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Undisclosed Company
Location
Staffordshire, Cannock
Salary
Negotiable
Posted
13 Sep 2016
Closes
27 Sep 2016
Ref
DL0804
Contact
Manpower UK
Sector
Automotive
Job Type
Permanent
Hours
Full-time
Key Tasks/Responsibilities

Receive customer schedules and translate into accurate sales data.
Produce detailed production plans, monitor performance to plan and advise / implement corrective actions.
Manage finished stock levels in line with company targets to ensure we achieve 100% delivery performance.
Provide accurate forecast requirements to calculate labour requirements and sales forecast
Regular and effective communication with relevant customers.
Identify and implement continuous improvement activities within the Production Control area.
Be a key member of the New Projects team with responsibility for co-ordinating all Production Control and Logistics activities during new project introduction and product run out.

Skills, Qualifications and Experience necessary
These should include:

Demonstrated success in a high quality, high volume, lean environment
Have a good working knowledge of ERP systems (preferably SAP) and Microsoft Office applications to an advanced level.
Be able to communicate effectively at all levels within the organisation, both internally and externally.
Demonstrated success in making significant contribution to continuous improvement activities.
Have an understanding / awareness of EDI & Customer portal requirements.
Demonstrated success in implementing JIT, Kanban, Lean principles.
Ideal candidates should be educated to HNC level

Skills, Qualifications and Experience desirable
Ideal candidate should be educated to HNC level
Automotive experience 

Special requirements

Based in Cannock but will be required to travel intermittently to other UK sites & customer locations; a driving licence preferred.
Hours/Shifts
39 hours basic. Monday - Friday. There is an expectation of additional hours to be worked as business needs

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