MRP Production Planner (manufacturing)

Job Title: MRP Production Planner (manufacturing)
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: Runcorn, Cheshire
Salary: £24000 - £25000 per annum + Plus other company benifits
Start Date: ASAP
Reference: J908697_1623927854
Contact Name: Kelly Newell
Contact Email:
Job Published: June 17, 2021 12:04

Job Description

MRP Production Planner (manufacturing)
£25,000 per annum
Permanent position to start ASAP.

Our client in the Runcorn area is looking for an ambitious, career hungry person who wants to work for a global manufacturing company that promises continued career development. If you are looking for growth and progression with the support of a market leading company this could be the perfect opportunity for you.

Responsible for the organisation of flows within the company. Develop the upstream flows with external and inter-group suppliers, in order to improve supplier performance. On availability, set and release suppliers forecast and manage logistic terms and conditions. Ensure the update, quality, and consistency of key parameters of supply and stock management - Replenishment Lead Time, Quantity, frequency, Stocking policy, etc…
Responsibility to input and update supply and stock management data. Ensure availability of raw material, components, sub-assemblies and finished products, by managing customer needs - right first time! Ensure Finished Goods product availability, through effective production planning.

Key Responsibilities
- Fully exploit capability of MRP - Stock Control.
- Responsible for purchasing activity (Production or non-Production) for given
commodities and responsible for production purchasing performance of the plant.
- Lead and improve suppliers' performance i.e., service level, lead time and lot size.
- Improve RM stock accuracy (Inbound & stock control for site).
- Communicate potential Quality & Logistic risks coming from supplier market.
- Fully exploit capability of MRP - Production and Stock Control.
- Improve Inbound product / Raw Material stock accuracy across site.
- Key player in Production Planning Process based on material and labour
availability. Define procedures to ensure effective planning.
- Liaise with Production Team Leaders regarding plan adherence and proactively act
on late and remake orders, to deliver in a timely manner.
- Key Projects, as defined.

Main Tasks
- Organise and optimise the procurement of raw materials & components with our
Suppliers, by following our clients' policies and procedures - Including logistic solutions,
batch size, lead time, packaging, etc...
- Where applicable, be responsible for administering and forwarding supplier
forecasts and their accuracy.
- Monitor and improve the upstream SC performance, at plant level.
- Foster and maintain good relationships with suppliers.
- Improve performance of external and inter-group suppliers, whilst providing
feedback through KPI's (Delivery performance). Escalate quality issues to the
Quality Manager.
- Supplier Critical Issues to be escalated to the Planning & Plant Manager.
- Define and establish supplier management rules, disengagement process, supplier
audit process, Logistics Terms and Conditions etc…
- Analysis & Elimination of Unhealthy (Dead) RM stock and prevent reoccurrence -
apply relevant rules. Provide KPI data, as necessary.
- Liaise with Commercial teams to anticipate forthcoming orders and forecast.
- Define, input and update data into MRP, to ensure effective supply and stock
Management according to the clients stocking policy and customer.
requirement), to achieve the target Service level (OTIF).
- Item Master, BOM's, Colour, Lines, …
- In liaison with Production Manager, define production capacity, by cell.
- Generate production plans by cell (daily, weekly, monthly), based on customer
orders, stock replenishment, remakes, backlog, and samples. Measure production
plan adherence, by cell, and report at SIM daily.
- Liaise with Commercial teams to anticipate forthcoming orders and forecast.
- Daily Stats reporting.
- Active involvement in the client SIM process.

Contractual benefits
- up to 10% company contributory pension scheme
- Subsidised Gym membership
- Cycle to work scheme
- 25 days holiday per year plus bank holidays
- employee assistant program

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