Production and Transport Planner

  • Location
    Abertillery, Newport
  • Salary
    £25,000.00/Year
  • Job type
    Permanent
  • Industry
    Transport and Rail
  • External Reference
    KE/007
  • Category
    Transport & Logistics - Transport & Logistics

Our well established client based in Newport is recruiting a Production and Transport Planner on a permanent basis to join their team.




Mission


Develop and implement production plans to maximise the use of the organisation's resources and meet established production targets to the highest Environmental, Health and Safety standards. Manage the transport and distribution of the business' products to ensure goods are transported safely and cost-effectively to meet customer expectations.



Key Figures



  • Production optimisation (TPMH)

  • Loading optimisation (tonnes per trailer)

  • Transport contract rates (£)

  • Transport recoveries against extra costs (£)

  • Transport utilisation (%)



Accountabilities


Produce schedules and production so that the flow of material meets production requirements and ensures optimization of resource


Review tonnage scheduled against manning to ensure feasibility Assign products to machines


Create and prioritise batches onto individual machine schedules and give to production team Record and submit appropriate data into production database for traceability


Monitor production activity and analyse production data to attain the necessity to reschedule due to deviations


Adjust schedules to accommodate backlogs, design changes and material or labour shortages Identify outstanding orders and schedule into production as a priority


Liaise with key stakeholders to ensure production schedules are delivered to meet standards and deadlines


Analyse scheduled tonnage for the day to identify levels above or below capacity


Chase additional contracts through different depots/contracts team/companies when production capacity is not at optimum


Notify contracts team expected delivery dates


Notify contracts team to extend delivery dates with customers when tonnage over capacity


Confirm production requirements with contracts team to ensure the customer still wants the scheduled production when appropriate


Confirm with production team that the content of the work schedule is achievable with the manning expertise and machine availability


Confirm with production that they understand loading requirements


Identify opportunities for loading optimisation with the transport and production team


Plan, prioritise and monitor the delivery of goods to maximise utilisation of transport availability


Analyse production output to ensure it meets contract requirements


Allocate deliveries to individual hauliers based on geographical and cost implications Communicate regularly to suppliers our haulier requirements


Monitor due and processed dispatches through the retrieval of outbound dispatch documentation Transfer dispatch documentation to transport tracking system for traceability


Perform trailer checks to ensure loading reflects the what has been scheduled


Resolve problems that occur from production deviations, customer requirement changes or haulier issues


Liaise with production team to understand schedule deviations


Communicate with hauliers any delays in production as soon as they arise to minimise costs


Analyse delivery departure times against expected arrivals using available haulier communication to establish what is likely to arrive late


Liaise with contracts team to communicate delivery delays Perform trailer checks to analyse what trailers are loaded,


Report deviations to production team when trailers to not match the schedule


Report all haulier related health and safety issues to suppliers and on site personnel Monitor the application and effectiveness of haulier health and safety solutions


Ensure continuous availability of trailers and shutters in line with production requirements


Instruct haulier suppliers to perform MOTs and services for trailers when applicable Monitor trailers available on site daily


Contact hauliers to organise trailer delivery when availability is low


Generate reports


Report key performance indicators to senior management


Track site refused deliveries and report to senior management


Miscellaneous or ad hoc business requirements


Manage specific projects or undertake specific project activity as determined by the business or line manager


Travel to specific locations in order to undertake role requirements as required Represent your function or business at meetings or events as required


Undertake any reasonable request in order to support the needs of the business


Technical competencies (An advantage but not essential)


ARMA, Excel, Word, Powerpoint, Outlook, Success Factors



The package details are as follows:



  • Salary: 25k per annum.

  • Working Hours: 39 hours per week.

  • Shifts to be 8.30am to 5.00pm Monday to Thursday, 830.am to 4.00pm Friday.

  • Holiday: 25 days annual leave plus bank holidays.

  • Pension: auto-enrolment at 4%, matched by the Company up to 5%.

  • Life cover at three times basic salary, whilst actively contributing to the pension scheme.











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