Cordant Technical and Engineering
06 Oct 2016
28 Oct 2016
Contract Type
Planner - Industry leading aerospace engineering component manufacturer - Devon - Permanent - £ Negotiable relocation package benefits Cordant Technical & Engineering are a global recruitment business who are working in partnership with a well known Devon based Turbine Manufacturer who have tasked us with attracting suitable candidates who may be interested in relocating to the Devon area. Manufacturing specialist precision components, our client has achieved a significant and well respected position in the marketplace with a number of manufacturing techniques that are unique to the business, providing complex engineering solutions to some of the key names in the Aerospace and Defence market. Why relocate to Devon? Number 1 County - Devon is officially England's best county 1600 hours of sun every year 77 beaches 85% of schools in Devon are rated outstanding by OFSTED Low cost of living Devon is rated one of the best places in the UK to bring up children 6 West Country towns named in Top 101 places to live in Britain Many towns have a cafe culture, excellent bars and award winning restaurants Close proximity to Exeter and Bristol International Airports and direct rail links to main-line destinations in the UK Plenty of opportunities for career minded partners with a diverse range of industries in the area The Role To ensure shipment of the correct products, at the correct price, to the correct customer, in order to fulfil agreed schedules. To ensure the company is able to work to agreed schedules and that inventory supplies throughout the supply chain are available to meet customer delivery requirements on time As a successful Planner, your main duties will include: Working closely with the Procurement, Sales and Production Teams to receive, review, revise, accept or reject, as appropriate, customer schedules. Procuring the supply of raw materials to support production programmes (using MRP) to existing contractual terms. Planning and prioritising the issue of work to the shop floor, despatches to subcontractors and customers and liaising with Despatch and GI. Working closely with the Production Teams to ensure production targets are met. Acting as a representative for the company when visiting or attending meetings with customers and dealing with all matters arising and provide visit reports to cover same. Identifying problem suppliers and associated issues which should then be escalated to Purchasing Qualifications, Skills and Experience As a successful Planner you will: Be educated to a minimum of A level standard (HND / Degree, or NVQ level 3 Management Certificate preferable) Be committed to continuing Professional Development Have previous experience in a manufacturing environment either shop floor or office based Have working knowledge of technical data Have knowledge of the creation of project plans, budget monitoring, manufacturing systems and procedures, and commercial and supply chain awareness Interested? If you are interested in working and living in the Devon area and would like to discuss more in relation to this opportunity, please contact Joanne Macfarlane or Wahida Begum on 0161 831 1608. Please also submit your CV. Cordant is acting as an Employment Agency in relation to this vacancy. This job was originally posted as