Production Planner - Any Packaging Experience

Location
West Midlands
Salary
£ Competitive (Depending on Experience) + 23 Days + Bank Holidays + Company Pension Scheme
Posted
10 Oct 2017
Closes
10 Nov 2017
Ref
PK4939
Sector
Corrugated, Food
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time

NEW VACANCY! (PK4939)

PRODUCTION PLANNER –ANY PACKAGING EXPERINCE   MIDLANDS

Our client is a specialist packaging manufacturer based in the Midlands, they are currently looking to recruit a Planner to be responsible for the day to day scheduling of the Company’s manufacturing machinery.

Responsibilities / Requirements:

  • Maintain schedule of jobs for each machine so as to:
  • Ensure delivery of completed jobs on time
  • Maximise machine running hours
  • Take advantage of efficiencies between jobs
  • Generation of capacity information including:
  • Determination of whether new work can be accommodated at short notice
  • Determination of leadtimes
  • Identification of capacity issues as new jobs are loaded
  • Maintain detailed view of status of components required for jobs to go live including:
  • Materials
  • Prior conversion operations
  • Tooling
  • Develop detailed knowledge of machinery to enable:
  • Refinement of running data
  • Utilise interchangeability of jobs between machines
  • Identify problem jobs
  • Liaison with suppliers to progress material and other deliveries required for production.
  • Liaison with transport department to provide details for daily load planning.
  • Import of new jobs into planning system and allocation to machinery.
  • Daily revisions to the manufacturing schedule to reflect changing circumstances and new priorities.
  • Maintain long term plan with jobs allocated to likely production windows.


Qualifications / Experience:

  • Have some experience of planning / scheduling in a manufacturing environment.
  • Be capable of careful analysis and logical decision making.
  • Have good IT skills.

 

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