Production / Procurement Planner

Location : Bodmin, Cornwall, England
Job Ref : AL287
Consultant : Alex Lyons
Sector : Other
Salary : £25k - 35k per year


Production / Procurement Planner

Location: Bodmin

Salary: Up to £35,000


First Military Recruitment are currently seeking a Production / Procurement Planner on behalf of one of our clients.

Supporting Production Manager to improve the accuracy of data entry into the production management system and  ensure routings and costing are up to date and truly represent current manufacturing processes.

This role is a 50/50 split between Production and Purchasing.

Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Working closely with supervisors, review manufacturing routes and update as required to improve process flow through the factory.
  • Working closely with supervisors, review manufacturing times to improve accuracy of lead time forecasting and pricing.
  • Working closely with supervisors, analyse material and labour costs to ensure most cost-effective method of production is being used.
  • Contribute to reviews of products as part of improvement programme.
  • Restructure routings to accurately represent manufacturing methods.
  • Rationalise descriptions on routings and parts.
  • To deputise for the Assistant Production Manager as required.
  • Management of materials and processes through interrogation of the Company’s MRP/Scheduler system.
  • Raising and expediting purchase orders critical to production.
  • Liaising with internal customers to meet direct/indirect demand.

Skills and Qualifications:

  • GCSE or equivalent Grade C in Mathematics and English.
  • Ability to communicate at all levels of the business both verbally and written.
  • Ability to analyse, summarise and present data.
  • Good attention to detail.
  • Experience of working within a production department.
  • Background in production planning ideally within a manufacturing environment.
  • Experience in MRP Systems.
  • Knowledge/experience of working within a purchasing role.
  • Flexible, courteous, friendly and positive approach.
  • Eligible to work in UK.

Location: Bodmin

Salary: Up to £35,000

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