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Planner /Buyer – Manufacturing

Branch:Yeovil
Location:Crewkerne
Contract:Permanent
Salary:£Comp NEG + Benefits
Benefits:Company pension scheme, 25 days holiday plus Bank Holidays, a quarterly bonus scheme based on company performance, plus a rewards package
Start Date:ASAP
Job Ref: YO15311
Posted: 16/05/2018
Job Description
Planner /Buyer – Manufacturing

Based In Crewkerne

Smart Recruitment is currently recruiting on behalf of a global engineering organisation that has a division of their company based in Crewkerne, Somerset. They offer a competitive salary and a range of amazing benefits including Company pension scheme, 25 days holiday plus Bank Holidays, a quarterly bonus scheme based on company performance, plus a rewards package which allows employees to select benefits that suit their lifestyle ( e.g. cycle to work scheme, childcare vouchers, gym membership, BUPA, etc). You can also buy gift vouchers for all sorts of retail outlets at discounted rate.

We are currently supporting them with seeking a Planner /Buyer.

In simple terms, they need someone who can assist in managing the production schedule within their planning department – this includes machining, assembly, test and kitting. The position will involve close co-operation and co-ordination with the purchasing teams.

They need someone who can:

• Issue Work Orders and coordinate with production supervisors
• Update and issue excel reports to maintain strong communication in the team
• Inform the Sales teams of late items
• Issue production lead-times
• Assist with purchasing
• Plan for Kits and Assemblies
• Conduct Capacity planning

You will need to be organised and methodical, with the ability to work to deadlines.

Other qualities required in order to be considered for this role:

• Results driven
• Detail orientated
• Analytical
• Literate and Professional Communicator
• Comfortable with IT systems – especially manipulating excel data
• Relationship builder with key stakeholders (internal and external)
• Supply Chain Experience would be beneficial
• Persistence / determination with “can do” attitude

There is the opportunity within 1-2 years of promotion, to leading the planning team for those with ambition to rise through the ranks.