Assistant Production Planner

Portsmouth | Defence, Marine

Position description
To assist the production planners with planning operations which will include taking a proactive role with the use of the Work Management Tool.

To undertake low level planning tasks using pre-existing libraries in both CR and Work Package format.

Additional duties include but not limited to - sourcing documents, creating work packs, checking/updating locations, document references and work instructions, ensuring suitability to complete the task. All documents should be ready for production and controls in place according to the current process.

Core Activity

  • Liaise with all stakeholders to ensure that all relevant information is gathered to allow for effective planning activities.
  • To undertake low level planning tasks using pre-existing libraries in both CR and Work Package format.
  • Ensure all pre-requisites are met to allow Service Orders to be progressed from the Yellow Board to the Green board on the Work Management Tool. This includes ensuring all service orders have a recordable flag, locations etc.
  • Create work packs ready for production this includes but not limited to printing drawings documents, reference material etc.
  • Confirming work instructions have the correct pre-requisites to complete the task with all correct document references including clear instructions.
  • Assist all areas of the Planning Team as requested by the Planning Operations Manager.
  • Create and maintain, with guidance any work scope spreadsheets as deemed necessary.
  • Raise Change Request Notifications as directed.

Key Accountabilities

  • Maintain a close relationship with the Production Planners to ensure that we continuously improve and benchmark our planning and estimating norms.
  • Training where applicable new starters/Apprentices.
  • Ensure pre-requisites are advanced to Green, to allow production to deliver, in accordance with schedule.
  • Develop knowledge of more advanced production planning.

Regularly communicates and advises.

IWT and Engineering Production Staff , Capability Managers, Commercial, Supply chain, Project Schedulers and Project Manager and Assistant Project Manager COM/JPTs.

SFM, Ship staff, sub Contractors, CAAS, DE&S

Qualifications/Functional Knowledge

  • PC literate and competent with Microsoft Excel/Access and able to use an ERP system without supervision to undertake the planning role.
  • Logical, analytical and structured approach to problem solving
  • Self management and motivation to identify and deliver tasks within acceptable time frames with minimal guidance and supervision
  • Able to support other team members and monitor own progress against planned delivery and quality targets and to contribute to continuous improvement of the planning function.
  • Awareness of general H&S/Environmental regulations and safe working practices
  • functional knowledge of ship repair
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17/06/2023 15:38:00
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