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Production Planner

  • Job reference: 934718
  • Location: Fife
  • Salary: Negotiable
  • Job type: Contract
  • Sector: Production and manufacturing
  • Date posted: 31/03/2021

Production Planner

Duration - 4 weeks with a possibility of extending to longer term contract

Location - Glenrothes, Fife

Main purpose of role: Accurately balance Customer/ Business demands with Production capacity to optimize the utilization of our manufacturing resources.

* To review requests and orders from Customer Service and provide confirmation dates for Customer orders based on machine and material availability.
* To monitor sales vs inventory targets and action as required.
* To create weekly manufacturing plans which maximise productivity whilst controlling WIP levels and ensuring Customer requirement dates are adhered to.
* To schedule production orders to ensure that each process is properly and efficiently loaded with work.
* To review material requirements with Procurement to match the build plan, identifying any risks to the plan due to material shortages and modifying plan accordingly.
* To interface with Factory Supervisors and Technical Support to schedule maintenance, development and process improvement activities.
* To manage the daily maintenance of the business ERP, MES and Scheduling systems - Production schedules/ Production order shortages/ system exception messages etc.

Our role in supporting diversity and inclusion
As an international workforce business, we are committed to sourcing personnel that reflects the diversity and values of our client base but also that of Orion Group. We welcome the wide range of experiences and viewpoints that potential workers bring to our business and our clients, including those based on nationality, gender, culture, educational and professional backgrounds, race, ethnicity, sexual orientation, gender identity and expression, disability, and age differences, job classification and religion. In our inclusive workplace, regardless of your employment status as staff or contract, everyone is assured the right of equitable, fair and respectful treatment.

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