Planning Manager

Location: Greenford, Middlesex Salary: Negotiable
Sector: Engineering, Defence Specialism:
Type: Permanent Contact: Max Noddings

Planning Manager


Planning Manager needed for a defence organisation based in Middlesex who are looking to employ an experienced Planning Manager.

What the role entails:

Some of the main duties of the Planning Manager will include:

Developing and managing Sales and Operating Plan for assigned products including demand, inventory and production data.

  • Production of Master Schedule and Work To Lists for all in house manufacturing
  • Ownership of MRP planning processes and generation of Shop Orders.
  • Perform monthly forward load capacity reviews
  • Work as of part of an improvement team to optimise ERP/MRP system across the business.
  • Leads efforts to install standard processes for the Master Production Scheduling function, in accordance with MRPII methodology
  • Achieves target customer service levels and inventory turn levels. Review monthly as part of the Supply Chain management team
  • Produce monthly sales targets
  • Reviews New Product introductions to ensure that the Supply Chain can support all program requirements.
  • Issues actual versus scheduled production metrics weekly and ensure that 95% compliance to schedule is achievable.
  • Identify slow moving and obsolete inventory and recommend disposition.

What you need to be the successful Planning Manager:

In order to be the successful Systems Engineer and have a chance to gain such an exciting opportunity you will ideally need to have the following:

  • Proven experience in Manufacturing and/or Materials management, including at least two years in materials management.
  • Experienced user of computer systems - MRP/ERP business systems
  • Strong organisational skills - Highly disciplined and data driven.
  • Excellent communicator - Able to access and motivate team members across the business.
  • Aerospace or Defence experience within a small/medium sized company preferred but not essential.

Must be eligible for Security Clearance

This really is a fantastic opportunity for a Planning Manager to progress their career. If you are interested please apply as soon as possible as this position will be filled quickly so don't miss out!

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