Planner – Production Planning & Control

3 - 8 Years

Job Description

This position is responsible for the production planning and process control for the Plant for specific production processes, under the guidance of the Production Planning and Control (PPC) Head. Ensure that all resources are utilized most optimally to meet the targets for the Plant as per the customers expectations.

Optimal capacity utilisation
Percentage reduction of stock delay loss
Number and percentage of reduction of non & slow moving goods
Variance analysis % (dept. wise)
Adherence to machine scheduling as per production plan
Number of days of WIP at the month-end
Number of initiatives

Production Planning:
Participate in the Plant (e.g, D1) production plan to ensure maximum efficiency of the line productivity by analysing and utilising the capacity, machine availability, equipment efficiency and productivity in consultation with the PPC Head
Schedule the workflow, material requirement, resources etc. for the specific Module according to established production sequences and lead times
Segregating the overall production plan into daily, weekly and monthly plans for the Modules.
Scheduling the detailed workflow for the Modules within the plant according to established production sequences and lead times
Execute the target of work as per plan - material planning for Production at the machine as per plan in advance
Identify the bottleneck in the processes and plan for production accordingly
Analyse and provide inputs to the PPC Head on aspects pertaining to production procedures, e.g. time taken to change moulds, average breakdown hours, machine capacity, etc. and accommodating for the same in the production plans.
Detailed review of all the aspects pertaining to production procedures for the assigned Plant e.g. time taken to change moulds, average breakdown hours, machine capacity, etc. and accommodating for the same in the production plans.

Production Control and monitoring
Allocation of production responsibility by machine and by process to Module Leaders
Handover of daily production plan to assigned Module Leaders
Continually review and check the actual production per Module / process, if it is meeting the production plan, and incorporating disparities, if any, in the plan of the forthcoming days.
Attend daily meetings to assess current production scenario and for analysis of breakdowns during production, in order to incorporate such lag in production plans.
Ensure that the production plan for the Modules is one which optimally utilises the available resources and leads to highest productivity at minimal costs.
Ensure timely updating of machine availability and manpower availability on system
Monitor actual production against projected targets on a daily basis
Monitor implementation of counter measures planned on the basis of gap analysis for issues related to production, rejection, down time, customer complaints, delivery etc.
Suggest adjustments in the production schedule as needed due to design changes, labour or material shortages, backlogs or other interruptions with Sales & Marketing, Operations and Plant Engineering as required.

Inventory Management
Control and monitor the raw material and finished goods stocks to optimize inventory value, accuracy and delivery.
Alert the PPC Head of significant production volume fluctuations so special actions can be taken.
Schedule & coordinate the delivery & movement of critical material in consultation with the SCM team and the PPC Head
Ensure and conduct physical check on materials on shop-floor to reduce costs pertaining to slack materials
Continuous coordination with Production team for specific Modules in the Plant to ensure that material availability is neither in excess, nor lacking.

MIS, Analysis & Reports
Prepare and maintain MIS for WIP, daily production, stock levels, dispatch plan, dispatch deviation etc.
Ensure timely and accurate reporting of actual production versus production schedules on Production shortfalls, overruns, etc.
Prepare and review weekly and monthly production reports
Updation of the planning software in a timely and accurate manner
Implement quality improvement related initiatives
Ensure the necessary documentation is maintained in the prescribed formats

Salary: Not Disclosed by Recruiter

Industry:Automobile / Auto Anciliary / Auto Components

Functional Area:Production, Manufacturing, Maintenance

Role Category:Production/Manufacturing/Maintenance

Role:Production Manager

Employment Type:Permanent Job, Full Time


Desired Candidate Profile

Good Analytical skills
Planning and Process Control
Optimum utilisation of resources


UG:B.Tech/B.E. - Mechanical

PG:Post Graduation Not Required

Doctorate:Doctorate Not Required

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Reference Id:PPC Planner