Resource Planner

Job Title: Resource Planner
Contract Type: Contract
Location: Leicestershire, England
Salary: Up to £13.50 per hour
Start Date: ASAP
Reference: 70873-PHARM-JHY_1516097698
Contact Name: James Harvey
Contact Email:
Job Published: January 16, 2018 10:14

Job Description

Job title: Resource Planner
Industry: Pharmaceuticals
Job type: Initial 12 month contract + potential to extend
Location: Loughborough, East Midlands, UK
Salary: £13.50/hour


- My client is a highly-respected, global technology company with a vast product
range across multiple business units
- I have an exciting opportunity within one of the key Planning teams for a highly-
motivated Resource Planner

Key duties & responsibilities:

- Creating and maintaining valid material and production schedules accounting for
all demands and optimising supply
- Providing input to the S&OP process on production volume requirements and ensure
issues and conflicts are elevated to the S&OP process for resolution
- Working with customer service to identify and manage abnormal demand
- Working with packaging engineers to ensure packaging artwork changes and new packs
are introduced effectively
- Participation in the planning of maintenance, new product and equipment
- Responsibility to manage inventory and safety stock in line with business needs
- Be proactive in communicating with all in the Solid Dose / Liquids and Creams
Value Streams
- Manage the effective supply of materials to support the production plan
- Raise purchase orders, communicate expedite / de-expedite change requests to
- Liaise with suppliers to ensure delivery of materials required for production
orders are on time, in full and to agreed specification
- Participate in six sigma and process improvement projects as required

Experience / competencies:

- Proficiency in MS Office, specifically Word and Excel
- Good knowledge of SAP planning systems
- Strong customer focus
- Excellent attention to detail
- Strong verbal and written communication skills at all levels
- Aptitude for problem solving
- Strong team player across the value streams


- Degree preferred but not essential

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