Production Planner

Job Location: Xtrac UK
Closing Date: Thu 29th March 2018 - Apply Here »

So about the job…..

 Calling all Production Planners! If you are looking to advance your career within the fast moving cutting edge automotive sector then look no further. Xtrac are seeking a proactive, forward thinking organised production planner to join their expanding Automotive Engineering team.

 Your responsibilities will include creating and scheduling jobs to manufacture parts and the assemblies (build), assigning materials, resources and lead-times, to ensure the full delivery of parts and assemblies according to prescribed methods.

 It will be your responsibility to ensure the job pack is created, maintained and delivered in the most effective manner and appropriate batch size. You will manage manufactured parts, including castings and purchased parts in liaison with the purchasing department.

 You will be expected to resolve sub-contract and shop floor queries and report risks to the Senior Manufacturing Manager whilst achieving Quality and Delivery targets ensuring both the UK and USA facilities can operate.

 What we need from you…..

 You should be educated to a minimum HNC or ONC level although Degree Level or equivalent would be desirable. The ability to interpret Engineering Drawings and methods of manufacture as well as knowledge of Microsoft office suite is essential. An understanding of MRP and manufacture planning techniques such as TOC, SMED, Lean and PRINCE2 are desired.

 Three years post qualification experience in Automotive, Aerospace, Motorsport Engineering and/or Manufacturing  would be a benefit along with previous experience in a manufacturing or project management.

 What's in it for you....

  Xtrac have some great benefits including: 

  • Competitive Salary
  • Pension Contribution
  • Life Assurance   
  • Private Health Care
  • Eye care assistance
  • Cycle to Work Scheme
  • Childcare Vouchers
  • Company events
  • On-site parking


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