Production Planner (Assembly Plant)

  • Plot 5A, Pinnock Beach Estate, Jakande, Lagos, Nigeria
  • Full-time

Company Description

Our Client a diversified solution provider with a broad portfolio in power generation, electrical infrastructures, industrial equipment, elevators & escalators and HVAC is currently beefing up its team

Job Description

In charge of developing effective strategies to increase production efficiency and output. Ensure products manufactured are produced in a cost-effective way that meets quality specifications and make sure that products are ready to distribute to customers in a timely fashion.

Plan and prioritize operations to ensure maximum performance and minimum delay.

Develop a production schedule detailing all tasks and when they should be completed to meet predicted completion date.

Create a better workflow that uses company resources more effectively.

Create new initiatives that boost product quality, reduce waste, and increase profitability.

Liaise with sales division to determine customer requirements and prepare monthly forecasts in collaboration with marketing/sales division.

Use production specifications to establish lead time of operation (Assembly, Pre-test, Testing, Post-test and Panel Workshop sections) for the guidance of production workers.

Confer with section team leaders and supervisors to determine the status of assigned jobs if it is in line with the plan.

Expedite operations that delay schedule and alter schedule to meet target.

Create job orders on weekly basis and request the corresponding Bill of Materials to be transferred according to the plan from Store to Assembly floor for production.

Report finished jobs after production to store for consumption and inventory reconciliation.

Competencies 

  • Strong understanding of manufacturing resource planning
  • Excellent knowledge of production quality control principles
  • Strong Knowledge of Quality System Procedure and SOP’s
  • Experienced in working within ISO Guidelines
  • Experience in production control, planning, inventory control and materials
  • Strong project management skills
  • Strong resource planning, scheduling and optimization
  • Excellent coordination and team work skills
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills
  • Monitor production progress to ensure timely delivery. Identify delays and accordingly adjust schedules to meet deadlines.
  • Excellent planning and organizing skills
  • Highly enthusiastic
  • Able to work under pressure and to meet tight deadlines
  • Strong reporting skills
  • Strong problem solving skills
  • Highly attentive to details
  • Strong MS. Office skills, Primavera
  • Strong ERP knowledge and experience 
  • Evaluate current production processes and recommend improvements.
  • Ensure strict compliance with standard operation procedures to minimize waste/scrap.
  • Prepare production reports.

Qualifications

BE. Industrial, Mechanical, Electro-Mechanical, Electrical or equivalent. Min 3-5 years of proven work experience as a production planner. Strong planning/scheduling experience is required and preferably in a high volume made to order manufacturing environment. 

Additional Information

Salary and Benefits 

• Pay/benefits are competitive based on industry standards