Production Planning Team Leader

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Cheltenham, Gloucestershire | Ref: BBBH30352

£30000.00 - £35000 per annum + Excellent Benefits

Production Planning Team Leader
£30,000 - £35,000 + Benefits

Role Profile

Our client is a global manufacturing business in the Cheltenham area, looking to appoint a Production Planning Team Leader to guide and support a team of 4 established planners.

Key responsibilities will include:

  • Creation and agreement of daily, weekly, monthly production plans
  • Assiting in planning oif new producution introductions
  • Managing of MRP inventory planning parameters including; safety stock rules, re-order points, batch size, etc
  • Attend bond meetings and provide updates to managerial team
  • Action Engineering Changes accordingly to ensure availability in line with effectivity dates.
  • Supporting monthly demand reviews
  • Work closely with manufacturing to optimise productivity

Skills & Experience

This is a exciting role with the opportunity for both experienced people managers and those senior planners ready to take the next step:

  • SAP Production Planning experince highly desirable
  • Strong problem solving, analytical, numeracy skills & organisational skills

    * Excellent written & verbal communication and negotiation skills.

    * Needs to demonstrate attention to detail and the ability to make a logical judgment quickly quite often against tight deadlines.

    * A sound working knowledge of MRP systems and experienced in manufacturing planning and control techniques, ideally gained in a busy manufacturing environment.

    * Minimum 2 year's previous manufacturing experience

Client information

Our client is a global business with multiple sites. They are going through an exciting period of growth, change and transformation and this role represents an excellent opportunity for a driven individual to make an impact. You will be motivated by the opportunity to drive change and inspire team memenbers


£30,000 - £35,000 + Benefits

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