a very thorough approach
Excellent relationship building
Proficient in using all Microsoft office packages including word and excel
Experience working within a high-performance environment
Knowledge of Epicor would be an advantage
Experience with Sales and Operational Planning methodology

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