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Raw Materials / Factory Planner

Job Title: Raw Materials / Factory Planner
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: Staffordshire
Salary: £23000 - £29000 per annum
Start Date: ASAP
Reference: Q91733
Contact Name: Quest Seach Selection
Contact Email: NIC.29358.4032@quest.aplitrak.com
Job Published: February 05, 2013 15:01

Job Description

Due to continued growth, this business seeks a Raw Materials / Factory Planner to ensure stock availability for production in order to meet customer orders. You will be responsible for liaising and coordinating the production plan between head office and factory production within a state-of-the-art factory. Responsibilities: * Put the demand plan into daily/ weekly production plan using SAP * Call off materials from suppliers according to MRP requirements * Liaise with the suppliers and wider business to manage any exceptions * Managing Co-packing orders for imported products * Liaise with Head Office planners, logistics as well as production to manage any changes to the production plan * Work closely with purchasing and marketing teams with regards suppliers and new products * Continuously find ways to improve the processes to eliminate “waste” and line downtime * Stock Management – to ensure stock checks are carried out periodically – this includes all raw and packaging materials along with pallets & finished goods * Manage the return of returnable packaging materials back to the relevant supplier * Obsolete Materials – To control obsolescence of raw and packing materials * Generate orders and manage the process for refusals of finished goods back into the warehouse * Health & Safety, Environmental and Quality responsibilities Experience: * Thorough understanding of manufacturing business processes * Eager to champion change and performance improvement * Strong analytical skills along with excellent computer skills (SAP desirable) * Good knowledge of the Supply Chain operations This role offers fantastic development and progression opportunities along side an excellent package to reward you. We request that candidates send their CV as a Microsoft Word document where possible. Quest Search and Selection is acting as an Employment Agency in relation to this vacancy.