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Assistant Production Planner
Supply Chain
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10-Feb-2021 11:53 AM
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My client is a well-known and respected manufacturer, supplying to major customers across the UK. The company operates from a modern manufacturing facility based in Kirkcaldy and is a key player in the local community.

The site itself has grown in the last 5 years alone and they expect to continue over time and so they are looking to add an Assistant Production Planner to their experienced team. This role will have responsibility for planning sections of the factory and will support the Production Planner.

Reporting directly into and supporting the Production Planner your responsibilities will include:

  • Creation of production plans to ensure customer's orders are manufactured to agreed timescales whilst adhering to the most efficient use of manufacturing equipment

  • Resource Planning

  • Analyse, Plan, Measure and Control all aspects of Production Performance.

  • Liaison with procurement to ensure timely delivery of materials

  • Data input and material control

  • Provide general support/cover for Planning Department

The successful candidate will have the following skills, experience, and background:

  • Previous experience in a similar role such as; Buying Assistant, Planning Assistant, Production Assistant etc.

  • Relevant industry experience, ideally within manufacturing/industrial sectors

  • Excellent IT skills, previous experience of CRM and ERP systems

  • Strong communication and organisational skills

This is an excellent opportunity to join a highly successful company at a very exciting time. My client is keen to find the right candidate who will tie in with their own vision and values and really help steer them towards the future as an employer of choice.

If this sounds like the right opportunity for you, apply or get in touch with Holly Murray 07501 064880 holly.murray@escaperecruitment.com

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