The Successful applicant will be responsible for the planning of the Finishing/Treatments department located in a busy industrial machine shop. Applicant will be required to achieve results working away from their desks at times whilst working closely with the operations team. Previous aircraft manufacturing experience/knowledge would be beneficial.
Identify work orders due for release, confirm those that can be released based on available manufacturing capacity, and identify any that have material shortages. Sequence the release of work orders in line with constraints. Where shortages are re-occurring, facilitate a review of the each part to identify root cause and corrective action.
Monitor the load at key work centre’s and give advance warning of potential slippage of the production plan.
Use ERP reports and daily supply reviews, to determine revised release dates for any work orders that cannot be released in accordance with the production plan. Update the ERP system with revised release and completion date where necessary, ensuring that date alignment is maintained through the BOM levels.
Daily review of action messages, investigate the reason for the action message, when the reason has been identified, determine ability to support the message request, and amend due dates where appropriate. Ensure the date change details are reflected in the top level production plan to maintain alignment through the ERP system.
Review the production plan over a rolling four – eight week period, and ensure that this is achievable based on hours required against hours available. Where necessary, amend the production plan so that it can be achieved.
Attend Tier 1 and 2 meetings as required to communicate the status of the production plan and receive feedback from supply chain partners. Ensure that production plans are maintained in line with the latest data available.
Monitor the ongoing production capacity requirement against available capacity, and highlight areas of concern, where the plan requirement would exceed known capacity.
Carry out necessary transactions to complete inter-site transfers and to facilitate the shipping process.
Maintain the inter-site communication report, detailing latest date information for inter-site requests.
Job role requires some manual handling of aircraft parts when required, safety shoes, safety glasses and gloves provided.
Familiar With MRP Systems And The Application Of These In a Manufacturing Environment Along With The Following
- Production planning and management
- Capacity planning
- Excel at an advanced level
- Complete the Eaton university supply chain modules
Production planning and management
Excel at an advanced level
Working toward APICS qualifications,
Complete the Eaton university supply chain modules
HNC / HND Engineering or business related Degree or 5 years + experience in a similar planning environment
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Job: Supply Chain / Logistics
Region: Europe, Middle East, Africa
Organization: AER FMC Fuel Motion Control Systems
Job Level: Individual Contributor
Is remote work (i.e. working from home or another Eaton facility) allowed for this position?: No
Does this position offer relocation?: No