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Planning Assistant & Scheduler

Planning Assistant & Scheduler

  • Location: Beccles
  • Salary: £19,000-£21,500 p/a
  • Working Hours: Full Time
  • Length of Employment: Perm
  • Reference: PS2810SO
  • Sector: Admin
  • Vacancy First Advertised: 21st Aug 2019

P+S Personnel are pleased to be working on behalf of our clients, who are currently seeking a Planning Assistant & Scheduler to join their team based in Beccles on a full time, permanent basis.

Job Purpose:
• To support production and customer supply by sourcing and scheduling bought-in components.
• To manage any secondary process for items that require printing or blocking.
• To organise the wadding operation on site and plan for items that require wadding at Beccles.
• You are responsible for controlling and monitoring these tasks.
• You will ensure all customer requirements are met OTIF.

• Analyse bought-in component requirements, purchased parts, services and other items that are related to the manufacture of plastic bottles.
• Convert requirements into orders with suppliers. Orders are to be made into conventional lot sizes and quantities whilst also considering factors such as existing inventories and avoidable waste.
• Prepare purchase orders and communicate these with the suppliers.
• Schedule deliveries of and organise secondary processes based on production forecasts and material availability.
• Liaise with suppliers to ensure Supply chain requirements for customer OTIF are met.
• Maintain a close relationship with the internal Customer Services team, always ensuring they are aware of accurate delivery details and any potential delays.
• Maintain data integrity and correct set up within the ERP system.
• To provide cover for IM Planning
• To provide cover for the Purchasing Schedulers

Person Specification:
• The ability to work on one’s own initiative to achieve objectives and taking accountability for work/actions un-dertaken.
• The ability to work under pressure, remaining calm and in control with the ability to meet tight deadlines.
• Able to respond positively to changing customer and work demands.
• Is conscientious and thorough in all aspects of work responsibilities, has a professional approach to work.
• The ability to communicate effectively and in a professional manner, verbally and in writing, and at all levels with-in the Company, and with customers.
• Can work effectively with others as part of a team to achieve team objectives.
• Organises own work, ensuring a high level of accuracy in all work undertaken.
• Has a logical and methodical approach to problem solving.
• Ability to undertake duties in every respect as laid out in the job description (further to training if required)

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