We are currently working closely, with a well established manufacturing business in Northamptonshire who are now looking to appoint a factory planner.
You will be managing and developing the Factory Scheduling, creating and maintaining effective production schedules for the Factory ensuring that Semi finished and Finished Goods targets are both met and are in balance. Sequencing production to ensure the most efficient use of the plant and equipment. The main source of all inventory information in the SAP system.
To manage planning activities in company planning tool for the factory, creating production orders , labels for finished & semi-finished goods.
Focuses on Daily / Weekly Factory Plan and schedule -
Translate the production schedule into a daily / weekly production plan.
Create a weekly sequenced plan from demonstrated capacity data, maintaining and updating planning data/tools as required.
Monitor factory performance against plan and modify where appropriate to accommodate stock, customer and production issues, ensuring all parties are aware if priorities.
Participate in Factory update meetings
Lead feedback to the team after the factory update meeting.
Respond to Shortages, large orders and export demand.
Focuses on Factory Capacity Planning
Create a plan to review line capacity and work with factory team to look for opportunities to optimize and smooth process.
Liaise with other departments to understand requirements from business.
Focuses on Inventory - Optimize Finished and Semi finished goods stock levels for factory produced goods in line with required targets.
Review Finished Goods stocks and safety stock settings regularly and liaise with your Manager about actions to be taken.
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