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  • Location: Witney, OX29 0YG
  • Salary: Competitive
  • Job Type:Permanent

Posted 12 days ago

  • Sector: Technical & Engineering
  • Contact: Ehsan Hussain
  • Contact Email:
  • Contact Phone: 01865 264052
  • Start Date: 2022-06-20
  • Expiry Date: 19 July 2022
  • Job Ref: J4560
We are recruiting for a Production Planner to join a busy engineering client based in West Oxford.

The Production Planner will be responsible for the scheduling of all machined parts. This will include:

·       Ordering materials from their approved suppliers ahead of the production runs
·       Sourcing new suppliers when required for specialist alloys
·       Looking at other production runs and combining productions runs to maximise efficiency
·       Ensure staffing levels and rotas are correct to meet production requirements
·       Reviewing of production requirements on SAP against factory capacity
·       Raising production orders
·       Setting, recording and monitoring of production KPI
·       Liaising with Sales and Assembly to ensure timescales and orders are correct
·       Ensure tooling changes are scheduled in effectively to minimise downtime.
·       Arrange transport to and from the Heat Treatment firm (this is an external company) and factor into production schedules

  • Must have experience Planning Production Schedules
  • Does not have to come from a machined part background, but would be advantageous.
  • Someone with LEAN / CI experience advantageous but not a must.
  • Must have experience setting and managing Production KPIs
  • Must have experience scheduling materials and labour