Project Planner

Location: Xtrac UKClosing Date: 2 September 2022

About The Role

As a Project Planner, you will be a Integral and proactive key member of the Planning team delivering new projects or products, including attending project and gate reviews. You will work closely with the SPS (Supply Planning Specialist) Engineers to deliver OTIF. You be instrumental in supporting the planning, manufacture and delivery of Xtrac’s advanced transmission systems for our motorsport and automotive products. You will be a key link between the planning team and Xtrac’s manufacturing facilities and support the team to ensure that all required information is correctly supplied.

Responsibilities will include:

  • XPDS is a gate-controlled process for the timely release of manufacturing drawings.
  • Platform to communicate to the business the progress and escalate off track projects, risks, or tasks for mitigation.
  • Attend weekly project reviews and monthly gate-way reviews.
  • Manufacturing lead for NPI ‘Make or Buy; decisions, a good knowledge of manufacturing processes is key for this role.
  • Be a fully active participant of the project teams via the Xtrac XPDS structure, attending all project and gate reviews.
  • Maintain a complete awareness off all aspects of projects you are assigned to, ensuring manufacturing issues, constraints or risks are identified and escalated for mitigation.
  • Manage of manufacturing build demand, ensuring BoM’s and MoM’s are accurate and correct.
  • Management and maintenance of EBQ batch sizes and other ERP parameters.

About You

We’re looking for someone with the following skills and experience:

  • Experience in New Project Management, Engineering and/or Manufacturing Technics
  • Ability to interpret engineering drawings and methods of manufacture.
  • Fundamental understanding of MRP (Materials Requirements Planning) systems and knowledge of common manufacturing techniques.
  • ERP system tools – manage job status during the planning phases and respond to demand changes.
  • Excellent attention to detail, and ability to work to tight deadlines
  • Excellent organisational skills and methodical.
  • Initiative and enthusiasm, working calmly to deadlines
  • Competent user of Microsoft Office suite

About Xtrac

Here at Xtrac, we are the world’s leading manufacturer of Motorsport and High Performance Automotive Transmission Solutions. Our products are used internationally across the worlds most prestigious motorsport events so naturally, we have a passion for winning and continuously improving, whether that be our products, our people, or our business. Our short and long term vision is to transform into a world class high performance automotive supplier whilst retaining our position as a world leader in motorsport, so now is the time join our journey, make an impact and contribute to the success of our future.

What makes us who we are is our people, we share behaviours and values to ensure Xtrac remain world class. Our culture that delivers…

Accountability – own it and learn from it

Responsibility – we do what we say we will

Respectful – to everyone

Listen – to really hear someone and appreciate other views

Feedback – to give constructive feedback but to ask for it as well

Company benefits include

Competitive Salary
Pension Contribution
Life Assurance
Private Health Care
Eye Care Assistance
Cycle to Work Scheme
Company Events
On-site Parking

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