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Logistics / Production Planner

Logistics / Production Planner

Job number: 69519990

Logistics / Production Planner

Contract role Harrogate area

£300-400 per day

We are seeking candidates with confident experience in logistics, supply chain or production planning seeking a similar contract role in the Harrogate area. The position is available for 6 months + and we are particularly interested in candidates with a proven background in identify and implementing successful improvements within these areas.

As the Logistics / Production Planner , you will be responsible for:

  • Managing the production plan with respect to demand to ensure on time delivery to customers
  • Developing inventory strategies on existing items, new products and product phase-outs
  • Developing a working knowledge of the company's products and processes to ensure optimal scheduling, rescheduling and load leveling
  • Building strong customer relationships and providing an excellent level of service
  • Reviewing and improve processes where possible
  • Attending planning review meetings to aid with prioritisation and coordination of activities
  • Maintaining planning parameters
  • Identify and manage end of serial production to minimise the risk of obsolescence write-off
  • Working with the project team to co-ordinate new product launches
  • Manage parts through the supply chain as required
  • Translating customers forecasts into SAP, Review demand forecasts at multiple levels
  • Create and maintain a valid production plan, in line with capacity, whilst optimising the production site's key resources

The role of Logistics / Production Planner would suit a candidate with:

  • planning experience of a manufacturing or production environment
  • Great organisational skills, proactive and with a logical and analytical approach
  • Good problem solving skills adaptable and flexible
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills
  • Confident IT skills and experience of ERP / MRPsystems
  • A relevant degree in manufacturing, engineering

Call Yasemin at Travail on 01423 530138 to discuss the role in more detail.

Travail Employment Group Ltd is acting as an Employment Business in relation to this vacancy.

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