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Production Planner

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Production Planner

Location: Southampton, UK, United Kingdom


We have a new opportunity in the Operations Department for a Temporary Production Planner for 6 months. Main responsibilities for this role will include: . Schedule orders from customers to meet their requests and in consideration of available production & engineering capacity and materials. . Plan and organise manufacturing to ensure that products are delivered on time. . Give excellent customer service by scheduling orders promptly, and working flexibly to customer requests, enquiries & changes in delivery requirements. . Use Materials Requirement Planning system to construct weekly schedules for each manufacturing location. . Determine available capacity of manufacturing locations by analysis of production load, build rates and staff availability. Use capacity planning tools to support customer order scheduling and identify resource requirements. . Coordinate with Engineering/NPI Team with regard to new product and engineering works orders and scheduling. . Coordinate with Supply Chain on anticipated material shortages and ensure internal suppliers maintain continuity of supply. . Produce weekly shipment list and communicate with Customer Service & Finance teams. . Monitor and compile data to determine output versus targets for manufacturing locations. . Produce weekly KPI & monthly Group reports and contribute to continuous improvement by recommending and implementing preventative & corrective measures


In terms of what we are looking for, the ideal candidate should have good experience of working in a similar role. The ideal applicant will have: . Experience of working within a manufacturing company . Knowledge of using an MRP system (SAP) . Production planning or scheduling experience . Experience of database use and reporting . Inventory control and management experience When you submit your credential and/or resume for a vacancy or inquire about careers at Excelitas via e-mail or through our Site, we will protect this information in a manner that is consistent with our Privacy Policy and not to use it for any purpose other for the purpose for which such information was provided to us. Please see our privacy notice for further information. https://www.excelitas.com/privacy-policy