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Cooke Optics Ltd are the premium lens manufacturer in the cinematography industry. They are highly profitable with a strong growth record and a high order book. The implementation of a new ERP system and an overall increase in workload means that we are in need of a planner.
Liaising with the Regional Sales Managers, Chief Operating Office and Production Supervisors to produce short and medium term production plans to maximise output.
Use a combination of forecasts and customer orders to fill the planning horizon and aid purchasing.
Balancing the requirements of the Regional Sales Managers to ensure each region receives an equitable share of the available product.
Ability to work and adapt in a friendly team environment
Previous experience of Production Planning using an MRP / ERP system in a low volume, high value environment is essential.
Knowledge of Syspro is an advantage but not a pre-requisite.
Good attention to detail.
The hours of work are Monday to Friday 37 hours a week.
5 weeks holiday plus bank holidays.
Company pension contributions of up to 8%.
In return for the above the successful candidates will receive a competitive salary with full training and development prospects. Following the training the applicant will be expected to work with minimum supervision, therefore must be self-motivated with a mature and responsible outlook.