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Barnstaple, England
Job Type
Full Time
Date Posted
9 days ago

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Job Description

Our Barnstaple based client has an exciting opportunity for a Planner to join their existing team on a temporary basis.



Develop and maintain production job schedule in MRP in line with customer needs
Establish strong relationships and provide world class levels of service to internal customers.
Drive improved performance based on measurable KPIs.
Identify opportunities to improve communications and processes both internally and externally
Input and validation of demand and supply profile for Sales, Inventory, and Operations planning.Key Responsibilities

Plan, coordinate and control interdepartmental activity within CAM, quality assurance, manufacturing, procurement, engineering, production and logistics to ensure acknowledged customer delivery dates are achieved 100% OTIF
Maintain MRP to ensure alignment between material position and production capability/schedule (Sales order dates, job start dates, kit release etc)
Review production orders for proper time keeping, material issue, and BOM accuracy.
Ensure correct setting of MRP planning parameters
Establish efficient planning production systems to reduce costs and improve efficiency;
Supporting business Bid & Contract review processes by assessing optimal manufacturing batch sizes, and manufacturing times
Accountable for meeting Job delivery and Inventory targets
Ensure accuracy of data within MRP system e.g. hours, operations, BOM, routing etc by highlighting any corrections required to engineering  Core Requirements

Persistence to drive task completion and results on time. 
Effective cross-functional engagement 
Confident in use of Lean tools and techniques 
Dynamic, detail-oriented, and results-focused  
Project Management  
Analytical problem solver 
High EQ
Effective prioritisation and time management Desirable Skills and Experience

Experienced in Aerospace or similar industry.
Extensive experience in working in low volume, high product mix, build-to-print environments and design to spec environments
Excellent communication skills and demonstrable experience of effective negotiation and influencing skills for win-win outcomes.
Ability to thrive under pressure and deliver against deadlines.
Proactive change management experience
A strong working knowledge of MS Office applications, particularly Excel is essential to this role.
Ability to read and translate Engineering drawings and documentation 
Task / Achievement focused
Attention to detail and demonstrated ability to meet deadlines Pay:
Dependant on experience 

This is a full time temporary position.

If you are interested in this role then please give us a call on (phone number removed).

Cordant People are an equal opportunities employer


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