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Production Planner - Manufacturing

Requisition ID:  69739
Business Unit:  Heatric UK (1105)

Poole, DOR, United Kingdom, BH16 6LT

Innovation is at the heart of everything we do at Meggitt, a worldwide leader in aerospace, defence and selected energy markets. We believe in our vision of ‘Enabling the Extraordinary: To Fly, To Power, To Live”.

These core values – teamwork, integrity and excellence – are what have allowed us to become the company we are today. With facilities and over 11,000 employees worldwide, Meggitt draws on over 160 years of expertise to enhance the lives of people across the globe

Role Summary

The Production Planner/Scheduler creates efficient, achievable production plans and departmental work flows which enable effective working and consistent manufacturing performance in line with customer OTD, SIOP and revenue targets. They will be joining a customer-focused team dedicated to ensuring that on-time delivery dates and the business financial targets are met.

The ideal candidate would have a passion for process and systems, the ability and desire to forge strong relationships with internal suppliers and customers, a proactive attitude towards continuous improvement and a keen interest in a busy manufacturing environment.#LI-SJ1


Core Responsibilities

  • Creating weekly production schedules, daily plans and KPI sheets in line with available labour, skill levels, available plant and machines, inspection capacity, raw material and sub-contract availability
  • A good understanding of Demand-Capacity planning and ability to Level Load and Balance short to mid-term Production Plans on planning tool(s), ensures production schedules are aligned to Customer OTD, overall SIOP and revenue profiles
  • Allocates inventory to customer shipments and coordinates special requirements, and inspections with projects and provides testing/kitting requirements to Materials Manager, performs filing and other clerical type duties
  • A good understanding and capability of working on ERP systems, scheduling systems and MS office products with ability and enthusiasm to implement efficient working practices

Skills, Knowledge & Abilities

  • Previous Planning experience within a Manufacturing or Engineering environment
  • Ability to ensure a high level of service and quality is maintained
  • Strong prioritisation skills
  • Well-organized, detail-oriented, and ability to multi-task
  • Ability to gather data, to compile information, and prepare reports
  • Ability to work independently and prioritize duties with minimal supervision, in order to meet deadlines
  • Strong computer skills including proficiency with Excel and ERP systems

Meggitt are an equal opportunity employer and we are committed to developing an inclusive and diverse working environment. We believe that people from different backgrounds and beliefs define who we are as a business. We strongly believe that building a culture of respect and appreciation, will give everyone the opportunity to recognise their full potential.    

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