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Production Planning Manager

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Recruiter: IC Resources
Listed on: 31st August
Location: Suffolk
Type: Permanent
Start Date: 2021-04-26

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I am currently working with a great established start-up in the electronics / semiconductor sector looking to hire and experienced Planning manager who can help take their systems and processes to the next level.

You will be working in a dynamic environment covering production and R&D, this role is key to on time in full delivery to customers. 

As production planning manager you will have demonstrable experience in developing S&OP processes, including the use of MRP as well as detailed experience of MES systems, ideally in a semiconductor manufacturing environment

Main Responsibilities

  • Drive and coordinate S&OP with key stakeholders for both production and R&D requirements
  • Lead the  planning team to ensure appropriate skills development and focus on continuous improvement
  • Further develop capacity models for the end to end manufacturing process, identifying variances and supporting action plans
  • Define rules for WIP and inventory management to ensure the wafer fabrication and test areas run efficiently, with timely action plans for any exceptions.
  • Develop the planning process and systems to provide a scalable solution for a growing business
  • Support the NPI process to ensure smooth transition from R&D to production
  • Support continuous improvement activities to drive production throughput and efficiency


  • Degree or equivalent in a relevant discipline
  • 5+ years’ of relevant experience in production planning roles
  • Strong analytical skills and competence in MS Excel and other MS office software
  • Demonstrable experience of implementing and developing MRP and MES processes and systems.
  • Experience in developing production planning processes aligned to business growth from R&D to Production
  • Experience within a semiconductor fabrication environment

The role offers a competitive salary and unrivalled benefits in this sector, including excellent bonus and private medical.

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