Business Planner

Scotland, North Ayrshire
Up to £28000 per annum + Depending on experience
10 Jan 2018
07 Feb 2018
Ayr Branch
Contract Type
Full Time
Adecco have just got a new exciting role in from our local client who are looking to recruit an experienced Business Planner to join there company on a permanent basis.

Your role is to prepare short to long term production plans to ensure customer demand, service levels, manufacturing efficiency's and inventory objectives are met. You will report directly into the Business Planning Manager.

In this exciting new role you will have many responsibilities, some will include:

* Highlight any risk to the production plan/customer orders/project requirements associated with material, resource or plant shortfall

* To ensure all activities within your area of control are undertaken in full compliance with H&SE legislation and Company procedures and policies and to report any unsafe acts or unsafe conditions observed (using the Near Miss system) in accordance with your responsibilities under the Health and Safety at Work Act

* Create and maintain business production plans based upon customer sales demand and product development requirements using the company's ERP system

* Create, schedule and update works orders accordingly to support production plan

* Ensure materials are available to support production plans and highlight any issues which may impact on the timely completion of the plan

* Review and agree/accept new sales orders/project requirements based upon material, plant and resource availability

* Liaise and communicate with Supplier Management, Customer services, Stores/Logistics, Manufacturing and all other relevant stakeholders to ensure all business requirements are captured in the production plan

* Manage finished goods inventory in line with stocking policies, identifying any sales that are at risk of being delivered late

* Input and maintain planning information within the company's ERP System

* Highlight demand and capacity imbalances which are not resolvable within the standard capacity offered and ensure that the Planning Manager and Production Manager are aware

* Continually seek out opportunities for improvement within operations to deliver improved business results and elimination of financial waste within the business

To be considered for the role you must possess the following:

* Experience in a production or material planning environment
* Experience of working with MRP
* Degree or equivalent in a relevant discipline
* Excellent communication skills, motivational skills and organisational skills

If you feel you match the above criteria please send your CV in today

Adecco is acting as an Employment Agency in relation to this vacancy. The Adecco Group UK & Ireland is an Equal Opportunities Employer.