Production Planner/MRP Controller
GKN Aerospace
Bristol, GB
1d ago

Job Summary

Manages the execution of the MPS in the Value Stream. It includes the management of visual systems to communicate / monitor the sequence of production orders, ensuring the availability of resources (tooling, raw material etc .

Create and maintain sequenced production execution which through production change-over optimization will ensure maximum capacity utilization.

Job Responsibilities

  • Sequence work orders in line with MPS for specified products and production lines understanding all the physical and manning constraints of these lines.
  • Monitor manufacturing output / performance daily against the schedule, challenging and understanding whenever performance differs from standard.
  • Monitor Stock cover daily in order to avoid Stock outs as well as overstocks by adjusting the execution sequence if possible or raising the issue with the Master Scheduler.
  • Maximize shared manufacturing resource output / utilization while ensuring full coherence with MPS product mix, volumes and required availability dates,
  • Ensure that sequenced plan : Is feasible and balanced, Includes all scheduled downtime (Holiday, routine maintenance, Line closures, etc.
  • Is supportable with available packaging, tooling, fixtures, manning .

  • Monitor availability of raw material / components and escalate as required to Procurement / Master Scheduler.
  • Proactively communicate / escalate to the Master Scheduler / Value Stream management potential production execution issues / constraints to trigger preventive actions against potential supply failure.
  • Weekly track, challenge and report to Management team Schedule Adherence with reasons for deviation,
  • Ensure actual run-rates, batch quantities and changeover-times data are tracked and regularly updated in systems,
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