Ceema Technology Recruitment
£33000 - £37000 per annum
11 Oct 2016
19 Oct 2016
Contract Type
Planner Permanent Salary: To 37k Background to the Manufacturing Team The manufacturing team is responsible for the planning, manufacture, test, commissioning and quality control of a range of products and consumables for the life science market. The Planner will be responsible for: -To ensure stock is available to meet customer service targets without building up excessive inventory -Facilitating new product introductions from project BETA phase to fully integrating the product into manufacturing ensuring on time to marketplace and without shortages -Understanding the forward looking sales forecast and creating a planned workload within the ERP system to meet that forecast across a range of company products. -Assist with the review of team metrics -Assist with the review of the planning metrics -Assist with the review and capture of the planning teams' processes and procedures in line with company ISO system A flexible attitude towards working hours and a competent, keen personality are also key to this role. PERSON SPECIFICATION Education/Qualifications/Special Training Essential: GCSE (or equivalent) level Mathematics Previous experience of an MRP II or ERP system Experience: -Planning in a technical environment within a high-tech engineering / manufacturing company -Good knowledge of manufacturing processes -Experience in materials management and production scheduling in manufacturing environment -Proficient Microsoft Office user and experienced in MRP and database usage / management -Providing support to manufacturing/purchasing/project/marketing/order processing/ finance -Policing of processes -Working in a multi product, small to medium sized volumes, desktop through to large workstation sized units and associated consumables and spares Key Job Skills -Effective organisational skills -Strategic / Analytical / Numerate -Proficient in Microsoft Office, ERP, Windows -Natural effective communicator (written and verbal) -Effective problem solving skills -Effective estimation and planning skills This job was originally posted as