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  • Salary: Up to £15 per hour
  • Location: Slough
  • Job type: Temporary
  • Job reference J1038307
This vacancy has now expired.

Working for a leading company within the aerospace, defence, industrial, and energy industries, this is a fantastic opportunity for an experienced Planner to join a well-established team based in Slough. This is a temporary role paying up to £15 per hour, starting for 3 months initially and with a view to go permanent.

Key Skills:

  • Good level of numerate and literate qualifications.
  • At least three years experience in a planning role in an industrial, manufacturing or engineering environment.
  • Very good working knowledge of ERP/MRP systems. Knowledge of M3 would be beneficial.
  • Excellent communication, team work and influencing skills. Able to liaise with Team Leaders and shop floor staff.
  • Strong administration and organisational skills.
  • Able to work within deadlines and prioritise workload.
  • Strong IT skills including high level of proficiency in Excel. Able to handle & analyse complex data.
  • Follow company procedures at all times & excellent attention to detail.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Schedule material production.
  • Liaise with Manufacturing, Assembly Team Leaders, and/ or production manager to discuss production capacity and ensure an achievable plan is established.
  • Liaise with customers and/or customer services team, to achieve the delivery date on the computer system.
  • Assist with the creation and input of MRP data to provide an efficient MRP system.
  • Keep internal and external customers up to date with relevant information regarding order progress.
  • Work as a member of the Operations Team to identify problems and initiate solutions.
  • Liaise with sister companies regarding deliveries and shipments.
  • Assist the Demand Management team for S&OP process when required.
  • Communicate with all relevant parties to resolve issues preventing fulfilment of orders.
  • Work on the improving the planning process to be more lean and efficient.
  • Train the other planners on modern planning technics & on new planning methodologies.

Please note that we will only contact those candidates that we assess as suitable for the positions we have currently available based on their experience, training and skills that they identify. If you do not hear from us within 5 working days from your registration, please accept our apologies but we are unable to help you on this occasion.

Bucks and Berks Recruitment is an equal opportunities employment agency and employment business that is serious about its compliance with legislation. Bucks and Berks is acting as an Employment Agency in relationship to this role (if the vacancy is for a permanent position) or is acting as a Recruitment Business in relationship to this role (if the role is for a temporary position).