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Production Planner | Proftech

Production Planner

  Walsall, West Midlands

Reference #: 893883_1542896616
Location: Walsall, West Midlands
Salary: £25000 - £28000
Sector: Technical & Engineering
Type: Permanent
Posted On: 22/11/2018

An Exciting opportunity has arisen for a Production Planner/Buyer

The company

The company has accumulated over 40 years of experience, coupled with technical expertise and extensive knowledge of the latest international standards related to the design and manufacture of fluid power fittings. This collective experience affords their customers the confidence from design through manufacture to delivery of quality assured prototype and production products.

Their supply chain consists of two Far East factories that specialise in medium and high volume forged fittings and machined parts, and two dedicated machine shops in the UK that specialise in low, medium and high volume fittings and machined parts. This gives us them ability to offer their customers competitive prices, high quality, short lead times and also the peace of mind knowing that they can switch production between their machine shops should an unforeseen event threaten supply interruption.

The role

They manufacture on site so the roles inclused steel purchasing, they assemble and pack so ordering consumables, and a big part of this job is purchasing from China (approx. 1.5 to 2 million PA purchased in) along with worldwide purchasing of their hydraulic fittings, proprietary parts and consumables (O-rings, caps, packaging etc.) The system they have in use is Sage Line 50 Financial and Sage manufacturing so experienced user of this software is essential.

This is an excellent opportunity to work at an SME and have control over your future development

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