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Engineering Planner

Production Planner

The Production Planner is the interface between Global Dynamic Product Sales and the factory, and as such has a key role in interfacing between the external Selling and Support teams and the internal groups responsible for order fulfilment.

Production Planner Role:
The Planner reports organisationally to the Production Manager for Engineered Systems.

The Engineered Systems Planner also has strong links with the Configured and MTO teams.

This role is also a key member of the Planning Team and as such contributes to the improvements in planning techniques used across products.

Main Duties/Responsibilities of Production Planner
Scheduling of new orders into IFS in a timely manner
Processing one-shots for Engineered Systems in terms of setting up new assemblies and parts in IFS as well as processing Engineering Change Orders
Utilising IFS to generate shop orders and requirements to drive through the supply chain
Managing the supply chain through consolidation of the various delivery commitments from internal Cells and Purchasing into one agreed order schedule to meet customer expectations.

Communicating impact of this to the Production & Engineered System teams.
Inventory Management - To maintain the forward requirements for key components and assemblies, achieving MoH of less than 2 and achieve inventory grading requirements, whilst meeting customer expectations regarding lead times and delivery commitments
Provide accurate, timely and concise feedback through phone and email in order to keep account reps, product support team members and supply chain, appraised of delivery schedule changes at the earliest opportunity.

If you're interested in the position of Production Planner, please apply now and I will be more than happy to discuss the role further with you.

If this job isn't quite right for you but you are looking for a new position, please contact Katie at the Reading office directly to discuss our current opportunities.

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