Production Planner

Job Title: Production Planner
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: Swindon, Wiltshire
Salary: £36000 - £42000 per annum
Start Date: ASAP
Reference: 958505_1545067659
Contact Name: Christopher Goodwin
Contact Email:
Job Published: December 17, 2018 17:27

Job Description

My client, based in Swindon, use the latest technologies to manufacture products for the automotive industry and they are currently looking to bring a Production Planner into their successful team on a permanent basis.

- Coordinating and calculation of Monthly Benchmarking Reports, discussing and agreeing Countermeasures and Action plans.
- Calculation, verification and presentation of Assembly performance Data, (Availability, Productivity, OEE, RFT, Downtime, Scrap and Overtime Hours etc.)
- Assess client Production Volumes, recommend Takt Times, Shift patterns
- Estimated future manpower levels for cross functional management discussion
- Part of New Model Introduction ( APQP) team , ensuring smooth introduction of Major and Minor Model Changes
- Assisting with Capacity calculations for all areas
- Continuously improve all Production Planning and Scheduling activities, including optimum inventories
- Involvement in Internal and External Audits, ensuring all relevant Procedures and documentation are up to date and accurate , to minimise the risk of Non Conformances
- Reporting progress against Business Plan Targets
- Assisting Finance with data to ensure In House Cost system is up to date and accurate

Experience Required:
- Experience of working in Automotive industry
- Ability to communicate at all levels.
- Demonstrate good communication skills.
- A solid level of competency in all Microsoft Office programs
- Work in a busy/pressurised environment using the just in time method.
- A good understanding of quality standards
- Understanding of timing plan generation
- Coordination / organisation skills to lead small project
- Good calculation and analytical skills

Desired skills:
- Excellent communication skills, both written and oral
- Experience of working to tight project schedules with a focus on continuous improvement
- Strong team working skills.
- IT literate, able to generate and analyse data using MS platforms
- A highly motivated and committed individual, with drive and enthusiasm
- Self-Management - Approach work with an enthusiastic attitude
- Respond positively to business requirements
- Excellent attention to detail

What's on Offer:
- Annual salary £36,000 TO £42,000 DOE
- 23 days annual leave, rising by one day for every year of service (up to a maximum of 27 days)
- 39 hours per week plus O/T
- Shift work may be required with premiums available where applicable

For more information or to apply, call 01453 852 553.

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