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Production Planner Procurer

  • Job reference: 931456
  • Location: Fife
  • Salary: Negotiable
  • Job type: Permanent
  • Sector: Production and manufacturing
  • Date posted: 22/07/2020

Our client is a leading manufacturing company in Fife who requires a Production Planner/Procurer to join their Planning and Logistics department. The main purpose of this role is to assist in accurately balancing customer demands with production capacity to optimise the utilisation of manufacturing resources. Previous Planning experience with ERP/MES systems experience is required for this role.

Main duties include:

  • Reviewing requests and orders from customer service and providing confirmation dates for customer orders based on machine & material availability
  • Creating weekly manufacturing plans which maximise productivity whilst controlling WIP levels and ensuring customer requirement dates are adhered to
  • Scheduling production orders to ensure each process is properly and efficiently loaded with work
  • Daily maintenance of the business ERP/MES systems - Production order shortages etc.
  • Issue purchase orders
  • Expediting, de-expediting, invoice review and approval
  • Maintain established line fill rates and target inventory levels
  • Order placement and follow-up
  • Shipment tracking/tracing

You should be highly numerate with good Higher grade level education and PC literate with good administration skills.


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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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