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Job Title – Production Planner / Routing Engineer


Role Requirements

The role will be joining a busy production team creating and managing job card routings and allocations to various levels of manufacture. You will also assist in method improvement for products manufactured on a range of turning and milling CNC machine tools.


Duties and Responsibilities

Develop route cards to ensure the most economic and efficient methods of manufacture, liaising with the programming department

Ensure all documentation is issued to the shop floor in a timely manner.

Work in conjunction with Stores / Goods Inwards to ensure all materials and Kits are available for manufacture.

Control all rework operation as a result of NCR’s modifying route sheets if required.

Participate in Pre-production Meetings to determine optimal manufacturing methods.

Assist the Production Planner to ensure each work centre is effectively loaded.

Provide advice and assistance to the Sales Department to enable quotations to be accurate in terms of cost and lead time.


High attention to detail

Excellent interpersonal skills, ability to work effectively with peers.

Excellent written and verbal skills.

Excellent organisational skills.

Self-starter, confident with a positive ‘can do’ attitude, ability to lead and motivate others.

Problem solving and decision-making capacity.


Accountabilities and Performance Measures

Reporting to Manufacturing Manager.

All information produced in a timely manner to meet manufacturing schedule.

Accuracy and completeness of information supplied to the shop floor.


Job Requirements/Qualifications

Experience of CNC machining complex engineering products.

Ability to read and interpret technical drawings and BOM’s accurately.

Experience of using and working within an ERP System.

Responsiveness and ability to work to tight deadlines/schedules.

Be able to work independently under pressure

Proficient in use of IT packages such as MS Office, Excel, MS Project.

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