Bristol Street Versa Batley
£30,000 basic salary and Plus company benefits
- Vertu Reward Scheme
- Preferential Service Rates
- Colleague Purchase Scheme
- Share Incentive Scheme
We are looking to recruit a Production Planner for our successful Bristol Street Versa (Versa) business. Based in Batley, West Yorkshire, Versa is a leading provider of Wheelchair Accessible Vehicles (WAVs). Versa designs, builds and supplies an impressive range of WAV products and the manufacturing facility in Batley is the busy heart of the business where all the design, production and administration activities take place.
The Production Planners primary role is to create and maintain a rolling plan that ensures the smooth running of the WAV workshops, getting the vehicles through the workshops as quickly as possible using efficient & effective scheduling. As part of this role you must then be able to communicate those plans clearly and effectively to the Production Engineer who is responsible for actioning the plan and the Vehicle Administrators who are responsible for keeping our customers updated. This will involve managing vehicle arrival dates, component arrival dates, utilisation of different technicians skill sets and utilisation of sub-contractors to create a plan which meets customer delivery requirements and then being nimble and effective at re-working the plan if any of those inputs or outputs should change. The role will also involve close liaison with several other departments in the business.
Crucially, you will play a key part in helping the business to deliver the highest levels of customer service, and fostering vital inter-departmental team work.
This role will be a very hands-on role. Previous experience of planning within a production / manufacturing background is essential for this role.
We are looking for the following skills and experience:
- Excellent organisational skills
- Good IT Literacy
- Excellent communication skills and ability to work with different departmental teams
- Ability to work under pressure
In return, if you are successful you can look forward to a competitive salary, on-going training opportunities and a range of benefits you would expect from an employer of choice, including colleague purchase scheme, preferential service rates, share incentive plan, Vertu rewards and pension scheme. If you are interested in joining the most progressive team in the industry, please apply now.