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MANUFACTURING PLANNING MANAGER

Job Descriptions

An organisation that has a proud history of manufacturing high quality products is currently seeking a Manufacturing Planning Manager to oversee the planning and procurement of projects, to ensure a fast-moving manufacturing environment can function effectively. 

The company are seeing continued growth throughout 2020 and are looking to expand their operation in 2021, so a leader is required to manage a small team of individuals to ensure the buying and planning activities run smoothly.

Planning Managers Duties:

  • Manage Day-to-Day activities of a fast-paced environment by giving direction to team members
  • Strive to implement Continuous Improvement processes 
  • Manage all buying, stock control and spend & pricing functions 
  • Be creative in development new methods that overcome daily issues and problems 
  • Good relationship building methods with internal and external parties 
  • Monitor production in-line with incoming stock levels 
  • Reduce the holding of stock (JIT) 
  • Control Materials and Stock from multi sites 
  • Plan and adapt to future production trends 
  • Liaise with all senior management and sales teams on a regular basis 
  • Ensure production release and build dates are planned for to reduce issues 
  • Manage the order and purchasing systems to maintain smooth delivery and timing 
  • Develop and built internal MRP Systems  
  • Controls logistics and production build control 

This is great opportunity for an experienced Production Planner to join a friendly, but fast paced manufacturing environment that will offer autonomy and responsibility for delivery and the management of processes.

Candidates applying for this position should have at least 5 years recent experience of Production Planning with exposure to purchasing duties. They should have also worked in a fast-paced manufacturing environment where materials and stock are changing and being replenished on a frequent basis.

Good communication and presentation skills are a must 

A formal qualification in manufacturing, engineering or planning would also be desired.

The company will offer a good salary package, pension, 25 Days Holidays and a regular day (Mon- Fri) working pattern. 

This could be a great opportunity for someone who has previously worked in either Consumer Goods, Automotive (Interior / Exterior Trim), Aerospace (Cabin / Seating), Marine or Commercial Vehicle (Interiors) 

Commutable from: Birmingham, Droitwich, Cannock, Redditch, Solihull, Stourbridge, Worcester, Wolverhampton, 

Probe Technical Recruitment, Manufacturing & Production Recruitment Specialists since 1994