Supply Planner / Production Planner (Manufacturing)



Supply Planner / Production Planner (Manufacturing)

Supply Planner / Production Planner (Manufacturing).

A leading FMCG Manufacturer in Cheshire is currently recruiting for a Planner. This role will commence as a Production Planner but develop additional responsibility as a Supply Planner. This role is a new role to the business and will provide the critical link between the customer services, production planning and commercial teams. This role will be responsible for creating a rolling 12 week plan for the factory.

The role’s primary focus is delivering the best possible service at the lowest delivered costs by ensuring that the commercial priorities are reflected in the plans, supporting the planners to mitigate supply risks, and directing customer service with timely data and guidance. Key to the success of the role will be the provision of a short term view on supply risks.

Supply Planner / Production Planner responsibilities include:

The job will be a mixture of daily planning (next 7days) and short term planning (12 weeks).

Ensure we have efficient 7 day plans supported by materials that deliver against the service priorities.

Closely partner with operations, material planning, supply planning and customer services ensuring that plans are viable, executed, plan changes are communicated in a timely manner, and that performance against those plans is communicated rapidly to the Supply planning and Logistics team.

Escalate risks quickly, with proposed solutions

Create 12 week plans that deliver 99% service, identifying and flagging service risks, capacity gaps/opportunities.

Generate 3 weeks of rolling works orders to support MRP

Provide 12 weeks MRP data off the back of the plans to material planning

Manage and maintain planning tool with new SKU’s and master data.

Generate daily/weekly performance reports

Provide data on plan attainment and SKU production rates for use in quarterly rate review

Host weekly planning meetings

Work closely with various departments to ensure any time requirements on the plan a...

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