PRODUCTION PLANNER WEST YORKSHIRE
Delighted to offer this exciting role on behalf of our clients based in West Yorkshire. As a Production Planner you will naturally be a problem solver, ability to identify and resolve in a professional calm manner, drive plans forward on time and have the "right first time" attitude , keen eye for detail , ensure all quality standards are met.
Manage and maintain to the highest standards a clean and safe environment under the guidelines from the Cloth Production Manager and the company H&S guidelines.
Oversee the production planning of all woven fabrics to achieve production levels using efficiency and capacity targets set with the Cloth Production Manager.
Be part of the management team to implement change and promote a ‘right first time, no fault’ forward approach to quality.
The Role – To ensure continuously -
Work with various departments to confirm delivery dates for enquires. Checking manufacturing capacity and yarns stocks and lead-times through yarn purchasing department.
Provide a detailed weekly production plan for a four-week period with various stages of flexibility across each stage. Have visibility on long term production demands against capacity.
Work with yarn store, warping, healding and weaving managers to implement the production plan set.
Prepare all documentation and issue in time for plan to be implemented.
Monitor loom activity and have a constant awareness of performance against plan.
Provide daily plan in detail so managers are aware of forward loom activity, gears and twists.
Have experience across many different cloth specifications and yarn types and how these can influence weaving performance.
Work with cloth production manager on set KPI’s to be agreed to improve performance and efficiency.
Work to set performance targets, goals and responsibilities.
Identify and resolve workplace issues across all working hours.
Plan all machines to operate efficiently and minimize downtime.
With the Cloth Production manager be able to develop better manufacturing techniques, implement a plan of improvement and put it into practice.
Production is to the correct specifications using current systems and identifying improvements where needed. Identify ‘continuous improvement’ opportunities.
All H&S requirements are adhered to, including PPE and hearing protection.
Undertake training and development (if required).
Knowledge and skills necessary:
Yarn and weaving knowledge is needed / a background in design, weaving, other related departments are applicable.
The ability to focus and drive a plan through on time, right first time.
Confidence to implement change and develop / improve the department.
An understanding of the importance of standards to ensure quality standards are met
A good eye for detail.
Ability to communicate well, including appropriate use of computer software.
Textile based qualifications / relevant experience needed.
Quality – Ability to identify problems and resolve them effectively
Communication – Anticipates the needs of others when communicating and checks for understanding
People Development - Enables others to succeed through taking every opportunity to coach them through new situations
Leadership - Is able to make difficult decisions and follow them through
Improving the Business – Promotes improvement and changes, to others
Commercial Acumen - Has an understanding of the management and cost of service delivery
Organising Work/Time - Delivers projects on time to budget and within scope
Can Do approach - Has enthusiastic drive and self-confidence which motivates others
Openness and Integrity - Encourages an environment of openness and honesty
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