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Production Planner - Glasgow

Engineering, FMCG & Manufacturing - Supply Chain
Ref: 3810 Date Posted: Monday 11 Jun 2018
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In order to support the company's growth and increased production capability, our client is looking to appoint a Production Planner.

The Production Planner will be responsible for the overall production plan of finished goods.

Responsibilities of the role will involve;

  • Scheduling and planning of production lines to ensure availability of raw materials to fulfil customers orders
  • Working with production management to optimise available production labour and capacity
  • Chair the weekly planning meeting
  • Analyse and report future capacity utilisation
  • Report and publish weekly planning KPI data

Experience and knowledge for the role;

You will have worked in a similar Production Planning role, ideally within a fast-paced manufacturing Organisation

  • Experience of working with ERP/MRP systems
  • Exceptional Excel Skills
  • Working knowledge of production planning techniques
  • Strong analytical and problem solving skills
  • Experience in continuous improvement programme
  • Ability to be self-motivated, co-ordinate multiple tasks and prioritise workloads
  • Excellent people and communication skills

This role would involve a rotating Early Shift (6am-2pm Monday - Thurs & 6am - 1pm Fri) & Back Shift (10am - 6pm Mon - Thurs & 10am - 5pm Fri)

If you would like to discuss this opportunity in more detail, please contact Shuna Boyle on 01698 430100