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South Molton, Devon Logistics Distribution and Supply Chain Posted 14.06.19 Negotiable

This is an outstanding opportunity to work for a leading global engineering company. Our client based in South Molton is a part of an Aerospace Group, producing and modifying components for leading aerospace and defence companies worldwide. The site has close links to other sites in the UK and globally.

We have an opportunity for an experienced Planner to join their team.

You will be responsible for maintaining delivery performance to both external & internal customers, ensuring that piece parts are launched to the shop floor in good time to meet all specified programs. Equally important is the management of Stock and WIP, keeping these to a minimum, and the following of batch control requirements of the Aerospace industry.

Key Responsibilities –

  • Order book management and the provision of forecast dates
  • Inventory Management and control
  • MRP planning parameter maintenance
  • Shipping of product to Customer (internal & external)
  • Achieving OTD
  • Product expediting through machine shop and assembly cells
  • Co-ordinate supply chain both internally and externally
  • Creating picking lists
  • Stock checks and rotation
  • Cycle counting
  • Direct customer liaison (internal & external)
  • Attend meetings and assist in setting priorities of team
  • Acting upon information discussed and implemented during meetings
  • Create reports to establish priority of workload and assemblies
  • Develop & maintain close working relationship with purchasing to ensure continuity of external parts supply
  • Assisting in stores responsibilities, including :
    • Issuing of parts against the appropriate material requests
    • Receiving and checking components against incoming documentation
    • Issue and despatch transfer orders to other warehouses
  • Lean materials management and understand lean principles

Knowledge required-

  • Clear understanding of MRP systems and planning parameters
  • Clear understanding of inventory control and supply chain management
  • MFG-Pro knowledge advantageous but training will be given
  • Knowledge of traceability processes
  • Experience in Kanban systems
  • Good communication and influencing skills required
  • IT Literate – Microsoft office experience (Word/Excel, including ability to analyse data in MS Excel)
  • Aerospace experience an advantage

If this sounds like the job for you or you would like to hear more about this role, please click APPLY now or contact Jodie Tucker – Cordant People – Barnstaple on 01271 859135 or email me on

If you have not received a response within one week, then please assume that on this occasion, you have not been shortlisted. Thank you.

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