Production Planner

Allgemeine Informationen

Vereinigtes Königreich
Gas and Power
Business Unit
Industrial Applications
Vollzeit / Teilzeit
not defined
Siemens Energy Ulverston are looking for an experienced Production Planner to join our team on a full-time permanent basis. 
As a Production Planner, you will be responsible for ensuring the smooth and cost-efficient flow of our Production operations by helping organise production according to demand within a busy manufacturing setting ensuring our goods are produced on time to Customer requirements in a profitable manner. The role will work closely with a number of internal teams including Customer Delivery, Logistics (Warehouse and Despatch), Production, Procurement, R&D, New Product Development and Finance.

What are we looking for?

It is preferrable that you have proven success as a Production Planner and have an excellent knowledge of production planning and quality control principles. You will be experienced in MRP/ERP and have excellent planning and organisational skills. Given the level of interaction with multiple functions across the business it is essential you have highly skilled written and oral communication and that you are able to maintain quality in your work even during times of high demand but also relish working as part of a wider team to achieve our shared goal.

Production Planner Job Description:
  • The Production Planner will be primarily responsible for the day-to-day management of existing and future manufacturing schedules, delivering planned, monitor ongoing activities and to ensure customer programmes are met in a timely manner.
  • Ensure the timely processing of Production orders, Internal queries, improvement plans and adhoc internal services.
  • Liaise closely with the supply chain management.
  • Review WIP demand via BOM/stock requirements and capacity analysis via routing demand and forecast interrogation. 
  • Define and control the detailed manufacturing reports ensuring on time release and scheduling of work-in progress.
  • Safety stock monitoring and MRP controls
  • Deploy the planning tools i.e. SAP, Inventory Control, KPIs and have the flexibility to use and develop new methods of working within a continually changing environment.
  • Responsible for the movement of each production order through the manufacturing process, liaising daily with the Production team.

Role requirements:
  • A good understanding of health and safety procedures 
  • Previous MRP experience would be an advantage, although training will be provided.
  • Knowledge of Microsoft packages including Excel, Outlook, Lean Management, Kanban, STOP, TeamCentre, Sharepoint, PEGA & Teams would be an advantage.
  • Experience with an Enterprise Planning System SAP.