Senior Manufacturing Planner

Northern Ireland, UK
36000 GBP

The Company

Being a global leader in the design, manufacturing and engineering of network access products is a difficult thing to be. Our client is leading the market by storm with its ever-growing business. With the main HO based in Northern Ireland they are part of a larger group worth over €27 billion which has multiple sites across the UK & Ireland, exporting to over 30 countries worldwide.

The Role

Working as part of a team of 3 the Senior Planner will report directly into the Planning Manager. You will be responsible for traveling to multiple sites across the UK and Ireland on an ad-hoc basis.

Your tasks will include:

·Maintaining and updating the ERP & MRP systems

·Producing a Master production schedule

·Defining daily and weekly production plans for the production department, including works orders that include the necessary labour, materials and capacity are available to ensure customer requirements and demands are met.

·Conducting scenario analysis and recovery plans

·Identifying capacity constraints and bottlenecks, investigating root cause and implementing corrective action

·Coordinating NPI into production and end of life planning balance inventory

The Person

·Experience with using ERP/MRP tools and systems – ideally in Sage

·Proven experience working in a manufacturing facility and knowledge of capacity planning with inventory control

·Must have in-depth knowledge of general manufacturing processes and be natural problem solvers

·Excellent MS Office suite proficiency and the ability to read and understand technical drawings

·You must be prepared to travel across all sites in the UK and Ireland, *please do not apply for this role if you cannot travel*

The successful applicant will embark on a journey with an ever growing company that offers a ‘develop within’ attitude.

We are an equal opportunity employer and operate as an Employment Business and Recruitment Agency.
Job Overview
Location : Northern Ireland, UK
Type : Permanent
Category : Manufacturing