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Production Planner - Fife

Engineering, FMCG & Manufacturing - Supply Chain
Ref: 3926 Date Posted: Friday 13 Jul 2018
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Our client is an established Semiconductor business who as a result of growth need to appoint an experienced Production Planner.

The Production Planner will report directly to the Production Manager and will be responsible for scheduling production for specified products and productions lines.

Responsibilities of the role will include;

  • Capacity balancing of products across lines
  • Plan production schedules and match resources to achieve optimum output levels in line with budget
  • Tracking of all batches within the manufacturing process
  • Maintain and update all systems with any changes to the production plan
  • Daily liaison with Team Leaders to update them with any changes and priorities
  • Ensure run rates, inventory targets, batch quantities, changeover times and other data key to planning are regularly reviewed and updates
  • Producing reports
  • Continuous improvement in all areas of operations

Experience and knowledge required for the role:

  • Experience of working in a Production Planning role, ideally within Semiconductor/Electronics manufacturing
  • Strong analytical, numerical and problem skills
  • Excellent communication and inter-personal skills
  • Using logic and reasoning to identify solutions to problems
  • Computer literate with broad experience using Excel for analysing large sets of data
  • Positive attitude to change and implementing new systems and procedures
  • Energetic, results oriented, driven individual

To discuss this opportunity in more detail, please call Shuna Boyle on 01698 430100