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Production Planning Manager

Ipswich, Suffolk
£50,000 to £65,000
Job Type
12 Sep 2022
Production Planning Manager Ipswich £50,000 - £65,000 (2 month bonus & relocation package (subject to their relocation policy) This global technology business based on the outskirts of Ipswich are looking for a Production Planning Manager to work within their high tech manufacturing facility. Their products are deployed in over 170 countries serving more than one third of the worlds population. Main Responsibility: Drive and coordinate SOP with key stakeholders for both production and R&D requirements. Lead a small but experienced planning team to ensure appropriate skills development and focus on continuous improvement. Further develop capacity models for the end to end manufacturing process, identifying variances and supporting action plans. Define rules for WIP and inventory management to ensure the wafer fabrication and test areas run efficiently, with timely action plans for any exceptions. Develop the planning process and systems to provide a scalable solution for a growing business Support the NPI process to ensure smooth transition from R&D to production. Support continuous improvement activities to drive production throughput and efficiency. Skills and Qualifications: Essential: Degree or equivalent in a relevant discipline. 5+ years' of relevant experience in production planning roles. Strong analytical skills and competence in MS Excel and other MS office software. Demonstrable experience of implementing and developing MRP and MES processes and systems, ideally in a low volume, high mix environment. Experience within a semiconductor fabrication environment or Electronics manufacturing environment. Desirable: Experience in developing production planning processes aligned to business growth from R&D to production If the above is relevant and of interest. Please apply with an up to date CV
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  • Job Reference: 710441548-2
  • Date Posted: 12 September 2022
  • Recruiter: Tec Partners
    Tec Partners
  • Location: Ipswich, Suffolk
  • Salary: £50,000 to £65,000
  • Sector: Trades & Services
  • Job Type: Permanent