Manufacturing Planner

Manufacturing Planner

Job Title: Manufacturing Planner
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: Bournemouth
Salary: £30000 per annum
Start Date: 2021-08-05
Reference: J141210
Contact Name: George Allen
Contact Email:
Job Published: August 06, 2021 15:54

Job Description

KDC are now recruiting for a Manufacturing Planner to join one of our busiest clients in the Bournemouth area. If you are looking for a new challenge and have a keen interest in the Aerospace industry, then this could be the role for you!
Whilst working in this you will have the chance to create and maintain the master planning as required to meet repeatable and robust manufacturing processes to ensure optimum works order (sequence) and work centre performance.
  • Provide Manufacturing Information Sheets, route cards, bill of materials, building planning structure and manufacturing specification data in accordance with company standards.
  • Develop the most cost effective and efficient solutions that satisfy design to cost and design for manufacture best practices.
  • Specify material requirements, parameters and define suitable methods of manufacture and identify and implement required tooling and equipment.
  • Create test specifications and manufacture of composite test samples, including the rework of test parts for production use.
  • Develop processes to a production steady state standard that meets specification and design intent.
  • Understand the industrial processes and specification to offer informed advice on “make or buy decisions”.
  • Support design and customer reviews and other meetings as required.
  • Support Production and Quality Assurance in resolving production problems and non-conformances.
  • Utilise Lean Principles to improve the product, process flow, build cycle and waste reduction.
  • Train employees on new process, applications, and manufacturing specification data
  • Our client is looking for someone who has the ability to read and understand technical drawings, specifications and related documentation and to have enough grasp of the manufacturing materials (Composites), systems and processes to be able to conduct your duties.
  • Desirably degree educated in Engineering, Science, Business or a related field
  • Previous experience of using an MRP system is essential
Skills and Experience:
  • Self-supervising within the expectations management
  • Thorough understanding of manufacturing processes
  • Understanding of engineering, scientific and other technical information
  • Understanding of lean manufacturing
  • Ability to work in a diverse and dynamic environment
  • Planning and prioritising activities
  • Ability to present data effectively
  • Analytical skill
  • MRP knowledge and understanding

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