Supply Chain & Planning

Planning Manager

£45000 - £50000 per annum + plus excellent benefits

Kilwinning, North Ayrshire

MRD Recruitment is hiring a Planning Manager for our Manufacturing client, based in Kilwinning. Reporting into the Head of Supply Chain, the Planning Manager will cover the planning & scheduling of all revenue-generating items at the site.

This is an exciting opportunity for a dynamic, and innovative Planning Manager to join an energetic team in Kilwinning, providing leadership and ensuring operational excellence. The role has direct responsibility for the Planning within the Operations Function.

In Kilwinning, the Responsibilities of the Planning Manager will be:

  • Carry out all activities in full compliance with H&SE legislation, within company policy and procedure.
  • Responsible for reporting any unsafe acts or unsafe conditions observed (using the Near Miss System) in accordance with responsibilities under the Health and Safety at Work Act.
  • Ensure compliance with Group, Company and legislative Environmental Policy and procedures.
  • Develop and manage the Master Production Schedule in the company’s ERP and Planning systems to prepare requirements for purchased and manufactured parts and associated Subcontract Plans
  • Develop and Manage Short-medium-Long term rough cut capacity planning to support execution and development of business growth.
  • Review rough cut materials availability to plan; providing forecast information to Purchasing with re-plan where necessary.
  • Drive continuous improvement around creation and development of planning process.
  • Develop scenario analysis capability for capacity assessment and to support optimising forecast and sales.
  • Ensure complete and timely closure of Manufacturing Orders, reconciling materials consumption.
  • Support Planning revenue commitments for Engineering programmes.
  • Support new business Contract Review to provide optimised delivery dates to support optimised customer delivery
  • Oversee and report on Plan adherence and supporting KPIs
  • Drive compliance, efficiency and effective use of the company’s ERP system
  • Identify and contribute towards feasible solutions to cross functional planning improvements.
  • Manage a small Team including workload distribution and performance/Development management.

Our Client in Kilwinning is looking for a Planning Manager who:

  • Has a personal commitment to Safety, Quality and Environmental standards at all times.
  • Has a strong bias for action to identify potential problems and co-ordinate their resolution before they become an issue
  • Continually seeks to identify new ideas and implement new opportunities, which deliver business benefit
  • The ability to lead, build and develop effective relationships and utilise to improve performance
  • Has strong IT, communication and team working skills
  • Has a knowledge of the principles of company policy and operating procedures in order to ensure site and company compliance.
  • Has excellent communication skills

Job Information

Job Reference: BBBH254_1710517365
Salary: £45000 - £50000 per annum + plus excellent benefits
Salary From: £45000
Salary To: £50000
Job Industries: Supply Chain & Planning
Job Locations: Kilwinning, North Ayrshire
Job Types: Permanent
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