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Manufacturing Production Planner / Scheduler

Paddock Wood, Kent
Job Type
7 Sep 2022
Manufacturing Production Planner / Scheduler Location: Staplehurst, Kent Salary: £28K - £35K per annum, DOE Contract: Full time, Contract Hours: 40hrs, Monday - Friday Benefits: Enhanced Pension Contributions, Quarterly Staff Bonus Scheme, Employee Referral Scheme, Overtime, 2x Death in Service, Competitive Holidays, Cycle to Work Scheme, Paid Tea Breaks, On Site Parking and Training and Development A family run company, Magnetic Shields Limited (MSL) is the industry leader in the design and manufacture of magnetically shielded products and rooms. Our brand-new factory unit and Fibre laser with full stock automation more than doubles our production capacity and throughput. This period of expansion is a very exciting time for the company and we are looking to speak to applicants interested in joining us our production team as a Production Planner As the Manufacturing Production Planner/ Scheduler, you will be responsible for highlighting any areas of concern to ensure smooth production to meet customer deadlines, liaising with all departments and making this role your own. In the long term, you will help implement the new scheduling software into our ERP system and then be ready to take over the everyday scheduling for all production departments throughout the business. In addition to this as our Manufacturing Production Planner / Scheduler, you will: Release and control all Production Work Orders throughout the operations. Co-ordinate completion of finished goods to Dispatch. Work closely with Inspection and purchasing on sub contracted work orders. Work closely with other departments. Highlight production bottle necks within the business and support the PM on implementation of all process improvements. Manage the system to ensure data integrity within the master data. Create weekly production plans to optimize the throughput. In order to be successful within this role you should have: Previous experience in a planning function, ideally within a manufacturing environment Excellent IT skills, must be experienced in MRP systems, Excel, Word, etc., Excellent communication skills, must be a team player Ability to adapt & respond to changes in planning restrictions Excellent analytical skills Good organisational skills multi-tasker , used to deadlines It would be great if you had: Experience in low-mid volume batch manufacturing Experience of Progress Plus would be advantageous Experience of working within an ISO9001 quality system, 5S or Six Sigma If you feel you have the necessary skills and experience to be successful in this role, click on APPLY today, forwarding an up-to-date copy of your CV for consideration in the first instance. No agencies please
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  • Job Reference: 706346397-2
  • Date Posted: 7 September 2022
  • Recruiter: Magnetic Shields
    Magnetic Shields
  • Location: Paddock Wood, Kent
  • Salary: On Application
  • Sector: Manufacturing Operations
  • Job Type: Permanent