Production Planner/Buyer

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Production Planner/Buyer

Posted 30 April 2024


up to £31,000pa DOE

Truro

Permanent

Professional, Technical

Permanent

up to £31,000pa DOE

As the Production Planning and Procurement Specialist, you will play a pivotal role in coordinating production planning, purchasing, and inventory management activities. You will collaborate closely with Sales, Production, and Quality teams to maximise sales, optimise inventory levels, and drive continuous improvement initiatives.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Responsible for maintenance of capacity planning within MRP.
  • Manage the planning, purchase and processing of aluminium inputs into the manufacturing process.
  • Liaise with Sales and Production to maximise sales within capacity constraints, ensuring on time delivery and quantities of materials and the most cost effective prices and delivery methods are adopted.
  • Continuous improvement of the capacity and production planning processes, to include: negotiating with suppliers, vendor management, plant cost savings,
  • Source and purchase materials, goods and services as required, ensuring production requirements are met along with profit margins.
  • Provide support to the UK Production Manager and the US Purchasing Manager.
  • Ensure that all documentation are retained in an orderly manner in readiness for any auditing.

Previous purchasing experience in planning purchasing in a manufacturing environment is essential along with strong communication and interpersonal skills is essential. You must all be analytically minded and be have excellent organisational skills.

Please submit your CV in the first instance.

TalentTide are an Equal Opportunities employer. Entitlement to work in the UK is essential.