Assistant Planning Manager

  • Location

    Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire

  • Sector:

    Engineering, Manufacturing, Logistics

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  • Salary:

    £26000 - £32000 per annum

  • Contact:

    Imogen Wilson

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  • Published:

    9 months ago

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Are you a Planner who has some supervisory skills and looking for your next career move? We have an exciting opportunity for an Assistant Planning Manager to join a hugely successful manufacturing company that supplies the automotive industry based in Bletchley. Salary £26-32k plus excellent benefits working Mon-Thu 7.30-4.45 and Fri 7.30-12.30!

As Assistant Planning Manager you will be reporting into the Planning Manager working with a team of 4 staff, assisting with the overall planning, development and monitoring of Production Schedules. You will be the first point of contact for all customers, assist with capacity planning, ensure logistics department complement excellent delivery performance at best cost and issue production plans.

In addition you will monitor daily production outputs, liaise with customers on forecast demand and schedule changes and issue OTIF, factory compliance and stock reports. Transport planning and stock control will also form part of your role. OTIF needs to remain above 98%.

It is essential you have a minimum of 3 years hands on planning experience, with some experience of implementing a new planning system and knowledge of using MRP (WINMAN preferred but not essential). Advanced Excel is required and ideally you will be from an automotive background other industries will be considered.

This role would suit: Assistant Planning Manager, Planning Manager, Production Planning Manager, Planning Supervisor, Planning Team Leader, MRP Supervisor, Forecast & Demand Planning Manager, Senior Production Planner

Commutable from: Milton Keynes, Bletchley, Bedford, Buckingham, Brackley, Northampton, Leighton Buzzard, Aylesbury, Luton

Meridian Business Support is acting on behalf of our Client as a Recruitment Agency.