Senior Planner


DOE plus benefits

Maidstone, Kent

New Appointments Group

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Senior Planner

Reporting directly to the Planning & Purchasing managers, this role will plan the supply of products and materials from the supply chain, through the manufacturing facility, to meet customers' expectations, on time, in full and without waste.

Seeking applications from candidates with a minimum of 3 to 5 years' experience in a Supply Chain or planning positions who can provide evidence of their experience of statistical reporting, forecasting and understanding of financial and operational impacts of forecasting.

You will have strong communication skills both verbal and written and a proven ability to solve problems and provide solutions to these to aid the demand of clients and production teams

You will be well organised and take pride in your attention to detail and be assertive to achieve goals.

Duties will include:



* Review demand-based business intelligence, seasonality and historical data, sales contracts, trends and customer orders to establish an accurate forecast of requirement
* Communicate and report planning data accurately and clearly for the business in a timely manner, consolidating the key issues for presentation.
* To host weekly meetings for the management team, presenting the key indicators and issues that require action and resolution.
* The planner will review demand based business information, seasonality/historical data, sales contracts, trends and customer orders to establish an accurate and reliable business forecast.
* To establish and maintain accurate data via the ERP system (Efacs), making best use of its MPS/MRP and other capacity planning tools.
* Execute the timely release of works orders to on site manufacturing cells, so that utilisation of assets can be optimized

Benefits package on offer

Discretionary Bonus Scheme / 25 days holiday, plus bank holidays. Increasing to 27 days after completion of 5 continuous years' service / Pension Scheme / Secure on-site parking.

Hours of work are Monday to Thursday 7:30am - 4pm and Friday 7:30am to 12:30pm.



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Advertiser: Agency

Posted on: 2022-08-09 16:30:33

Reference: J10185