Full Time Permanent

South Wales Jobs

Exciting role with a well established business in South Wales, This role offers great experience for the right candidate in a fast paced broad role.

Client Details

A forward thinking global business with a first class reputation worldwide. This business has a great culture, great career opportunities and enables you to work with the best in their field. With an emphasis on L&D and progression they provide an environment in which you can excel and take your career to the next level.


The planner will be responsible for assuring the continuous supply of assigned goods into the production lines with a focus on minimising the cost of production and inventory reduction targets. You will be responsible for

Prepare monthly Material and Labour plan
Managing both internal and external Kanban programs. Including set up, trigger points safety stock levels and lead times from suppliers
Monitor the cradle to the grave supply chain communicating metrics, focused on lead time reduction, on-time delivery, quality improvement, and cost reduction.
Arranging the schedule for future production plans
Direct communication with suppliers to communicate foretasted requirements to external suppliers.
Run assembly scheduling tools and load plan with data throughout the supply chain.
Evaluation of the MRP generating PO and work orders to support production
Resolution of quality issues and product discrepancies
Drive continuous improvement throughout the business minimising waste and obsolete parts
General admin duties as and when required


The successful candidate will

Be degree educated or equivalent with prior experience in a similar role
Have experience operating within a lean environment and ideally implementing lean concepts
Posses excellent analytical, problem solving/decision making skills
BE a strong communicator with ability to communicate effectively with internal and external stakeholders and perform and produce results in multi-functional teams in a dynamic work environment.
Be resilient in their approach to work and be able to work autonomously
Have good IT knowledge with an understanding of MRP

Job Offer

The role offers an attractive salary and benefits


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