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Production Planner/Scheduler

Undisclosed Company
Devon, Plymouth
Closing date
20 Jul 2022

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Job Title: Production Planner/Scheduler
Location: Plymouth
Compensation: £32,660-£36,893 + pension (matched up to 8%) + 25 days holiday
Role Type: Full Time / Permanent

Job ID: SF44521

We have a new opportunity for a Production Planner/Scheduler, to join us at Babcock Devonport within Laboratory Services, as part of the Business Support team. Laboratory Services is part of the Technical Services function that is responsible for the provision of technical support across Devonport Royal Dockyard and wider Babcock.

Who we are looking for?

We are looking for you to be proactive and driven in this role with experience in data processing, analysis and presentation. You will have strong interpersonal skills and the ability to build strong relationships with stakeholders across different teams. Experience in planning, developing, and delivering a project or working with schedules or production lines would be advantageous with this position offering you the opportunity to further develop and enhance these skills. We are looking for you to be able to communicate effectively, both verbally and written, with the ability to adapt positively to changing situations and demands, combined with a willingness to learn.

What will you be doing?
As Production Planner/Scheduler, you will work with Senior Project Engineers to run the established systems, providing business support to all sections of laboratory services including training others to perform duties. You will be key in providing cover for purchasing and subcontracting routes for all sections whilst ensuring the safe operation of all equipment and processes utilised to perform duties.

Your responsibilities will include, but won't be limited to:
* Create and provide the logging, analysis, vetting and distribution of data to communicate delivery performance
* Produce weekly, monthly and project schedules
* Resource planning, identifying risks, issues and opportunities
* Attend planning meetings
* Support team absence for out of tolerance data and processing
* Supporting varied improvement projects

The experience you'll bring
* You'll be either qualified at Level 3 or equivalent in a business-related subject or have experienced planning or scheduling within a production or laboratory environment
* You will possess good interpersonal skills and be able to communicate effectively with others within teams
* Proficient IT skills particularly the use of Excel

You will need to satisfy security requirements. This may require you to hold or be eligible/capable of achieving 'Security Check' (SC) clearance.

What a role with Babcock offers?
* Enhanced employment terms and conditions
* Money purchase pension scheme
* Life assurance
* Share ownership scheme
* Occupational health services
* Flexible working hours (only non-industrials)
* Career opportunities, advice and guidance from our Learning & Development teams
* Additional benefits may also apply for Management posts

About Babcock International and Devonport
For more than a century, Babcock, the Aerospace and Defence Company, has been trusted to deliver bespoke, highly-skilled engineering services. We help customers in the UK and around the world to improve the capability, reliability and availability of their most critical assets within the four market sectors of Marine, Land, Aviation, and Nuclear, underpinned by a deep understanding of technology integration, unique infrastructure and specialist training.

You will be based at Devonport Royal Dockyard in Plymouth, Devon. Working at Devonport puts the best of the South West at your fingertips. Amazing scenery, vibrant towns and numerous leisure opportunities - It's why Devon and Cornwall are such a desirable place to live and work.

Comprising of 14 dry docks, four miles of waterfront and 25 tidal berths, Devonport is the base for numerous surface vessels as well as the base and refit centre for the Trafalgar-class nuclear-powered submarines. Devonport has also recently been selected as the base port for the Navy's new Type 26 frigates and will become the maintenance centre for the future submarine programme.

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Application Guidance:

All applications should be made online.

We are committed to building an inclusive culture and strive to attract talent who thrive in an inclusive and flexible working environment. If you have a disability or need any reasonable adjustments during the application and selection stages, please let us know and will respond in a way that best fits your specific needs.
Please follow the link when you apply to find out more about how COVID-19 is impacting Recruitment and On-boarding for applicants.

Closing date: 04/07/2022



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