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Lead Planner

South Molton, Devon
£33,000 to £40,000
Job Type
1 Sep 2022
Lead Planner North Devon Permanent £33k - £40k The Company A global technology leader in power management solutions that make electrical, hydraulic and mechanical power operate more efficiently, reliably, safely and sustainably. With broad portfolio of top-quality aerospace components for outright sale or exchange, including fuel, hydraulic, ducting, and actuation products. What is the purpose of the Lead Planner role? Responsible for leading planning activities and implementing new processes and activities to improve delivery performance & inventory turns for a specific area of the business. The post holder will lead the activities of a team to manage demand within the MRP system (control of planning parameters), and ensure supply (internal & external) is aligned to demand. The Lead Planner will generate and agree the production plan and communicate the plan within the business. What will be the responsibilities of the Lead Planner? Improving & maintaining area delivery performance (in combination with production managers) Improving area inventory turns (Days on Hand DOH) Maintaining MRP demand & data integrity Management of Planning & Logistics Controllers Material supply to point of use Generating production plan (with MTMs/Production Manager) within MRP Reducing the transactional activities within the area Management and control of material movement processes Ensuring integration of new product/programmes into planning and logistics processes for area Involvement & Support the capacity planning for operations within the cell Potential customer interface Develop and maintain close working relationship with purchasing to ensure continuity of external parts supply Shipping of product to Customer Managing a team of planners and dealing with all aspects of line management Manage 5S+ and standard work processes. Drive and manage deployment of lean processes What skills and experience will the Lead Planner have? Detailed knowledge of Lean and Six Sigma methodology in materials management environment Leadership skills for team management Experience of leading people through change processes High levels of MFGPro proficiency High levels of MS office proficiency Previous supervisory experience is preferred but not essential Highly organised with strong communication skills Experience of implementing new processes, procedures and responsibilities PC and data analysis skill to readily and effectively manage available information Capable of recommending and applying optimum inventory management tools Familiar with the quality control demands of an aerospace or similar type company APICS, BPICS or IOM qualification essential What will the Lead Planner get in return? 25 days holiday Auto enrolment pension Excellent culture Free parking
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  • Job Reference: 701356570-2
  • Date Posted: 1 September 2022
  • Recruiter: Cooper Golding
    Cooper Golding
  • Location: South Molton, Devon
  • Salary: £33,000 to £40,000
  • Sector: Manufacturing Operations
  • Job Type: Permanent