Lead Planner, South Molton (N Devon)

South Molton
04 Aug 2017
16 Aug 2017
Company description: See Job Description Job description: We have this interesting and challenging position for an experienced planning professional to join our large manufacturing site in South Molton. You will be in charge of production plans, managing material processes and leading a team of people. In addition, you will be working closely with another Lead Planner, our engineering, production and quality teams. Our Aerospace Division manufactures completely new parts for aerospace and defence organisations as well as modifies existing product lines. Our client base is global and includes some of the leading industry names. Eaton is a world leader in aerospace technologies. We design, manufacture and integrate the industry’s most advanced products for Hydraulic Systems, Fuel and Inerting Systems, Motion Control and Engine Solutions. For more information, please check our website: www.eaton.com Essential Functions: Reviewing and managing work orders in line with manufacturing capacity Improving area delivery performance Managing and controlling material movement processes Monitoring the ongoing production capacity requirement against available capacity Maintaining information on MRP system (MFG/PRO) and producing regular reports Generating and communicating production plans, reviews within up to 12 weeks period Involvement in capacity planning Leading and managing a team of planners Required profile: Previous strong experience in a team management role is desirable Experience in engineering is desirable Knowledge of MRP systems and applications Qualified to HNC level or above APICS qualified or willing to complete the qualification Strong leadership skills Exceptional communication skills What Eaton offers: Competitive compensation and benefits package Great promotional opportunities – Eaton encourages internal promotion, whenever possible Learning & Development - We invest in our employees for the long term – not just with salary and benefits, but with ongoing learning and development opportunities made available through Eaton University. About Eaton: Eaton is a power management company with 2016 sales of $19.7 billion. Eaton provides energy-efficient solutions that help our customers effectively manage electrical, hydraulic and mechanical power more efficiently, safely and sustainably. Eaton has approximately 95,000 employees and sells products to customers in more than 175 countries. For more information, visit www.eaton.com. What we offer: See Job Description This job was originally posted as www.totaljobs.com/job/75073443