Production Planner - Packaging

Location
Midlands
Salary
£ Competitive + 23 Days Holiday + Bank Holidays
Posted
05 Jun 2018
Closes
05 Jul 2018
Ref
PK5453
Sector
Corrugated
Job Function
Planning, Production
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time

PK5453 - PRODUCTION PLANNER –PACKAGING                                   

MIDLANDS

£ Competitive (Depending on Experience) + 23 Days Holiday + Bank Holidays + Company Pension Scheme 

Hours Of Work – 8:30am to 5:00pm with a 30 minute lunch break 

Our client is a 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:

  • 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
  • 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.
  • 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
  • Liaison with suppliers to progress material and other deliveries required for production.
  • Develop detailed knowledge of machinery to enable:
    • Refinement of running data
    • Utilise interchangeability of jobs between machines
    • Identify problem jobs
  • Liaison with transport department to provide details for daily load planning.

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.