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Senior Planner

  • Location: Kidderminster
  • Salary: Competitive Salary per annum
  • Job Type:Permanent

Posted 25 days ago

Senior Planner

General engineering and manufacturing sector


 A Senior Planner required for a highly reputable and well-known manufacturing and engineering business.

The Senior Planner is responsible for the efficient use and control of the MRP system within the business. Whilst respecting the legacy systems it is desired that the successful candidate will maximise the output of the MRP, to ensure the production planning team have an optimized system to distribute production work and delivery schedules.

Key responsibilities and duties:

  • Lead and participate in improvement projects according to business requirements.
  • Work with Production Manager to understand resource requirements to achieve targets.
  • Ensure required reports, capacity plans and KPIs are generated at the necessary frequency, monitored, and utilised correctly to ensure improvement actions are generated and completed.
  • Liaise with Departmental Managers on strategic problems.
  • Develop and implement policies, procedures, processes, and resources.
  • Promotes lean manufacturing and continual improvement in the business.
  • Ensure all duties undertaken are to the requisite Quality Standards.
  • Support Production Planners as and when required in the day-to-day role.

The following skills are required:

  • A good level of experience of MRP, ERP and demand planning within a manufacturing environment.
  • Excellent leadership ability.
  • You will be pro-active in recognising and actioning opportunity to improve/implement process.
  • You will be confident to communicate and influence at high levels internal and external.
  • You will be enthusiastic.

Your CV will be forwarded to Jonathan Lee Recruitment, a leading engineering and manufacturing recruitment consultancy established in 1978. The services advertised by Jonathan Lee Recruitment are those of an Employment Agency.