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Senior Planner

  • Location

    Coventry, West Midlands

  • Sector:

    Automotive

  • Job disciplines:

    Permanent

  • Salary:

    £30000 - £35000.00 per annum + benefits

  • Contact:

    Scott Williams

  • Contact email:

    scott.williams@jonlee.co.uk

  • Job ref:

    BBBH48972

  • Expiry date:

    03/11/2018

Senior Planner
Automotive
Coventry, West Midlands
£30,000 to £35,000

For over 50 years our client has been the market leading manufacturer of high performing auto systems, creating innovative solutions for the motor sport, automotive OEM and upgrade markets. Turning over approximately £75million in the UK and part of a world-famous brand with a combined group turnover of over £1.2billion, this really is an opportunity not to be missed!

We are now looking for an exceptional Senior Planner on a Permanent basis to join this expanding market leader. Supporting the Head of Operations, the Senior Planner will manage the prioritisation of picking missions in line with production planning requirements to ensure on time parts delivery and production, ensuring OTIF deliveries into the customers.

About the role

  • Manage the capacity plan to an optimised output through the understanding of parts planning and machine/man availability
  • Support the stock management systems and processes to ensure the reduction of inventory levels whilst increasing production efficiency
  • Ensure build planning to minimise stock requirements and reduce excess inventory
  • Recommend and implement process improvements

About you

  • 3 to 6 years Automotive Tier 1 manufacturing planning experience
  • Excellent understanding of MRP (AX preferable or SAP)
  • Advanced Excel skills
  • Excellent communication skills, both verbal and written
  • Self-motivated
  • Willingness to take ownership of tasks through to completion
  • Can do attitude is key
  • Degree/HNC/HND level

Demand for this role will undoubtedly be high and interviews will be arranged very soon. If you have knowledge of automotive production planning in a Tier 1 environment and you want to be considered, please apply today. If you have any questions about the Senior Planner role, please contact Scott Williams at Jonathan Lee Recruitment PSC17