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Production Planner

Company: Jaltek Systems
Posted on: 13 March 2024
Location: Luton, Bedfordshire
Salary: Competitive Salary

Be a part of one of the UK’s most innovative companies and one of the UK’s largest privately owned electronics manufacturers.

Jaltek is a leading technology solutions provider offering a comprehensive range of vertically integrated design and manufacturing solutions tailored to meet our client’s highly diversified business requirements. We recognise the market need to be flexible and responsive to meet the demands of a constantly changing landscape, focusing on low to medium volume high mix product profiles with localised support.

Jaltek are looking to add an experienced Production Planner who will join the existing team ensuring product flow through the manufacturing process for a variety of major OEM’s.  

The Role:

This positions primary focus will be to manage capacity planning through Epicor and schedule the Surface Mount (SMT) and Conventional (PTH) build plans ensuring service levels are capable of achieving timely delivery and complete customer satisfaction in every facet of the manufacturing & commercial commitments.

Main Responsibilities:

  • Manage capacity planning through
  • Schedule and own Surface Mount and Conventional build plans/schedules, monitoring and reporting against them.
  • Drive the process to start the job on time, escalating any issues that would stop this happening.
  • Providing product delivery dates to Account Managers.
  • Maintaining Job start dates on Epicor in line with materials, engineering readiness information and any change notes and keep the Account Managers updated.
  • Maintain ship dates in line with both the current capacity plan and production schedules.
  • Monitor the accuracy of the sales orderbook and report any concerns to account management.
  • Maintain open Job accuracy and request jobs be closed when necessary.
  • Support on time in full (OTIF) for regular running products and on time delivery (OTD) reports for customers.

 Skills and experience:

  • Qualified to degree level, or good level of higher education.
  • Demonstrable manufacturing industry experience in planning and job management
  • Knowledge of EPICOR Kinetic or V10 or similar ERP system
  • A good understanding on electronics manufacturing processes
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills
  • Excellent attention to detail
  • Proactive and flexible approach
  • Determined problem owner who will see it resolved.
  • Excellent MS Office & ERP Skills
  • What’s on offer: 
    • Competitive salary
    • 25 days’ holiday plus bank holidays
    • Company pension
    • Free parking
    • BUPA healthcare (after successful completion of probation period)
    • Life Insurance

     Location:

    We are based in Luton, Bedfordshire

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