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Planner - Glasgow

Operations
Ref: 664 Date Posted: Monday 17 Jan 2022
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We’re delighted to be recruiting a Planner to make a significant contribution to our award–winning, global technology manufacturing business here at Peak Scientific.

Based in our HQ and reporting to the Lead Planning Officer, you will play a pivotal role in liaising across departments to enable 100% on time delivery for our Customers. This is a varied and pivotal role in enabling our organisation to serve our customers to the highest standard.

Duties will include:

  • Analysing and managing the order book whilst ensuring no aging orders and promoting on-time delivery to all our customers
  • Highlighting any risk of delay in any shipment to Operations Manager
  • Creating and managing Manufacturing Works Orders to support both stock requirements and Customer orders
  • Maintaining stock position with agreed vendor categories
  • Checking vendor lead times to ensure no raw material stop gaps in production
  • Liaising with Global and local stock controls to minimise slow moving stock
  • Creating daily work schedules using Sap Business One and Beas Manufacturing systems
  • Facilitating and liaising with all parties (Despatch, Test, Production, Warehousing, Procurement, Logistics & QC) at daily Production Meeting, ensuring focus on all critical and daily requirements
  • Working with the Procurement Team to prioritise and expedite as appropriate any parts shortages that arise from the daily work schedule

The successful candidate will ideally have a few years’ experience in a planning role within a manufacturing background. You will be confident working autonomously, have an excellent work ethic and thrive in being organised whilst liaising across functions.

You will also possess:

  • Strong Microsoft Office experience
  • Good analytical skills
  • SAP Business One or similar Business system knowledge ideally
  • Clear and articulate communication skills
  • A methodical and structured work approach

Our values are structured around our colleagues, our customers and our service, and while our approach and atmosphere within the business is fun, friendly and informal, our priority is always on delivering successful outcomes for our customers. These company values are what inform and protect our unique culture, which in turn shapes our brand and differentiates us in the eyes of our partners around the world. At the heart of Peak is a focus on ‘doing the right thing’, it’s an informal approach but one which is well-known and understood throughout our business.

Established over 20 years, Peak Scientific is a leading innovator in the design, manufacture and support of high-performance gas generators for analytical laboratories, with direct operations in every continent around the world. This success is a result of a continual focus on manufacturing cutting-edge products and in directly supporting customers across the world with industry-leading service and maintenance. With over 20 overseas offices across every continent and over 600 staff globally, Peak is one of Scotland’s manufacturing success stories of the past decade. This is a rare opportunity to be a part of that, as we move into the next phase of growth, consolidation and global expansion with plans to establish new manufacturing and distribution capacity, both in the UK and internationally.

Now is a great time to join us!  This role will be challenging and fast-paced, but rewarding and engaging.  On offer in return is a fantastic work, life and fun balance, a great work environment, plus the chance to make a real contribution to the future growth and success of a global business.  If you like the sound of our brand and culture, please click APPLY!

Peak Scientific is an equal opportunity employer and values diversity at our company. We welcome applications from all qualified individuals regardless of their religion and beliefs, race, sexual orientation, age, gender identity, disability or any other protected classification.

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